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The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


Music Department students perform at the Rock Collegium

Ileana Aleman, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

The university's annual Rock Collegium took place Saturday Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Schroeder Hall of the Green Music Center. After not being able to perform live for some time due to COVID-19, the Rock Collegium performers were eager to step back on the stage.


What’s happening this week? SSU events to look forward to after Thanksgiving break

Ileana Aleman, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

The semester is coming to an end and so are the events students can attend before the start of winter break. Some events include Music Theatre Scenes on Nov. 30, Fall Dance Concert on Dec. 1 through Dec. 5, Music Department Repertory Recital on Dec. 1, Jazz Orchestra and several other concert events.


SSU library displays virtual exhibit of collected archives from writer Gaye LeBaron

Ileana Aleman, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

The SSU library hosted their first digital exhibit entitled “Mapping Our Community: Gaye LeBaron and the Stories of Sonoma County” which features archived works from their Gaye LeBaron Collection. Gaye LeBaron is a well-known columnist at the Press Democrat and is known for her columns and books on the history of Santa Rosa.

Mountain lion spotted on SSU campus

Ileana Aleman, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Last week, a mountain lion was spotted wandering around Juniper Lane on Sonoma State University’s campus. The University sent out an email to students warning them about the sighting of the mountain lion and informing them of what to do if they come in contact with one of these big cats.

51 out of 90 units sit empty at SSU owned Marina Crossing Apartments

Ileana Aleman, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

In Feb. 2019 Sonoma State University purchased the Marina Crossing Apartments, a 90 unit complex in Petaluma, to give more affordable housing options to faculty and staff but as of this Feb., 51 out of the 90 units are vacant.

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