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Glitched: SSU Gaming Tournament
Feb
1
5:00 PM17:00

Glitched: SSU Gaming Tournament

Welcome gamers to Glitched: SSU Gaming Tournament!

Put your gaming skills to the test in the ultimate competition where the best gamers will walk away with amazing prizes and bragging rights. Games included are Madden 19, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate and more!

Tournament participation is free, just bring your SSU ID card. Raffles will be held throughout the event.  

Signups from 5PM – 5:45PM (No sign ups once the tournament begins) Tournament begins at 6 PM. Are you up for the Challenge?




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Screening: Sorry to Bother You w/ Director Boots Riley
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Screening: Sorry to Bother You w/ Director Boots Riley

Boots Riley is a provocative and prolific poet, rapper, songwriter, producer, screenwriter, director, community organizer, and public speaker. Boots Riley wrote and directed Sorry to Bother You, a comedy-fantasy sci-fi film, in his directorial debut. It stars Lakeith Stanfield, Armie Hammer, Tessa Thompson, Steven Yeun, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick and Terry Crews. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Fest and opened to strong critical acclaim in theaters nationwide later in 2018. He is the lead vocalist of The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. Fervently dedicated to social change, Boots was deeply involved with the Occupy Oakland movement. He was one of the leaders of the activist group The Young Comrades. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Tell Homeland Security-We Are the Bomb.

Please join us for this screening of Sorry to Bother You followed by the awesome opportunity to hear Boots Riley speak about his work as a filmmaker, musician, and activist.

Ticket Cost: Free for SSU students/staff/faculty, $5 for non-SSU students, $10 for everyone else


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Make It and Take It Craft Night
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Make It and Take It Craft Night

Make it and Take It Craft Night is back by popular demand!

Join us and get your craft on as we head into the New Year. All craft supplies will be provided and all you need to do is show up, come collaborate with other creatives and bring your masterpieces home with you at the end of the night. This year’s crafts are a secret but, last year’s crafts included create your own Ceramic Painting, succulent planting, word art, jewelry, and more. One hint is we have a lot of “fluff” to use up this year!


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The Big Cat Night
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

The Big Cat Night

The Big Cat Night @ SSU is back! ASP continues one of SSU’s biggest traditions this spring! This educational showcase exhibits exotic feline animals that are coming straight to campus from the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund. They work to increase awareness of the impact of human behavior on the habitat and survival of the 36 wild cat species. Save the date right meow, it’s going to be a purr-fect evening with our feline friends! If you want to learn more, check out their website.


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Social Justice Film and Discussion, featuring Crazy, Rich Asians
Dec
3
5:30 PM17:30

Social Justice Film and Discussion, featuring Crazy, Rich Asians

The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding.

Join us as we watch, enjoy FREE Pizza, and discuss the film afterwards with Ed Lee, an Asian Writer and Director. Ed will talk with us about being Asian in Hollywood, Asian representation in Hollywood and Why this particular film is so significant.


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DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be delicious, but they can also be deadly. It pays to know which ones are which! This six-part mycology course will bring you into the world of these awe-inspiring fungi and send you out an expert (or at least more knowledgeable).

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

 

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DIG INTO NATURE: Natural History Hikes
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

DIG INTO NATURE: Natural History Hikes

Take advantage of the healing powers of nature, while exploring diverse ecosystems on Sonoma Mountain. The Naturalist Training Program prepares university students and community members to lead guided tours focusing on natural history and local environmental processes. Please join us for the learning experience!

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz

Join our Sonoma State University mycology students as we investigate the wide variety of mushrooms found across the stunning landscape of the Osborn Preserve. We’ll venture into the forest to identify, photograph and catalog our discoveries using the iNaturalist app for inclusion in the preserve’s fungal species list.

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

DIG INTO NATURE: World of Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be delicious, but they can also be deadly. It pays to know which ones are which! This six-part mycology course will bring you into the world of these awe-inspiring fungi and send you out an expert (or at least more knowledgeable).

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

 

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DIG INTO NATURE: Natural History Hikes
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

DIG INTO NATURE: Natural History Hikes

Take advantage of the healing powers of nature, while exploring diverse ecosystems on Sonoma Mountain. The Naturalist Training Program prepares university students and community members to lead guided tours focusing on natural history and local environmental processes. Please join us for the learning experience!

