• [Video Included] Students react to sexual assault on campus

    [Video Included] Students react to sexual assault on campus

    Rebecca Dominguez and Maci Martell

    August 28, 2015

    Many Santa Rosa Junior College students don’t worry about campus safety, but an incident like the sexual assault Aug. 20 in Barnett Hall’s women’s restroom brings college safety to everyone’s mind. SRJC student Louise Clayton, 52, said hearing about the rape shocked and scared her, which occurred in the same bathroom she often used last semester. “It’s pretty alarming because it happened right here on campus,” Clayton said.... READ MORE »»

  • Fall Sports Preview

    Fall Sports Preview

    Parker Dangers Oncken, Austin Burmester, Anthony Sosa, Stephen Wolmarans, Travis LaBrucherie

    August 28, 2015

    Santa Rosa Junior College student athletes eagerly await the fall season’s opening bell, ready to prove themselves between the lines. Whether they occupy the gridiron, the pitch, the court or the pool, these hardworking individuals work hard for themselves and for each other. They keep us on the edge of our seats, give us something to root for, and provide us with moments we will never forget. Here’s a look at what we will see this season… Cross Country... READ MORE »»

  • Student reports rape at SRJC

    Student reports rape at SRJC

    Luke Heslip and Maci Martell

    August 26, 2015

    A female Santa Rosa Junior College student told campus police that a masked man raped her in Barnett Hall’s women’s restroom on the Santa Rosa campus at approximately 9 p.m. Aug. 20, district police said. Medical personnel informed campus police of the incident Aug. 25 on the victim’s behalf, according to district police. District police immediately notified and transferred leadership of the case to Santa Rosa Police Department’s Domestic... READ MORE »»

    Women’s restroom at Barnett Hall on the SRJC campus. The restroom was the site of an alleged sexual assault Aug. 20.

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  • SRJC libraries receive influx in funds for reserve books

    SRJC libraries receive influx in funds for reserve books

    Maci Martell, News and Managing Editor

    August 20, 2015

    Students now have better access to a variety of essential textbooks on reserve at Santa Rosa Junior College libraries thanks to funding by the state’s Student Equity Program last spring. The California Community College System (CCCS), in addition to SRJC’s Student Success and Equity Program, has allocated a dramatic influx of $40,000 in funds to the school’s libraries. Doyle Library on the Santa Rosa campus received $26,000 and Mahoney... READ MORE »»

    Student employees Hannah Sansom and Tyler Blatt assist check outs for short-term loans of textbooks at the reserve desk at the Doyle Library on the Santa Rosa Junior College campus Aug. 20.

    JoshuOne Barnes/ Oak Leaf

News

International students flock to SRJC

Santa Rosa Junior College’s international student program is on the rise, thanks to Director Peg Saragina and her team. The program has grown by 34 students this year because of the worldwide recruiting...  Read More »

Sep 1

Life After High School

It’s not a must that we go to college after high school, although many people do. But a select few choose not to go to college and start working after they graduate. According to Vayta Smith, head...  Read More »

Aug 28

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Arts & Entertainment

Remembering Wes Craven

Remembering Wes Craven

Craig Gettman, Staff Writer

When I was a kid I wasn’t allowed to watch horror movies. This was because I grew up in a strict, religious household. My father wouldn’t let me watch...  Read More »

August 31, 2015 • 0 comments

Astrology

Haley Elizabeth Bollinger, Features Editor

Aries: Opportunities that were once dreams are within your reach. Stretch out of your comfort zones and gravitate towards the star you've been wishing...  Read More »

August 28, 2015 • 0 comments

Forgettable “47”

Alex T. Randolph, Copy Editor

“Hitman: Agent 47” isn't as legendarily bad as some other movies based on video games. And that's unfortunate, because at least then it would have...  Read More »

August 28, 2015 • 0 comments

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Features

Bridging the gap between interest and the desire to learn

Matthew Koch, Staff Writer

Humans are peculiar creatures of habit, often boxing themselves into the idea that ultimately, they are alone in their chosen skills and fascinations. But more often than...  Read More »

August 28, 2015 • 0 comments

[Podcast] SRJC Dream Center and Immigration

[Podcast] SRJC Dream Center and Immigration

https://soundcloud.com/the-oak-leaf-news/srjc-dream-center-and-immigration

May 14, 2015 • 0 comments

Fix Everything Generation

Benton Walters, Contributing Writer

SRJC student Theresa Kremer works in the Doyle Library and has an artistic side to her most can only dream of. She’s bright and witty, but she’s facing a problem a lot...  Read More »

May 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Just the Tip: How Will I Know?

Carin Huber, Copy Editor

Meeting new people can be awkward, and never more so than when you’re trying to figure out whether that cute guy or gal is interested in you. Chances...  Read More »

August 28, 2015

[Podcast] SRJC Dream Center and Immigration

[Podcast] SRJC Dream Center and Immigration

https://soundcloud.com/the-oak-leaf-news/srjc-dream-center-and-immigration

May 14, 2015

[Podcast] Discussion of #Feministsareugly (Twitter)

[Podcast] Discussion of #Feministsareugly (Twitter)

https://soundcloud.com/the-oak-leaf-news/feministsareugly-discussion-the-oak-leaf

May 14, 2015

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Sports

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Parker Dangers Oncken, Austin Burmester, Anthony Sosa, Stephen Wolmarans, Travis LaBrucherie

Santa Rosa Junior College student athletes eagerly await the fall season’s opening bell, ready to prove themselves between the lines. Whether they occupy the gridiron,...  Read More »

August 28, 2015 • 0 comments

[Video] SRJC and concussions

[Video] SRJC and concussions

Catherine Ramirez and Austin Burmester

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP-rpi-9IqE

June 17, 2015 • 0 comments

Deflategate: Patriots under fire

Austin Bermester, Sports Staff Writer

The recent 2015 AFC Champion, New England Patriots are now under investigation for allegedly using deflated footballs during its 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts....  Read More »

June 9, 2015 • 0 comments

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