The Oak Leaf

News Briefs

October 30, 2005

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 wer...

The Last Day Saloon welcomes British reggae artist, Junior Reed

Jay Dubya, A & E Editor

October 27, 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 st...

Oak Leaf wins ‘general excellence’ award

October 27, 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 ca...

The Music Beat

Dylan Dekay-Bemis

October 27, 2005

Hate it or love it, radio definitely isn't what it used to be. While business concerns have always lurked in the background, yesteryear's radio was much more concerned with the public interest than the bottom line. Radio stations were as vibrant as the individual communities in which they were foun...

A & E Calendar

October 27, 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 ...

Do you need love advice?

October 26, 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 ano...

Smoking debate burns on

Johnathan Krive, Staff Writer

October 26, 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 presiden...

“Red Star” on Project Censored’s hit list

Adrienne Paul, Staff Writer

October 25, 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 ye...

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October 10, 2005

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Deryl Davis speaks on vonverting the Klan

David Abbott

July 24, 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...

Did the administration let White off the hook?

Raelayna Alvarez

July 24, 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,...

Feelin’ the Luv

Dana Wright

July 24, 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 c...

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