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 »

Finals: Student opinions differ

Nicholas Torres, Reporter
December 4, 2013

Finals week is looming and that means students are either prepared or frantically doing last minute assignments. Several Bakersfield College students gave opinions on whether  or not finals are necessary, and offered some tips on how to prepare for them. Finals start on Dec. 7 for students with Saturday... Read more »

BC scholarships a prime opportunity for many kinds of students

Myrissa Johns, Reporter
December 4, 2013

There are many scholarship opportunities at Bakersfield College, according to Primavera Arvizu, Financial Aid and Extended Opportunity Programs and Services director. “I think students should always apply, even though they think ‘I’m not good enough,’ or ‘I don’t have a chance,’” she... Read more »

BC sports honors alums

Jason Reed, Reporter
November 21, 2013

Bakersfield College has added four new members to the football Hall of Fame. On Nov. 14, BC inducted John Alexander, Peter Reyes, Bill Houser and Gerry Collis into the 2013 Hall of Fame. “It’s the most surprising thing I could imagine,” said Reyes. Reyes is a BC graduate and still runs out on the... Read more »

First concert ’50s and ’60s jazz fest

Sharida Rejon, Photographer
November 21, 2013

The Bakersfield College jazz ensemble held their fall concert on Nov. 14. The concert, which consisted of a repertoire of big-band arrangements of jazz tunes from the ’50s and ’60s, is the group’s first concert this semester. Kris Tiner, who has been the jazz program director and instructor at... Read more »

BC bookstore seeks ‘B.I.G.’ council with faculty, students

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter
November 6, 2013

It has been two-and-a-half years since Barnes and Noble took over the Bakersfield College bookstore, and the company is now ready to implement a new committee for the Kern Community College District’s bookstores. Bookstore Innovation Group, or B.I.G., is already in use in many of the other college... Read more »

BC club celebrates Day of the Dead

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter
November 6, 2013

Bakersfield College’s M.E.Ch.A. club celebrated Dia de Los Muertos on Oct. 31 with a fundraising event in the Campus Center, featuring traditional Mexican food, dance, and music. Flora Garay, 19, president of M.E.Ch.A., oversaw the event.  Garay said that the club experienced a good turnout from students... Read more »

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