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  • 2016 Bear Cubs finish No. 3 in the nation

    2016 Bear Cubs finish No. 3 in the nation

    Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

    June 8, 2016

    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 Association State Championship. Perfectgame.org realeased its final 2016 Junior College top 25 rankings of the season June 7 and the Bear Cubs ranked No. 3. Yavapai College (Ariz.) is ranked No. 1 after winning the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 World ... READ MORE »»

  • One brotherhood, one champion

    One brotherhood, one champion

    Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

    May 30, 2016

    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 Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs won the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association State Championship, beating Golden West College 6-3 May 30 in Fresno. "They literally weren't supposed to do this," said head coach Damon Neidlinger. "Any time you win like this... READ MORE »»

  • One win away

    One win away

    Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

    May 29, 2016

    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 Championship tournament May 29 in Fresno. SRJC (37-8) advances to the state championship game, and will play Golden West College at 11 a.m. May 30. SRJC will have to be beaten twice as they are 2-0 in the double-elimination tournament. "We're approaching it with the same... READ MORE »»

  • SRJC administrator on leave after unsupported complaints

    SRJC administrator on leave after unsupported complaints

    Maci Martell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    May 27, 2016

    After frequent complaints of discrimination and retaliation, Santa Rosa Junior College officials placed an administrator on leave and forced him to vacate the college premises until his retirement date, prompting pending lawsuit. Assistant Director of Student Affairs Dr. Dean Tahir filed hostile work environment complaints against his supervisor Robert Ethington, dean of student affairs and engagement programs, in early March. SRJC hired Jay Resendez... READ MORE »»

  • Championship or bust for 35-8 SRJC

    Championship or bust for 35-8 SRJC

    Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

    May 27, 2016

    This is where they expected to be, until they lost their two best bullpen arms. Evan Hill and Anthony Bender both went down with injuries in the opening week of the season. Hill made three appearances in the first five games of the season. He didn't allow a run in the eight innings he pitched, but Santa Rosa Junior College has been without him since Feb. 5. Anthony Bender, who has the attention of many major league scouts, made one relief... READ MORE »»

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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

Clash of heroes

Alex T. Randolph, Copy editor, co-opinion editor

There was so much that could have gone wrong.

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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 • 1 comment

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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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

SRJC holds on to beat Cypress 6-5

Will Mathis, Assistant Sports Editor

In an evening filled with comeback attempts by the Cypress College Chargers, they made one last charge in the ninth. Santa Rosa Junior College closer Anthony Bender allowed...  Read More »

May 29, 2016 • 0 comments

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