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Santa Rosa Junior College on climate

Santa Rosa Junior College on climate

September 27, 2019

Reporters Marilyn Santos and Chuy Gonzales asked SRJC students, faculty and staff what they think and what they're doing about climate change. https://youtu.be/8LsOkQlB430

Siem Ebus, a natural science major from the Netherlands, plays soccer at midfield for the Bear Cubs.

Open borders, open minds: SRJC welcomes international students

December 13, 2018

It was the early ‘80s when Santa Rosa Junior College opened up to the international community, but it wasn’t until 2014 that outreach efforts gained momentum. When SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong took office, the school had about 50 international stu...

Siem Ebus, a natural science major from the Netherlands, plays soccer at midfield for the Bear Cubs.

Open borders, open minds: SRJC welcomes international students

December 13, 2018

It was the early ‘80s when Santa Rosa Junior College opened up to the international community, but it wasn’t until 2014 that outreach efforts gained momentum. When SRJC President Dr. Frank Chong took office, the school had about 50 international...

Marcus Len Walton, 18

Police arrest alleged aggressive flirter

September 14, 2018

Following a two-day search, Santa Rosa Junior College District Police arrested Marcus Len Walton, 18, for suspicious activity and “aggressively flirting” with female students on campus, officials said. According to a Sept. 14 press release, Distr...


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,...

One student's sign stands out.

Video: “Cry to God” religious group squares off against SRJC students

February 7, 2018

A crowd gathered and counter-demonstrated on Tuesday, Feb. 6 after religious group “Cry to God” displayed provocative signs at the Santa Rosa Junior College quad. Warning: video contains explicit language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPbqbGo_9w8   Video shot and edited by...

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#DefenderDACA

December 13, 2017

¿Sabía que hay cerca de 11.3 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados viviendo en los Estados Unidos? Se estima que entre 7,000 y 13,000 están matriculados en universidades. Ya sea que crea que DACA debe continuar o no, es importante considerar qu...

Don't miss out on this showcase of student achivement.

Winter Spotlight Dance Gala this week

December 12, 2017

This year’s Winter Spotlight Dance Gala is a celebration of students’ hard work, commitment and talents at Santa Rosa Junior College. The show will consist of about 30 dancers spotlighting their advanced dance techniques. The dance gala shows...

Horchata is delicious and simple to make.

Horchata: The new nog to try this season

December 12, 2017

Horchata definitely adds a refreshing touch to any meal. People that try Horchata seem to fall in love with it right away. Growing up in Mexico, Horchata was one of my favorite beverages to go along with my meals. I have so many memories of going to...

La Fondita serves up small tacos packed with flavor.

Santa Rosa’s tastiest tacos

December 12, 2017

Sonoma County has a large number of Mexican restaurants and food trucks, and everyone has a different opinion about where to find the best tacos. After trying 10 different locations, these were the four best carne asada tacos in the area. #4 Casa...

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#Defend DACA

December 12, 2017

Did you know there are close to 11.3 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States? An estimated 7,000 to 13,000 are enrolled in colleges throughout the U.S. Whether you believe DACA should continue or not, it’s important to consider wh...

UndocuFund is just one of several organizations raising money for undocumented fire victims.

UndocuFund ayuda a personas indocumentadas

November 18, 2017

En respuesta a la destrucción que los incendios de North Bay que causaron a la comunidad de inmigrantes indocumentados, el programa UndocuFund comenzó a recaudar fondos para ayudar a las víctimas del incendio que no son representadas y que no pueden...

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