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Pumpkin Nights is a lovely pumpkin-themed date night

Pumpkin Nights is a lovely pumpkin-themed date night

James Domizio, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Featuring over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, Pumpkin Nights boasts games, eats and entertainment to make any evening feel spooky and spectacular.  While the event is mid-sized, tickets cost $20, as much as entry to a county fair. The price is for good reason: set-up took over three weeks and employe...

Vibe-O-Ween: Four free horror films and a Halloween playlist

Vibe-O-Ween: Four free horror films and a Halloween playlist

James Domizio and Téa Lindsey

October 31, 2019

As if the real life of Kincade Fire week wasn’t frightening enough, the grand finale of our oh-so-beloved season of haunts, bewitchment and pumpkin-spiced everything has arrived—and we’re here to help conjure up spooky vibes.  The public’s fascination with Halloween has many ties to escap...

A horror movie must: “Scream” (1996)

A horror movie must: “Scream” (1996)

Ian MacGregor, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Though not complex or thought-provoking, “Scream” is a classic slasher film whose charm and chills will make you want to watch multiple times for its over-the-top jump scares and gore. Blood and guts aside it also holds a special place in Sonoma County, as several scenes were filmed locally. ...

JPEGMAFIA brings “All My Heroes Are Cornballs” to Oakland

JPEGMAFIA brings “All My Heroes Are Cornballs” to Oakland

Jesse Kapukui, Features Co-Editor

October 17, 2019

It goes without saying that the world of live shows, especially among contemporary rap artists, has become all too lifeless and overrated, with artists just lip-syncing over the instrumentals and vocals on their records. However, Baltimore’s experimental artist JPEGMAFIA’s performances prove rappers can ...

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” — a worthy epilogue to a monolithic series

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” — a worthy epilogue to a monolithic series

James Domizio, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

This review is spoiler-free. “Breaking Bad” ended in 2013 with one of television’s greatest finales ever, and “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” is an epilogue that exceeds fans’ lofty expectations. “El Camino” was filmed in secret in 2018 and stars Aaron Paul as long-suffering, belov...

SRJC celebrates Indigenous People’s Day

SRJC celebrates Indigenous People’s Day

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College celebrated Native American people, their history and their culture on Oct. 14 in Bertolini Quad as part of the college's fifth annual Indigenous People's Day, a holiday replacing Columbus Day. SRJC faculty and Eastern Cherokee tribe member Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks saged the t...

“Carnival of Souls”: a feminist horror classic

“Carnival of Souls”: a feminist horror classic

James Domizio, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

A car filled with teenage boys rolls up to a car full of teenage girls at a stoplight. The boys suggest a drag race, and the girls agree. As they muscle for position on a rickety drawbridge, the girls’ car is forced to pull sharply to the right, sending them flying into a river. The opening two min...

The voice of genius inside us: Victor Villaseñor

The voice of genius inside us: Victor Villaseñor

Séamus Reed, A&E Editor

October 15, 2019

Acclaimed author Victor Villaseñor spoke to the Santa Rosa Junior College community 12 p.m. Monday at Newman Auditorium, sharing his wealth of knowledge and candid personal philosophy. California native Villaseñor, 79, has received high praise for his novels “Rain of Gold,” “Macho!” and “Wil...

New SRJC art exhibit breaks stereotypes one piece at a time

New SRJC art exhibit breaks stereotypes one piece at a time

Sam Mcminimy, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

An exhibit at Santa Rosa Junior College, “Beyond Stereotypes: Native Americans Restyle the Comic Book Universe,” opens Oct. 15 at the Jesse Peter Multicultural Museum and will display a compilation of comic books portraying Native American lifestyles. The comic book compilation is the combined w...

“uknowhatimsayin¿”: Danny Brown’s palette changes once again

“uknowhatimsayin¿”: Danny Brown’s palette changes once again

James Domizio, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Detroit-native Danny Brown’s excellent new album “uknowhatimsayin¿” is another collection of psychedelic beats peppered with Brown’s signature frenetic voice and paranoid lyrics. While White produced the majority of the beats on “Atrocity Exhibition,” his involvement in Danny Brown’s...

Gotham City’s beautiful dark twisted fantasy

Gotham City’s beautiful dark twisted fantasy

Jesse Kapukui, Features Editor

October 9, 2019

Out of all the portrayals of Batman’s villain in the last 50 years, Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of the Joker is the best yet; it’s heartbreaking, bittersweet and sad, but in the best way possible.  Director Todd Phillips mentioned how this film was inspired by others such as “Taxi Driver,...

The Good Doctor: SRJC Theater Arts’ last performance in Newman Auditorium

The Good Doctor: SRJC Theater Arts’ last performance in Newman Auditorium

Séamus Reed, A&E Editor

October 3, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts Department opens their fall season with "The Good Doctor" at 8 p.m. on Oct. 4 in Newman Auditorium's Emeritus Hall — the last time the classroom will be used before the program moves to the new Burbank Amphitheater.  Based on the works of Russian writer Anton C...

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