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Lectures at noon in Schulz 3001.  University Library Art Gallery.  Agents of Change: Art as Activism.  August 16 to Nov 8, 2012

  • September 13
  • Voter Reg & Art Party
  • 4:00 to 6:00 PM @ University Library Gallery
  • Come meet the artists exhibited in "Agents of Change: Art as Activism" and Register to Vote with the Sonoma County Registrar. Eat some cake and celebrate our right to vote and voice dissent.
  • September 19
  • Constitution Day Discussion
  • Is the Constitution Under Attack?
  • Speakers:
    • Eric Williams, Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Richard Hertz, Political Science
  • Moderated by the Political Science Department
  • Annual event celebrating the US constitution. This year we will ask the question "Is the Constitution under attack?" Also visit our website to test your Constitution knowledgelibrary.sonoma.edu/about/constitutionday.php
  • September 25
  • Green Party's candidate for President, Dr. Jill Stein
  • 1:00 to 2:00 PM @ Evert B. Person Theater
  • October 2
  • An Unlikely Monument: The History of Sonoma State University's Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Grove
  • 5:00 PM in Schulz 3001
  • Presented by James Bleifus and sponsored by the SSU History Dept
  • October 3
  • Taxes & The Economy
  • Panel by the School of Business and Economics
  • Panel discussion lead by SBE looks at the economy and taxes in this election cycle. And how it really does impact you.
  • October 3
  • Prop 30 Info and Voter Registration Event! You only vote once.
  • 5:30-7:00pm Cooperage
  • Sponsored by Associated Students
  • October 10
  • Gender, Race, and Class in 2012 Elections
  • Panel by the Women & Gender Studies Department
  • Is there a war on women? is this election about class? does race fit play a factor? A panel sponsored by WGS will help answer these questions.
  • October 17
  • Deciphering the Ballot
  • Panel by Students from POLS 484
  • In addition to the Presidential election there are many important initiatives on the ballot. Students from POLS 484 will shed light on the most important ones.
  • November 7
  • Post Election Wrap Up
  • So what just happened and why?
  • Join Professor David McCuan as he moderates a panel of these distinguished Sonoma County politicos:
    • Dr. Ruben ArmiƱana, SSU President
    • Paul Gullixson and Jim Sweeney, Press Democrat
    • Gabe Meline, The Bohemian
    • Caroline Banuelos, SR City Council

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