The Oak Leaf

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November 6, 2005


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Dana Wright update Dana Wright, former editor and chief of the Oak leaf, has been given unusual circumstances concerning his charges. Wright was arrested with charges of seven felonies and one misdemeanor. After attending his preliminary hearing, and pleading no contest, all charges ...

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November 5, 2005


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Letters to The Oak Leaf Student Newspaper should include first name, last name and should be limited to 300 words and may be edited for length, libel, clarity and taste. The Oak Leaf Office 645B Analy Village Santa Rosa Junior College 1501 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa CA 95405 ...

The Opposite of Sexes (His viewpoint)

Editor In Chief, Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2005


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Remember back in junior high school when everyone was "doing it". The big It, the horizontal bebop, "gettin' lucky". Now as an adult (as in I get to go to prison), I find myself asking questions, like am I truly ready to sleep with just one person for the rest of my life? I'm not saying I don't love th...

Sports Editor

Adrienne Paul

November 3, 2005


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In his senior year at El Molino High School, Jason Lane hit zero home runs. Zero. By the end of his sophomore year at SRJC, he had broken the school home run record with 17. Ron Myers is either one heck of a coach or Lane was one very late bloomer. Lane is now doing for the Houston Astros what he did...

The Opposite of Sexes (Her viewpoint)

Editor In Chief, Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2005


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What is it about our culture that makes us want one person and one person only? Or think that is what we want. Or believe that is what we should want. Do we really want it? Certainly there is no end to the movies, shows, books and poetry that tell us we have one special someone out there. From Plato to T...

Men’s basketball team strives to stay on top

Joseph Williams, Staff Writer

November 3, 2005


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The SRJC men's basketball team may lack experience and size this season, but it should make up for it with depth and athleticism. Last year the Cubs finished with a record of 28-6 and 12-2 in conference play. The Bear Cubs have had immense success over the past couple of years as they have won two Bay V...

Women suffer first conference loss

Adrienne Paul, Sports Editor

November 3, 2005


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The last few weeks haven't been easy for the Lady Bear Cubs soccer team. An ugly game against Sacramento City that resulted in a 0-0 tie, was followed by their first conference loss to Sierra."We didn't play well against Sacramento City. It was one of our worst games of the season," said head coach Ka...

Waterpolo earns high ranking

Joseph Williams, Staff Writer

November 3, 2005


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The Bear Cubs 3-2 record has earned them a 3rd place in the Big 7 conference. Key players Heather Szmidt and Tasha Thiele making plays, Alessandra Laetsch and Melanie McCollum handling the ball. have helped to lead the team to a 13th place in the state. A win over American River on Oct. 19, 16-3, helpe...

‘Bird flu’ fears hit close to home

Mikaela LeBrett, Staff Writer

November 2, 2005


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Think of living in a world where every time a person left their bedroom they would have to wear a mask over their mouth to protect them. The children could not attend school because they are too dangerous. Every time a person woke up in the morning they would thank god that they could still breathe. Water...

Associated Students and Events Calendar

November 2, 2005


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10/26/05 - A.S. Elections Forum: Your Vote is Your Future 10/31/05 - Halloween A.S. Trick or Treat Day, Doyle Patio / The Coop 11/01/05 - Leader Center Seminar 12 - 1 in the Assembly Room 11/02/05 - Noon Time Entertainment 12 - 1 11/07/05 - "Stories of the USS Hornet" ...

McCarthyism and Red Star return

Heidi Paul & Jonathan Krive, Contirbuting and Staff Writers and Heidi Paul & Jonathan Krive, Contirbuting and Staff Writers

November 2, 2005


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In the first public response of SRJC teachers who were "red starred" in Spring 2005, historian Ellen Schrecker and four instructors addressed a diverse crowd at Newman Auditorium on the evening of Oct. 17. The auditorium was nearly full, and it bustled with excitement, everyone anticipating the long-...

The Opposite of Sexes

Editor In Chief, Editor-in-chief, Editor In Chief, Editor-in-chief, and Editor In Chief, Editor-in-chief

November 2, 2005


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What is it about our culture that makes us want one person and one person only? Or think that is what we want. Or believe that is what we should want. Do we really want it? Certainly there is no end to the movies, shows, books and poetry that tell us we have one special someone out there. From Plato ...

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