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Women of the stars

Women of the stars

March 16

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...

African prints influence new fitness wear

African prints influence new fitness wear

March 15

Fitness apparel is not just for the gym. Women have been on the yoga pants train for quite some time and the trend continues to grow. Fashion icons Kylie...

Watch your back or else: Helpful online security tips

Watch your back or else: Helpful online security tips

February 28

These days, almost everybody owns a device capable of accessing the internet. People are constantly interacting with one another, sharing sensitive information...

The origins of SRJC’s BSU

Olivia Wray, Staff Writer

February 28

Filed under Centerspread

Current Black Student Union president Bat-el Silimon, an 18-year-old first-year student, is ready to meet people who share the same goal to strive for a better society, starting with black students on the campus of Santa Rosa Junior College. The BSU was founded by former student Damion Square, who was determined to start the club because of the lack of black culture and...

February 28

Spring break is the glorified week every college student yearns for. Students with a travel budget head to exotic places with white sandy beaches or jet...

Take a second glance

Take a second glance

February 7

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...

Legendary: Craig McMillan’s legacy continues with the Bear Cubs

Legendary: Craig McMillan’s legacy continues with the Bear Cubs

February 7

Long lines of spectators crammed inside the small gym. News vans with reporters scattered throughout the high school parking lot. Sports commentators that ...

Humanitarian, doctor and genocide survivor comes to SRJC on Feb. 13

Amoura Deering, Staff Writer

February 7

Filed under Breaking News, Features

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza has lived an intense life few would be able to survive. After fleeing from a genocide attack in his native village in Burundi, Africa, Niyizonkiza found himself living on the streets of New York. On Feb.13 he will hold a lecture at Santa Rosa Junior College lecture entitled “Where There is Health; There is Hope: Thoughts on Community-Based...

DIY holidays

DIY holidays

December 15

In this issues center spread we laid out for you a number of craft projects to make your holidays all the more magical. Check out our digital issue at ...

A whole new world

A whole new world

December 15

  Gleaming eyes, a bright smile and a contagious laugh. Sam Perilla, an international student from Cali, Colombia, sits comfortably on his living...

Support dogs open doors to opportunity

Amoura Deering, Staff Writer

December 13

Filed under Features

Dogs, who doesn’t love them? They’re friendly and obedient. They bring joy to those around them, and they’re highly intelligent, which is why they’re the top choice for service animals. “The role or function of a service or emotional support animal varies,” said Margaret Grayson, disability specialist in the Disability Resources Department on campus. “A...

Successful student: Surviving finals

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

December 13

Filed under Features

Here are five tips to help you ace your finals. Scheduling Set up a schedule. Plan a two to three weeks out in advance and study an hour a day to reduce stress. Print out a free December calendar and write down everything you have to do until finals. It is very satisfying to cross out each activity after it’s accomplished. Studying Break up your studying. After com...

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