The Oak Leaf

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...

Special election results still unofficial

Michelle Peirano, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2010

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The results of the special election to authorize a Bertolini Student Center fee are still under review, but after going through a three-week challenge process, they will be ratified by the Student Senate Dec. 6. Election Coordi...

Faculty and staff participate in annual Giving Tree

Quinn Conklin, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2010

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As the year draws to a close and the nights grow cold people prepare for the holiday season. This is a time of traditions and of giving these two elements come together this year at SRJC with the schools participation in the V...

Coddingtown to SRJC bicycle and pedestrian overpass questioned

Isabel Johnson, News Editor

December 5, 2010

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The Santa Rosa City Council may rethink its vote for $100,000 meant to help build a bicycle and pedestrian overpass across the 101 to connect the Coddingtown area to the JC neighborhood. The funds were approved before the newe...

Swedes still in need of hosts

Isabel Johnson, News Editor

December 5, 2010

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Five more host families are needed to house the group of exchange students from the Sven Eriksonsgymnasiet in Borås, Sweden who will be spending five weeks in Santa Rosa starting March 24. This is the 10th year in a row...

Monte Freidig looks into food bank for SRJC students

Haley Sansom, Layout Editor

December 5, 2010

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With the cost of college tuition still on the rise and unemployment rates at record levels, college students are amongst those most impacted by the recession. SRJC political science teacher Monte Freidig had this realization a few ye...

DREAM Act Rally in SF

Benjamin Brutus Gruey, Staff Writer

December 5, 2010

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More than 400 students and activists marched through the Market District of San Francisco Dec. 3 to rally in support of the DREAM Act, the bill in congress addressing illegal immigrants brought to America by their parents before t...

SRJC’s IT department plans to prevent computer misuse

Isabel Johnson, News Editor

November 17, 2010

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The Doyle Library in Santa Rosa is a hub of student activity on campus. Students can meet in the study rooms, lounge on the couches or access the Internet on one of the many library computers. Unfortunately, not all visitors...

SRJC student dies in motorcycle accident

Allyce Ferrua, A&E Editor

November 17, 2010

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  SRJC student Eric Wiggins was killed after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a van stopped in traffic on Monday, Nov. 15. Wiggins, 19, from Windsor, was a 2009 Windsor High graduate. Wiggins was traveling at about 60 ...

New online job board launched for SRJC students

The Oak Leaf

November 17, 2010

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Santa Rosa Junior College launched a new online Job Board offering a free job listing service for employers seeking students trained or certified by SRJC. The job board is designed for students trained by one of the college'...

Oak Leaf brings home 10 awards from San Jose State JACC competition

Andrew Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2010

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The Oak Leaf staff brought home a total of 10 awards in mail-in and on-the-spot competitions from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges' NorCal conference on Saturday, Nov. 6. Eleven Oak Leaf students attended and six ...

Multiple delayed events point to overwhelmed Associated Students

Benjamin Gruey, Staff Writer

November 13, 2010

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The Associated Students' Calendar of Events for the Fall 2010 semester has been inaccurate since September. Most recently, Music as a Means was moved from Nov. 4 to the last week of February. Jessica Jones, the vice presiden...

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