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  • District supervisors to answer student questions

    District supervisors to answer student questions

    James Wyatt, Staff Writer

    August 29, 2016

    Who protects the resources most important to students in Sonoma County? Fifth District Supervisor candidates Noreen Evans and Lynda Hopkins will address student’s questions regarding environment, local infrastructure, affordable housing and other issues affecting students at 3 p.m. August 29 in the student chambers in Bertolini. The candidates are expected to speak five to seven minutes each prior to a Q&A session. “Anybody has the... READ MORE »»

    Lynda Hopkins and Noreen Evans are scheduled to speak on Aug 29 to address issues concerning students of the fifth district.

    Alvin Jornada/Press Democrat

  • Bear Cubs are all in to win State

    Bear Cubs are all in to win State

    Albert Gregory, Sports Editor

    August 25, 2016

    Coming off a 7-4 season and a 2015 North State Bowl win, hopes are high for the 2016 Santa Rosa Junior College football team. The players’ goal this season is to be a hard-hitting and explosive team that expects to make the playoffs and walk away with a state championship. “State, that’s all I can say. That’s what I expect from this team,” said Jalen Soto, sophomore starting center and one of the many leaders on this year’s team. This... READ MORE »»

    SRJC sophomore starting quarterback Mitch Hood scans the field during a team scrimmage Aug. 20.

    Will Mathis

  • Uniquely Disappointing

    Uniquely Disappointing

    Devin Schwarz, Co-Editor-In-Chief

    August 17, 2016

    No Man’s Sky will have gamers struggling with many things, but nothing more than the sheer magnitude of crippling loneliness that comes with being the only real person in a universe that could take five billion years to explore. That said, the game does get boring. Fast. No Man’s Sky is an survival-exploration game released for PS4 on Aug. 9 and for PC on Aug. 12. It was developed and published by Hello Games, an independent studio. No... READ MORE »»

    Black holes are one of many ways to travel quickly through the universe of No Man's Sky.

    Devin Schwarz

  • Student election results

    Student election results

    Maci Martell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    April 26, 2016

    Voter turnout faltered in this year’s student elections, with only 566 votes compared to more than 4,400 ballots tallied in Spring 2015, the highest in Santa Rosa Junior College’s history. “The low voter turnout is very unfortunate,” said current Student Government Assembly President Joshua Pinaula. “California community colleges have a difficult time getting students to vote in general. The SGA hoped to see the number of voters increase t... READ MORE »»

  • Alleged police brutality case continues

    Alleged police brutality case continues

    Courtney Paige, Assistant A&E Editor

    April 26, 2016

    The judge in a controversial police brutality case between a Santa Rosa Junior College student and a sheriff’s deputy warned in an April 13 court hearing that he could issue a gag order, after prosecutors released video footage of the event to social media outlets. Judge Gary Medgivy’s statement came four days after the prosecution released several police body camera videos capturing a June 13 incident for which 19-year-old Gabbi Lemos was... READ MORE »»

    Body camera footage depicts the arrest of SRJC student Gabbi Lemos. Bottom: Lemos’ face shows the multiple lacerations and bruising she suffered as a result of Sheriff’s Deputy Marcus Holton’s alleged excessive force.

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Uniquely Disappointing

Devin Schwarz, Co-Editor-In-Chief

No Man’s Sky will have gamers struggling with many things, but nothing more than the sheer magnitude of crippling loneliness that comes with being the...  Read More »

August 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Healthy lunches for college students

Jocelyn Mobley, Staff Writer

We're all in the same boat; looking for a way to stay happy and healthy with the stress college brings. With early classes, not all of us have the time...  Read More »

May 19, 2016 • 0 comments

SRJC band of the week: The Oopsie Daisies

Estefany Gonzalez, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Oopsie, they did it again. The Oopsie Daisies string duo came together in a chance meeting when Ashely Jarrett and Kristen Pearce sang their first duet. ...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

The dub/ sub debate

Arthur Gonzalez Martin, Staff Writer

I have been a fan of anime for years, gone to anime conventions and been in anime clubs where the golden rule is to watch with subtitles only. ...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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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

EDM festivals: Human connection through music

Jessica Carter and Laura Buel

Some may call it a music festival, an event, or even a rave, but Santa Rosa Junior College alumnus Nate Danos refers to it in a more personal sense. “It may be strange...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Mastery of movement: Finding balance and serenity through Tai Chi

Genesis Napel, Staff Writer

In a neighborhood of predominately Asian immigrants in the 1980s, he found himself mesmerized by classic Kung Fu films. Justin Eggert, 33, Santa Rosa Junior College’s Tai Chi inst...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 3 comments

Transitioning through life: An SRJC student’s gender identity journey

Kami M. Funk, Contributing Writer

On April 22, 2015, Spencer’s life changed forever. “You know what? If you're going to do your own thing, you can do it by yourself,” his mother told him. Spencer...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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Editorial: Student affairs office needs to clean house

A series of damaging incidents within the student affairs department has snowballed into a catastrophic end to the school year, leaving administrators and student g...  Read More »

May 17, 2016

It’s not murder; it’s a choice

Nikki Goetz, Features Editor

It took a pregnancy scare for me to go from pro-life to pro-choice. As a baptized Catholic, I was raised to believe that abortion is a sin. Protester...  Read More »

May 17, 2016

Just the tip: Genital Herpes

Genesis Napel, Staff writer

A lusty night in heaven can quickly inflict a hellish state of contemplation. Itchy sores unlike any ingrown hair radiate pain and foster fear in your psych...  Read More »

May 17, 2016

A journey through music: After the encore

Estefany Gonzalez, Co-Editor-in-Chief

I’ve seen hundreds of bands live. I’ve traveled thousands of miles across the states to see bands play in hole-in-the-wall venues because their music mea...  Read More »

May 17, 2016

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Bear Cubs are all in to win State

Albert Gregory, Sports Editor

Coming off a 7-4 season and a 2015 North State Bowl win, hopes are high for the 2016 Santa Rosa Junior College football team. The players’ goal this season is to be a...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

2016 Bear Cubs finish No. 3 in the nation

Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team wrapped up its season with a 6-3 win May 30 against Golden West College to win the 2016 California Community College Athletic Asso...  Read More »

June 8, 2016 • 0 comments

One brotherhood, one champion

Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

They played two games. They scratched out a total of 32 hits and 16 runs. They used a relief pitcher to start a game and they used a starting pitcher to close a game. The...  Read More »

May 30, 2016 • 0 comments

One win away

Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

Matt Estes pitched seven innings, and Bryce Nagata and Jeff Bart each homered in Santa Rosa Junior College's 6-2 win over Golden West College in the semi-finals of the State...  Read More »

May 29, 2016 • 0 comments

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