The Oak Leaf

Route to recovery

Route to recovery

Jennifer Do, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia

She recovered from drugs. She wanted to recover from being average. She is still recovering from herself. At 24, Nicolette Gottuso, a speaker at Santa Rosa Junior College’s Recovery Night, is nine years sober and was recently accepted into a graduate program at Pacifica Graduate Institute after spendi...

Biology building drenched

Biology building drenched

Matthew Wreden and Attila LS Gero

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Multimedia, News

Baker Hall is flooded and leaking water after somebody failed to cover the roof with a tarp before the weekend storms. As of now, according to an instructor who teaches a class in the building, there is only one “inhabitable” classroom. Classes originally scheduled to be in the building had to be...

Jose Gonzalez (Multimedia/ Spanish Editor)

Jose Gonzalez (Multimedia/ Spanish Editor)

April 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

Jose Gonzales is a Journalism major in his third year at Santa Rosa Junior College. In his fourth semester at the Oak Leaf, Jose is Multimedia and Spanish editor. Jose faces difficulties with writing, but compensates with his multimedia editing skills. Even with his writing difficulties he still strives f...

Women’s pace in the digital race

Women’s pace in the digital race

Jennifer Do, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

Three high-profile women in technology shared experiences working in a field that doesn’t typically see a woman’s name beyond Siri and Alexa. Women from X, the moonshot factory, Ancestry.com and VIAVI Solutions gathered March 30 for the Women in Technology panel at Our House Intercultural Center on ...

Lenita Marie Johnson

Lenita Marie Johnson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

Lenita Marie Johnson is in her fourth semester at the Oak Leaf and is a writer for Arts and Entertainment and Opinion. Her talents lie in her written and verbal skills and can create timelines and deadlines to complete projects. Lenita worked at KSRO and KBBF radio, creating media campaigns and designing m...

Taylor Marek Seprish

Taylor Marek Seprish

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

`              I am a staff writer for the Arts and Entertainment section but also contribute to the opinion section and a couple podcasts. I currently work at a coffee shop to feed my caffeine addiction. The last year or so I have become passionate about the environment and reducing my eco footprint. ...

Terry Meunruakham

Terry Meunruakham

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

         My name is Terry Meunruakham. I was born and raised in San Jose, California. Shout out to the Bay Area! In 2011, I attended San Jose State University as a Journalism & Mass Communications student. I decided to take time off to start a family. I now have two beautiful boys that I adore...

Abraham Fuentes

Abraham Fuentes

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

Abraham Fuentes is a Writer and photographer at the Oak Leaf News going into his 3 third semester. He will be transferring in 2020 fall Semester.

Podcast: Bro Writes Ep. 1, Character Creation

Podcast: Bro Writes Ep. 1, Character Creation

April 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ml-j_Jazqc&t=5s

Students respond to proposed summer cuts controversy; President Dr. Frank Chong weighs in

Students respond to proposed summer cuts controversy; President Dr. Frank Chong weighs in

José Gonzalez and Contributing staff

April 3, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

Students respond to threats of summer cuts. The Oak Leaf Student Media went out to ask current students for their response. https://youtu.be/VDG7iIoZ4xg

Dylan Kerzin

Dylan Kerzin

April 3, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Staff Profiles

Dylan is studying journalism at the JC and will transfer to Evergreen State College in Fall 2018. He specializes in news writing for the Oak Leaf.

Jennifer Do

Jennifer Do

April 3, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Staff Profiles

                                                The theme is ambiguous titles, fine prints and between the lines. An impractical-practical person. A fervent, ruminating idealist, who likes to bother editors and miss deadlines. News writing, being opposites ends of the spectrum ...

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