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The years under the oaks

The years under the oaks

May 3, 2018

Upward and onward, whether sticking to its roots or chopped like weeds, the valley oaks will form many more rings and take on many new forms. The evergreen backdrop of the campus branches out onto plush, green scenes providing a canopy of shade for re-energizing...

Cristal Lopez, de 21 años, usa el tiempo de laboratorio que proporciona Connections para completar la tarea.

Centennial Series: Puente and Connections: bridging the gap to education for first-generation college students

April 19, 2018

For first-generation students like Cristal Lopez, 21, a sociology major at Santa Rosa Junior College, completing a college career is a challenging experience. “Both my parents were unable to complete their basic education and as the oldest of three,...

The HP 3000 was a $200,000 investment that propelled SRJC into the modern age.

Centennial Series: SRJC’s first computer

April 17, 2018

The year, 1974. The cost, $200,000. The purchase, Santa Rosa Junior College’s first computer. In 1974, The Press Democrat reported SRJC as the first community college in the nation to buy the Hewlett-Packard 3000. Providing its students access to the best...

Centennial Series: SRJC’s continuously changing cannabis culture

Centennial Series: SRJC’s continuously changing cannabis culture

April 5, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on stories like this, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. Pot, dope, weed. Ganja, chronic, herb. All words used to describe a plant that has caused much debate over its medicinal value, legality and reputation. Harvesting past articles from the ...

The culinary arts department supplied hand-decorated cakes for the event.

From 1918 to 2018, SRJC begins 100 year celebrations

January 25, 2018

Santa Rosa Junior College faculty, board members, educators, students and alumni gathered on Jan. 24 at Bertolini Hall to kick off the first in a series of events celebrating the college’s 100 year anniversary. “I’m so proud and elated to s...

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