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Santa Rosa Women’s March focuses on climate change

Santa Rosa Women’s March focuses on climate change

Luke Morrow, News Editor

January 21, 2020

The third annual Santa Rosa Women’s March brought together a diverse group to rally for reproductive and equal rights for women, advocate for freeing asylum seekers and protest the Trump administration's lack of action on climate change.  Hundreds of people of varying gender identities showed up at Old...

Trump administration grants SRJC $7.2 million for new Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center

Trump administration grants SRJC $7.2 million for new Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center

Zane Zinkl and James Domizio

January 6, 2020

Santa Rosa Junior College received $7.12 million from the Department of Commerce Monday morning to build a vocational training center for careers in construction and related trades on the JC's Petaluma campus to facilitate economic recovery in Northern California after successive years of fires. G...

BCARE SRJC’s improved crisis response team

BCARE SRJC’s improved crisis response team

Sam McMinimy, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The statistics are alarming. In a 2019 survey of Santa Rosa Junior College students, 85% reported they felt overwhelmed, 64% said they felt overwhelming anxiety, 54% felt hopeless and 45% said they had been so depressed it was difficult to function. As students grapple with financial, emotional and educational ...

Board of Trustees investigates one of its own

Board of Trustees investigates one of its own

Dakota McGranahan, Co-Features Editor

December 10, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College’s Board of Trustees formed an ad-hoc committee Dec. 10 to investigate the conduct of Trustee Don Edgar after the California Bar Association charged him with 14 counts of misappropriation of funds. The charges stem from his employment at Smith Dollar, where he was accused...

Power out for most of SRJC’s Santa Rosa campus

Power out for most of SRJC’s Santa Rosa campus

James Domizio, News Writer

November 26, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College's Santa Rosa campus and Southwest Center are closed for the remainder of Tuesday, Nov. 26, after the power went out due to a heavy rainstorm blanketing Santa Rosa. The power went out with a sudden flash at approximately 4:56 p.m. Tuesday on the Santa Rosa campus, two hours...

SRJC Southwest Center closed due to underground vault rupture

SRJC Southwest Center closed due to underground vault rupture

James Domizio, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Southwest Center was closed 3:30 p.m. Tuesday until the end of the day due to an underground vault rupture in southwest Santa Rosa, according to campus authorities. All classes and activities at the Southwest Center, including online classes, are cancelled. All other SRJC campus...

“The Sound of Music” arrives at Sonoma State

“The Sound of Music” arrives at Sonoma State

Jesse Kapukui, Co-Features Editor

November 22, 2019

The hills of Sonoma County will be alive with “The Sound of Music” from Nov. 22 to Dec. 8! Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts Department students will perform the classic Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” beginning this weekend at Sonoma State University. The play is based on the true story of the V...

W. John Mullineaux hired as new Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation

W. John Mullineaux hired as new Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation

James Domizio, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College hired W. John “J” Mullineaux as Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation beginning Tuesday. The SRJC Foundation holds over $64 million, including the $57 million SRJC Foundation Endowment which disperses $4 million annually to assist students and academic programs. Mr. M...

SRJC hosts Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week on campus

SRJC hosts Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week on campus

James Domizio, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

In the last year, 72% of Santa Rosa Junior College students have experienced some sort of basic needs insecurity. This week, SRJC will be hosting a series of events on our campus that aim to raise awareness for hunger and homelessness. For the first day, students were invited to participate in a clo...

Peeping tom in Emeritus Hall men’s room evades arrest

Peeping tom in Emeritus Hall men’s room evades arrest

Alex Nunez, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

A Santa Rosa Junior College student using an Emeritus Hall restroom Tuesday caught a peeping tom moaning while filming him through a hole in the stall’s door, but police were unable to find and arrest the suspect. According to SRJC District Police, the victim threatened to call police after notic...

Lockdown raises old security concerns in SRJC classrooms; New tensions surface

Lockdown raises old security concerns in SRJC classrooms; New tensions surface

Riley Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students took shelter in some classrooms with malfunctioning, broken or non-existent locks during a campus lockdown Oct. 22, despite years of safety committees and administration promises to upgrade campus security. “I have been begging for locks on the doors in Emeritus since ...

Gloria Drive fire alarms Santa Rosa residents

Gloria Drive fire alarms Santa Rosa residents

Edgar Soria Garcia, Managing Editor

October 30, 2019

Santa Rosa Fire Department put out a garage fire started by a clothing dryer malfunction today on Gloria Drive in Santa Rosa.  Residents were scared when Santa Rosa Fire Department arrived on the scene due to the nearby threat of Kincade Fire. "I thought it was the big fire, but it didn't make...

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