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  • Rent control vote divides Santa Rosa

    Rent control vote divides Santa Rosa

    Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor & Co-News Editor

    The growing housing crisis is a hot topic in Santa Rosa these days. Rent control is on the Santa Rosa city ballot in a June 6 special election and voters will decide whether or not to pass Measure C, a 3 percent cap on annual rent increases for around 12,000 rental homes in the city built bef...

    Simon Isaksson

  • Let’s make a joint effort to be aware

    Let’s make a joint effort to be aware

    What you want may not be what Sonoma County needs, especially when it comes to uncertain cannabis laws. While California celebrated the legalization of cannabis, many voters are unaware they opened a door for big businesses to take shortcuts in production, monopolize the industry and drive out small...

  • Getting Down and Dirty

    Getting Down and Dirty

    Tom Rivas, Feature Editor

    Learning in a dirty environment is an unlikely choice for most students. But when it comes to growing nutritious food, the fields are the best place to learn. Before becoming interested in farming, Donald Pivec managed large coffee shops in the East Bay for 15 years. “I felt I was asking people t...

    SRJC student Donald Pivec gets ready for work at Shone Farm.

    Tom Rivas

  • Getting high? Turn on the tube

    Getting high? Turn on the tube

    Travis LaBrucherie, Distribution Manager

    It’s 4:20 pm.You just got lit. Now it’s time to chill, maybe turn on the TV. But what to watch? How about a movie? Here are my top picks for cannabis-themed movies. "Dazed and Confused" (1993): The year is 1976. It’s the last day of school. It’s all about blazing and hazing in this coming o...

    Comedian Doug Benson takes us in depth on the effects of smoking cannabis.

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  • SRJC prepares students for blooming cannabis businesses

    SRJC prepares students for blooming cannabis businesses

    Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor & Co-News Editor

    Already known for producing world-class wines, local politicians and entrepreneurs now hope to make Sonoma County world famous for cannabis. California legalized cannabis for medicinal use in 1996 and for recreational use in November 2016. Now, any person 21 or older in California can grow six cannabis pl...

Rent control vote divides Santa Rosa

Rent control vote divides Santa Rosa

Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor & Co-News Editor

June 30, 2017

SRJC prepares students for blooming cannabis businesses

SRJC prepares students for blooming cannabis businesses

Simon Isaksson, Executive Editor & Co-News Editor

May 16, 2017

SRJC BOOKstore looks baren after official outsourcing

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, staff photographer

Shelves are feeling pretty empty at Santa Rosa Junior College bookstores in Santa Rosa and Petaluma after management was taken over by the Follett Corporation March 27. Management was outsourced to...

May 16, 2017

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Let’s make a joint effort to be aware

Let’s make a joint effort to be aware

What you want may not be what Sonoma County needs, especially when it comes to uncertain cannabis laws. While California celebrated the legalization...

June 29, 2017

Ten bucks, brighter future

The first step to significant change is unifying Santa Rosa Junior College—but it comes at a price. Bernie Sanders’ demonstration of an effective grassroots...

April 26, 2017

Autism awareness

Grant Wetmore, Opinion Editor

As April draws to a close, it’s apparent that I need to remind everyone that April is Autism Awareness Month. This seems necessary because the month ha...

April 25, 2017

Living with depression

Ruby Zhang, Staff Writer

I am a student at Santa Rosa Junior College, and I suffer from depression. Sometimes when I tell people that I have depression, they withdraw. They wonder wh...

April 25, 2017

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Baseball Podcast: Chin Music No. 3

https://soundcloud.com/chin-music-736009580/chin-music-baseball-podcast-episode-3 Anthony Sosa, Will Mathis and Parker Dangers Oncken discuss this past week in baseball....

May 7, 2017No Comments

Bear Cubs survive and advance

Bear Cubs survive and advance

Will Mathis, Contributing Writer

Ryder Kuhns homered, and Jared Noonan and Justin Bruihl combined to shut the Reedley College bats down to give Santa Rosa Junior College a 3-1 series clinching victory May...

May 6, 2017No Comments

SRJC blows ninth inning lead

SRJC blows ninth inning lead

Will Mathis, Contributing Writer

After rallying for two runs in the top of the ninth to take the lead, the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s defense gave the game away in the bottom of the inning,...

May 6, 2017No Comments

Bear Cubs smash 3 HR’s in Game 1 win

Bear Cubs smash 3 HR’s in Game 1 win

Wil Mathis, Contributing Writer

Ryder Kuhns hit two of the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball teams three home runs, and after blowing a four run lead, SRJC beat Reedley College 13-8 in the opening game...

May 5, 2017No Comments

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SGA Associated student presidential candidate videos

Robert Martinez* https://youtu.be/vGCvZI7V4Y0 Eduardo Osario Juarez https://youtu.be/GpO7h1aIDK4   Evelyn...

Get SMART and park the car

Get SMART and park the car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTWZGDihOy0 By Courtney Paige

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Getting Down and Dirty

Getting Down and Dirty

Tom Rivas, Feature Editor

Learning in a dirty environment is an unlikely choice for most students. But when it comes to growing nutritious food, the fields are the best place to learn. Before becomi...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Getting down and dirty

Tom Rivas, Features Editor

Learning in a dirty environment is an unlikely choice for most students. But when it comes to growing nutritious food, the fields are the best place to learn. Before becoming...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Here there be LARPing

Here there be LARPing

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Staff Photographer

If “Dungeons and Dragons” is too slow and predictable, maybe you would like to get out of the basement for a bit and see what this sunlight and socializing thing is all...

May 14, 2017No Comments

New Kid in Town: Santa Rosa Junior College names VP of student services

New Kid in Town: Santa Rosa Junior College names VP of student services

Tom Rivas, Features Editor

New student services director inspires first generation students Pedro Avila, Santa Rosa Junior College’s newly appointed assistant superintendent and vice president...

April 25, 20171 Comment

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