The Oak Leaf

Round 2: Power outages possible with new red flag warning

Round 2: Power outages possible with new red flag warning

October 22, 2019

Taking preemptive steps to reduce the possibility of wildfires, PG&E warned of potential power shutoffs after the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Tuesday for the North Bay with predictions of hot temperatures, high wind speeds ...

Prince Charming

Prince Charming

October 19, 2019

When I was five years old, I asked you what love was You told me one day Prince Charming would surely come. Sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G was all the rage, I asked again at thirteen and you told me, “boys only want one thing.” I turned f...

Young hearts: a pair of poems

Young hearts: a pair of poems

October 18, 2019

1. The Mind that Scares Adults  It’s terrible, really Knowing the next time You fall Could be worse than the first.   I can’t look at you Because the thought Of you not looking back Hurts.   And it would be a lie...

Liquor Store Romeo

Liquor Store Romeo

October 16, 2019

I. The summer I never got through Breaking through the surface, I breathed the salty air. It was the middle of the summer and everything was blue. I could sense him near me. I ducked back under the surface and let the waves move my carefree body. I ...

Dazy

Dazy

October 16, 2019

Daisies were in the sky. Flowers were woven into her dark, slightly frizzy hair. The sky was calm. The sun was shining. The softness of her face, the storm in her eyes, the meadow she stood in: it was as beautiful as suicide. It was the calm before the...

At every Shone Farm Fall Festival, the pumpkin patch attracts crowds of guests from all over Sonoma County and volunteers assist guests with cutting and carrying their pumpkins to the checkout stand.

SRJC kicks off 2019 Shone Farm Festival

October 14, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College kicked off its seventh-annual Shone Farm Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, opening its doors at 10 a.m. with fun-filled rides, games and festivities for the local community.  Guests at Shone Farm enjoyed hayride tours...

Linda Lau discusses the cultural impacts of the films “A Simple Life” and “The Second Mother” as part of the Arts and Lectures series Sept. 30 in Newman Auditorium

Arts and Lectures Series Dives into the Lives of Domestic Workers

October 12, 2019

Linda Lau, instructor of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Older Adult Program, looked deeply into the lives of domestic workers by examining the cultural impacts of the films “A Simple Life” and “The Second Mother” as part of the Arts and Lecture...

The SRJC Study Abroad program is a cooperative effort of multiple Northern California schools. This spring's program will be in Florence, Italy.

SRJC Study Abroad: Florence 2020 meetings begin

September 6, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Professor Jeanette Ben Farhat held the first study abroad meeting for students interested in the Spring 2020 trip to Florence, Italy on Aug. 28.  Ben Farhat painted the vibrant life of Florence by discussing cultural act...

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