Broken dispensers no excuse

Ashlee Flores

April 25, 2007

Filed under Campus

While parking permit machines may be out of order, this is no excuse for not having a permit on display, according to Bakersfield College Public Safety. If you drive up to the parking lot on the northeast side of BC and need a... Read more »

‘Space funk’ theme sets mood for BC ensemble

Katherine J. White

April 25, 2007

Filed under Campus

A space alien's music was played at Bakersfield College's Indoor Theater on April 21 during BC's annual "Swing in Spring" jazz event. BC music professor and Jazz Ensemble Director Kris Tiner said that this concert focused on composers... Read more »

Business women gather for annual conference

Crystal Roberts

April 25, 2007

Filed under Features

Training seminars, trade show vendors and speakers highlighted the18th annual Bakersfield Women's Business Conference on April 19 at the Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center. Over 40 training seminars were available,... Read more »

Old birds fly off of their perches for another year

Kyle Beall

April 25, 2007

Filed under Features

Above the crowd, the roaring engines were vibrant and alive as history flew by. War Birds in Action was not just an air show, it was a piece of history in the present, restored and preserved. The air show took place at Minter... Read more »

Let the Scottish Games begin

Ashlee Flores

April 11, 2007

Filed under Features

Men in kilts, women in tartan and the sound of bagpipes filled the air at Stramler Park on March 31 for the Bakersfield Scottish Gathering and Games. The park was overflowing with great Scottish culture that provided Scottish... Read more »

Track and field wrapping up competition

Earl Parsons

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women's track and field team remains undefeated going into the Antelope Valley Invitational on April 13, while the men's team has three losses so far. Annikia Jackson qualified for the California state... Read more »

Women warming up

Katherine J. White

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

Battle lines have been drawn by Bakersfield College's women's tennis team, said Coach Gene Lundquist, and the team lives up to the "Churchillian phrase: 'Don't give up,'" according to Lundquist. The team's WSC record is 3-6,... Read more »

BC men’s tennis has power

Katherine J. White

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

Play ugly. That is what Bakersfield College's men's tennis Coach Rob Slaybaugh said about the team's playing technique. Freshman Jake Desme cites the team's ability to play a "power game" with their rivals, and he says that the... Read more »

Baseball player in it for the game

Ashlee Flores

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College baseball pitcher Edgar Sanchez is an outstanding and respected player among his teammates. Though, according to Coach Tim Painton, Sanchez may not go into professional baseball, he does have a chance to play... Read more »

Professional arm wrestler schools Bako at Fishlips

Nick Stockton

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

A group of men sit at two tables pushed together in the middle of Fishlips in downtown Bakersfield. They are dining on fish and chips, sipping on beer, and talking in baritones through the classic rock coming from the sound system. The... Read more »

Cowboys, girls meet in Shafter for roping

Donny Van Sloten

April 11, 2007

Filed under Sports

Heels were kicking and dust was flying as riders in cowboy hats and tight jeans made their way into the arena on a sunny Shafter day. The eighth annual Team Roping and BBQ on April 7 at Thunderhead Ranch raised money for Optimal... Read more »

Ebony Fashion Fair comes to Bakersfield; sorority helps

Lily Fahel

April 11, 2007

Filed under Features

The Gamma Alpha Sigma Chapter of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. hosted the 49th annual Ebony Fashion Fair at the Fox Theater in downtown Bakersfield on Wednesday, April 4. The show presented latest fashions of the 2006-2007... Read more »