Holzworth receives four year prison sentence

Holzworth receives four year prison sentence

Erik Jorgensen, Courtroom Correspondent
May 30, 2014
Filed under Holzworth Investigation, News, Top Stories

Campus cop and parking meter pilferer Jeffrey Scott Holzworth received four years in prison at his May 29 sentencing for embezzling over $285,000 from Santa Rosa Junior College. As part of a plea deal, Holzworth pleaded guilty to one enhanced felony charge of grand... Read more »

SRJC implements new Strategic Plan

SRJC implements new Strategic Plan

Faith Gates, News Editor
May 14, 2014
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Santa Rosa Junior College aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages each student. After SRJC faculty and students devised a Strategic Plan for the future of the college, the plan has now moved toward implementation. “The plan itself took 18 months; the implement... Read more »

Radley Balko: Author speaks out against police militarization, explores the origins of the first SWAT teams

Radley Balko: Author speaks out against police militarization, explores the origins of the first SWAT teams

Taylor May, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
Filed under News

We have allowed and encouraged police to act increasingly like soldiers, according to Radley Balko, award-winning author and investigative reporter who gave a lecture on the militarization of the police force in the Bertolini Student Center on April 29.   Balko discussed many of the topics and... Read more »

SRJC faculty honored at awards ceremony

SRJC faculty honored at awards ceremony

Domanique Crawford , Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
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Fourteen faculty member received awards May 1 in the Bertolini student activities center.   “This is one of the best days of the year, the day we come together to honor the outstanding work of several of our amazing faculty and colleagues,” said Robin Fautley, academic senate president,... Read more »

Police blotter

Taylor May, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
Filed under News

Nowhere to Hide   An officer parked at Burbank Circle observed a subject skateboarding past him at 6:30 p.m.  April 19 and identified the man as Thomas Dunaway, 32, and knew he had two outstanding warrants.   The officer attempted to stop the man and asked him to sit... Read more »

Joshua Pinaula: Introducing the 2014 – 2015 Associated Students President

Joshua Pinaula: Introducing the 2014 – 2015 Associated Students President

Rebecca Livingston , Staff Writer
May 14, 2014
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Joshua Pinaula wants to create an educational environment where students feel involved and inspired to change the world.   “I see a lot of problems in the world and really don’t have a lot of answers,” he said.   Last year Pinaula served on Santa Rosa Junior College’s Associated... Read more »

SRJC says goodbye to oak trees

SRJC says goodbye to oak trees

Faith Gates, Brenna Thompson, Nathan Quast, News Editor, Copy Editor, Editor-in-chief
May 1, 2014
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If an oak tree falls on campus, it does make a sound. A total of six oak trees have fallen or been felled in the past year at Santa Rosa Junior College. The first tree was a 250-year-old, 15-ton oak tree that stood behind the main “Santa Rosa Junior College” sign in the open field at the front... Read more »

The SRJC strategic plan: What the student needs to know to shape the future of the college

Faith Gates, News Editor
May 1, 2014
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Santa Rosa Junior College is changing, and students can be a part of it on April 29. Hundreds of SRJC faculty and students have worked on a 2014 Strategic Plan for the college. “It was a joint effort between a lot of different people,” said SRJC Board of Trustees member Jeff Kunde. “It’s... Read more »

Police blotter

Taylor May, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under News

SRJC District Police received two separate reports last week of a male suspect who appeared to be taking inappropriate photos of female students on the Santa Rosa campus. Witnesses told police the suspect would walk into a crowded area, put a backpack on the ground and pretend to look through the... Read more »

Honoring 39 years of service: Executive Assistant to president receives 40th Bailey Award

Honoring 39 years of service: Executive Assistant to president receives 40th Bailey Award

Faith Gates, News Editor
May 1, 2014
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Hard work doesn’t go unnoticed, even if it is behind the scenes. And sometimes it takes a decade, or four, of hard work to get noticed. Executive assistant to the president and Board of Trustees Maria Gaitan won the Bailey award this year. The Floyd P. Bailey Award is named in honor of the college’s... Read more »

Student Election Results

Rebecca Livingston , Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under Election, News

Thanks to nearly 1,000 student votes, the 2014-15 Associated Student Senate members have been chosen and the senate is eagerly anticipating the new year. New and current members alike are excited about what next year will bring. "I'm really excited," said Shannon Lawee, vice-president of Santa Rosa... Read more »

Sentencing set for parking meter pilferer

Erik Jorgensen, Editor-at-Large
May 1, 2014
Filed under Holzworth Investigation, News

Former campus cop Jeffrey Holzworth faces sentencing May 29 for stealing $286,000 from parking meters at Santa Rosa Junior College. The 28-year veteran SRJC District Police officer accepted a plea deal at his April 2 preliminary hearing; in exchange for a possible maximum four years in prison, Holzworth... Read more »