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
Jonathan Bigall

Jonathan Bigall

2020-2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2021

Jonathan Bigall is a journalism major in his second year as an SRJC student who is planning to transfer after the Spring 2021 semester. This is his third semester at The Oak Leaf. Jonathan plans to transfer to either Humboldt State or Long Beach state to get a bachelor's degree in journalism. He loves...

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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....

A black and white photo illustration depicting an online conference.

Students and faculty react to SRJC remaining mostly online through 2021

Michael Combs, Editor April 12, 2021

The announcement that online instruction will continue into the Fall 2021 semester on April 8 evoked another round of mixed reactions by Santa Rosa Junior College faculty and students. SRJC President...

A sign reading Hard hat area adorns a fence surrounds the remains of the demolished Shuhaw Hall.

Campus construction: What SRJC students have missed since last March

Jonathan Bigall and Hannah Cunha March 18, 2021

Santa Rosa Junior College students will be shocked when they return to campus after more than a year away. Every JC campus is undergoing a makeover of varying degrees, with some Santa Rosa campus buildings...

Road to the Election IV: Final Presidential Debate

Podcasting Editor Jonathan Bigall is joined by Editor Michael Combs and Staff Writers Maritza Camacho and Emma Molloy come together after watching the last Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and...

Road to the Election III: California Propositions Part 1

Podcasting Editor Jonathan Bigall is joined by Willow Ornellas, Cass Stewart and Michael Combs to discuss propositions on the California Ballot for 2020 in the third episode of our limited series of podcasts...

Road to the Election II: Vice Presidential Debate Recap #1 [STRONG LANGUAGE]

Michael Combs, Priscilla Navas, and Jonathan Bigall October 9, 2020

Podcasting Editor Jonathan Bigall is joined by Editor Mike Combs and Staff Writer Priscilla Navas to discuss the Vice Presidential debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence in...

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...

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...

Santa Rosa Junior College students received notices for class cancellation in response to Coronavirus beginning Thursday at 5 p.m via email and text.

Coronavirus and SRJC: Continued Updates

Oak Leaf Staff March 12, 2020

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19 The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) announced Thursday the remainder of the 2020...

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