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Ask Willow: Confused text-flirter

February 14, 2018

Introducing “Ask Willow,” a new advice column from the Oak Leaf Student Media. To send your own question to Ask Willow, email [email protected] You will remain anonymous.  Dear Willow, I’ve been texting a person I like who I used to wor...

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Ask Willow: Forced to live with family

February 1, 2018

Introducing "Ask Willow," a new advice column from the Oak Leaf Student Media. To send your own question to Ask Willow, email [email protected] You will remain anonymous.  Dear Willow, I live at home with my siblings and parents. My sibli...

Letter to the Editor: Shorter semesters

Letter to the Editor: Shorter semesters

April 12, 2016

After several years of study at Santa Rosa Junior College, it’s grown apparent to me that this institution is different from the average university or community college. If one were to survey students asking exactly what it is that separates our schoo...

Letter to the Editor, Issue 3

Letter to the Editor, Issue 3

March 8, 2016

February 15, 2016 Repeated Mistakes  We’re all human beings. We’re all different in our own ways.No matter whether we have a different skin color or legal status, we’re all the same; therefore we should be treated equally. It is a simple equatio...

Letters to the editor

October 13, 2015

The views expressed in letters to the editor are exclusively those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Santa Rosa Junior College, the Oak Leaf or its staff. Consider other countries’ solutions to gun violence My opinion on this issue [of gun violence], is that I hate how people are trying to blame violent video games, or mental illnesses. Other countries have these too. The reason other countries don’t have so many school shootings is because...

Letter to the Editor

Melinda Giambruno

February 14, 2012

Friday afternoon in the Plover public ladies’ room, I noticed a young woman lingering at a sink. I observed her going through a pile of clothing from her backpack, odor testing by holding each article up to her nose. The woman was planning to do her laundry in one of the sinks and perhaps take a sponge bath. I had noticed the distinct smell of body odor when I first entered. In the Mendocino Staff Parking Lot, I avoided gazing at two less fortunate men who occupied the...

Letter to the Editor Oct. 24

Linda Selover, Reader

October 25, 2011

In response to “Steve Jobs deserves no mourning". I think that Benjamin Brutus Gruey is way off base in his “opinion” on Steve Jobs. Using this writer’s logic, you might as well condemn Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison, along with every corporation who has products manufactured in China and other countries and sold in the USA. To condemn one person because of working conditions of Chinese factories is ridiculous, especially since many, if not most, of th...

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