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Self love: A guide to spending Valentine’s Day alone

Molly Scott, Contributing Columnist

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day. A holiday that is both dreaded and adored comes around again, causing emotions ranging from anxiety to hope and love. When some hear those words they cackle like a giddy fifth-grade girl. For others, well let’s just say it’s another type of seasonal affective disorder. For a day so focused on loving others, how about some talk on self-love, especially... Read more »

Transferring woes: Miscommunication between counselors equals confusion for students

Olivia Wray, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every student has a different background, story and pathway. Those who graduated from high school and immediately attended a four-year university typically have their educational goals figured out. Those of us here at Santa Rosa Junior College often have many interesting stories about why we are here. I am one of those students who started in junior college because I did... Read more »

Editorial: Divided states of America

Editorial: Divided states of America

February 7, 2017

Intolerance is the greatest threat facing our country. Violent protests broke out in Berkeley Feb. 1 forcing Milo Yiannopoulos to cancel his planned... Read more »

The “Black Friday” experiment

Erin George, Web Editor

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Thanksgiving is a time to give, to be grateful and spend the beginning of the holiday season with loved ones. Not anymore it seems. I decided to do an experiment: Go to the mall at 6 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving when doors open on Black Friday and subject myself to the masses of crowds that runneth over for 50 percent off a frying pan. I have never wanted, nor needed... Read more »

Just the tip: Let me be me

Carin McKenna Huber, Opinion Editor

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

  The holiday season is stressful, especially when you’re young. It seems every member of your family has expectations of you: “How’s that job search going?” “When are you planning on getting married?” “You’ve put on a few pounds - should you be having seconds?” They mean well, and their comments are coming from a place of love, but that doesn’t... Read more »

Rethink the vote

Tommy Dennen, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Santa Rosa Junior College is an institution of nearly 28,000 students currently taking a plethora of different majors. The college gives people of Sonoma County the opportunity to attain affordable associates degrees and certificates for trades, attend classes to transfer to a four-year university and much more. SRJC interacts with the surround in so many different ways, making... Read more »

Trump demonstrates abuser tactics, encourages bigotry

Trump demonstrates abuser tactics, encourages bigotry

December 15, 2016

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been one confounding statement after another. For women, none has proven more infuriating or frightening than... Read more »

Divorced parents, divided holidays

Divorced parents, divided holidays

December 15, 2016

For many, the holiday season is a time of joy and reunions with family. Unfortunately, life isn’t a Hallmark holiday movie. For some of us, the holidays a... Read more »

Editorial: Says who? Anonymous accusations do more harm than good

Editorial: Says who? Anonymous accusations do more harm than good

December 15, 2016

We’re living in an age where it’s easy to hide our opinions. We can rant and rave anonymously without taking any accountability for our words or actions.... Read more »

Transferring madness, the ins and outs of getting out

Jocelyn Mobley, Features Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Transferring colleges can be tricky. Generally, before transferring, students must complete a general education pattern along with 60 transferable units. After that, they are qualified to transfer. But imagine how you would you feel if you completed all of these items and more just for your future school to tell you that some, most or all of your classes are not transferable.... Read more »

Obama’s Legacy

Obama’s Legacy

December 13, 2016

It’s been a little more than a month since president-elect Donald Trump’s shocking victory over Hillary Clinton, and some people still won’t acce... Read more »

The physiology of icing

The physiology of icing

December 13, 2016

If you have muscle soreness, and you’re having trouble treating it, I want to challenge you to rethink a significant aspect of the way you may visualize... Read more »

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