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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

Emily Hinton committed to opening Dream Center

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer December 6, 2016

As Sonoma State University students finish their fall semester, many undocumented students continue to struggle with receiving the proper resources needed to successfully navigate through college.


McKibben encourages climate action before it’s too late

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer October 25, 2016

As the effects of global warming run its course, the Earth we once knew has changed in fundamental ways that will never be the same, famed author, educator and environmentalist Bill McKibben told a Sonoma State University audience Oct. 18.


Recreational use of marijuana may soon be legal in California

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer October 18, 2016

For the second time in California history, voters will be facing an initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana and hemp for adults over 21. As opposed to a similar measure, Proposition 19, which lost in 2010, this one appears to have a good chance of passing.


Fearing fires, federal officials ban Galaxy 7 on flights

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer October 18, 2016

A dark year for the release of the iPhone 7 and the Galaxy Note 7 became darker last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Friday that airline passengers will no longer be allowed to bring Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on airplanes — either in their luggage or in their pockets — starting on Saturday.


Destiny’s ‘Rise of Iron’ is a must have

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer September 26, 2016

A cinematic story filled with secrets. Bungie’s expansion for Destiny,“Rise of Iron” offers players a gritty story behind the Iron Lords past and the last Sentry standing. The campaign demonstrates how well Bungie delivers entertainment to it’s fans and never fails to satisfy. Despite it being short, the creativity and aesthetics put into the environment and characters combined equals another classic expansion


Student Spotlight: Paul MacKinnon

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer September 12, 2016

Here at Sonoma State University, the Green Music Center not only serves as a concert hall with multiple venues, but it also provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their acting skills in theatre. One student who really shines is Paul MacKinnon. 


“Nuka-World” the ultimate post-apocalyptic experience

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer September 5, 2016

Fallout 4’s ‘Nuka-World’ Downloadable Content is a roller coaster full of surprises. This DLC throws the player into an abandoned amusement park, filled with danger and beautiful spectacles. It’s atmosphere, music and gameplay provides the player with endless hours of enjoyment and nostalgia. Loyal fans of the series can agree that Fallout 4’s ‘Nuka-World’ finishes the DLC installments strong.


“Suicide Squad” doesn’t live up to the hype

Ronald Campos, Staff Writer August 30, 2016

This month the film “Suicide Squad” created a lot of controversy by hinting at racism. As a result, this film was very defining as to where we are as a society and how the media sees these groups and demographics in this way. The context behind every super villain and the demographic assigned to them was chosen specifically based off of stereotypes.

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