To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Armstrong Redwoods Day Hike
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Armstrong Redwoods Day Hike

Registration deadline: 11/9 at midnight
Cost: $5 for students, $5 for staff and $10 for the public

Spend a relaxing day hiking through this grove of towering Redwoods nestled in the hills above Guerneville. For all you Star Wars fans, it will remind you of the forests of Endor! 

Level: Beginner

For more information, visit the website.

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    Point Reyes Backpacking
    Nov
    16
    to Nov 18

    Point Reyes Backpacking

    Registration deadline: 11/9 at midnight
    Cost: $50 for students, $40 for staff and $50 for the public

    Head out to Point Reyes National Seashore and see why this local treat is a staple for any outdoor enthusiast. Backpack along this tucked away stretch of beautiful California coast and take in the green forests of moss, foggy beaches, and unique wildlife.

    Level: Beginner

    For more information, visit the website.

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      Cooking Class with Executive Chef Don Cortes
      Nov
      14
      2:00 PM14:00

      Cooking Class with Executive Chef Don Cortes

      Led by Executive Chef Don Cortes, this free one-pot cooking series teaches the basics of creating a healthy yet quick meal. The featured lesson menu includes: Sweet Potato Frittata and Orange Fennel Salad. All ingredients and kitchen utensils will be provided, and attendees take home a custom apron.

      The last day to register is November 11. Spots are limited—sign up via the link.


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      Social Justice Film Series: Snowpiercer
      Nov
      13
      5:30 PM17:30

      Social Justice Film Series: Snowpiercer

      Set in 2031, the entire world is frozen except for those aboard the Snowpiercer. For 17 years, the world's survivors are on a train hurtling around the globe creating their own economy and class system. Led by Curtis, a group of lower-class citizens living in squalor at the back of the train are determined to get to the front of the train and spread the wealth around. Each section of the train holds new surprises for the group who have to battle their way through. A revolution is underway.

      Join us as we watch, enjoy FREE Pizza, and discuss the film afterwards.


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      DIG INTO NATURE: Poetry for a Changing Landscape
      Nov
      11
      2:00 PM14:00

      DIG INTO NATURE: Poetry for a Changing Landscape

      Join Sonoma County’s Poet Laureate, Maya Khosla, for an afternoon exploring the land and responding to it on the page. We will hike, reflect and share short works in a supportive environment. A special focus will be given to the surrounding natural areas now in the early stages of regeneration, which began shortly after the October 2017 fires.

      To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Joshua Tree Camping & Bouldering
      Nov
      9
      to Nov 12

      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Joshua Tree Camping & Bouldering

      • Joshua Tree National Park (map)
      • Google Calendar ICS

      Registration deadline: 11/2 at midnight
      Cost: $130 for students, $90 for staff and $150 for the public

      Join Outdoor Pursuits on this expedition of a lifetime! Take the holiday weekend to explore the beautiful landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park. Named after the elusive Joshua Tree, a symbol of hope, the park brings together the high and lower desert plants and animals of the Mojave and Colorado/Sonoran deserts. Weave through the boulders of Hidden Valley to take in the irreplaceable desert sunset. This epic adventure is one you will never forget.

      Level: Beginner

        For more information, visit the website.

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        DIG INTO NATURE: Recording Bird Songs
        Nov
        4
        10:00 AM10:00

        DIG INTO NATURE: Recording Bird Songs

        • Anderson Valley Historical Museum (map)
        • Google Calendar ICS

        Are you a bird enthusiast interested in scientific inquiry? Are you interested in new technologies? Learn to use state-of-the-art sensors and software and become part of a national bird monitoring effort that involves recording and identifying bird sounds.

        To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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        DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz
        Nov
        4
        10:00 AM10:00

        DIG INTO NATURE: Mushroom Blitz

        Join our Sonoma State University mycology students as we investigate the wide variety of mushrooms found across the stunning landscape of the Osborn Preserve. We’ll venture into the forest to identify, photograph and catalog our discoveries using the iNaturalist app for inclusion in the preserve’s fungal species list.

        To sign up, visit the Center for Environmental Inquiry website.

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        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Alamere Day Hike
        Nov
        4
        9:00 AM09:00

        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Alamere Day Hike

        Registration deadline: 10/26 at midnight
        Cost: $5 for students, $5 for staff and $10 for the public

        Come explore the beautiful coastal waterfall deep within Point Reyes National Seashore. Catch the dramatic sights of the falls as water cascades over a 30 foot cliff onto the south end of Wildcat Beach with this Outdoor Pursuits day hike. Discover this hidden gem and learn why Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”

        Level: Beginner

          For more information, visit the website.

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