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The world of wine comes to SRJC

The world of wine comes to SRJC

February 8, 2017

There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than at the beautiful Santa Rosa Junior College, sipping more than 60 wines from 30 of the top Sonoma... Read more »

Take a second glance

Take a second glance

February 7, 2017

Take a second glance by The Oak Leaf News on Exposure The year is starting off in a way that’s keeping the people of America on their toes. In our current divisive political climat... Read more »

Netflix’s Original Anime: Seven Deadly Sins Review

Netflix’s Original Anime: Seven Deadly Sins Review

February 7, 2017

Netflix has its fair share of experimentation with their shows and movies. From their flagship series “Orange is the New Black” and “House of Cards”... Read more »

SRJC graphic design students showcase work

SRJC graphic design students showcase work

December 22, 2016

“Ooh, that looks cool,” you might think to yourself as you flip through a magazine or cruise by an item on a store shelf. If you have ever stopped... Read more »

Five horrifying video games

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Senior Staff Photographer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Fear, terror, horror and all out dread; As long as humanity has had the ability to tell stories, we have ways to teach ourselves, entertain ourselves and scare our fellow man. The horror genre has come in many flavors over the years, from the ravings of H.P Lovecraft’s short stories, Stephen King’s “The Shinning” or H.G. Wells' “The War of the Worlds.”... Read more »

‘Fantastic Beasts’ not quite fantastic

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Senior Staff Photographer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Harry Potter has many introductions not only into the world of reading but also in films. gaining major popularity in the late 1990s, it was adapted into eight films, a number of video games of varying levels of quality and a play that is hated by die hard Potterheads for being a terrible continuation of where the books left off. Now there’s a film based on the beastly textbook... Read more »

Quick bites

Quick bites

December 15, 2016

Tea World  1620 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa Just across Mendocino from campus and behind the culinary building where a frozen yogurt store used to be... Read more »

The sound of silence

The sound of silence

December 15, 2016

On a rainy night in Ellis Auditorium, filmgoers were enthralled by a rack of metals and trinkets used to perform live music accompanying a silent film. Alloy... Read more »

Jazz ensemble hits mellow note

Grant Wetmore, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The genre of jazz takes many forms. It can soothe the soul or make you hit the dance floor. The Jazz Combos, directed by music instructor Bennett Friedman, was essentially three different jazz bands playing four songs each. These songs ranged from cool to lukewarm. If you came thinking you would hear the hot jazz that would get you in the mood, then you came to the wrong... Read more »

The muse in the Music Man

The muse in the Music Man

December 15, 2016

The Theatre Department’s latest production, The Music Man, is a joyful experience about the magic of music and its effect on the small town of River... Read more »

Four anime for beginners

Four anime for beginners

December 13, 2016

So you want to get into Japanese animation or anime, but don’t know where to start? There are lot of titles out there, including a few that require a... Read more »

Pints and bites to die for

Kevin Lipe, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Flagship Taproom has officially launched its maiden voyage and is a few weeks into the journey. With new owners and a newly renovated interior from its previous establishment, the Yacht Club, it’s now a more relaxed, cozy and inviting place despite the industrial décor. The idea with the space was to create a comfortable place within the neighborhood that was in close... Read more »

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