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  • Lost in debt: Campus bookstore may outsource to retail giants to offset deficit

    Lost in debt: Campus bookstore may outsource to retail giants to offset deficit

    Luke Straub, Staff Writer

    September 27, 2016

    Students go to great lengths to avoid textbook costs and now Santa Rosa Junior college may follow suit. The campus bookstore has run at a deficit over the last two years leading administration to look at outsourcing its storefront, according to multiple administrative sources. Campus bookstores partnering with retailers like Barnes and Noble are common. SRJC could be the latest school to make the switch. “We haven’t made any decisions,”... READ MORE »»

    After a reported $700,000 deficit, SRJC officials debate outsourcing the bookstore.

    Arthur Gonzalez-Martin

  • Bear Cubs’ offense explodes against Mustangs

    Bear Cubs’ offense explodes against Mustangs

    Albert Gregory, Sports Editor

    September 18, 2016

    The Bear Cubs’ offense finally showed up in a 55-23 beatdown over San Joaquin Delta College Sept. 17 at Bailey Field. Santa Rosa Junior College’s offense struggled to put up 435 yards of total offense in its first two games combined. In its win over Delta, Santa Rosa had 640 yards of total offense. “I think we played really well,” said head coach Lenny Wagner. “I’m happy to see the offensive production.” SRJC’s defense once... READ MORE »»

    Santa Rosa Junior College running back Ja'Narrick James cuts through two San Joaquin Delta defensive players in a blowout 55-23 SRJC victory Sept. 17 at Bailey Field.

    Will Mathis

  • SGA endorses Noreen Evans for supervisor

    SGA endorses Noreen Evans for supervisor

    Beatriz Verneaux, Staff Writer

    September 15, 2016

    Santa Rosa Junior College Student’s Government Assembly endorsed fifth district supervisor candidate Noreen Evans Sept. 13. Vice President of Sustainability Lamont Powell brought up the need for being an active voice in local politics explaining that homelessness is a major concern for both Santa Rosa Junior College and the county. “One of the candidates [Hopkins] has the support of landowners,” Powell said. “We can set an example to... READ MORE »»

  • Successful student: Respectable resources

    Successful student: Respectable resources

    Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

    September 13, 2016

    Here at Santa Rosa Junior College, home of the Bear Cubs, we’re a community. When a student is hurt, sad or just needs help, fellow students, faculty and alumni rise to the occasion to help a fellow Bear Cub. In honor of that spirit, here are some great, free resources available to any SRJC student. Inside the library Inside the library there are four desks: Circulation, Reference, Periodical and Reserve. All of them are on the second floor exc... READ MORE »»

    Students can rent textbooks and receive free tutoring at the Frank P. Doyle Library.

    Catherine Ramirez

  • Editorial: An unfair choice, an unfair system

    Editorial: An unfair choice, an unfair system

    September 13, 2016

    Our greatest right as citizens of the United States is to vote for our commander in chief. Our voice. Our President. But when this infinitely important decision is reduced to a choice between the lesser of two evils, has the system failed? Are our rights infringed? And is it possible to change this chronically unfair system to allow a legitimate third-party option? The 2016 presidential election has been a roller coaster, and it’s far from... READ MORE »»

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From tabletop to laptop, top 5 online card games

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Senior staff photographer

Trying to get into a card game but don’t have time to go to your local hobby shop on Friday nights? Want to try something other than Magic: the Gathering?...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • 0 comments

‘Light Between Oceans’ fails to light up audience

Grant Wetmore, Staff Writer

Simply put, “The Light Between Oceans” was a well-told story. Too bad it wasn’t a particularly exciting one. It had its moments of drama and tensi...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 1 comment

SRJC’s Shone Farm stand shines

Rachel Genthe, Staff Writer

As the leaves darken for fall, a farmer’s basket brings a wide spectrum of color to the table. Santa Rosa Junior College’s sustainable agriculture program...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Quick Bites

Celine Gossage, Grant Wetmore, and Kevin Lipe

Persona Pizzeria 701 Fourth St., Santa Rosa If you want pizza that tastes fresh at a convenient price, Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria may be the place...  Read More »

September 9, 2016 • 1 comment

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Successful student: Respectable resources

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

Here at Santa Rosa Junior College, home of the Bear Cubs, we’re a community. When a student is hurt, sad or just needs help, fellow students, faculty and alumni rise to the...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Top 7 SRJC treasures

Juliet Freyermuth, Staff Writer

The parking lots are full. The coffee bars have long lines of tired patrons. The quad is  bustling with students. Yup, school is in session. This year doesn’t have to b...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Coupon craze: Discounts help students

Amoura Deering, Staff Writer

Being a college student is expensive whether you’re fresh out of high school or a re-entry student. Just buying books is enough to make your wallet cry. While community coll...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Doctor Flyswithhawks helps others by teaching tolerance

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Staff Writer

Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks identifies as Tsalagi – an eastern band of the Cherokee nation – of the bird clan. She’s driven by lessons her mother and grandmother taught...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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Why burn the man?

Genesis Napel, Staff Writer

Some would say this was not a wise decision. I exhausted my bank account on party supplies and gas. I ditched the second week of school even though I am...  Read More »

September 20, 2016

Just the tip: Say what you mean

Carin McKenna Huber, Opinion Editor

When it comes to relationship advice, nothing bears repetition like “communication is key.” It’s not just about getting what you want in bed or decidi...  Read More »

September 13, 2016

Brazil and US practice dark politics: Act locally to reclaim democracy

Beatriz Verneaux, Staff Writer

As an immigrant from Brazil, I juggle both American and Brazilian politics, which generally leaves me drained and hopeless. Brazil and the United States s...  Read More »

September 13, 2016

Editorial: An unfair choice, an unfair system

Our greatest right as citizens of the United States is to vote for our commander in chief. Our voice. Our President. But when this infinitely important...  Read More »

September 13, 2016

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Bear Cubs fall to 1-8 following 7th straight loss

Tom Rivas, Staff Writer

The Santa Rosa Junior College’s women’s volleyball team lost their second conference game 3-0 to Folsom Lake College Sept. 21 at Tauzer Gym. The Bear Cubs fell behind...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Bear Cubs Escape to Remain Undefeated

Albert Gregory, Sports Editor

Northern California No.1 Santa Rosa Junior College football team fumbled three times in the second half but squeaked out a 17-14 road win over No. 19 Sacramento City College...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Ready for Success: SRJC ice hockey prepares for several changes in inaugural Division II season

Lachlan Irvine, Oak Leaf Hockey Analyst

New uniforms. New competition. New start times. In many ways the Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bears hockey team enters the 2016-17 season as a brand new club. After...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Strong races at home cross country invitational

Tom Rivas, Staff Writer

Santa Rosa Junior College men’s and women’s cross country team competed amongst 12 other teams at the Pat Ryan Invitational Sept. 16 at the team’s home course Spring...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

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