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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...

Level Up! special series: Game of Thrones

Level Up! special series: Game of Thrones

Devin Schwarz, Aria Quinn, Jordan Allums

April 21, 2019

 In this first installment of a limited series, Devin and Jordan talk with new addition Aria (no relation) about Game of Thrones, specifically Season 8 which just premiered. This will be the first of a 6 episode series reacting to each episode and predicting the direction of the rest of the seaso...

SRJC theatre presents “Jesus Christ Superstar”

SRJC theatre presents “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Jesse Kapukui, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College theatre arts department will hold its production of the rock-opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” starting April 19. The musical is a concept album from the late ‘60s with a reimagined take on the story of Jesus Christ, depicting him as if having the meteoric rise to fam...

“Hellboy”: heavy metal headache

“Hellboy”: heavy metal headache

Jordan Allums, A&E Editor

April 18, 2019

Welcome to Hell. This unnecessary reboot hammers you over the head with its loud and obnoxious score, grueling pacing and grotesque, cartoonish violence. “Hellboy” lurks in the shadow of its predecessors and struggles to find its audience. The film takes place in a world where the supernatura...

Bring a bucket: “After” is nothing short of nauseating

Bring a bucket: “After” is nothing short of nauseating

Jordan Allums, A&E Editor

April 18, 2019

“After” manages to elicit a yearning for more racy romantic trash like “Fifty Shades of Grey" because anything else would have been less excruciating than this clichéd look at abusive teen relationships. Josephine Langford stars as Tessa Young, a teenage girl fresh out of high school and entering...

“Alice Isn’t Dead”: Horror’s best new read

“Alice Isn’t Dead”: Horror’s best new read

Mark Fernquest, News Editor

April 16, 2019

Horror nerds everywhere, fetch your reading glasses and plump up the cushions on your comfy chair: There’s a new book in town, and it doesn’t disappoint. Joseph Fink, New York Times bestselling co-author of “It Devours!” and “Welcome to Nightvale,” has alchemized pure, dark delight with this ne...

“Shazam!”: Finally, a fun DC movie

“Shazam!”: Finally, a fun DC movie

Jordan Allums, A&E Editor

April 11, 2019

“Shazam!” is a fun, relatable and highly entertaining superhero movie that’s oddly family-friendly when compared to the rest of the gloomy DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, Shazam first debuted in 1939 as “Captain Marvel” and became the best-sell...

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