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Rachel’s Rights: The March for Gender Equality

Article by Rachel Owen Following the paths of progressive women before them, the women of 2018 are here to change history. January was a month of true progress for women everywhere as thousands took to the streets, social platforms, and government headquarters to fight for gender equality. On January 7th, many women including Tracee Ellis Ross, Rashida Jones, and Reese Witherspoon attended the Golden Globes wearing black to raise awareness about abuse towards women. This fashionable act coincided with the campaign #TimesUp,

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Winter Activities in Sonoma County

By Delaney Temple During warmer weather, it’s easy to find activities to keep busy and active. Unfortunately, during the winter, the colder weather limits the amount of things one can do. But fear not! Here are some of the best options to entertain yourself while the winter months pass. Read a book: One option is to curl up in bed with a good book. If you need any recommendations, refer to GraceAnne Hoss’s column which includes a new book and an old one. Maybe even write your own story, sketch, sculpt, or paint.

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JC Classes: is getting ahead worth it?

By Katie Cederborg The conveniently located Santa Rosa Junior College provides extensive opportunities for a select group of students here at Santa Rosa High School. But, as Spring enrollment begins, it is important for students interested in picking up courses at the Junior College to consider the intensity of the courses they choose to enroll in. On top of the heavy workload that can be burdening in AP and honors classes at Santa Rosa High School, JC classes can be overwhelming, especially with volunteering and

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Illuminate Ed incites conflict for SRCS

By Star Mallamo The SRCS community has been in an uproar over their inability to access grades. History teacher John Cortopassi explained that the familiar grading system, Home Access Center, has been given up in favor of a new and improved student system, “I was part of a group that helped choose it.” Cortopassi and others on the team decided that the district should purchase Illuminate Ed, because of the flexibility with its configurations. However, the system has not been fully “rolled out” or implemented yet. Cortopassi

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District issues continue in wake of protests

By Alex Hays Controversy has been a constant in the SRCS community as of late, with recent problems such as a lack of staff, oversized classes, and most importantly, no incentive to stay within the SRCS district. Many of these problems have been relevant since last year and have still not been solved. These issues were brought up once again at a recent SRCS board meeting, which took place on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Many teachers of SRCS and members of the SRTA spoke on these issues, among which were former SRTA

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