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The new reusable straws can withstand heated and cool beverages and will cost $3.

SRJC Student Government Assembly to sell reusable straws as first step toward campus plastic ban

September 24, 2019

Student Government Assembly plans to sell reusable silicone straws by late September as the first step in a future single-use plastic ban at Santa Rosa Junior College. Santa Rosa Vice President of Student Life Dakota McGranahan is working on the sin...

Instructor Robert Grandmaison teaches student Vanessa Mondragon how to use the Virtual Reality gear, available for student use in the new Digital Media Suites on the 2nd floor of Doyle Library.

Virtual reality comes to Doyle Library

February 7, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College students have a broad spectrum of new opportunities for digital media creation available through the Doyle library: recording music, creating green screen composited videos, converting math equations to 3D printed models and more. ...

Cage the Elephant drops new single “Ready To Let Go”

February 6, 2019

“Ready To Let Go” is the newest song from Grammy Award-winning alt-rock band Cage the Elephant released on Jan. 29. This single is the emotional return to music fans have hoped for after a year of silence. Born and raised in the small town of Bowling...

SRJC starting freshman guard, and former Cardinal Newman High school standout, Damian Wallace waits for his teammate to shoot free throws in the Bear Cubs 82-62 blowout win February 5, 2019.

SRJC dominates in Big 8 win over Modesto

February 6, 2019

The combination of a fast-paced offense along with an aggressive defense resulted in the Santa Rosa Junior College men’s basketball team’s commanding 82-62 win over Modesto Junior College Tuesday night. This win was a chance for the Bear Cubs (17-...

Outfielder Tayler Cullen sprinted to first base In the second inning of SRJC's 8-5 victory over College of Marin.

Bear Cubs outlast College of Marin behind freshmen’s clutch hitting

February 5, 2019

A big game from the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s freshman outfielder led to a comfortable 8-5 win for the Bear Cubs over College of Marin on Tuesday afternoon at Cook Sypher Field. Santa Rosa’s (3-1) Hayden Klemenok, young outfielder and lead...

SRJC administrative assistant in the communication studies department Jennifer O'Mahony and her dog Bochy, named after Giants' manager Bruce Bochy, enjoy the rare snowfall outside her Glen Ellen home February 5, 2019.

Not quite a snow day

February 5, 2019

Students of Santa Rosa Junior College were excited at the possibility of waking up to snow Tuesday morning, for the first time since early 2002, after checking the weather Monday night. Only a select few actually saw this dream come true. Weather...

Actors Stephan James and Kiki Layne look out on New York City as Alonzo Hunt and Tish Rivers, respectively, in the 2018 film

An Oscars synopsis and review: “If Beale Street Could Talk”

February 5, 2019

“If Beale Street Could Talk” is a warm, welcoming conversation about the beauty and anguish of the African-American experience in the 1970s. Director Barry Jenkins adapted the film from the novel of the same name by James Baldwin, aiming to draw p...

Ariana Grande releases her fifth studio album under the Republic label February 8, 2019.

Album preview: Ariana Grande’s message to those who’ve done her wrong: “Thank U, Next”!

February 4, 2019

Five months after the release of her much anticipated “Sweetener” album, Ariana Grande is set to release her most iconic album to date “Thank U, Next,” this Friday. The album features controversial song titles such as “Fake Smile,” “...

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