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Public safety issue email of bomb threat near campus

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

Christopher Counts, the director of department of public safety, issued out an e-mail of a false bomb threat located near the Bakersfield College at the GET bus stop north of the campus on March 17. Around 11:35 a.m. public...

March 23No Comments

SGA election dates and candidates set

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

The time is coming soon to vote in a new student government for the 2017-2018 school year. The last day for students to file to run for office for the 201718 school year was March 10. Students will be able to vote for...

March 20No Comments

Child Development Center director passes

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

Bakersfield College Child Development Center director Danell Ward passed away March 3 from a heart attack. According to an email sent out by executive vice president of instruction, Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, Ward has been...

March 20No Comments

Many events for women’s history month held at BC

Many events for women’s history month held at BC

March 16

March is the national Women’s History Month, and Bakersfield College’s Women History and More (W.H.A.M) committee has so far held a wide variety of events for students and members of the community to engage in. The...

Recycling project takes a next step

March 16

Bakersfield College’s Leadership Academy recently ran a week-long recycling pilot program in an effort to cut waste and increase recycling on campus, which went well, according to Tarina Perry, an administrative secretary...

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Campus

Kern County artists share and read recognizable work at BC

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

On Feb. 16, the Bakersfield College Levan Center held a Poet Laureate hosted by Don Thompson. Each poet or art advocate read the works of each poet they were representing...

March 2No Comments

Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

In honor of Black History Month, Bakersfield College hosted several events to embrace the African diaspora here in the United States. One of those was “Moon Over Malcom,”...

March 2No Comments

BC campus working on going green

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

In an effort to cut waste and increase recycling on campus, Bakersfield College has partnered with BARC and the Bakersfield Public Works Department Solid Waste Division in...

March 2No Comments

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

Vehicle theft in the Administration parking lot ended with an arrest on Feb. 10. At about 1:20 p.m., the Public Safety office received a call reporting a white male adult...

February 15No Comments

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

February 15

Bakersfield College students who have purchased a Kern Value Card are now eligible to receive $5 off the purchase of their next...

Graffiti around the campus on political views

February 1

Graffiti was found in multiple restrooms across campus that had words encouraging and bashing President Donald Trump and par...

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

February 1

On Jan. 26 the Kern County Homeless Collaborative held a census throughout the day in Bakersfield to survey people who are currently...

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Features

Exploring Alcatraz

Exploring Alcatraz

Megan Fenwick, Reporter

I don’t travel much. I’ve only left California once, and that was for a brief wedding in Las Vegas. I was 7 then, and the most fun I had was riding the elevator. Even...

March 20No Comments

BC offers free health tests

BC offers free health tests

Ambria King, Reporter

The Bakersfield College Nursing Program offered blood pressure screenings, body mass index calculations, and provided information about balanced nutrition to students on March...

March 16No Comments

BC to hold its first ever Hackathon event

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

This semester, Bakersfield College will be holding its first ever hackathon, a team competition geared toward solving problems with technology. The hackathon’s theme will...

March 16No Comments

SAGA to host screening of ‘Real Boy’

Ambria King, Reporter

March is Transgender Awareness Month, and in honor of that the Bakersfield College Sexual and Gender Acceptance Club, or SAGA, will be screening the award-winning film “Real...

March 16No Comments

Renegade Struggles: Joseline Pinto

March 16

Meet Joseline Pinto, 22, a student at Bakersfield College, pursuing an education to improve the life of her child. When Pinto...

Enchanted meditation techniques

March 16

Throughout the past few years there has been a surge in selfdiscovery with people wanting to learn more about yoga, meditation,...

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Sports

Life deeper than serve for Tucker

Life deeper than serve for Tucker

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

Bakersfield College women’s tennis team has been off to a great start this season with a 14-3 overall record. Each of the players have been working as hard as they can...

March 20No Comments

BC tennis gains ground despite delays

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

With a 4-3 conference record and 4-8 overall record, the Bakersfield College men’s tennis team is third in the Western State Conference going into their next match against...

March 20No Comments

BC takes second in WSC Invite at Canyons

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

Both Bakersfield College men’s and women’s swimming teams are now in full motion as more swim meets are being held week-by-week, and BC has been working hard, placing...

March 20No Comments

Softball hopes to keep groove after win streak ends at seven

Softball hopes to keep groove after win streak ends at seven

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

The Bakersfield College softball team had been on a seven-game winning streak before suffering three straight losses starting with their March 9 defeat at the hands of Moorpark. During...

March 20No Comments

CSUB soccer wins over Mexico

CSUB soccer wins over Mexico

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

The Cal State Bakersfield men’s soccer team earned a stunning victory over the U-17 Mexican National Team on March 1 to kick off their spring exhibition matchups. Over 2,000...

March 20No Comments

Tennis serves up wins

Tennis serves up wins

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

Bakersfield College’s women’s tennis team is off to a good start with 10 wins and one loss. Feb. 21 against Orange Coast College was an important one, even though it wasn’t...

March 2No Comments

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Reviews

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

I’m usually not a big card game fanatic. I believe the last packs I opened were around the third generation of Pokémon, but with the help of the recent games Sun and Moon,...

March 21No Comments

Lumberjacks’ food is great and big

Lumberjacks’ food is great and big

March 20

As of mid-January this year, Coco’s diner, located at 2687 Mt Vernon Ave,  has been replaced by Lumberjacks...

Guerriero’s glow kit shines

Guerriero’s glow kit shines

March 20

When I first heard about Nicole Guerriero and Anastasia Beverly Hills’ collaboration on a glow kit...

The Lego Batman Movie: A new and hilarious look at The Dark Knight

The Lego Batman Movie: A new and hilarious look at The Dark Knight

March 2

“The Lego Batman Movie” was such a fun and comedy filled movie that took me by surprise, even with...

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