Activists speak at BC

Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  English Professor Elizabeth Rodacker had two speakers talk to her English for Multilanguage Students class on the morning of Oct. 8. The speakers were brought in to Rodacker’s class to speak on the subject of racism and the civil rights movement of the 20th century, which was a main topic... Read more »

Theatre Club returns with new festival

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Trina Goree, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  Attention all Bakersfield College students: the Theatre Club is back. The Theatre Club has been in existence since 2004, according to Blake Clendenen, current Theatre Club president, although it was shut down in the past semesters due to a lack of members and involvement. The Theatre Club resurrection... Read more »

How to recognize a service dog at BC

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Vanessa Munoz, Reporter/ Photographer
October 22, 2014

  Bakersfield College has seen an increase in enrollments of students with disabilities who use service dogs, many of which have been spotted around campus. These service dogs and service dogs in training are certified and trained through the Americans with Disabilities Act and have the right to... Read more »

Homecoming pride marches on

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  This semester, with the theme of “Frame the Moment: #The BC Selfie,” the tradition of Homecoming is back with new ways for Bakersfield College students to celebrate their Renegade pride and to remember the importance of community on campus. Although a couple of the Homecoming festivities have... Read more »

Early alert program looks to help students

Vanessa Munoz, Reporter/ Photographer
October 22, 2014

  New programs have been developed recently at Bakersfield College, but one program has been brought back by the administration with hopes for better results: the early alert program. The Student Success Intervention Initiative was once a program here at BC but had been closed some years back due... Read more »

Drummers keep up the beat

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Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
October 8, 2014

  If you’ve been to a Bakersfield College home football game, there’s no doubt you’ve heard them. If you’ve been on campus Thursday afternoons, you’ve probably heard them as well. Heard what you say? The fantastic sound of BC’s very own drumline. The drumline is entirely composed of... Read more »

Iranians address BC classroom

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Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
October 8, 2014

On Monday, Sept. 29, Professor Elizabeth Rodacker invited two students from Iran to talk about a book that her class has been reading, titled “Persepolis”. Rodacker says that she wants to stress how she feels a lot of the information is left out of the media about certain countries like Iran,... Read more »

BC Choir raising funds for international travel

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 8, 2014

With the new SPARC classrooms open and the PAC theaters near completion, the director of Choral Activities at Bakersfield College is expanding her scope of fundraising. Jennifer Garrett, a professor of the BC choral program, is planning and preparing a trip to Rome, Florence, and Venice, Italy for the... Read more »

Enrollment numbers increasing at BC for this year

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
October 8, 2014

This semester, Bakersfield College has seen a steady increase of enrolled students on campus. Sue Vaughn, the director for Enrollment Services, believes there are several reasons for the increase. “Well, I think there are four causes: we’re offering more sections, the budget isn’t as tight as it... Read more »

Festivities to be held for awareness

Brooke Howard, Reporter
October 8, 2014

The Student Government Association and Relay for Life present Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 8, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Free Speech area at BC’s main campus, and at the DST Lobby on the Delano campus. The festivities will include cake, games, pink ribbon tying, survivor recognition, and a “Dress... Read more »

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