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Eileen Rodriguez endures the harassment so common to female gamers.

Don’t call me an e-girl: What it’s like being a woman in the gamer world

December 13, 2018

“Slut!” he called me. I’d only been logged in for a minute. “You suck at this game because she takes no skill to play,” he taunted, after I chose the character I wanted to be. “You’re teaming with your male friend. You must be an e-gi...

Santa Rosa Junior College will launch a Santa Rosa campus-focused app at the start of the 2019 spring semester while also adding new features to the existing Petaluma campus app.

Campus app coming to Santa Rosa campus in January

November 1, 2018

Santa Rosa Junior College will launch a Santa Rosa campus-focused app at the start of the 2019 spring semester while also adding new features to the existing Petaluma campus app. The SRJC campus app will allow Santa Rosa students to access their student...

Petaluma Games Club offers opportunity for on campus competition and friendship

Petaluma Games Club offers opportunity for on campus competition and friendship

October 23, 2018

Four students sit slouched on a pair of reddish-brown leather couches parked to the side of the Petaluma campus cafeteria, their eyes squinted in focus on two flat-panel TVs. The delicate jingles of two video games cut through the sizzle of hamburger...

“I would go to my friend’s house to play video games, and it would make me forget about all of the negative things going on at home,” Hernandez said.

The virtual world as an escape from the real world

September 27, 2018

A childhood marked by abuse and poverty. A lonely teenage passage from Puerto Rico to Northern California. An early adulthood devoid of relationships with blood relatives, marked by the struggle of a stressful academic career. How does 20-year-old Jo...

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