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Sonoma State Star

The Student News Site of Sonoma State University

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Veretski Pass Performs during SSU’s Jewish Music Series

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

Sonoma State jammed out with a performance from the band Veretski Pass filling up nearly every seat at the Schroder Hall venue on Oct. 6. The band returned to SSU grounds, as they have been invited multiple times throughout the years to share their musical talents, for yet another performance inviting students and residents of Sonoma County to enjoy. This time, their appearance was a part of the Jewish Music Series held every other Thursday at SSU, where various bands and musical artists perform different types of music inspired by Jewish heritage or influence. 

M. Quentin Williams talks police discourse

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Sonoma State University hosted a community event where everyone was informed about the different ways to better correspond in a community and build a deeper understanding of one another. Guest speaker M. Quentin Williams addressed the importance of seeing eye to eye and the reconstruction of relationships between communities and law enforcement. Williams is a former FBI agent and currently, head of Dedication To Community (D2C), a nonprofit organization with the goal to educate and empower communities with various workshops residing on critical issues in public safety and law enforcement, as well as diversity, belonging, and equity with the overall goal to develop relationships in communities.

Umoja Queens group strives for unity and community

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

Sonoma State University offers a variety of clubs and organizations to be a part of on campus and this week an inclusive club on campus had their first meeting of the fall semester. Seawolves were encouraged to visit the Hub on Sept. 20 to take part in the gathering of the Umoja Queens.

Seawolves participate in grocery BINGO

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

The fall semester is now in full swing and Sonoma State students are adjusting to adulthood. This involves budgeting finances and making frequent runs to the grocery store. With the rise of inflation, groceries are becoming more expensive than ever before. According to the USDA, in 2022, food prices are predicted to increase anywhere between 8.5% and 9.5%. To help address the financial issue at hand, while also keeping spirits high and promoting an entertaining environment, SSU staff members hosted a Grocery Bingo.


Seawolves get creative with paint-by-number

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

With the 2022 semester now in progress, Sonoma State's Student Involvement department invited Seawolves to participate in one of their weekly do-it-yourself events. Organized by the Peaps, a group of student workers who coordinate the events held on campus, the DIY weekly activities consist of different options from art projects to trivia nights. These events help students relieve stress from the week's work and provide fun for all. 

Students return to campus in style with BIG NITE

Paul Munoz, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

Sonoma State University welcomed everyone back to campus with a celebration for new and returning students. Every year, the week before classes begin, SSU’s Student Involvement organizes an event known as BIG NITE where everyone gets together for one last day of fun before academics begin. This event gives new students a feel of college life by introducing them to the campus layout and providing opportunities to meet fellow students.

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