SRJC in the News - September 2019

College officials urge action on student housing
Austin Walsh
San Mateo Daily Journal Staff
9/30/19
Student housing development, Santa Rosa Junior College, community college
https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/college-officials-urge-action-on-student-housing/article_1899a07c-e326-11e9-96de-4ba80d1c0ba6.html

 

New Spokane community college president aims to provide stability
Chad Sokol
The Lewiston Tribune
9/29/19
Kimberlee Messina, Santa Rosa Junior College, Spanish instructor, dean of science, technology, engineering and math
https://lmtribune.com/northwest/new-spokane-community-college-president-aims-to-provide-stability/article_2071574c-1072-5b3b-a1fa-34189440e855.html

 

Santa Rosa Junior College opens new theater season on the road
Dan Taylor
The Press Democrat
9/25/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Theatre Arts Department, Burbank Auditorium, Leslie McCauley, Theater and Fashion Department, “The Good Doctor,” Newman Auditorium, Caitlyn Clark, Riley Craig, “The Sound of Music,”  “The Cripple of Inishmann,” “The Wedding Singer,” Spring Dance Concert
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/entertainment/9961977-181/new-junior-college-theater-season?sba=AAS

 

SRJC Student Government Assembly to sell reusable straws as first step toward campus plastic ban
Edgar Soria Garcia
The OakLeaf
9/23/19
Board of Trustees, Student Government Assembly, Dakota McGranahan, Meea McMath, single-use plastic ban, Cub Card, Santa Rosa Junior College, SGA
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/climate-week/2019/09/24/srjc-student-government-assembly-to-sell-reusable-straws-as-first-step-toward-campus-plastic-ban/

 

Sonoma County students skip school to join global climate strike, rallies
Bill Swindell
The Press Democrat
9/20/19
Joy Ayodele, Santa Rosa Junior College, student, Climate Action Summit, United Nations, 2015 Paris climate agreement, environmental marches, climate action
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10063367-181/sonoma-county-students-participate-in?sba=AAS&artslide=27

 

Update: Thousands Marching In SF as Part Of Climate Strike
Bay City News Service
SFGate
9/20/2019
Central Quad Santa Rosa Junior College, march
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Update-Thousands-Marching-In-Sf-As-Part-Of-14455912.php

Also in:
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/09/20/climate-strike-actions-draw-thousands-to-urge-action-on-climate-change/

https://abc7news.com/society/climate-strike-thousands-of-students-protest-in-bay-area-around-world/5555519/

 

Santa Rosa Climate Strike
Zane Zinkl
Oak Leaf
9/20/19
Oak Leaf, Santa Rosa Junior College, climate march, climate, change, protest, students,
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/09/20/santa-rosa-climate-strike/


SRJC students and faculty to march for action on climate crisis
Zane Zinkl
Oak Leaf
9/18/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, marching, protesters, Courthouse Square, Alexa Forrester, climate change, Thunberg, John Stover, Livier Delatorre,  Téa Lindsey,
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/09/18/srjc-students-and-faculty-to-march-for-action-on-climate-crisis/

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https://350bayarea.org/event/sonoma-county-climate-strike

https://abc7news.com/society/climate-strike-thousands-of-students-protest-in-bay-area-around-world/5555519/

 

Greater wildfire risks prompt growth of electrical ‘microgrids’ to rely less on PG&E
Martin Espinosa
Press Democrat
9/14/19
David Liebman, Santa Rosa Junior College, manager of energy and sustainability for the college district, solar arrays, solar energy, battery storage, microgrid systems, natural disaster, mini-power networks, microgrid laboratory,  Stone Edge Farm Estate Vineyards & Winery, clean technology innovation, Wooster Energy Engineering,  California Energy Commission, Tesla battery system, Measure H facilities bond, emergency shelter,  Microgrid Institute, resilience zones
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10027255-181/greater-wildfire-risks-prompt-growth?artslide=0

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KPIX CBS SF Bay Area
North Bay Community Builds Its Own ‘Micro-Grids’ In Case Of PG&E Wildfire Blackout
John Ramos
9/16/19
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/09/16/north-bay-community-builds-its-own-micro-grids-in-case-of-emergency-pge-blackout/

 

Considering her last words: A Bahamian SRJC student and her family’s survival through Dorian
Riley Palmer
Oak Leaf
9/14/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, international student, Anetra McCartney, Great Abaco Island, Treasure Cay, Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian, natural disaster, Grand Bahama Island, Nassau, dental hygiene
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/09/14/considering-her-last-words-a-bahamian-srjc-student-and-her-familys-survival-through-dorian/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College a steppingstone in football and life
Kerry Benefield
Press Democrat
9/14/19
Luke Haggard,  Kenneth Fitzgerald,  Jhalen Grayer, Will Heckman, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Bear Cubs, Lenny Wagner,  Coach Amick, Coach Wags, Coach D, Dante DePaola
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10023879-181/benefield-santa-rosa-junior-college?sba=AAS

 

SRJC police arrest Petaluma man suspected of grabbing student’s rear end
Nashelly Chaves
The Press Democrat
9/13/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa Junior College District Police Department, Frank P. Doyle Library
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10040435-181/srjc-police-arrest-petaluma-man?sba=AAS

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Oak Leaf
9/11/19
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/09/12/district-police-arrest-man-for-sexual-assault-on-campus/

 

