The Oak Leaf

The fall 2019 Oak Leaf staff take a breather from their award-winning newsroom endeavors.

SRJC’s Oak Leaf newspaper wins multiple awards

April 27, 2020

The Oak Leaf News and Oak Leaf Magazine won a lucky 13 state awards, including a first place statewide in Online General Excellence and a first-time award for Magazine General Excellence from three journalism organizations for work students completed in 2019.   ...

Students from Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University have come together for their production of the broadway play

SRJC’s “The Sound of Music” at Sonoma State

November 26, 2019

The hills of Sonoma County were filled with the sound of music Friday evening as Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University collaborated on the production of “The Sound of Music” at SSU’s Evert B. Person Theater. Why watch a classic...

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“The Thing”: Fear the unknown

October 31, 2019

The wolf in sheep’s clothing scares us more than any real wolf. John Carpenter grips this idea tight in “The Thing” and uses tense psychological uncertainty to keep the audience reeled in. The Thing is an alien that assimilates into any living animal in...

Students in anthropology lab watch an ABC7 news live stream in the dark during the Oct. 22 lockdown.

SRJC Lockdown Gallery

October 22, 2019

Level Up! Ep. 16: But is it art?

Level Up! Ep. 16: But is it art?

October 1, 2019

Up   In this one your boys examine the deep relationship between graphics power and art style at the root of gaming visuals. We discuss the best and worst we've seen and whether or not, in this world of super powered hardware, graphics even matter anymore....

Robert Ethington, dean of students, shows plans to attendees to open house Sept. 11. SRJC student services present the plans to new student housing building to neighbors.

SRJC welcomes neighbors to see new housing plans

September 17, 2019

A four-story student housing complex will finally be a reality for 378 Santa Rosa Junior College students campus officials revealed at a Sept. 11 open house.  The project is expected to break ground in the fall of 2020.  Students will fill tradition...

Subscription wars: The battle for your wallet

Abraham Fuentes, Photo Editor

May 14, 2019

You enter a binge-worthy new dimension between the darkness of your living room and the daylight of your daily commute, where you need to pay for only one streaming service and every great show is available to you: “Stranger Things,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” But then you emerge into reality and find yourself paying for five different subscriptions and considering adding one more because “The Twilight Zone” remake and “Star Trek:...

Jasmine Flores-Nunez(left), Alexx Valdez(middle) and Christopher Shayota(right) play a student teacher, high school coach and theater professor whose job is to help a group of high school students, the audience, graduate.

For the laughs to the lighting, go see “All The Great Books (Abridged)”

March 9, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College’s production of “All the Great Books (Abridged)” is an interactive and hilarious experience that amounts to a must-see show. I was expecting a simple comedy, but what I got was a magical tour of all the great books I should...

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