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Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Star


SSU Writers’ Festival returns

Kelly Britton, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

Sonoma State’s second year of the Writers’ Festival will have a diverse group of visiting authors and artists, including a producer and director.


Drug legalization will generate a deadly epidemic

Kelly Britton, Staff Writer February 20, 2019

If drugs were to be legal, then others would be more persuaded to try a drug since there would be no legal prosecution. The treatment centers would be torn apart, both with the impact and legalization of drugs and addicts. This would push individuals to experiment without the repercussions.


Plastic surgery addiction is not only for the rich and famous

Kelly Britton, Staff Writer February 18, 2019

At what point do people realize they have gone too far with plastic surgery? After giving birth, many women turn towards a tummy tuck or breast lift. This creates an ongoing desire to alter one’s perception. The process of plastic surgery can be time consuming and brutal yet makes one feel better and happier in the end. There have many endless amount of cases that include plastic surgery, however some have been very crazy.


Male cheerleaders make NFL history

Kelly Britton, Staff Writer February 18, 2019

Men in cheerleading has always been an avoided topic; even women struggle to get the recognition they deserve for this difficult and grueling sport. However, according to CNN, history was made Sunday. Male cheerleaders are finally being given the chance to follow their dreams and perform at the SuperBowl. Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, who both cheer for the Los Angeles Rams, were the first two male cheerleaders making headlines this weekend. The two of them made the team last year in March of 2018, and will break the stereotype of a female fronted sport by showcasing their skills and determination.


Prenuptials can bring to light trust issues in couples

Kelly Britton, Staff Writer January 30, 2019

With marriage comes the decision whether to get a prenuptial agreement with your spouse or not. Prenuptials are used to protect one’s finances and assets. Recently, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had an affair with Lauren Sanchez, and his wife, MacKenzie, will now become one of the richest women in the world.

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