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AFA and District at impasse over faculty pay

Roberta MacIntyre, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Disagreements over salaries have resulted in protracted labor negotiations between the All Faculty Association (AFA) and the Sonoma County Junior College District after the district filed paperwork wi...

STNC negotiations still underway

STNC negotiations still underway

Charlotte Maxwell, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

A digital window into our past

Albert Gregory, Managing Editor

December 12, 2017

Pearl Harbor. The Loma Prieta earthquake. Watergate. You can now go back and read about these historic events and more in old copies of The Oak Leaf newspaper from 1924-2000 that are now available online....

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Winter Spotlight Dance Gala this week

Jose Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

This year’s Winter Spotlight Dance Gala is a celebration of students’ hard work, commitment and talents at Santa Rosa Junior College. The show will...

Horchata: The new nog to try this season

Jose Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

Horchata definitely adds a refreshing touch to any meal. People that try Horchata seem to fall in love with it right away. Growing up in Mexico, Horchata...

Santa Rosa’s tastiest tacos

Jose Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

Sonoma County has a large number of Mexican restaurants and food trucks, and everyone has a different opinion about where to find the best tacos. After...

Winter Wellness Fair offers students tips and tricks to finish semester strong

Meghan Buckman, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2017No Comments

With finals approaching, students know how strenuous it can be to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The Winter Wellness Fair at Santa Rosa Junior College on...

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Rachel Edelstein, Web Editor

December 12, 2017No Comments

Angelica root. Sweet grass. Pepperwood leaves. White mountain sage. Thanksgiving morning smells different for Rose Hammock, 21, a SRJC student studying early childhood educatio...

Sonoma county strong

Brandon Pham, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

As she drove home, she saw the fires of hell rage in the distance. Meliza Bustos, a Santa Rosa Junior College nursing student who works at a health clinic, did not know how...

Teachers and students fight for Net Neutrality

Robbie Pleasant, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

Imagine you’re studying for a test and need to find information online. You go to Google, enter the search terms, and suddenly the Internet slows to a crawl. As you wait f...

Latinx: Does “X” mark the spot for those of Latin descent?

Bryan Chavez Castro, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

One of Ellen Valazquez’s maternal ancestors was raped by a Spaniard. The scars have been passed on for generations. “I am Latina,” Velazquez said without ...

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The second fire

Lenita Marie Johnson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

As the Tubbs fire neared my home, I had a close encounter with another episode with fire. When the wildfires broke out, I noticed more and more storie...

#Defend DACA

Jose Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Did you know there are close to 11.3 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States? An estimated 7,000 to 13,000 are enrolled in colleges t...

December 12, 2017

Even Santa Rosa Junior College has not escaped the ongoing cultural reckoning in America. Since the news broke around allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey...

Breaking the chains of oppression

Chelsea Wood, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

In the era we live in, it’s important to continue on a path of progression rather than one of regression. It’s time to change gender roles and exp...

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Trump vs. sports

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

President Donald J. Trump should be focused on politics instead of always thrusting himself into the sports world. Most businesses he has owned or been involved with hav...

Scottish athlete kilting the game

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

For Santa Rosa Junior College freshman Owen McCabe, a transfer student from Scotland, soccer is everything. On the field, McCabe is known for being vocal during games, making...

SRJC women’s basketball fly by Eagles 81-41.

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

 After a tough road trip of hard fought games, the Santa Rosa Junior College women’s basketball team cruised by the Mendocino College Eagles 81-41 on Dec. 7 at Haehl Pavili...

Polar Bears squash Banana Slugs 14-4

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017No Comments

The Santa Rosa Junior College hockey team earned a huge win on Dec. 3 at Snoopy’s Home Ice after they dismantled the University of California, Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 14-4. SRJC’s...

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