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textRoe is overturned -- Protests Today, near you by Occupy the Court
This morning, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade. Protests, which had been scheduled for awhile all over the country for "Decision Day", will now be taking place later today....
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 9:43am PDT
textHow Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood by Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Zakayya Nichols
This article takes a look at the Foster Care system, and how it can affect life in adulthood....
Posted: Mon, May 16, 2022 6:17pm PDT
textAds and Body Image in Society by Mayelli Rocha
This article highlights on how ads and society have created an image for women that is considered to be this “perfect image”. It also mentions mental health issues that can come with wanting this perfect image....
Posted: Mon, May 16, 2022 10:14am PDT
textHow Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood by SSU 's Investigative Sociology Spring 2022
Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Leticia Martinez, Zakayya Nichols, Jocelyn McMillan, Valdemar Arreola, Arlette Martinez An insight into the Affects of Foster as outlined by SSU's Investigative Sociology Spring 2022 Class. It provides in depth interviews of people who work with the Foster Care system and research on abuse of Foster Children....
Posted: Sat, May 14, 2022 10:38pm PDT
textIs SSU Greek Life really LGBTQ? by Luis Ferreyra
Is SSU Greek Life really LGBTQ accepting for the Intersex and Non-binary/gender fluid and even Transgender folks?...
Posted: Sat, Apr 30, 2022 4:45pm PDT
textThe Need for Restorative Justice by B.Clark
Restorative Justice is needed more then ever as violent crimes rates soar. Restorative Justice works to repair harms created in our communities....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:23pm PDT
textDeath Penalty Should be Abolished by Arlette Martinez
The death penalty should be abolished. There are innocent people being imprisoned, and many times have been executed. In addition, death penalty has racial bias and the capital punishment does not solve any issue. The death penalty is being used unfairly, and killing another human violates the right to life....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:20pm PDT
textThe Word Latinx is Offensive to Many by Martin Solorio Hinojosa
Politicians and universities have tried to embrace inclusivity even by calling people by what they don't want to be called and even be offensive. Latinx has been very relevant for the past few years but the truth is that the people who it's opposed to representing don't like it and even find it offensive....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 5:01pm PDT
textSaint Helena : Napa Valley Concerns by Cynthia Vargas
St. Helena is a city in Napa County, located in the Wine Country of California. St.Helena is a popular tourist destination that inevitably alters the livelihood of the rest of its population in order to maintain the standards of these tourists....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 3:43pm PDT
textThe Prison System Fails Incarcerated Pregnant Women by Megan Lucas
This article gives a look on how incarcerated pregnant women are treated poorly and what can be done to fix it....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 3:39pm PDT
textSterilization Should Never Be Forced by Romelly Rivera
This piece focuses on the importance of reproductive justice while also highlighting the use of forced sterilization to reduce birth rates of minorities....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 12:06pm PDT
textEqual Housing for Women by Josh Leifker
This is a quick letter to the author of an article by Laura Haverty. Throughout this letter, I expressed my feelings towards the ongoing issues of women being sexually harassed and assaulted while attempting to get housing. I also related this topic to the writing topic that I have been working on for my senior seminar course for a full semester....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 11:08am PDT
textDiversion Program Funds Need Legal Protection by Mike Tredowski
Why the funding of diversion programs needs to be made independent from the influence of law enforcement and its interests....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 1:36am PDT
textEducational Inequality within Low Income Communities by Axel Garcia
The focus here is on the unequal distribution of public school funding which in turn affects low-income communities....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 11:31pm PDT
textMental health counseling and adequate housing is a human right by Kelly Gil
The article speaks on how people face poor mental health when their housing isn't recognized as a human right and ensured to everyone. Mental health counseling and a good home should be accessible....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 4:39pm PDT
textHigh Cost of Housing in Sonoma County by Chabeli Huinac
This article is about the high cost of housing in Sonoma County. Many low-income families are struggling to find affordable rental housing and many of them are on the waitlist for Section 8, a housing assistance program....
Posted: Sat, Apr 23, 2022 8:49pm PDT
textHigh Rents Block Housing Access for Many by Janet Garcia
Housing rental requirements are sometimes no longer met due to the continuous rise in the rental market. Typically one must make 2 or even 3 time a rent to get approved for the rental and yet once the rent goes up that same rule no longer applies....
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2022 4:38pm PDT
textCity of Santa Rosa hires first lady African American as City Manager by Naia Smith
History is made after Santa Rosa elects its first Aftican American woman as city Manager....
Posted: Tue, Dec 7, 2021 5:04pm PST
textSolving Homelessness with Rental Vouchers by Jenna J Bettencourt
Temporary efforts to alleviate homelessness are not doing enough. We must shift our focus towards permanent solutions....
Posted: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 12:52pm PST
textThe Power of Kindness against Homelessness Bias by Joselyn Saavedra
Public education about homelessness is a key to avoiding stigma and discrimination and alleviating pressure against them....
Posted: Fri, Dec 3, 2021 9:08am PST