Students address goals and dreams beyond BC

Marcus Castro, Reporter
May 13, 2015

As graduation approaches this year at Bakersfield College, students plan for their future. A big question for students who are planning on graduating is what is next for them. Alondra Lule, an 18-year-old English major at BC, plans on graduating in 2016. She then plans on transferring to University of... Read more »

A medley of music takes over

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
May 13, 2015

The Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Department hosted a combined concert featuring the new BC orchestra and concert band, BC’s indoor drumline and the Golden Empire Drum and Bugle Corps, chamber singers, college choir, and jazz ensemble. The concert, A Night of Rhythm, was held in the Performing... Read more »

Child Development thankful at BC

Darla Mangrum, Reporter
May 13, 2015

The Bakersfield College Child Development Center Program Manager, Danell Ward, has expressed her gratitude for all of the support that BC students, staff and the public have given the center. “It is not easy keeping the center stocked with supplies such as, paints, paper, crayons, art supplies, etc.,”... Read more »

Noche de Cultura held at BC

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Vanessa A. Munoz, Opinions Editor
May 13, 2015

M.E.Ch.A held its second annual Noche de Cultura (Night of Culture) on April 30 at Bakersfield College with five expected performances from Hawaii dancers to Aztec tribal dancers. This night was to shed light on the different styles and traditions of costumes, dance, and music in the Mexican culture... Read more »

WESTEC: the new fast track to a career in law enforcement

Victoria Miller, Reporter
May 13, 2015

Bakersfield College students can now obtain a career in law enforcement in less than five months through WESTEC; an administration of justice training program that’s collaborating with BC. Chris Resendes, who has 30 years of law enforcement experience and works with WESTEC, explains what makes this... Read more »

BC’s best in state and sixth in the nation

Elka Wyatt, Reporter
May 13, 2015

Bakersfield College has been ranked number six in the nation and number one in California for graduates earning more than the expected pay scale for their metropolitan area. In a study performed by the Brookings Institute, a non-profit research institution, it was found that BC was ranked sixth in post-grad... Read more »

Students preparing for finals week

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
May 13, 2015

As the spring semester comes to an end at Bakersfield College, some students dread finals week, some don’t seem to mind it, some think it is a necessity to make sure that you have learned and retained the information, and some students shared other thoughts on the matter. Kimberly Hulloa, 19, film... Read more »

BC’s World’s Got Talent

Tyler Goucher, Reporter
May 13, 2015

Bakersfield College hosted its first World’s Got Talent auditions on April 15 in the Performing Arts Center with a great turnout. With a wide variety of contestants that tried out, only 10 were selected to move on to the semifinals that were held on April 22. The top six who were selected will move... Read more »

A BC writing contest puts students into the future

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

The Bakersfield College Writing Center is hosting a creative writing contest this semester, and the deadline for entries is approaching quickly. The topic of the contest is “the future.” Entries are allowed to be about any time in the future as long as it pertains to the future. Each student is allowed... Read more »

Mallory is in need of donations

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

The Moran family is getting help and still needs more for their youngest child while she fights Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Type B. Mallory’s Miracles is two-year-old Mallory Moran’s journey through her fight. Moran’s father, Tom Moran, is a Bakersfield College American Sign Language instructor... Read more »

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