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Faculty approve pay cut (updated)

Michelle Peirano, Co-Editor in chief

September 3, 2010

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UPDATED SRJC faculty approved the ratification of the Tentative Agreement (TA) Sept. 3 in a close vote of 294 to 256, allowing the college to lower salaries for the 2010/2011 year. Following negotiations between the All Facu...

New SRJC Culinary Arts building construction begins

Jessie De La O, Staff Writer

August 30, 2010

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The Culinary Arts Department is set to expand into a brand new facility opening December 2011. The new B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center will include a café, classrooms, offices, a retail bakery, and a wine library ...

Fresh & Natural introduces fresh faces to SRJC

Michelle Peirano, Co-Editor in chief

August 28, 2010

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In the wake of disturbing allegations against the food management team at SRJC last semester, Fresh & Natural brought in new management with hopes that a more experienced team will improve operations. Last semester Fresh & Natu...

SRJC students and faculty volunteer for United Way

Isabel Johnson, News Editor

August 28, 2010

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A group of 58 SRJC students, faculty and staff members will renovate a transitional home for youths recently out of foster care on Sept. 8. The project is part of United Way's Day of Caring. The SRJC group will work on the Jos&...

Students still waiting on Doyle Scholarships

James L. Alban, Staff Writer

August 28, 2010

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The Doyle Scholarship will continue to be suspended through the 2010-2011 school year. The scholarship was first discontinued at the start of 2009 when Exchange Bank suspended dividends. The Frank P. Doyle Trust is the large...

New Culinary Arts building construction begins

Jessie De La O, Staff Writer

August 28, 2010

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The Culinary Arts Department is set to expand into a brand new facility opening December 2011. The new B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center will include a café, classrooms, offices, a retail bakery, and a wine library ...

AFA faculty to vote on controversial $3 million pay cut

Benjamin Gruey, Staff Writer

August 28, 2010

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Santa Rosa Junior College's faculty union, the All Faculty Association (AFA), and the district negotiated $3.08 million in savings for SRJC in the face of a $6.2 million shortfall for the 2010/2011 year. Now the AFA members ...

Shone Farm produce on campus

Robb Dearth, Staff Writer

August 28, 2010

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Shone Farm is now beginning its second year of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. This is a 14-week program in which produce grown at the farm is delivered to the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses. Interested students...

Whooping cough threatens JC students

Craig Couden, Web Editor

August 25, 2010

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Students won't be whooping for joy this semester as California and SRJC face an epidemic of Whooping Cough that could be the largest outbreak in 50 years. Between January and August in California, and 3,076 confirmed or suspected...

Day of Caring

Isabel Johnson

August 25, 2010

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  A group of 58 SRJC students, faculty and staff members will renovate a transitional home for youths recently out of foster care on Sept. 8. The project is part of United Way's Day of Caring.   The SRJC group...

Alleged drunk driver kills Nancy McBride

Haley Sansom, Layout Editor

August 25, 2010

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SRJC Instructor Nancy "Sue" McBride passed away at the age of 77 on July 18. McBride was killed in a fatal car accident by a suspected drunk driver. A beloved Adjunct Instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College, McBride is remem...

Whooping cough epidemic threatens students and faculty

By Craig Couden

August 24, 2010

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Students won't be whooping for joy this semester as California and SRJC face an epidemic of Whooping Cough, health officials said. Between January and August in California, there were 3,076 confirmed or suspected cases of Whooping...

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