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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

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United’s sexist dress code

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer April 4, 2017

Since when are leggings not appropriate for flying? On March 26, United Airlines barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings.

Breast implants linked to cancer, FDA finds

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer April 2, 2017

Breast implants are popular for women in our society, but is it worth dying over? Studies from the FDA are showing nine cases of women having plastic surgery for breast implants, which can lead to death.

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Suicide rates drop in LGBTQ+ youth

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer March 8, 2017

The LGBTQ+ community continues to hear good news since the same-sex marriage laws were passed back in 2015.
 

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Oakland warehouse fire touches Sonoma State student

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer December 14, 2016

Commentary

 

It was a Friday night in San Bruno when my childhood friend, Michela Gregory, and her boyfriend Alex Vega decided to hop on BART and attend a party in Oakland. The party was being hosted in a warehouse called the Ghost Ship. At 10:12 p.m. Gregory posted a video on Snapchat of her enjoying what looked like a rave. There was loud techno music in the background and the scene was dark with little flickers of light here and there. A little over an hour later, she was gone. 

Seawolves Speak: Students react to the results of the 2016 election

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer November 23, 2016

This year’s election has been filled with tears of anger, fear and even joy. With elections officially over and Donald Trump being the chosen president-elect, the STAR caught up with students to hear their thoughts on the results. Students that we spoke to were asked: What are your thoughts on, or reaction to, the results of this election?

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Prop 56 may extinguish tobacco habits

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer October 26, 2016

With elections three weeks away, California has some big decisions to make, including Proposition 56 which increase tax for tobacco.

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‘Locker room talk’ is no excuse for sexual assault

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer October 18, 2016

There have been many concerning stories and issues that have occurred due to Trump’s actions and words, but the most shocking was a video released in 2005 of when the potential next President of the United States was bragging about being so famous that he can get away with sexual assault.

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Studies find birth control pill linked to depression

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer October 16, 2016

The birth control pill women all around the globe rely on might cause depression as a side effect.

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Trump’s misogyny is called into question…again

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer October 4, 2016

Media has been fluttering for the past several months and even years with multiple situations where Trump talks about women as objects rather than individuals. His poor treatment of women makes me question whether this person is the face we want to represent the United States. But at this point, does it even matter what he says when his followers won’t change their minds when it comes down to making that final vote?

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Student volunteers assist community farm

Lindsey Huffman, Photographer September 17, 2016

Sonoma State University students gathered to volunteer at various locations; one of them being Darling Farms. 

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