The Oak Leaf

How do you plan to pay for it?

Christina Cobb, Assistant News Editor

January 31, 2012

Filed under Features

SRJC student Maddie Hillrigel supports the recent protests on campuses such as UC Davis against tuition hikes as she remains nervous while preparing to transfer to a four-year university. Hillrigel, who has been spending approximately...

The Struggle to Fit in

Christiana Cobb, Assistant News Editor

January 31, 2012

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Crashing. Dropping. Needing. Lacking. Frustrating. These words describe the enrollment process at SRJC due to limited class availability. As budget cuts proceed, SRJC students are being hit hard with the closed sign blocking...

Culinary Queen Bee:

Culinary Queen Bee:

December 15, 2011

Prosthesis enables SRJC coach to live out his dreams

Dalton Johnson, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Sports

With his crisp uniform, Tom Francois looks like any baseball coach ready to go into battle with an opponent. He wears his number 42 jersey  in respect of the great Jackie Robinson, straightens his SRJC baseball cap and shouts...

Instructor’s book explores prolific architect

Keshia Knight, A&E Editor

November 22, 2011

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Walking through the magnificent open-air rotunda and around the mystical lagoon, it is hard to believe the Palace of Fine Arts’ grandeur was almost never envisioned as it stands today. Originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific...

SRJC club promotes sustainability

Alex Pozzi, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

Filed under Features

When the new Bertolini Student Center opened, Students for Sustainable Communities (SSC) created the green squad to educate students and faculty about proper waste disposal. Last semester SSC conducted a trash audit to convince...

Anne Wright against militarization of SR sister city

Houston Smotherson, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2011

Filed under Features

Internationally renowned peace activist and retired U.S. Army colonel Ann Wright gave a sobering lecture on Oct. 26 in Newman Auditorium about the proposed militarization of Jeju Island, an internationally recognized South Korean...

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