THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
Juneteenth parade in Denver heading north from downtown toward the corner of York and ??? circ 1983

Juneteenth Celebration

A day for celebrating history and economic empowerment.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer June 19, 2024

Juneteenth is a celebration that marks the arrival of troops entering Galveston, Texas, in 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed into law the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.   Juneteenth...

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Gaza Floating temporary pier for aid

Update on Gaza Pier

A quick overview of the Gaza Pier, after repairs were made.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer June 19, 2024

  The temporary pier that was announced by President Joe Biden in March, during his State of The Union speech, was meant to bring a limited amount of aid into the Gaza Strip but has been dealt...

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13th Annual Olive Festival

A look inside the 13th Olive Festival in downtown Oroville, CA.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer June 18, 2024

Downtown Oroville's 13th annual Olive Festival took place in the old Courthouse Park, across the street from the Ehmann House, popularly known as “the house that olives built.” The free-admission...

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Laid Back Luau

Local event supports Oroville community activities.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer June 8, 2024

Aloha! Hawaiin delights, drinks, and even getting lei’d at an event that happened on First Friday, June 7, 2024, from 4 pm –8 pm at 1998 Montgomery St., downtown Oroville. The Downtown Business Association...

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Gaza Floating temporary pier for aid

The Sinking Gaza Pier

An overview of the temporary floating pier, and the problems getting the aid into the Gaza Strip.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer June 3, 2024

As the war continues to wage on in the Gaza Strip, focus has been put on the $320 million temporary floating pier the Pentagon named Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (JLOTS) that President Joe Biden announced...

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Ongoing Antiwar Protest

While some fizzle out, small protests still continue to disrupt.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

“I think it would be in the best interest of the Democratic party to forego the convention this year. It's looking like 1968,” Congressman Dean Phillips said, talking about the Antiwar protests that...

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Demands of the College Pro-Palestine Demonstrators

Here are the top demands of the protesters all over the college campuses across the country.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

With college protests spreading across the country like wildfire, many of the campus faculty have bent from their no-police stance to now having the local police in the area crackdown on the encampments...

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UCLA protesters arrested

What is the relationship between chaos and free speech?
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

132 were arrested early Thursday, May at the UCLA campus as the Pro-Hamas protests took a violent turn. “Where were you last night,” protesters chanted about the violence that occurred on Tuesday...

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seal of UNC Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Protest

Protecting the flag offers a glimmer of hope.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Since mid-April we have seen universities from coast-to-coast light up in violent protests. The protest at Chapel Hill kickstarted at least 30 states to have similar demonstrations with similar results;...

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How Did We Get Here?

How did the college protest ignite?
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

October 7, 2023 was the deadliest day for Israel and the Jewish people since the Holocaust. At least 1,200 Jews died. A Brutal attack that was launched by the air, land, and sea. This attack was launched...

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Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

No more stolen sisters.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

An informative presentation given by Amber Noel-Camacho and Dr. Deserea Langley will be guest speakers on May 1st, 2024, at the Cultural and Community Center in Swing Space F 102 at 11:00 am on the Butte...

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Butte Colleges emerging planetarium. Oroville, CA.

Butte College Science Building & Planetarium Beam Signing

Sign the new science building beam and be apart of the Butte College community.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

If you have spent any time on the Butte College main campus, then you have noticed the construction around the math building. It’s the new state-of-the-art science building. The 72,276-square-foot,...

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