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Women’s equality starts with seven

Women’s equality starts with seven

March 14

Women’s issues are undeniable. Women aren’t equal and continue to be marginalized politically, economically, culturally and socially. In the United ...

Quit your day job

Quit your day job

February 28

It doesn’t matter if you've never cared about politics in the past. It doesn't matter if this your first time voting. It doesn’t matter if you're...

Editorial: Divided states of America

Editorial: Divided states of America

February 7

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

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

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

December 15

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....

Editorial: Electoral College, legal voter fraud?

November 15

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Three days after the United States 2016 presidential election, Google reported 99 percent of popular votes for presidential candidates have been counted. Donald Trump scored 60,072,551 votes. Hillary Rodham Clinton scored 60,467,601 votes. Yet Trump won the election. This isn’t the first time the popular choice—the candidate more people voted for—did not win the ele...

Editorial: Vote, damn it!

Editorial: Vote, damn it!

October 25

California has 17 propositions on the ballot this year along with 23 county and municipal measures. These are not unsavory presidential candidates or local...

Editorial: If you want to invest in the middle class, invest in education

Editorial: If you want to invest in the middle class, invest in education

October 11

Both presidential candidates say they want to invest in us. But in reality, they want to invest in a manufacturing economy that's shrinking. They want...

Editorial: Petaluma campus ripe for the picking

Editorial: Petaluma campus ripe for the picking

October 9

Students have two choices: a guaranteed state-of-the-art facility or a chance at a sub-par, decaying classroom. Here at Santa Rosa Junior College we face th...

Editorial: An unfair choice, an unfair system

Editorial: An unfair choice, an unfair system

September 13

Our greatest right as citizens of the United States is to vote for our commander in chief. Our voice. Our President. But when this infinitely important...

Editorial: Student affairs office needs to clean house

Editorial: Student affairs office needs to clean house

May 17

A series of damaging incidents within the student affairs department has snowballed into a catastrophic end to the school year, leaving administrators and student g...

Editorial: Police brutality not OK in Lemos’ case

Editorial: Police brutality not OK in Lemos’ case

April 28

A recent police brutality case involving a Santa Rosa Junior College student sparked a heated discussion, prompting Sonoma County residents to question w...

Editorial: Minimum wage vs. maximum profits

Editorial: Minimum wage vs. maximum profits

April 12

A minimum wage increase to $15 sounds great to Santa Rosa Junior College students who make low wages and can barely scrape by. Yet the issue is more comp...

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