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Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


Noise citations in Rohnert Park increase with school in session

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

In 2011, 120 day notices were just 60 day notices, but supposedly student parties were out of control and in 2013, city council members voted to increase the number of days of the citation to 120 days.


Sonoma State’s undocumented resource center undergoing changes

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer October 9, 2018

“It’s exciting to be part of the program and the changes that are taking place. All the credits should be given to the students, their strengths and resilience drive the vision and mission of the center,” said Rosa Salamanca, the DREAM center director.


Final approvals for Rohnert Park downtown coming next month

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer October 2, 2018

There are a lot of things that make a great University Downtown,” David Bouquillon, president of Laulima Developments said, “whether it’s feeling the palpable vibe of an alma mater, having tons to do, or the fact that your university town is a great place to stay after you’ve graduated.  The opportunity exist to be considered along other cool college downtowns like Palo Alto, San Luis Obispo, Davis, Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Claremont, Chico and Santa Barbara, to name a few.”


FBI special agent from San Francisco addresses criminal justice majors at Sonoma State

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer September 25, 2018

Michael Hooper said, “I wanted the students to get a sense for the mission and priorities of the FBI as well as the importance of community outreach in duty performance.”


Rohnert Park downtown still in the works

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer September 18, 2018

Station Avenue is a unique opportunity for the city of Rohnert Park to develop a downtown for everyone,” the mayor of the city of Rohnert Park, Pam Stafford said. “It is offering us the chance to have housing near the rail line and a downtown with living, working, shopping and restaurants.”

Committees looking for student members

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer September 13, 2018

Vacancies in student committees at Sonoma State offer opportunities for students to get involved and have a say in important university decisions. There are still many vacancies in student committees and the Associated Students office is making an effort to fill those positions as quickly as possible.


New cafe opens in wine building

Emiliana Martinez, Staff Writer August 31, 2018

Stomping Grounds, the new cafe inside the Wine Spectator Learning Center opens its’ doors to students and visitors of the university for the first time this semester. This project was initiated, “Through conversations with the School of Business, there was a desire to create a social space within the facility. Stomping Grounds is really a joint venture between the School of Business and University Culinary Services.” Nancy Keller, the Director of University Culinary Services said. Since the beginning of the semester, this new cafe on campus has generated buzz, with many students posting on social media about visiting the place.

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