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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


Mental health struggles of the rich and famous

With a simple Google search of  “Britney’s breakdown,” around 65,000 videos and articles come up all about Britney Spears’ ups and downs in life. Spears has been through it all from the birth of her two sons to her two divorces, in addition to her popularity ever since she was a child to her superstar status she remains to have today. To any normal person, one divorce would be very difficult to deal with, but with her fame, the show must go on.


Killer counterfeits: the secret behind fake makeup

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

The makeup and cosmetics industry is one of the biggest industries in the world and with popular makeup brands like Kylie Cosmetics and Too Faced that have high prices attached to them, they are hard to come by for the everyday person. Many beauty product buyers will often try to find the best bargain when it comes to the products on the market, but some may not be as sanitary as one might think.


TPUSA Club offers voice to campus conservatives

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer March 13, 2019

Sonoma State University’s Turning Point USA Club, a safe haven for conservatives to express their views, is open to all students on campus to share their thoughts.


Come have coffee with the chief of police

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer March 6, 2019

Through coffee and tea, Chief David Dougherty hopes to create a conversation between students, staff and the University Police Department.

YouTube censors potentially “harmful” videos

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

YouTube has implemented a policy that limits viewers’ access to content it deems “harmful.”

The necessity of course materials

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer February 6, 2019

According to College Board, a non-profit organization focused on expanding higher education, students should budget for roughly $1,298 for the school year, but are they really necessary materials?


Section K “University District” development well underway

Katherine Kurtt, Staff Writer January 30, 2019

As the new semester begins, more students are noticing the quick advancements of K Section, also known as the University District. 

The new neighborhood, nestled in along the foothills of Sonoma County and close to many K-12 schools, including Sonoma State University, is planning for 1,236 single-family detached homes, seven acres of commercial companies, two public parks, and three miles of trails around the Rohnert Park area. 

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