Solar Panels are doing their jobs


Brooke Howard, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Four years since Bakersfield College installed the solar panels, BC officials confirm it provides the 1.1 kilohertz annually, as it was estimated it would. Amber Chiang, head of marketing and public relations stated, “That is one third of the college’s energy use.” In 2010, SunPower Corporation... Read more »

Watkins has big plans to attract new students to BC

Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
September 10, 2014

In January, Bakersfield College hired new school Director of Student Outreach Steve Watkin. Watkin comes with a standout resume and plan for the district that should not go unnoticed. With nearly 25 years of experience, Watkin decided to bring his talents to BC. Watkin worked a similar position at Cal... Read more »

More time before club week happens

Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
September 10, 2014

Formerly, Bakersfield College’s Club Week was held during the second week of a semester’s initial start. However, Reg Autwell, in his new role as the student government director of clubs, has moved the event to a later date to encourage clubs to prepare with a two-week gap. Club Week will officially... Read more »

Transfer Day returns to BC


Trina Goree, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Bakersfield College hosted its annual Transfer Day event on Sept. 8. The event was held to help BC students with the process of transferring and to inform any student that might be interested in transferring to a UC or CSU. There were 25 different UC, CSU, and private universities on campus during the... Read more »

Dancing highlights club’s multi-cultural ethnic roots

Rigoberto Lopez, Photographer
May 7, 2014

Bakersfield College’s M.E.Ch.A club hosted its first Culture Night, which had Aztec dancers and musicians on April 24 at Forum West.

BC reaffirms zero tolerance stance on sexual assaults

Amber hayden, Photographer
May 7, 2014

Denim Day came to Bakersfield College on April 23 to help support and affirm the college’s stance on zero tolerance of sexual assault. Denim Day actually started in Italy when the Italian Supreme Court overturned a conviction. This caused the female employees of the Italian Parliament to come to work... Read more »

Fate and Liberation heard

Amber Hayden, Photographer
April 23, 2014

The classical group Trio Celeste performs during a concert held at the Levan Center on April 8. Iryna Krechkovsky (violin), Ross Gasworth (cello), and Kevin Kwan Loucks (piano) played pieces by Shostakovich, Piazzolla/ Bragato, and Beethoven for audience members.

Writing Center helps out students

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
April 23, 2014

The Bakersfield College Writing Center, located in room SS-133 of the Student Services Center, has numerous trained professionals to assist the high turnout of students utilizing services. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays. Their number... Read more »

BC job center prepares for Career Day

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
April 23, 2014

Every year Bakersfield College’s job placement department organizes Career Day for students to attend and meet potential employers. “The purpose is to bring employers to campus, so that students and alumni can meet with employers and learn about their current openings and career information,” said... Read more »

New STEM room a boon

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter
December 4, 2013

The department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics received its very own tutoring room last month, and it is expected to help STEM majors be even more successful while at Bakersfield College. Interim Dean of Instruction for STEM Liz Rozell said that there are more than 3,500 BC students... Read more »

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