Sport Report, Feb. 29

February 29, 2012
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

Track team has inter-squad meet

Alex Campbell, Sports Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Sports

Coming off a 2011 rebuilding season, the 2012 SRJC track team looks bright with a re-energized coaching staff, returning sophomores and new freshmen blood. Freshman and former Montgomery High School runner, Julie Nacouzi, posted impressive times at the inter-squad meet on Feb. 17. Nacouzi ran a 10.51... Read more »

Chemistry Back on the Softball Field

Vinny Fausone, Staff Writer
February 28, 2012
Filed under Sports

The difference between the rebuilding of the SRJC softball program and the Bear Cubs who took to the diamond last season is simple: chemistry. First year coach Philip Wright has played a big role in transforming last spring’s dysfunctional band of SRJC athletes to the determined and close knit Bear... Read more »

MLB players workout at SRJC

Dalton Johnson, Contributing Writer
February 28, 2012
Filed under Sports

Former SRJC baseball star Jason Lane, and Red Sox All-Star third baseman Kevin Youkilis worked out at SRJC before spring training to get ready for more successful 2012 big league season. "I have been coming back to the JC every year of my career to workout. I start in October and leave for spring... Read more »

SRJC basketball program sets the bar

Alex Campbell, Sports Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Sports

SRJC’s basketball program is the envy of every community college in the state, if not the nation, due to the teams’ lethal combination of top coaches and talented athletes. Both men’s and women’s teams won their first NorCal regional... Read more »

Presidential Election 2012

Daniel Barba Almeida, Graphic Designer
February 28, 2012
Filed under Opinion

The run for the Mexican presidential seat has begun and the entire country is excited, waiting for a new president who can hopefully change the fate of the country. The candidates are seeing 2012 as a new beginning, and are doing everything to win the attention of the electorate. They are... Read more »

Cook Me Away From Diabetes, Paula!

Leah Phillips, Staff Writer
February 28, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Shamefully, it has taken the famous deep-frying, sugar-loving Food Network star Paula Deen  three years to announce, or rather admit, she has Type 2 Diabetes and is ready to help others with diabetes manage their lives by eating healthy and exercising. Why the three-year wait? "I made the choice... Read more »

Military spending for the sake of spending

Drew Sheets, Opinion Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Attention all Americans who give a damn about their paychecks. Can anybody tell me why in the world we just built an $11.5 billion aircraft carrier? If you have answered my question with, "To fly airplanes around on Dumbass," then I would want you to know that the old one was doing that just fine.... Read more »

Broken Promises

Drew Sheets, Opinion Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Opinion

First he attacks the Fourth Amendment by resigning The Patriot Act. Then he laughs in our faces when we ask him about our troops getting out of the sandbox known as Iraq in 16 months, another completely misleading propaganda piece. Now by attacking medical marijuana distributors in states across America,... Read more »

Faith and Santorum

February 28, 2012
Filed under Editorial

It's known in the Rick Santorum campaign as "The Santorum Google problem." The problem is that if you Google “Santorum,” the first result is either extremely offensive or hilarious. Definition number one: "The frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex."... Read more »

Cancer “Awareness”

Jess Rosenstein, Contributing Writer
February 28, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Cancer awareness is a trendy topic monopolized by pink ribbons and products focusing on breast cancer, drawing attention away from the many other dangerous kinds. When I woke up this morning my coffee cup and yogurt had pink ribbons on it; then when I went to work I saw countless products hocking... Read more »

Unkept Barry

Drew Sheets, Opinion Editor
February 28, 2012
Filed under Drew's column, Opinion

Most folks know that Barack Obama (I call him Barry, because every time I go to type Barack or Obama I feel as though my fingers may go on strike and walk out) won a Nobel Peace Prize for his rhetoric on leading the world to a more peaceful future. What most people don’t know is that during his acceptance... Read more »