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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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Hip Hop Culture: A universal language

Ali Benzerara, Sports Editor

America may have invented hip-hop but the world welcomed it with open arms and turned rap into a universal language of revolution and understanding. ...

April 25, 2017No Comments

I could’ve saved her: Controversial Netflix series teaches us why we shouldn’t just stand back and turn a blind eye

I could’ve saved her: Controversial Netflix series teaches us why we shouldn’t just stand back and turn a blind eye

James Wyatt, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Last night I cried as I watched my friend Hannah Baker take her life by slitting her wrists. Gasping for her final breaths as blood poured out of her body,...

April 25, 2017No Comments

A world of languages

A world of languages

Chris Ludlow and Olivia Wray

International cuisine, dance performances, original poetry readings and live music intrigued students, causing a large crowd and a constant curiosity. T...

April 25, 2017No Comments

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

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Ten bucks, brighter future

The first step to significant change is unifying Santa Rosa Junior College—but it comes at a price. Bernie Sanders’ demonstration of an effective grassroots...

April 26, 2017

Autism awareness

Grant Wetmore, Opinion Editor

As April draws to a close, it’s apparent that I need to remind everyone that April is Autism Awareness Month. This seems necessary because the month ha...

April 25, 2017

Living with depression

Ruby Zhang, Staff Writer

I am a student at Santa Rosa Junior College, and I suffer from depression. Sometimes when I tell people that I have depression, they withdraw. They wonder wh...

April 25, 2017

Snoozin’ on America’s pastime

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor

United States’ favorite pastime was defined by a day at the ballpark full of loud vendors, excited fans chugging down beer and the satisfying crack of...

April 25, 2017

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Bear Cubs in good shape for consecutive Big 8 titles

Bear Cubs in good shape for consecutive Big 8 titles

Will Mathis, Contributing Writer

Securing the three-game sweep over the Modesto Junior College Pirates with a 5-1 win April 23 puts the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team in a perfect position heading...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Bear Cubs football competes in Spring Olympics

Bear Cubs football competes in Spring Olympics

SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE—The Bear Cub football team began its Spring football Olympics from March 27 to . The event consists of a series of team-based competitions throughout...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Snoozin’ on America’s pastime

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor

United States’ favorite pastime was defined by a day at the ballpark full of loud vendors, excited fans chugging down beer and the satisfying crack of the bat as a baseball...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Lynch navigates contract with Raiders

Lynch navigates contract with Raiders

Albert Gregory, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Trading for and acquiring the currently retired Seattle Seahawk, Marshawn “Beast Mode" Lynch, will seal a Super Bowl victory for the Oakland Raiders in 2018. The Raiders...

April 25, 2017No Comments

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New Kid in Town: Santa Rosa Junior College names VP of student services

New Kid in Town: Santa Rosa Junior College names VP of student services

Tom Rivas, Features Editor

New student services director inspires first generation students Pedro Avila, Santa Rosa Junior College’s newly appointed assistant superintendent and vice president...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Creating a legacy of his own

Creating a legacy of his own

Ali Benzerara, Sports Editor

The best 3-point shooter. The best quarterback. The best defender. The fastest sprinter. No matter the sport, most athletes want to be remembered for their raw ability....

April 25, 2017No Comments

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, 20172 Comments

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