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Mental Health Services consolidate under one roof

Armando Torres-Garcia, Opinion Editor

February 4, 2011

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Santa Rosa Campus students will have to access Student Psychological Services (SPS) in a different room this semester. SPS has moved to Plover Hall, room 559. The move merges all mental health programs and services, provided by...

Food Prices

Craig Couden , Co-Editor, Craig Couden, Co-Editor, and Craig Couden, Co-Editor

February 4, 2011

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Beginning this semester, Fresh and Natural reduced operational hours and increased some menu prices in an attempt to offset rising food costs and remain financially viable on campus. "We got together with the administration an...

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...

AFA Replacement

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 Libraries unveil revamped website

Isabel Johnson, Feature Editor

February 4, 2011

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The SRJC libraries have a new website this semester, packed with updated databases and helpful study guides. Along with a new mobile site, the home site for the library will help students access the library from home and open...

Say goodbye to bad grades

David Anderson

February 4, 2011

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Making bad grades better just got easier. SRJC recently implemented a modified version of the repeat policy, allowing students to turn an "F" into an "A." The modified policy allows students to alleviate a substandard grade o...

SRJC police chief put on administrative leave

Jerome Janairo, News Editor

January 24, 2011

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The new police chief at Santa Rosa Junior College has been put on formal administrative leave as of Jan. 21. The decision came after members of the SRJC District Police force approached top SRJC officials with grievances about th...

Finals Frenzy giveaway offers free supplies for finals

Quinn Conklin, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2010

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Associated Students' Finals Frenzy will give SRJC students opportunities to pick up free test-taking supplies on both the Petaluma and Santa Rosa campuses. Free scantrons, pencils and bluebooks will be available for students...

Fee Hike

Allyce Ferrua, A&E Editor

December 5, 2010

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UC Regents approved an 8 percent tuition and fee increase for 2011-12 on Nov. 18. The vote was approved 15-5 to raise tuition and fees by $822 for all UC students, bringing undergraduate costs to $11,124. At the same time, regent...

Majority favor compressed calendar for SRJC, but not by landslide

Craig Couden, Copy Editor

December 5, 2010

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A majority of SRJC students and faculty favors shortening the current length of semesters, according to two surveys from the Compressed Calendar Task Force. Out of 500 faculty, classified and administrative staff, 67 percent favored e...

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