The Oak Leaf

Back in the saddle again

Back in the saddle again

December 13, 2018

Abraham Fuentes Returning to college after several decades in the work world can be tumultuous and often a little crazy-making, to put it mildly, especially after earning a Bachelor of Science in media during the wild and crazy mid-70s. Now I spend hour...

A plaque representing the 1952 championship lies on the Santa Rosa campus.

Centennial Series: The unfortunate, hidden irony in SRJC’s first baseball state title

May 3, 2018

Clarence ‘Cook’ Sypher led the first Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team to a state championship in 1952, but he was not their coach in the actual game. While the Bear Cubs marched on to a state championship, “coach” Sypher was commanding...

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...

Molly McGregor presents a slideshow of images from the first Women's History Week in 1978 to students on Monday March 5. Photo by Rachel Edelstein.

Thank Sonoma County native Molly MacGregor for Women’s History Month

March 8, 2018

Forty years ago on March 8, Molly MacGregor held the first Women’s History Day in Sonoma County. On Monday morning, MacGregor shared with SRJC students how her idea grew into the presidentially endorsed and congressionally approved Women’s History Mont...

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