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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 »

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

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

February 7, 2017

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

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

Amoura Deering, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

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... Read more »

DIY holidays

DIY holidays

December 15, 2016

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 ... Read more »

A whole new world

A whole new world

December 15, 2016

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

Support dogs open doors to opportunity

Amoura Deering, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

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... Read more »

Successful student: Surviving finals

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

December 13, 2016

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... Read more »

Preserving Apples by Canning

Preserving Apples by Canning

December 6, 2016

A single farm’s food waste can range from 40 to 60 percent, according to founder of Preserve Farm Kitchens, Merrilee Olson, in her opening statements.... Read more »

Successful student: Time management and motivation

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Features

We’ve all been there. We sit down, coffee in hand, with our best intentions for productivity. Then “somehow” we manage to get nothing done. Here are five tips to diminish distractions and improve productivity. Make a schedule and stick to it. Get a planner and map out your week. Schedule time for work, class, homework, studying, commuting, extracurriculars, food, cleaning a... Read more »

Successful student: Fighting the flu

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Features

We’ve all heard of the ways to stay healthy during the flu season. Wash your hands frequently, don’t touch your face, and get your flu shot. Here are five other ways to keep your immune system strong that aren’t typically touched upon. Eat foods to support the immune system Sweet potatoes contain beta-carotene, a nutrient that our bodies turn into vitamin A. Vi... Read more »

Former students open Flagship Taproom in Cotati

Former students open Flagship Taproom in Cotati

November 15, 2016

Starting a business is no small feat, and it’s tough to break into business regardless of your education. Some of the world’s most successful business... Read more »

Beyond ghouls and goblins

Celine Gossage, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under Features

Horror films have terrified, entertained and left moviegoers frozen in fear for decades. Many of these films have a long and rich history. With each decade, horror films adapt to changes in technology, coming up with new and creative ideas to scare audiences. 1900s-1920s Most of the horror films from the early 1900s borrowed from gothic horror literature produced in the... Read more »

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