The Oak Leaf

The Rise and Fall of Reality Shows

Jessie De La O, Staff Writer

September 13, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Okay, I'll admit it. I used to watch a lot of television when I was growing up. My favorite shows were the family sitcoms that all had the same moral to teach: The child makes a mistake, the parents have a talk with the chil...

Editorial: Let there be no whining in the classroom

the Oak Leaf

September 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Remember elementary school, when the first day of school was the highlight of the year? We were so excited about meeting new friends, sharpening new pencils and finding out if we got that awesome teacher who gave out candy. A...

My eggs come from Iowa?

Michelle Peirano, Co-Editor in Chief

August 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

More than a half billion eggs, sold as popular brands in popular stores, were recalled after two Iowa farms detected salmonella in their facilities. The reaction in Sonoma County consisted of either, an indifferent returning of the e...

Console with more than money

Benjamin Gruey, Staff Writer

August 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

The idiocy of America today states that gluing a $100 dollar bill over a broken, bleeding heart somehow staunches the flow. It does not. Not to mention the $100 dollar bill in question is often cut in half, and the heart-hole is gapin...

Stop suing for being a homewrecker

Allyce Ferrua, Photo Editor

August 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In the wake of celebrity sex scandals, one person is getting the lime light more than any Michelle-Bombshell-Mcgee-drugs-going-to-be-a-stripper-forever/home wrecker. Yes, I am talking about you, Gloria Allred. Ms. Allred has ...

Online to-do lists decrease clutter

Quinn Conklin, Staff Writer

August 25, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Face it. There are always more things to do than there is time to do them, even before the new semester began. However, we have a choice. We can throw ourselves into the abyss of work, grabbing on to tasks like vines to slow our...

Cohan’s Gone With The Wind

Christopher Jackson, Staff Writer

August 25, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Sports

This summer we celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Golden State Warriors' last NBA Championship. Why has it been so long? Poor general managers—I'm looking at you Larry Riley—and wasted draft picks. The Warriors...

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July 25, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, News, Opinion, Sports

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July 25, 2010

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Lauren Adams, Staff Writer

November 6, 2005

Filed under Opinion

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Stepping Stones

Mikaela LeBrett, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2005

Filed under Opinion

There are so many things that I would love to talk about but they would not fit in the small space that I have. However, that does not mean that I can't bring them up to you (the readers). One of the things that I would like...

Editorial: Yes on Proposition 73

November 6, 2005

Filed under Election, Opinion

In another example of absurd lawmaking in California, a child needs a parent's permission to visit a tanning salon, get a tattoo or have her teeth cleaned. But, an older boyfriend or school employee can take a child to have an...

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