Mentalist offers hypnotic experience at BC

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Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
December 3, 2014

  Self proclaimed mentalist-hypnotist Rich Aimes appeared and performed for students in the Panorama Grill’s cafeteria Nov. 19. The show, advertised as “A Mentalist Show: MindSurfin,” was conducted on a stage set up by Aimes and his wife/partner, Marielle Aimes, in association with Bakersfield... Read more »

Students celebrate culture

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Trina Goree, Reporter
November 19, 2014

  The International Student Affairs department, headed by Counselor and Coordinator Shohreh Rahman, and the International Student Organization celebrate International Education Week, or IEW, on Nov. 17- 20. On Nov. 20, BC students from around the globe will present, “Around the World in 40 Minutes!” The... Read more »

BC Ag event: beef, beer, and bets

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter
November 19, 2014

The 2nd annual “Beef, Beer, & Bets” fundraiser for the Agriculture Department at BC is back. Last year the department wanted to have a fun event with a western theme that would help raise money for the Agriculture Department so they chose steak, beer, and poker. This time the fundraiser is offering... Read more »

Priority registration in line for the semester

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Priority registration for the next semester is already on the calendar and students are having mixed feelings about it. Some feel it is just not fair, whereas others have it and are grateful. Some know what priority registration is, but they are not on the list, and others are looking into it for next... Read more »

Honors society gets involved at BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society, has a local chapter that hopes to celebrate high-achieving Bakersfield College students with scholarship and leadership opportunities. Beta Alpha Nu, the local chapter on campus, holds regular events to raise money for the organization and provide students... Read more »

Book fair brightens up the day for children close to BC

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Darlene Mangrum, Reporter
November 19, 2014

  The Child Development Center just had their Scholastic Book Fair Nov. 3-7, which earned the center over $712 in free books for the center’s classrooms. The proceeds go back into the center after every fair held. The center’s manager, Danell Ward, called it a “success” because she feels... Read more »

Guitar dou performs at BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 19, 2014

  The Rucco-James Duo, a musical partnership specializing in 19th century guitar performances, played for the Bakersfield College community at the Indoor Theatre on Nov. 6. The duo is comprised of Pasquale Rucco and Douglas James. The two met at a music festival near Venice, Italy 20 years ago and... Read more »

BC to be a green campus

Brooke Howard, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Last summer, Bakersfield College’s only form of recycling, which was in the form of bins, were taken out of various parking lots. This semester, Craig Rouse, director of Maintenance and Operations, has been trying to initiate a new program that involves all of BC staff and students. “We are getting... Read more »

BC workshop caters to local veterans

Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Veterans looking to attend BC were able to attend a workshop designed to assist them with financial aid, and more specifically aid related to the GI bills and other vet-related assistance. On Nov 10, the day before Veterans Day, the educational advisor for veterans, Tina Mendoza, gave a presentation... Read more »

Disappointed student starts politcal club

Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
November 5, 2014

Bakersfield College student and physics major Maximus Sallam, 25, has founded the first Libertarian Club on campus. After being disappointed with recent events and government policies, Sallam said he decided to revisit an ideology he had initially been introduced to in high school. “I considered myself... Read more »

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