Junior college recipe gives zukes zest
Gayle Okumura Sullivan
The Healdsburg Tribune
9/12/19
Zucchini, Zucchini Festival, Healdsburg Farmers Market, French Provencal Cuisine cooking class, Santa Rosa Junior College, Christine Piccin, SRJC Culinary program, facilities, café, recipe, Zucchini Tian (Gratin), Dry Creek Peach & Produce
http://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/opinion/columns/junior-college-recipe-gives-zukes-zest/article_1bb6a880-d580-11e9-8c2c-636e1b9c625e.html

 

Neighbors raise parking, traffic concerns at public meeting on new SRJC housing
Chantelle Lee
Press Democrat
9/12/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, student housing, SRJC President Frank Chong,  Senior Dean of Students Robert Ethington, SRJC Board President Jordan Burns,  Dakota McGranahan,  Li Collier, senior dean of counseling and student success
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10027401-181/neighbors-raise-parking-traffic-concerns?sba=AAS&artslide=0

 

SRJC’s Club Day popular with students
Alex Nunez
Oak Leaf
9/11/19
Alex Nunez, Club Day, Oak Leaf, Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Bertolini Quad, Inner Club Council, Zonia Diaz, Lisset Miranda, K Club, Owen Mcgarva, Economics Club, SRJC Hockey Club, Bobby Rogers, student clubs
https://www.theoakleafnews.com/a-home-page-slideshow/2019/09/11/srjcs-club-day-popular-with-students/

 

Napa, Santa Rosa community colleges join nearly dozen in California creating housing for students
Cheryl Sarfaty
North Bay Business Journal
9/9/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC, Frank Chong, president of SRJC, Pedro Avila, vice president of student services, basic needs survey
https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/10001057-181/napa-santa-rosa-community-college-housing-construction?artslide=2

 

Santa Rosa Junior College football team falls to Fresno City College in opener
Albert Gregory
Press Democrat
9/7/19
The Santa Rosa Junior College football team, The Bear Cubs, Santa Rosa head coach Lenny Wagner, Keven Nguyen, Will Heckman 
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10002472-181/santa-rosa-junior-college-football

 

Santa Rosa forum on gun violence focuses on legislation, action
Chantelle Lee
Press Democrat
9/6/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, academic consequences of gun violence, “school phobia,” World Affairs Council of Sonoma County, Yamile Gomez, gun violence, Gilroy Garlic Festival, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Rep. Mike Thompson, House of Representatives’ Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, universal background checks, gun safety bills, gun purchases,   freshman Jennifer Fernandez
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10006893-181/santa-rosa-forum-on-gun?sba=AAS&artslide=0

 

SRJC women’s soccer just getting warmed up
Kerry Benefield
The Press Democrat
9/6/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Bear Cubs, Bear Cubs coach Crystal Chaidez, Gizela Carranza, Krystal Garcia, Emily Berganza, Kathy Monroy, Big 8 Conference
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10001663-181/benefield-srjc-womens-soccer-just?sba=AAS&artslide=2

 

Santa Rosa Junior College men's soccer team scoring fast and frequently
Kerry Benefield
The Press Democrat
9/4/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, Bear Cubs, The Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer team Bear Cubs coach  Marty Kinahan, Adrian Fontanelli, Carlos Lemus, Alan Sanchez, Rigo Barragan, Calvin Perkins
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10001658-181/benefield-santa-rosa-junior-college?ref=related&sba=AAS

 

Santa Rosa Junior College is first college in state to offer hemp cultivation program
Guy Kovner
The Press Democrat
9/1/19
Shone Farm, Santa Rosa Junior College, Hemp cultivation curriculum, Industrial Hemp Research Project, CBD, marijuana, SRJC student Neil Bledsoe, Clorissa Lepe, Charlotte Warren, George Sellu, Benjamin Goldstein
https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/9977135-181/santa-rosa-junior-college-is

Also in:
SFGate
Sunday Morning News Roundup
9/1/19
https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Sunday-Morning-News-Roundup-14405549.php

Times of CBD
9/2/19
https://timesofcbd.com/new-hemp-agriculture-cultivation-program-to-open-at-santa-rosa-junior-college/

Hemp Oil Media
9/2/19
<link no longer available>
 

Weed Voice
9/3/19
https://www.weedvoice.com/blogs/categories/culture-and-arts

Argus Courier
9/3/19
https://www.petaluma360.com/home/a1/9996266-181/srjc-becomes-first-college-in

Ganjapreneur
9/3/19
https://www.ganjapreneur.com/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-offer-hemp-cultivation-programs/

Green Rush Daily
9/3/19
https://greenrushdaily.com/news/college-to-offer-first-hemp-cultivation-degree-in-california/

Wine Industry Insight
9/3/19
http://wineindustryinsight.com/?p=102596

Sonoma State Star
9/10/19
http://www.sonomastatestar.com/news/2019/9/10/santa-rosa-junior-college-to-offer-unique-hemp-cultivation-program


SRJC updates existing facilities, creates new math building
Dakota McGranahan and Riley Palmer
Oak Leaf
9/3/19
Santa Rosa Junior College, facelift, Burbank Auditorium, Bailey Field, Zumwalt Parking Garage, Kunde Hall, temporary STEM building, Serafin Fernandez, Capital Projects, “The Wedding Singer”, latest technology, theater production, “Geothermal Field Project,” groundbreaking temperature system, Forsyth, Analy, Garcia halls, solar panels, Measure H, SRJC