Oak Leaf writers win Mark of Excellence awards

April 21, 2015
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Oak Leaf writers were recognized as some of the best in the west during the Society of Professional Journalists' Western Regional Conference on April 18, 2015 at the Whitcomb Hotel in San Francisco. Nathan Quast won first place in the Editorial category for his piece "Students... Read more »

Oak Leaf wins General Excellence at JACC 2015 in Sacramento

Oak Leaf wins General Excellence at JACC 2015 in Sacramento

April 14, 2015
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The Oak Leaf sent a delegation of staffers, photographers, editors and advisors to the Journalism Association of Community Colleges' annual convention in Sacramento, Calif. April 9-11, 2015. The Oak Leaf received a General Excellence award recognizing the paper's achievements in the past year. Several... Read more »

Instructors emphasize CPR and AED awareness at SRJC

Instructors emphasize CPR and AED awareness at SRJC

Maci Martell, Assistant News Editor
April 9, 2015
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Cardio pulmonary resuscitation can be a complicated and intimidating term, which is why Tami Bender, CPR instructor and HeartSafe Community advisory board chairperson, prefers to denote CPR as “citizen prepared to rescue.” Santa Rosa Junior College health sciences instructor and trained emergency... Read more »

SRJC student stabbed near Campus Market

SRJC student stabbed near Campus Market

Nate Voge, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2015
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A Santa Rosa Junior College student sustained stab wounds to his abdomen after an altercation outside of Campus Market, across the street from the Santa Rosa campus, on April 7. It all started when a tall man, the suspect, stopped to buy a sandwich at the... Read more »

Students mourn loss of beloved instructor

Students mourn loss of beloved instructor

Faith Gates, Managing/News Editor
April 7, 2015
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SRJC Police Department left juggling interims

SRJC Police Department left juggling interims

JoshuOne Barnes , Investigative Reporter
April 7, 2015
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SRJC senators approve revised student constitution

SRJC senators approve revised student constitution

Maci Martell , Assistant News Editor
April 7, 2015
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With student elections rapidly approaching at Santa Rosa Junior College, student senate members urge students to vote on an amended constitution they believe will best govern and represent the student body. The student senate... Read more »

Lecture discusses misconceptions of feminism and Islam

Lecture discusses misconceptions of feminism and Islam

Catherine Ramirez, Staff Writer
April 7, 2015
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Two women glance at one another; one wears a hijab and is completely covered except for her eyes, while the other woman wears a small bikini with sunglasses covering her eyes. The same thought crosses their minds: what a cruel male-dominated culture she must live in. ... Read more »

SRJC lecture defines rape culture

Bill Skoonberg, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2015
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He walked across the Bertolini Student Center lobby, an average looking guy, tall with dark, shaggy hair. He wore a long-sleeved shirt; open in the front, with a black t-shirt underneath. Nothing about him stood out until he passed by. Three words were printed on the front... Read more »

Chicanas persevere

Matthew Koch, Staff Writer
April 7, 2015
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The Chicana artists of the 1970s brought the Chicana Feminist Movement to its true potential with the artwork they created, serving as the first representation of political activism for the movement. A mix of more than 30 individuals... Read more »

Measure H brings changes to SRJC hierarchy

Pio Valenzuela , Staff Writer
April 7, 2015
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After three counties voted yes on Measure H, nearly half a billion dollars and the responsibility to use the money correctly fell upon Santa Rosa Junior College President Dr. Frank Chong, prompting him to promote Vice Presidents Mary Kay Rudolph and Doug Roberts. ... Read more »

Possible student fee: Students can vote for a new unit-based enrollment fee

Mason Smith, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2015
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In the upcoming student elections, students may vote to approve a unit-based enrollment fee for a new student center, creating a space for students to relax and access various resources. If implemented, the student center will... Read more »