The Oak Leaf

The fall 2019 Oak Leaf staff take a breather from their award-winning newsroom endeavors.

SRJC’s Oak Leaf newspaper wins multiple awards

April 27, 2020

The Oak Leaf News and Oak Leaf Magazine won a lucky 13 state awards, including a first place statewide in Online General Excellence and a first-time award for Magazine General Excellence from three journalism organizations for work students completed in 2019.   ...

In A24's

“The Lighthouse”: The horror aquatic

November 20, 2019

Standout horror studio A24’s recent release, “The Lighthouse,” captures the dread and isolation of being marooned on a rock in the middle of the ocean in a bleak, black and white contrast. The Lighthouse is bewildering, hectic and astounding all in on...

Students in anthropology lab watch an ABC7 news live stream in the dark during the Oct. 22 lockdown.

SRJC Lockdown Gallery

October 22, 2019

Author Victor Villaseñor left California as a young man to live in Mexico. Returning to the United States at 20, Villaseñor has written nine novels and 65 short stories.

The voice of genius inside us: Victor Villaseñor

October 15, 2019

Acclaimed author Victor Villaseñor spoke to the Santa Rosa Junior College community 12 p.m. Monday at Newman Auditorium, sharing his wealth of knowledge and candid personal philosophy. California native Villaseñor, 79, has received high praise for ...

Level Up! Ep. 16: But is it art?

Level Up! Ep. 16: But is it art?

October 1, 2019

Up   In this one your boys examine the deep relationship between graphics power and art style at the root of gaming visuals. We discuss the best and worst we've seen and whether or not, in this world of super powered hardware, graphics even matter anymore....

After 13-long years, Tool release their newest album early Sept.

“Fear Inoculum”: Tool makes a triumphant return

September 3, 2019

"Fear Inoculum" is proof that good things are worth waiting for; the album is an experimental masterpiece, with guitar, bass, drums and synthesizer weaving in and out and crashing together for tremendous breakdowns.  Tool broke a 13-year-long silence to release...

SGA announces spring election results

SGA announces spring election results

April 22, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly announced the results of the spring 2019 election in a Bearfacts email to students on Monday. The online poll and in-person voting booths were open from Monday April 15 through Friday April 19. ...

SGA votes against new position for Petaluma campus

SGA votes against new position for Petaluma campus

April 5, 2019

In a contentious 5-4 vote, the Santa Rosa Junior College Student Government Assembly chose not to pass a constitutional amendment April 1 that would have created a new SGA officer’s position and added a voting option on the ballot for the upcoming SGA...

Seer's sixth album,

Thunder’s brewing in Vancouver in Seer’s ‘Vol 6.’

February 19, 2019

Crashing drums, lumbering riffs and haunting vocals from frontman Bronson Lee Norton tick all the essential boxes for a perfect doom metal album. “Vol.6” is an intense thunderstorm of rhythm and vocals by up-and-coming group Seer, playing heavily to ...

Any Sonoma County student is welcome to submit an entry to the 11th Annual Sonoma County Student Film Festival.

Sonoma County Student Film Festival accepting entries

February 4, 2019

Student filmmakers are invited to show off their talent this spring at the 2019 Sonoma County Student Film Festival, hosted by Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma Student Life. Open to students of all ages enrolled in Sonoma County during spring 2019, ...

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