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April 19, 2016

Students present published work

Chris Miller, Reporter

April 19, 2016

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The Roughneck Review hosted its second Roughneck Review: A Celebration of Authors and Artists event on April 14, four years after the very first one. The event took place in the Levan Center, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and ending... Read more »

Diamond gives presentation at BC

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

April 19, 2016

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The Levan Center for the Humanities opened the 2016 season of their speaker series on April 6 with a presentation in the SPArC Indoor Theater by author, ecologist, and environmental historian Jared Diamond. Diamond, a Cambridge... Read more »

Salvador perseveres through disorder

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

April 19, 2016

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Freshman art major Rene Salvador was diagnosed with Autism at age four. Salvador said, “I was diagnosed by a neurologist with Autism Spectrum Disorder. My teachers would ask me questions, but I was unable to speak.” Like... Read more »

Presentation sheds light onto rape and domestic violence

Misty Severi, Reporter

April 19, 2016

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Rape is a growing concern for women in colleges across America, and the amount of campuses that actually do anything about these rapes is surprisingly low. Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Department performed a “Dramatic... Read more »

A day for BC gamers

Chris Miller, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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The Bakersfield College Student Government Association will be hosting an event called Gamer Day on April 16 from noon to 6 p.m. According to director of student organizations Chad Hidalgo, Gamer Day, formally known as Extra-Life,... Read more »

SGA presidential candidates election statements

Submitted by candidates

April 5, 2016

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Manuel Zavala:  My name is Manuel Zavala, and I enjoy serving my community. I am currently a Senator for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association, and I have enjoyed making connections between students, staff, and admin... Read more »

Bakersfield College held one-day stand against tobacco to help raise awareness

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

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The Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative is a national program enlisting colleges and universities everywhere to join them in taking a stand for clearer air, healthier lungs and cleaner campuses. On March 16, the 1 Day Stand... Read more »

Internship opportunity for undocumented

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Bakersfield College is giving its undocumented students the opportunity to participate in the 2016 Dream Summer, sponsored by Lorena Lara, community organizer for Faith in Action of Kern County. The Dream Summer, as described... Read more »

Program gives Dreamers support

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Bakersfield College Dreamers is not only a program on our campus but it is also a collective of “undocumented” students represented on campus. Led by Anna Poetker, philosophy professor, and Jeannie Parent, English for multilingual... Read more »