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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


Commencement sculptures showcased across campus

Advanced art students have been working all semester for the Commence 2015 sculpture project, a public art exhibition showcasing works done in three-dimensional forms.


A year’s worth of creativity

Clinking wine glasses and loud chatter could be heard from afar in the small University Art Gallery Thursday night for the opening reception of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2015. 



Poets showcase talent at Zaum gala

The crowd sat silent, their eyes all focused on Dulce María Preciado Encarnación in the dim room of Redwood Cafe, while reading her poetry piece “America.” Preciado was one of 10 poets who read their published works in the recently released print issue of Zaum Nineteen, Sonoma State University’s literary magazine. 



Caravan of the missing

The room overflowed with members of the community and students as the Caravana 43 gave their testimonies on the 43 missing students from Guerrero, Mexico, and their stories of abductions, poverty and government corruption. 



Juried student exhibition

A diverse array of art is what can be seen after walking into the main glass doors of the University Art Gallery and being greeted by Carla Stone, the exhibition coordinator for the various students interning there.


Higher Education: Within Grasp of Migrant Students

Children and their migrant parents woke up as early as 4 a.m. to attend the 26 annual Fuentes Culturales Academicos Conference at Sonoma State University on Saturday, those who attended the event came from as close as Santa Rosa and as far as the cities along California’s northern state border.


California cyclists aren’t so hard-headed

Requiring everyone to wear a helmet sounds like a good idea, but in reality it just doesn’t make sense. 



Immigration issues press on

A federal judge’s decision on Feb. 16 has blocked President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration, which could shield millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States from deportation. 

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hansen filed an injunction against President Barack Obama’s executive order, stating it would make United States states “suffer irreparable harm in this case.”


Artistic faculty prove creativity

Graphite, stoneware, enamel, inkjet prints, spray paint, archival micro paper, stainless steel and bronze are just some of the many materials used by Sonoma State University art instructors in the Faculty Art Exhibit, up until March 8.


Campus mourns second student death

More than 125 people stood side by side, creating a large circle in Ives Hall 119 on Thursday, celebrating the life of Dominic Dei Rossi, a 25-year-old Sonoma State University theatre arts and dance student who died on Jan. 19.


Unexpected death of student unites campus

Students filled the Grand Ballroom in Sonoma State University’s Student Center on Wednesday, to remember the loss of a fellow student, Francis Lynch who passed away in his sleep on Jan. 15 of unknown causes.


Huge storm hits San Francisco Bay Area

National Weather Service has issued high wind warning and a flash flood watch today after a large storm hits San Francisco Bay Area.

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