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Forensics team takes top spot at Northern Calif. tournament

Lee Sandwina, Staff Writer

February 26, 2011

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The campus buzzed. People dressed in business suits grouped around Bertolini Hall, awaiting the tournament director's announcement of the next round's parliamentary debate topic. Some blew off steam by stripping off thei...

News Briefs

Quinn Conklin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2011

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Fact book On Feb. 11, the SRJC announced the release of the 2010 Santa Rosa Junior College Fact Book, which serves as the main resource for information about the district and collects financial, academic and faculty data in o...

SRJC romances local businesses on V-day

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

February 26, 2011

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Valentine's Day may have been a rainy affair, but SRJC showed some love for local businesses during its first Love Your Community Bazaar, where businesses and organizations from Sonoma County participated for exposure to SRJC ...

Search for president begins

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

February 26, 2011

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The search is on for the SRJC's next president, and 22 candidates are already being screened for the position. With Dr. Agrella set to retire at the end of June, the Presidential Search Committee has been tasked with selectin...

Teachers rejoice as sabbaticals return

David Anderson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2011

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As agreed upon during negotiations with the All Faculty Association two years ago, the SRJC Board of Trustees has reinstated delayed sabbaticals for teachers beginning in the 2012-13 semesters, despite some controversy about th...

SRJC District Police find interim chief

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

February 24, 2011

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SRJC District Police Chief Christopher Wilkinson has resigned three weeks after being put under paid formal administrative leave, and within several days the District Police has now found a new interim chief. An e-mail sent...

New SRJC faculty positions face dramatic cut backs

Quinn Conklin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2011

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In an attempt to balance the school budget, Santa Rosa Junior College President Dr Robert Agrella announced today that the school will reduce the number of vacant positions to be filled by new employees. Originally the school pl...

A week in Liberation Square

Michael Shufro, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2011

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Dawn Lukas watched a Cairo walkway in disbelief on Jan. 28 as she wandered home from her brother's apartment, only minutes from Tahrir Square. Burned out vehicles, overturned guard stations and strewn debris everywhere plagued t...

An American student in Egypt

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

February 7, 2011

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  The chaotic scenes from Tahrir Square in Cairo couldn't be more distant from the calm, quiet suburbs of Windsor. However, for former SRJC student Tim Stewart, the violent clashes between anti-government protesters and pro-governme...

Dr. Agrella warns of grim budget

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

February 4, 2011

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Hard times are on the horizon for SRJC and students this semester as the college prepares to deal with additional cuts and massive revenue losses with the release of Governor Brown's proposed state budget. In a memo sent by SRJC p...

Faculty group seeks new union

Benjamin Gruey, Layout Editor

February 4, 2011

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A group of SRJC adjunct and full-time professors are trying to replace the All Faculty Association (AFA) as the union representing SRJC instructors. The United Faculty Santa Rosa Junior College (UF SRJC) is currently passing ...

SRJC Professor in Egypt

Quinn Conklin

February 4, 2011

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Every year Dr. Heidi Saleh travels to Egypt to visit family. Last January, the SRJC art history professor walked the Egyptian streets; this year she is watching them on the news. Saleh keeps in touch with family via mobile phon...

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