Emily Fernandez grew up in Rohnert Park, graduated from Rancho Cotate High School in 2007; attended Sonoma State University for two years before attending the Santa Rosa Junior College. In January of 2011, she began MyCollegeDiscounts.com with partner Kacee O'Daniel. The site lists the Sonoma County restaurants, beauty shops, and other retailers that offer special discounts to college students.
Will the music center prove to be a shining star for the university or the financial equivalent of cement shoes? It's a story we'll all be watching in the years ahead. Here's a chance to see what the fuss is all about.