The Oak Leaf

Advertisement

SRJC students respond to anti-abortion activists with games and music

SRJC students respond to anti-abortion activists with games and music

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students responded to a second day of aborted fetal imagery by playing games and music in the quad right next to the pro-life activists from Project Truth.  Student Government Assembly members decided to continue their weekly “Wild Wednesdays” as planned, despite the...

SRJC student attacks member of anti-abortion group

SRJC student attacks member of anti-abortion group

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College District Police arrested a student Oct.15 on battery charges after he kicked a member of pro-life group Project Truth during a verbal encounter. Ethan Hunt, 19 is a Santa Rosa resident and SRJC student. According to District Police Chief Robert Brownlee, Hunt was conversing with one of...

Anti-Abortion group Project Truth stirs up SRJC

Anti-Abortion group Project Truth stirs up SRJC

Zane Zinkl and Sam Mcminimy

October 15, 2019

Anti-abortion group Project Truth spread their pro-life message and promoted free speech at  Santa Rosa Junior College Tuesday morning armed with posters, signs and literature featuring aborted fetal images and Christian themes. SRJC’s Dean of Students, District Police officers and members of a campus pea...

SRJC kicks off 2019 Shone Farm Festival

SRJC kicks off 2019 Shone Farm Festival

Riley Palmer and Allison Khadoo, Co-Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College kicked off its seventh-annual Shone Farm Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, opening its doors at 10 a.m. with fun-filled rides, games and festivities for the local community.  Guests at Shone Farm enjoyed hayride tours, a pumpkin patch, a rotten fruit slingshot, fruit picking, apple...

New SRJC art exhibit breaks stereotypes one piece at a time

New SRJC art exhibit breaks stereotypes one piece at a time

Sam Mcminimy, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

An exhibit at Santa Rosa Junior College, “Beyond Stereotypes: Native Americans Restyle the Comic Book Universe,” opens Oct. 15 at the Jesse Peter Multicultural Museum and will display a compilation of comic books portraying Native American lifestyles. The comic book compilation is the combined w...

Arts and Lectures Series Dives into the Lives of Domestic Workers

Arts and Lectures Series Dives into the Lives of Domestic Workers

Allison Khadoo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Linda Lau, instructor of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Older Adult Program, looked deeply into the lives of domestic workers by examining the cultural impacts of the films “A Simple Life” and “The Second Mother” as part of the Arts and Lectures series Sept. 30 in Newman Auditorium.  A sm...

Stress and sleep affects students

Stress and sleep affects students

Alex Nunez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College People Empowering others to Realize Success Coalition (PEERS) will conduct a stress and sleep workshop from 4–6 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Bertolini Student Center to help students cope with the stress and sleep deprivation of being a college student.  “Stress and sleep are in the top five heal...

SRJC power shutoffs

SRJC power shutoffs

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

October 8, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College announced an indefinite all-campus closure starting Wednesday Oct. 9 due to PG&E’s announcement of a multi-county power shut-off. The shut-offs start at midnight tonight for much of Sonoma County. Power will be shut off in all, or portions, of Santa Rosa, Petaluma, H...

Fight for $15

Fight for $15

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

October 7, 2019

The Santa Rosa City Council unanimously approved a $15 minimum wage that will go into effect for major employers July 1, 2020 within the jurisdiction of the city on Oct. 1 after Santa Rosa Junior College students and Sonoma County residents showed their support for the policy.  SRJC student Luis ...

Blind Scream Haunted House comes back to haunt Sonoma County

Blind Scream Haunted House comes back to haunt Sonoma County

Edgar Soria Garcia, Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

Blind Scream Haunted House returns from the dead its tenth consecutive year on Oct. 11 with a new location by Santa Rosa Plaza.  Blind Scream will introduce a new haunted house this year. “Witch House,” is a new direction for Blind Scream while “Lil Horrus Fun House” returns alongside it...

Fridays for Future: Youth climate strike in San Francisco

Fridays for Future: Youth climate strike in San Francisco

Téa Lindsey, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Young people across the Bay Area skipped classes Sept. 20 and descended upon the streets of San Francisco as part of a global climate strike to demand a habitable Earth and livable future.  A crowd of nearly 40,000 demonstrators marched from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office at the San Francisc...

Santa Rosa Climate Strike

Santa Rosa Climate Strike

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

September 20, 2019

Approximately 2,000 people marched at noon Friday on Courthouse Square in Santa Rosa in solidarity with students and activists across the country to demand serious action on climate change. The rally lasted about two hours. The majority of those gathered in Santa Rosa were students on strike from ...

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.
News