After following the directions in the video 4 times I was still getting sass syntax errors. I followed the error and it lead to the /app/views/layouts/application.html.erb file.
on line 5 before step 9 or line 7 after it the following line exists by default.
<%= stylesheet_link_tag ‘application’, media: ‘all’, ‘data_turbolinks_track’ => true %>
This line once deleted from the code cleared up the problems I was having but also resulted in the final product on the website not matching the example finished product (mainly a white background but still functional). As this is part of the provided code and not something added by the student I just wanted to bring some attention to it.