Storm-induced river runs through Santa Rosa Creek

Storm-induced river runs through Santa Rosa Creek

Jeanine Flaton-Buckley, Multimedia Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, News, Quick Updates, Top Stories

The Santa Rosa Creek bike path, normally a haven for the homeless at night and cyclists and joggers by day, has been overrun with debris and silt from the rising waters caused by the storm that began late Wednesday and is predicted... Read more »

Megastorm prompts belated campus closure

Megastorm prompts belated campus closure

Jarrett Rodriguez, Managing Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, News, Quick Updates, Top Stories

Santa Rosa Junior College will close at noon today due to severe weather warnings from local and national officials. The National Weather Service announcements warn people to stay off the roads until the flash flood warning has passed. Every school in Sonoma... Read more »

Evening safety stroll discovers 282 items of concern

Evening safety stroll discovers 282 items of concern

Claudia Aceves, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
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Santa Rosa Junior College staff, faculty and police participated in the 2014 Fall Evening Safety Stroll across all major SRJC facilities and discovered 282 items of concern requiring attention. “We started a couple of years ago with just a few managers from Facilities... Read more »

Faculty gives their version of orientation controversy

Kelsey Matzen, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
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In the Nov. 17 issue, The Oak Leaf reported a story that took place Nov. 4 when Disability Resources Department (DRD) faculty called campus police on two Associated Student Senators at a DRD orientation for prospective students at the student activities center in... Read more »

UC tuition on the rise: Increase causes grief, ignites protests across state

UC tuition on the rise: Increase causes grief, ignites protests across state

Mariana Guevara, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
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First year college students entering the University of California system could see their tuition rise by 5 percent in the next five years. On Nov. 20, the UC Board of Regents approved UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan to raise tuition, sparking disagreement from... Read more »

Compressed schedule allows for faster completion: Core classes offered in block schedule starting in spring

Heather Breaux, Contributing Writer
December 9, 2014
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Santa Rosa Junior College students are in school longer than most community college students, as the semester begins one week earlier and ends one week later than most. But this may soon change. Plans are underway for a compressed... Read more »

SRJC District Police ‘wet lab’ training exercise went awry; college investigated

SRJC District Police ‘wet lab’ training exercise went awry; college investigated

JoshuOne Barnes, News Editor
December 8, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Multimedia, News, SRJC District Police Investigation, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Two years ago, before veteran Santa Rosa Junior College District Police officer Jeffrey Holzworth’s parking meter thefts came to light and before the current outsourced investigations of campus police, SRJC officials quietly dealt with another campus police controversy. It involved an inadequately... Read more »

A tree falls on SRJC campus

A tree falls on SRJC campus

Joseph Barkoff, Sports Photo Editor
November 20, 2014
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Another majestic oak tree lost a limb, blocking the turn-around entrance and barely missing the Santa Rosa Junior College sign in the evening Wednesday Nov. 19. The limb succumbed to age, rain, wind and gravity around 6 p.m., blocking the entrance leading to the front of the school and Burbank Hall,... Read more »

SRJC’s IT department rejects student-made website

Claudia Aceves, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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Claiming alleged trademark infringement, the Santa Rosa Junior College’s Information Technology (IT) department asked a student to change the domain name of his website, where he posted a program to help students visually organize their class schedules. ... Read more »

Campus police called on student senators

Campus police called on student senators

Kelsey Matzen, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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Santa Rosa Junior College administrators called the campus police on two members of the Associated Students Senate during a prospective student orientation on Nov. 4. Disability Resources Specialist Laura Aspinall called police... Read more »

New candidates oust current trustees

Mari Guevara, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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Voters elected all three challengers running for seats in Santa Rosa Junior College’s Board of Trustees on Nov. 4. The trustees relied heavily on their incumbency and experience to campaign for re-election, but challengers Dorothy... Read more »

Native American students celebrate heritage

Native American students celebrate heritage

Kelsey Matzen, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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Members of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Native American Student Council held a bake sale and fundraiser outside Bertolini Student Center Nov. 13, which included a drum group that arrived on campus to support the club and sing songs for the students. This... Read more »