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Faith and Santorum

February 28, 2012

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It's known in the Rick Santorum campaign as "The Santorum Google problem." The problem is that if you Google “Santorum,” the first result is either extremely offensive or hilarious. Definition number one: "The frothy mixture...

Editorial

February 14, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

“Proposition 8 serves no purpose and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California, and to officially reclassify their relationships and families as inferior to those of...

All we have are the stories before death

January 31, 2012

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All but Death, can be Adjusted— Dynasties repaired— Systems—settled in their Sockets— Citadels—Dissolved— Wastes of Lives—resown with Colors By Succeeding Springs— Death—unto itself—Exception— ...

$150,000 later, and not a dime of improvement

November 22, 2011

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While the 1917 Steinway grand piano --recently purchased by the Friends of Petaluma Campus--is more than impressive as a gift, the instrument valued at $150,000 plays more to the wants of a few and less to the needs of the many...

And the next president should be…

November 10, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

There are three things SRJC needs from its next president/superintendent: an ability to lead, the capacity to be the face of the school and the willingness to look unflinchingly at the economic realities facing the college. While...

Shock and awe does not make your argument valid

October 25, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Project Truth staged an assault on the minds and eyes of SRJC students last week. Members came with their posters, their flyers and their aborted fetuses to prove to the school that abortion is wrong. What they showed instead...

Occupy Wall Street will need conviction to succeed

October 11, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The continued occupation of Wall Street has finally broken into mainstream media and now America is eager to see what will happen next. Will sweeping reform change how big business influences our politics? Will the rich be taxed...

Students smart enough to deal with controversy

Staff

September 27, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Arts and Lectures Committee is considering bringing Ward Connerly to speak at SRJC. Connerly, a former UC regent, is a controversial figure because he helped abolish affirmative action in California universities in 1996 as...

When we are a community…

September 13, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Google+ may not be for you. If you are looking for a place to share gossip about your real life friends, to post photos of the latest party or browbeat your “friends” into helping you work on your farms, stay on Facebook....

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