The Oak Leaf

A & E Calendar

October 28, 2005

ARTS AND LECTURES Chicano Art Movement Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. at Mahoney Library (Petaluma). JC adjunct teacher and artist Marsha Connell, M.A., speaks on Chicano art in California. MUSIC FOR THE SOUL III Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. at Burbank Auditorium: Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble under the direction of Emmy Award winner Terrance Kelly presents an evening of gospel, spirituals, and rhythm & blues. $12 advance, $15 at door. DIA DE LOS MUERTOS ...

The Last Day Saloon welcomes British reggae artist, Junior Reed

Jay Dubya, A & E Editor

October 28, 2005

Sonoma County 2005, the Last Day Saloon (under new management) books none other than reggae dance hall maestro Junior Reed. For a quick recap of his career see my record collection or get a clue. If you must know (and you didn't hear it from me) Junior "One Blood" Reed was raised on the tumultuous streets of the Waterhouse district in Kingston. At age fourteen his debut album, "Know Myself" was released in England. You might know him as the lead vocalist of "Black U...

Oak Leaf wins ‘general excellence’ award

October 28, 2005

The Oak Leaf won two first-place awards and was honored for "general excellence" at the Journalism Association of Community College's Northern California conference and competition Oct. 22 in San Francisco. First-place winners for the SRJC student newspaper were Max Shafer in the feature writing category and advertising manager Shaun Wagner in the bring-in ad design competition. The Oak Leaf won a total of seven awards in the competition that annually honors the best ...

Smoking debate burns on

Johnathan Krive, Staff Writer

October 27, 2005

No one can miss the fences and heavy equipment that displaced the Bailey parking lot three weeks ago. But by November 2006, it will become a new multi-level parking structure, complete with 5 and half levels, 1100 parking spaces, and a clock tower with carillons. Dr. Curt Groninga, vice president of administrative services, is overseeing the project. "This project is overdue and much needed," he said as he pointed out the colorful rendering of the parking garage that...

Do you need love advice?

October 27, 2005

Dear Mojette, I think my girlfriend of three years is cheating on me. I understand you probably get a lot of questions like this, but how do I confront her without making myself look jealous or insecure? I love "Terry" from the bottom of my soul and it kills me to know she may be with another man. I'll even forgive her for her sins, that's how much I'm in love with her. But, I want the truth and I want it now before it's too late. I really don't think I can li...

“Red Star” on Project Censored’s hit list

Adrienne Paul, Staff Writer

October 26, 2005

The "Red Star" incident, as it came to be known on campus last spring, was part of one of the most under reported stories of the year, according to the yearly publication by Sonoma State University's Project Censored.The publication, "Censored 2006," covers 25 of the most censored stories of the media year. "I've read the section the JC is mentioned in and it is balanced and quite good," said SRJC history professor Martin Bennett. The "Red Star" incident, where 10 professors ...

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Feelin’ the Luv

Dana Wright

July 25, 2005

"It's so good to be home," said former SRJC student Ray Luv, his breath smelling of quality rum as he took stage in the main quad that was packed with an estimated 400 people on April 25. "...When the high school kids skip class to see us, it's a beautiful thing." Ray Luv, who took several classes in the music department back in the 80s, was one of four rappers that preformed for free at "On the house," a show put on by Ray Gattinella's promotions class. Oth...

Deryl Davis speaks on vonverting the Klan

David Abbott

July 25, 2005

Daryl Davis, a self-described "American Embassy brat," spent the first 10 years of his life attending schools overseas, mixing with kids from around the world. "To me, multiculturalism wasn't just a word, it was a way of life," Davis explained at the beginning of his presentation to a full house at Newman Auditorium on April 18. On a tour to promote his book "Klan-Destine Relationships: A Black Man's Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan," Davis gave a funny, reflective talk about...

Did the administration let White off the hook?

Raelayna Alvarez

July 25, 2005

While Associated Students (A.S.) President elect, Kory White would rather forget her past conviction for theft; the victim, Ed Martinez, cannot put the incident behind him just yet. "Do you know how I can get my money back?" Martinez asked when he returned The Oak Leaf's call.As part of her probation, White was required to pay $845 restitution for the amount she charged to Martinez's credit card account in April 2001. According to Martinez, White still hasn't paid. "If she ...

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