A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

Staff Profile
Alex Fuller

Alex Fuller

2020-2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Spring 2022

Alex Fuller (she/they) is a communications major in her fifth semester at SRJC and The Oak Leaf, where she is editor-in-chief. After two years attempting a photography degree at Napa Valley College, she switched gears and transferred to SRJC to pursue communications. Alex has been working in PR with...

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Concertgoers raise their fists in support of Ukraine as the countrys national anthem plays during Pussy Riots set at Outside Lands on Sunday, Aug. 5 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

Outside Lands 2022 weekend recap

James Domizio, Magazine Editor August 8, 2022

On an unexpectedly sunny August weekend, San Francisco’s biggest music festival attracted more than 200,000 people to Golden Gate Park to eat, drink, smoke and be merry with a diverse range of 111 artists...

The Oak Leafs magazine editor James Domizio recounts another hot day at Outside Lands Music and Art Festival.

All earth seems to smile: Reflections on Day 2 of Outside Lands

James Domizio, Magazine Editor August 7, 2022

On the second day of San Francisco’s premiere music festival, and for the second day in a row, the sun made a surprise headlining appearance. I entered the festival around noon with Alex, Oak Leaf...

Members of The Oak Leaf staff pose with awards won at the 2022 ACP Spring National College Media Convention on March 5 in Long Beach.

The Oak Leaf recognized by professional press with 28 state and national awards

James Domizio, Magazine Editor May 17, 2022

Four professional journalism associations recognized The Oak Leaf with one national, three Western-region and 24 state-level awards for articles and photos covering a range of topics including climate...

Shady Oak Barrel House has nine pinball machines and an assortment of other arcade cabinets tucked in the back of the tasting room.

15 pinball machines in Santa Rosa to check out

James Domizio, Magazine Editor May 16, 2022

When was the last time you played pinball? Santa Rosa has over a dozen pinball machines across several local hangouts, so I ventured around town to rate them. Here’s my ranking of the 15 currently...

The inside of JANE Dispensary is clean, spacious, well-lit and surrounded by glass display cases stocked with various local and big brand cannabis products.

JANE Dispensary staff aims to “shed the stigma around cannabis”

Alex Fuller, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

Looking for a dispensary that’s close to Santa Rosa Junior College, features boutique items and offers special student pricing? JANE Dispensary opened last semester on 2074 Armory Dr. and offers a 10%...

The Oak Leaf staff, pictured here with Santa Rosa Junior College President Dr. Frank Chong (center, blue sweater), won two on-the-spot awards and 12 publication awards at the 2021 JACC Virtual Fall Conference Nov. 5–7.

The Oak Leaf brings home 14 JACC awards

James Domizio, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

The Oak Leaf won 14 awards including first place in three categories and second place in two on-the-spot contests at the Journalism Association of Community College’s 2021 Virtual Fall Conference Nov....

Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bears rookie defenseman receives a pass from a teammate in the second period of the Polar Bears 3-3 overtime tie against the San Jose State University Spartans Oct. 22 at Snoopys Home Ice in Santa Rosa,

SRJC Polar Bears tie San Jose State 3-3 in electric home opener

James Domizio, Managing Editor October 23, 2021

The Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bears ice hockey team tied 3-3 in a tense American Collegiate Hockey Association overtime game versus San Jose State University’s Spartans in Santa Rosa’s home opener...

A photo of former SRJC theatre arts employee Ari Eden Poppers that he used as his Facebook profile picture before he deleted his account.

Ari Poppers resigns from SRJC theatre arts department, SRPD investigation wraps up

James Domizio, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

Theatre Arts Production Specialist Ari Eden Poppers resigned from Santa Rosa Junior College’s theatre arts department, according to an email from SRJC Interim Vice President of Human Resources Sarah...

COVID-19 halted film production around the globe but Sonoma County student filmmakers found innovative ways to continue telling stories while social distancing.

Sonoma County Student Film Festival: A virtual showcase of student talent

Liam Vinueza, Editor April 22, 2021

COVID-19 halted film production around the globe; however, local filmmakers found innovative ways to continue telling stories while social distancing.  Nowhere was this more apparent than in this year's...

An image of SRJCs theatre, the Luther Burbank Auditorium.

SRPD investigates SRJC theatre arts employee Ari Poppers

James Domizio, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts Technical Director Ari Eden Poppers is on administrative leave and under investigation by the Santa Rosa Police Department for allegedly engaging in sexual communication...

A slide from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges 2021 spring awards ceremony in which The Oak Leaf won the Online General Excellence award.

The Oak Leaf wins 16 awards for 2020 work

James Domizio, Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2021

The Oak Leaf won 14 state awards and two national awards, including first place in two publication categories and two on-the-spot contests at the Connect2021 Spring National College Media Convention March...

For every click on this article, I will take a bite out of my hat!

For every click on this article, I will take a bite out of my hat!

Nick Vides and Tucker Lang April 1, 2021

Yes, this may read as if it is a click-bait article, and if you thought that, you are correct.  As former Editor-in-Chief Zane Zinkl's “Top 10 cigarettes I smoked in Europe” hits over 93,000 views,...

Debris of a house that once stood on the 5800 block of Mountain Hawk Road in Santa Rosa.

Glass Incident Fire forces SRJC closure through Friday

Oak Leaf Staff September 28, 2020

4:50 p.m. Thursday As the Glass Fire continues to rage in Sonoma and Napa counties, residents are urged to stay prepared for evacuation. A lot of students feel anxious, triggered from past fires...

SRJC staff were shocked Tuesday when an English instructors email invitation to an online diversity seminar was met with a hateful email from a former SRJC adult education instructor.

Faculty and staff furious at menacing response to diversity, inclusion workgroup

James Domizio, Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2020

Santa Rosa Junior College faculty and staff were outraged Tuesday at an incendiary response sent to English instructor Lauren Servais’s invitation to a justice, equity, diversity and inclusion-centered...

Governor Gavin Newsom announced Sunday afternoon a call for bars, wineries, and brewpubs to close, and restaurants to cut occupancy in half in response to the coronavirus outbreak, as Sonoma County Supervisor David Rabbitt confirmed the countys first locally spread case.

“The Invisible Fire”: Life during the coronavirus pandemic

The Oak Leaf Staff March 15, 2020

The following musings from The Oak Leaf staff describe life in Sonoma County during the coronavirus outbreak. Check back for rolling updates. Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:30 p.m. Kayla Beaton: I...

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