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Editorial, Issue 5: A pickpot with a pension

Editorial, Issue 5: A pickpot with a pension

April 17, 2014

It’s been nearly a year and a half since the Oak Leaf’s first coverage of the Holzworth investigation, and the former Santa Rosa Junior College District... Read more »

Editorial, Issue 4: Controversial nominations deserve more attention

March 10, 2014

Filed under Editorial, N. Quast Editorials, Opinion

American pop culture makes much ado about nothing, giving awards to the rich and famous. Actors, singers and celebrities have their Tonys, their Grammys, their Oscars. There’s another annual honor, a prize given to those who ignite global change through their efforts in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature – and the most difficult to define category, peace. The... Read more »

Editorial, Issue 3: Interim Board endorsements: Renée and Peyton

February 25, 2014

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In the first editorial of the spring 2014 semester, the Oak Leaf outlined a few attributes we felt the soon-to-be appointed Board of Trustees member should possess. Rather than rehashing those, let’s have the Board speak for itself. The Sonoma County Junior College District Policy Manual, accessible via SRJC’s website, contains the philosophy, mission and goals to... Read more »

Editorial, Issue 2: State of the Union promises education reform

February 10, 2014

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President Obama has always been impressively articulate, and of course the 2014 State of the Union address was no exception. The president touched on several politically relevant issues in his speech, including minimum wage, equal pay, tax reform and the wars in the Middle East. All excellent topics, but here at the Oak Leaf we’re most interested in his points on improving... Read more »

Editorial, Issue 1: Homogeneous white males need not apply

Editorial, Issue 1: Homogeneous white males need not apply

February 4, 2014

When Onita Pellegrini announced her resignation at the Jan. 14 Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees meeting, students and faculty alike turned their... Read more »

Editorial Issue 6

Editorial Issue 6

December 10, 2013

The end of the fall semester is a stressful time for students, a problem exacerbated by the long semester. Thanksgiving break makes them relax and yearn... Read more »

Editorial Issue 5

Editorial Issue 5

December 10, 2013

As finals approach, some Santa Rosa Junior College students have to come to terms with the fact that they might fail some of their classes. Lack of... Read more »

Editorial Issue 4: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Editorial Issue 4: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

December 10, 2013

As October comes to a close, we say goodbye not only to the omnipresent commercialism of Halloween, but also to the omnipresent commercialism of Breast... Read more »

Editorial Issue 3

Editorial Issue 3

December 10, 2013

It’s a difficult scenario to imagine, but the possibility of a shooting here at SRJC is all too real. We live our lives under the shadow of gun violence,... Read more »

Editorial Issue 2

Editorial Issue 2

December 10, 2013

We the people. Three very simple words, yet they introduce the most important document in our nation’s history, the document that forms the very foundation... Read more »

Editorial Issue 1: Parking

December 10, 2013

Ah, fall. The smell of fresh leaves and crackling pencils. Pumpkin spice lattes and the slow, circular motion of SRJC students searching for parking in... Read more »

Editorial: 2013 Student Elections

April 30, 2013

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Our nation is six months removed from a heated election process that pitted fellow Americans against one another in parliamentary free-for-all of red versus blue. Big money was spent, things got personal and ultimately everybody in the country tuned in to watch the punches fly. Fast-forward to the present, and you find our own Santa Rosa Junior College in a similar situation... Read more »

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