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Candidates for SGA president

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Dezi Von Manos: Dezi Von Manos, 31, is a communication major who is currently the Bakersfield College student government director of legislative affairs. She is currently running for BCSGA president. “I personally believe that in order to help others, you have to first and foremost be able to listen,” she said. Manos has been married for four years and has one ...

Free gift cards for practice test

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus

In an effort to persuade students to take pilot assessment tests in language arts and mathematics, Bakersfield College is offering $20 gift cards to Target, according to Sue Vaughn, director of Enrollment Services at BC. The cards were paid for by the state of California and issued through the chancellor’s office, Vaughn said. BC is one of 12 pilot programs collecting...

Kern County artists share and read recognizable work at BC

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Campus

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 in the laureate. The reading was to commemorate eight poets born in the Valley who had achieved a national reputation. Don Thompson himself read the works of Larry Levis, a poem that was the highlight of...

Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

March 2, 2017

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...

BC campus working on going green

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Campus

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 holding a week-long pilot program to gauge how effective a permanent and organized recycling program would be. Also, the organizers want this endeavor to educate students on how the recycling program works,...

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

February 15, 2017

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...

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

February 15, 2017

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

Graffiti around the campus on political views

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Campus

Graffiti was found in multiple restrooms across campus that had words encouraging and bashing President Donald Trump and part of his platform. The restrooms that had graffiti were at the men’s restroom in the library and the men’s and women’s restrooms at the BC Campus Center. The text “Fuck Donald Trump” was written and “Fuck” had been crossed out with a di...

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

February 1, 2017

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

Random Renegade: Colter Allison

Random Renegade: Colter Allison

February 1, 2017

Beginning his third semester as an adjunct professor at Bakersfield College, Colter Allison has big goals for the future of the theater department. Allison...

Students share studying methods

Students share studying methods

December 2, 2016

This semester is coming to a close, which means that project deadlines, last chance extra credit opportunities, and finals are right around the corner...

DA reps speak to BC class about law

DA reps speak to BC class about law

December 2, 2016

Deputy district attorney David Wolff came and spoke to Patricia Smith’s Introduction to Criminal Justice class, along with Angela Henderson, a paralegal...

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