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Students respond to proposed summer cuts controversy; President Dr. Frank Chong weighs in

Students respond to proposed summer cuts controversy; President Dr. Frank Chong weighs in

April 3, 2018

Students respond to threats of summer cuts. The Oak Leaf Student Media went out to ask current students for their response. https://youtu.be/VDG7iIoZ4xg

Gun control is once again in the national spotlight, but other related issues deserve recognition.

Gun control: Not the only solution

April 3, 2018

Guns are an easy target for activists. They’re loud, scary-looking and they account for just over 70 percent of multiple homicides. But the issue of school shootings stems less from guns, and more from a lack of resources for students struggling with m...

Sam Darnold, potential emperor of Cleveland, may be the first overall pick in three weeks.

2018 NFL mock draft: Top 10

April 3, 2018

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Top 10 The 2018 NFL draft is just four weeks away. Let’s take a look at which 10 players’ names  will get called first and have the most pressure to perform. Cleveland Browns: Sam Darnold, QB, USC The Browns acquired q...

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The Sword broadens their horizons with “Used Future”

April 3, 2018

With their March 2018 album, Used Future, doom metal heirs The Sword step out of their comfort zone. Departing from the purity of heavy metal, the band takes a risk and strides into the world of hard rock. These risks make Used Future one of The Sword...

The SRJC Southwest Center in Santa Rosa provides a space of higher learning to an often looked-over student population.

Centennial Series: You can’t spell SRJC without ESL

April 3, 2018

On the outskirts of Santa Rosa, the Santa Rosa Junior College Southwest Center campus serves a student population that exists on the outskirts of the traditional college experience. Erika Moreno-Pratt, 48, came to the U.S. from Mexico six years a...

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Sonoma County drivers have me flipping a bitch

April 3, 2018

Bad driving. Tailgating. Middle fingers. All can be found on any city road. However, Sonoma County drivers take it to the extreme. Driving in the area’s hazardous traffic, brought on by mindless and careless drivers, requires you to prioritize drivin...

Students and faculty thronged outside President Frank Chong's office Monday morning to protest the sudden slashing of sumer classes. Chong listened to concerns and answered questions for more than 30 minutes. Photo by Jennifer Do.

Chong faces heated questions during sit-in

April 3, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on this story and other breaking news, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. Students and faculty pummeled Santa Rosa Junior College President Frank Chong with questions Monday morning abo...

More than 30 students crammed into the Santa Rosa Junior College Senate Chambers to voice their concerns to SRJC President Frank Chong over the administration's now-scrapped plans to effectively cancel summer term. The Student Government Assembly (SGA) hosted the forum.

Students put Chong in hotseat at SGA forum

April 2, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on this story and other breaking news, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. Students crowded into the Santa Rosa Junior College Senate Chambers to express their anger and bewilderment fol...

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Summer cuts or ulterior motives?

April 2, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on stories like this, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. For many Santa Rosa Junior College students, the recent announcement of proposed summer class cuts serves a massive halt to the progression of their college paths. The proposal and its si...

No habrá escuela para el verano: el administrador corta cursos de verano

No habrá escuela para el verano: el administrador corta cursos de verano

March 31, 2018

  Nota del editor: para recibir actualizaciones sobre esta historia y otras noticias de última hora, descargue la aplicación móvil en  Apple o Android.   Los estudiantes que planean completar clases durante el verano pueden necesitar cambiar sus planes académicos. Santa Rosa Junior College recortar...

'Vegans grind my gears' grinds my gears

‘Vegans grind my gears’ grinds my gears

March 29, 2018

A quick disclaimer before we start: I am not fully-vegan. I’m vegetarian, though I avoid dairy and make sure that the few dairy products I do eat are sustainably sourced.  This response talks about both vegan and vegetarian beliefs. I’m sure ...

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