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Post-fire clean-up

Post-fire clean-up

James Wyatt, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017

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Lady Bird sings the teenage blues

Lady Bird sings the teenage blues

Michael Barnes, Co-Features Editor

November 20, 2017No Comments

Everyone has a mother and that’s exactly Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson’s problem. Well, that and living in post 9/11 Sacramento, where the only...

Game publisher faces backlash over lootcrates

Game publisher faces backlash over lootcrates

Jett Williams, Deputy A&E Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

Video Game Publisher, Electronic Arts (EA), received harsh complaints from consumers regarding it’s new Star Wars game, “Battlefront 2.” EA came...

‘For the Lovers’ SoundCloud playlist

‘For the Lovers’ SoundCloud playlist

Terry Meunruakham, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

Love. Love is salvation for humanity. Love motivates every wish and desire. Love can be everything you’ve dreamed of or capable of wrenching your hear...

Five local parks unaffected by wildfire

Five local parks unaffected by wildfire

Jett Williams, Deputy A&E Editor

November 14, 2017No Comments

The deadly wildfires that swept through Sonoma and Napa counties last month damaged three local parks heavily. Sugarloaf and Shiloh parks are closed...

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Food insecurity: the worst crisis you can’t see

Food insecurity: the worst crisis you can’t see

Brandon McCapes, News Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

Santa Rosa Junior College running back John Mumphrey’s week isn’t easy. Mumphrey moved to Santa Rosa from Anaheim to play football for the Bear Cubs last summer and ...

Trimmigrants: workers return for seasonal jobs

Trimmigrants: workers return for seasonal jobs

Chelsea Wood, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

As fall continues, you’re bound to see more hitchhikers waiting with outstretched thumbs at freeway entrances headed north in search of harvest work. Many are young ...

Millennials normalize marijuana in a changing culture

Millennials normalize marijuana in a changing culture

Chelsea Wood, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

With the expansion of legalized marijuana throughout the nation comes the challenge of making cannabis more acceptable in a society that has long been against drug...

Meet the new SRJC faculty

Meet the new SRJC faculty

Charlotte Maxwell, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

John Stover, Sociology:   Q: What do you hope to accomplish here? A: In these early days of my new career here at SRJC Petaluma, I am focused on d...

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Why there aren’t “Basic Boys”

Why there aren’t “Basic Boys”

Rachel Edelstein, Web Editor

November 22, 2017

This article contains “Stranger Things 2” spoilers. It finally feels like Fall in Sonoma County.  The leaves have changed colors, the weather has c...

Rape culture

Rape culture

Reina Underwood-Mironoff, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Sexual assault and rape are severe problems. Statistics show one in every four women are sexually assaulted in college, women and men between the ages...

After the fire

Lenita Marie Johnson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

For more than a month my life has been consumed by the Tubbs Fire here in California, Wine Country. The initial shock and fear were poignant and soon...

Individuals can stop sexual predation

Individuals can stop sexual predation

Editorial

November 16, 2017

Do egotistical people seek power? Or do powerful people become egotistical? When people use their position of power to leverage unwanted touch or an unwilling...

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Bear Cubs complete comeback season

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017No Comments

The Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs volleyball team completed a cinderella season dominating Sacramento City College by taking all three sets on Nov. 14 at Haehl Pavilion. The...

Tackling the NFL’s blockbuster trades

Tackling the NFL’s blockbuster trades

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

Well you guessed it: this year’s trade deadline was insane. It has been one of biggest up-and-down years in the NFL. Star athletes are dropping like flies with ...

Big Baller crooks

Big Baller crooks

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

Bad break for the Ball family as the middle son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other UCLA basketball players were caught shoplifting inside a Luis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, China...

Men’s soccer earn playoff spot with win over Modesto

Men’s soccer earn playoff spot with win over Modesto

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

Sporadic rains didn’t deter the Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer team from earning a playoff spot, with a 3-2 win over Modesto Nov. 11 at Cook’s Cypher Field...

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The news site of Santa Rosa Junior College.
The news site of Santa Rosa Junior College.