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Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 5: The Mad Queen

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 5: The Mad Queen

Devin Schwarz, Kaila Cotherman-Bohler, Grayson Edgemon, Jordan Allums

May 16, 2019

  In this episode we discuss the 5th and second to last episode of Game of Thrones season 8. We talk about the Mad Queen, deaths both deserved and unexpected and what they could possibly do next to top themselves. Music courtesy of Floating Point Image courtesy of SyFy...

Fighting Words: Musicians respond to white nationalism in Trump’s America

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

When Janelle Monae sings “Just love me baby, love me for who I am” in her song “Americans,” she’s not asking for the romantic love of any single partner. Instead, Monae is begging for the respect of her fellow man or, more specifically, white men who identify as white nationalists. It’...

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 4: King Pod

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 4: King Pod

Devin Schwarz, Kaila Cotherman-Bohler, Grayson Edgemon

May 9, 2019

This week we talk episode 4, we discuss deaths, ghosts and the inevitable reign of King Podrick. Join us next week for episode 5.   Music courtesy of Floating Point Image courtesy of SyFy...

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 3: “Plot Armor:

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 3: “Plot Armor:

Devin Schwarz, Aria Quinn, Jordan Allums, Grayson Edgemon

May 7, 2019

On our third episode we discuss...you guessed it, the third episode of season 8 of Game of Thrones. We talk deaths, survivors and how much Jordan hates all of it. (We apologize for this late upload, the Oak Leaf staff are producing our Spring Magazine and schedules were tied up.) Music courtesy of...

11th annual film fest at the Mystic

11th annual film fest at the Mystic

Jordan Allums, A&E Editor

May 2, 2019

Join directors from across the country to celebrate animated and live action short films this Saturday at the 11th annual Film Fest in Petaluma. Film lovers will have the opportunity to see a mixed lineup of live action and short animated films in three different programs at noon, 3 and 7:30 p.m. ...

SRJC orchestra presents the second annual “Circadian Rhythms”

SRJC orchestra presents the second annual “Circadian Rhythms”

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College Orchestra and Symphonic Band will present a multimedia concert with visual projections this May called: Circadian Rhythms. Tenured music instructor Dr. Jerome Fleg will conduct the show. Last year, the concert lasted 50 minutes and the band played about 13 songs all tog...

Political science and pizza margherita: SRJC Study Abroad Program

Political science and pizza margherita: SRJC Study Abroad Program

Riley Palmer, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Cross international waters. Stroll down cobblestone pathways at dusk. Clink wine glasses as your eyes wander onto the Ponte Vecchio while the sun takes its final bow. Many college students see international travel as an item on their post-education bucket list, but for Santa Rosa Junior College st...

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 2: “We all know what his butt looks like”

Level Up! Game of Thrones Ep. 2: “We all know what his butt looks like”

Devin Schwarz, Aria Quinn, Jordan Allums, Kaila Cotherman-Bohler, Grayson Edgemon

April 25, 2019

On episode two we discuss...you guessed it, episode 2 of Game of Thrones season 8. We talk Ser Brienne, Podrick the Bard and play death bingo. Music courtesy of Floating Point Image courtesy of SyFy...

The cast of “Jesus Christ Superstar” create an almost perfect musical with problems that can be fixed with time

The cast of “Jesus Christ Superstar” create an almost perfect musical with problems that can be fixed with time

Abraham Fuentes, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

SRJC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” has a few kinks to iron out, but has all the elements of a near-flawless spectacle: a great cast, eye-catching choreography, entertaining music and excellent set production. Santa Rosa Junior College is showcasing this musical at Maria Carrillo High School theat...

Fern Bar: Sebastopol’s newest nightlife destination

Fern Bar: Sebastopol’s newest nightlife destination

Grace Evans, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

Fern Bar is a much-welcome haven for anyone craving a bit of bigger city atmosphere. As a fusion between the popular Lowell’s and the trendy Nectary, both in Sebastopol, Fern Bar takes the farm-fresh high-dining experience of Lowells and the imaginative juice recipes of the Nectary, and presents th...

Cage the Elephant overcomes self-loathing with new album “Social Cues”

Cage the Elephant overcomes self-loathing with new album “Social Cues”

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

The future of Nashville-based alt-rockers Cage the Elephant seemed uncertain in recent years when their lead singer’s life fell apart in the aftermath of his divorce, however the band members managed to come together and craft one of their best albums to date: “Social Cues.” Band members Danie...

Sonoma County Student Film Festival: A showcase of student talent

Sonoma County Student Film Festival: A showcase of student talent

Edgar Soria Garcia, Illustrations Editor

April 21, 2019

The annual Sonoma County Student Film Festival featured student-made productions April 5 at the Carole Ellis Auditorium on Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma campus. The film festival premiered “best of show” films made by students invited to the event. “Best of show” films were chosen...

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