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  • Meet the candidates: SGA elections happening now

    Meet the candidates: SGA elections happening now

    Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor and Co-News Editor

    See slideshow above for complete candidate biographies and statements. To see the interviews of each presidential candidate, please go to http://www.theoakleafnews.com/web-exclusive/2017/04/18/sga-associated-student-presidential-candidates/ It is time for the annual student government assembly elections. All currently enrolled Santa Rosa Junior College students are able to cast their votes from Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21. “This year we have three students...

  • A Shell of Its Source

    A Shell of Its Source

    Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Staff Writer

    Rating: 3.5/5 Before I review the move, I’d like to address the “whitewashing” of the film. Scarlett Johansson plays the role of Major Mira Killian, instead of an Asian actress for an American adaptation of a Japanese comic/anime. Don’t get me wrong, whitewashing can and is a thing that...

    The action movie that questions humanity, but it lacks originality.

    Courtesy of Paramount Pictures/Dreamworks

SGA Associated student presidential candidate videos

Robert Martinez* https://youtu.be/vGCvZI7V4Y0 Eduardo Osario Juarez https://youtu.be/GpO7h1aIDK4   Evelyn Navarro https://youtu.be/rQUHTYsc3oA   *Endorsed by The Oak Leaf...

April 18, 2017

Meet the candidates: SGA elections happening now

Meet the candidates: SGA elections happening now

Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor and Co-News Editor

April 18, 2017

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A Shell of Its Source

A Shell of Its Source

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Staff Writer

Rating: 3.5/5 Before I review the move, I’d like to address the “whitewashing” of the film. Scarlett Johansson plays the role of Major Mira Killian,...

April 12, 2017No Comments

Carlos’ Country Kitchen

Carlos’ Country Kitchen

Ali benzerara, Sports Editor

If you love breakfast food but lack motivation to cook before class, you need to try Carlos’ Country Kitchen. Conveniently located one mile away from the ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Himalayan Cafe & Grill

Himalayan Cafe & Grill

Rachel Genthe, Co-A&E Editor

The Himalayan Cafe & Grill is a special treat. Sometimes you need to be whisked away from the stress of school— even if only for 30 minutes. The ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Jack and Tony’s Restaurant and Whisky Bar

Jack and Tony’s Restaurant and Whisky Bar

James Wyatt, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Take a page from the Three Little Pigs and hideout from the wolves of the world. Find solace within the brick structure of Jack and Tony’s Restaurant and W...

April 10, 2017No Comments

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On the offensive: SRJC debate team refutes the competition en route to nationals

On the offensive: SRJC debate team refutes the competition en route to nationals

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor

The debate team does not perform highlight dunks on a hardwood floor. They do not smack home runs in front of fans blinded by the screaming sun. Nor do they watch blood bounce...

April 11, 2017No Comments

Redemption: You deserve a second chance

Redemption: You deserve a second chance

Beatriz Verneaux, Co-A&E Editor

The path that led Elizabeth Quiroz, 32, to prison was paved with abuse and pain. But through her work with the Santa Rosa Junior College Second Chance club,  story has provi...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Ready for take off

Ready for take off

RJ Grooms, Contributing Writer

Donald Laird, chair of Santa Rosa Junior College’s computer studies department, specializes in teaching what he likes to call “the fun stuff”—3D printing, social media,...

April 4, 2017No Comments

Women of the stars

Women of the stars

Tom Rivas, Features Editor

It’s easy to forget that we live on a planet spinning in outer space. A glance into the evening sky reminds us how small we are, and how much we don’t know about the universe. If...

March 16, 2017No Comments

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, October 24

    Ice Hockey

    My School 2 - Santa Clara University 3

  • Saturday, October 24

    Football

    My School 16 - San Francisco 26

  • Friday, October 23

    Ice Hockey

    My School 4 - UC Davis 5

  • Friday, October 23

    Soccer (Men)

    My School 3 - Consumnes River 0

  • Wednesday, October 21

    Water Polo (Men)

    My School 9 - Modesto 11

  • Wednesday, October 21

    Wrestling

    My School 24 - Modesto 27

  • Tuesday, October 20

    Soccer (Men)

    My School 1 - Foothill 2

  • Saturday, October 17

    Volleyball

    My School 3 - Butte 0

  • Saturday, October 17

    Water Polo (Men)

    My School 7 - Ventura 13

  • Saturday, October 17

    Water Polo (Men)

    My School 16 - Rio Hondo 5

Student in the street: Women asking men out

Student in the street: Women asking men out

Ali Benzerara, Sports Editor

Spring has sprung and you know what that means. As flowers begin to bloom and the sun starts to heat up, the hormones of college students run rampant in...

April 13, 2017

Speaking Frank-ly; Time to dismantle college basketball as we know it

Frank Sumrall, Contributor Editor

After North Carolina head coach Roy Williams made the final cut that separated the basketball net from the rim-an event synonymous with college athlet...

April 11, 2017

Editorial: Oak Leaf endorse Martinez for SGA president

Down to earth. Practical. Experienced. Robert Martinez is the best choice for SGA President of Santa Rosa Junior College. In order to pick the best ...

April 11, 2017

A bathroom isn’t enough

A bathroom isn’t enough

Bastian Snow, Contributing Writer

Sometimes I feel like I know the whole of the transgender community of Sonoma County. This is, of course, an exaggeration. However, there’s no lack of we...

April 10, 2017

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Baseball Podcast: Chin Music Episode No. 1

https://soundcloud.com/chin-music-736009580/chin-music-episode-1 Anthony Sosa, Will Mathis and Parker Dangers Oncken discuss baseball topics on the first episode of Chin...

April 23, 2017No Comments

2016-17 NBA MVP race

Parker Dangers Oncken, Frank Sumrall, Will Mathis, Albert Gregory, and Ali Benzerara

During an NBA season dominated by the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, the most exciting race still undecided is who MVP is. There are a lot of ways to app...

April 11, 2017No Comments

Track and Field season begins to heat up

Ali Benzerara, Sports Editor

The Bear Cubs men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up their fourth invitational meet of the season against Beaver College in Sacramento on March 4. Team members...

March 16, 2017No Comments

Nearly Swept: SRJC baseball wins final game in the Sac City Series

Nearly Swept: SRJC baseball wins final game in the Sac City Series

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team avoided a devastating three-game sweep by the Sacramento City College Panthers with a 4-1 away win Feb. 11. SRJC lost 7-2 Feb....

March 14, 2017No Comments

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