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District Police arrest man for sexual assault on campus

District Police arrest man for sexual assault on campus

Alex Nunez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College District Police arrested a Petaluma man who authorities say assaulted a female student in front of Analy Hall Thursday afternoon as she stood on the stairs with another student. Ernesto Angulo, 32, was arrested after the victim said he approached her for a hug and “grab...

New SRJC faculty art show to open at Agrella Gallery

New SRJC faculty art show to open at Agrella Gallery

Jill Newman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

A special installation featuring the Santa Rosa Junior College art department faculty’s own work will  run from Sept. 16 to Oct. 17 at the Robert F. Agrella Gallery. The opening reception will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19.   Once every three years the art department faculty displays its a...

SRJC’s Club Day popular with students

SRJC’s Club Day popular with students

Alex Nunez, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Free pizza and a live DJ attracted hundreds of Santa Rosa Junior College students to annual Club Day Wednesday afternoon, with over 20 clubs represented. Clubs with interests as diverse as economics and sports provided students opportunities for engagement in Bertolini Quad. “We’re here to int...

SRJC Study Abroad: Florence 2020 meetings begin

SRJC Study Abroad: Florence 2020 meetings begin

Allison Khadoo, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Professor Jeanette Ben Farhat held the first study abroad meeting for students interested in the Spring 2020 trip to Florence, Italy on Aug. 28.  Ben Farhat painted the vibrant life of Florence by discussing cultural activities and architecture only found in Florence. A few hig...

SRJC updates existing facilities, creates new math building

SRJC updates existing facilities, creates new math building

Dakota McGranahan and Riley Palmer

September 3, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College is getting a facelift with four new and continuing projects for the Santa Rosa campus. Burbank Auditorium, Bailey Field and Zumwalt Parking Garage received upgrades while Jeff Kunde Hall was newly-constructed over the summer as the temporary STEM building. The permanent ...

Ready to train heroes of tomorrow: New SRJC Public Safety Center opens in Windsor

Ready to train heroes of tomorrow: New SRJC Public Safety Center opens in Windsor

Riley Palmer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2019

Faculty and students gathered to watch President Frank Chong and Dean of Public Safety April Chapman slice through red ribbon at the opening of a new multi-purpose building at the SRJC Public Safety Training Center (PSTC).  The new building was inaugurated at 10 a.m. today, and President Chong add...

Santa Rosa Junior College to develop state’s first hemp agriculture program

Santa Rosa Junior College to develop state’s first hemp agriculture program

Zane Zinkl, News Editor

August 27, 2019

Over the summer, Santa Rosa Junior College became the first community college in California to develop a CBD-focused hemp agriculture program on campus with the goal of launching the program for students by Fall 2020.  This would also make SRJC the first community college in the country to offer a f...

Lake County man to serve four years for involuntary manslaughter in 2018 Graton Casino parking lot assault

Lake County man to serve four years for involuntary manslaughter in 2018 Graton Casino parking lot assault

Mark Fernquest, Magazine Editor

July 18, 2019

Hidden Valley Lake resident Morgan Lewis, 45, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter during a hearing at the Sonoma County Superior Courthouse on July 9 and agreed to serve four years for his role in the death of Hermilo Andrade, 55, in a case of mistaken identity during a parking lot brawl at G...

Suspected gunman puts Santa Rosa High on Lockdown

Suspected gunman puts Santa Rosa High on Lockdown

Dakota McGranahan, Features Editor

May 31, 2019

Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Junior College students were placed on lockdown around 10 a.m. Friday after reports that a student was on the high school campus with a gun. SRPD Lt. Ryan Corcoran said there have been no shots fired and no injuries at the school. Parents waited across the stre...

‘You aced life, my friend’: A tribute to Oak Leafer Thomas de Alba

‘You aced life, my friend’: A tribute to Oak Leafer Thomas de Alba

Oak Leaf Staff

May 9, 2019

Oak Leaf staff members past and present are mourning the loss of Thomas De Alba, former sports editor and co-editor-in-chief known for his huge heart, fearless reporting and bold, candid and confident style. He died April 30 surrounded by family after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 27. “Th...

SRJC helps students land jobs, internships

SRJC helps students land jobs, internships

Celina Ocheltree, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

In a competitively driven workforce college students need as much exposure and experience as possible, but not all college campuses provide a large variety of tools to help their students land their ideal jobs and internships while still in school or post grad. Santa Rosa Junior College on the other hand ...

Assault and robbery at SRJC Southwest Campus

Assault and robbery at SRJC Southwest Campus

Zane Zinkl, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Two men robbed and assaulted two Santa Rosa Junior College students last night in the southern parking lot of the SRJC Southwest Campus before fleeing the area in a dark colored SUV. Santa Rosa police arrived at 8:45 p.m. Monday at the Southwest Campus at 950 South Wright Road to respond to a repor...

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