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Editorial March 9

Editorial March 9

March 10

Most Californians are aware of the drought. Most people don’t like their local water agency telling them how to use water on their property. Yet most...

Editorial Feb. 23

Editorial Feb. 23

February 24

Last semester the Oak Leaf class interviewed Santa Rosa Junior College president Dr. Frank Chong about his life and issues of the day. It was an open-e...

Editorial Feb. 9

Editorial Feb. 9

February 10

Proposed legislation could require all college students in California to receive the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination in 2017. Of the 103 measles ...

Editorial Jan. 26

Editorial Jan. 26

January 26

Santa Rosa Junior College students responded to evangelical Christian radicals Jan. 15 with a small counter-protest, echoing an international debate about...

Editorial Dec. 8: Make a stand against the ‘police vs. minorities’ fear cycle

December 8

Filed under Editorial, N. Quast Editorials, Opinion

You’re walking down the sidewalk of in an unfamiliar neighborhood when you see a man approaching you. You turn to avoid him, but he also alters his course, clearly intending to meet up with you. As he gets closer, panic rises in your mind. You’ve heard stories about people like him, what “they” have done: violent, frightening things. But who, exactly, inspires this...

Editorial Nov. 17: Stop Black Friday from eating into Thanksgiving

Editorial Nov. 17: Stop Black Friday from eating into Thanksgiving

November 17

Sale! Sale! The year’s best deals, the lowest prices, the biggest crowds — all encroaching on a holiday near you! Since its earliest usage by police...

Oak Leaf guide to endorsements

Oak Leaf guide to endorsements

October 30

The editorial board's opinion of the candidates, propositions and measures on the Nov. 4 ballot Dorothy Battenfeld One of the most important que...

Editorial Oct. 27: Students deserve a voice

Editorial Oct. 27: Students deserve a voice

October 30

Representation in government: it’s the foundation of the United States of America, it’s the principal core of democracy – and for Santa Rosa Juni...

Board of Trustees endorsement: Jordan Burns

Board of Trustees endorsement: Jordan Burns

October 9

Challenger: Jordan Burns Although he is a new candidate for SRJC's Board of Trustees, Jordan Burns is by no means a new face. Burns graduated as valedictorian from...

Editorial Oct. 6: The future of Measure H

Editorial Oct. 6: The future of Measure H

October 8

Sonoma County’s Nov. 4 ballot includes a bond measure proposal from Santa Rosa Junior College, and any objection to receiving $410 million seems nonse...

Editorial Sept. 22: A community with questions

Editorial Sept. 22: A community with questions

September 23

Andy Lopez died at age 13. Six seconds, seven 9 mm bullets, fired from the gun of a 24-year veteran of the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department. The...

Editorial Sept. 8: Earthquake preparedness a must

September 8

Filed under Editorial, N. Quast Editorials, Opinion

As one walks around the Santa Rosa Junior College campus, one can’t help taking in its history. The brick-and-mortar architecture holds the level of dignity found more often at an Ivy League school than a community college. The same bricks giving SRJC’s buildings their charm make them vulnerable during an earthquake. SRJC needs to prioritize retrofitting these older...

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