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Kern County artists share and read recognizable work at BC

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

March 2

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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

BC students take third at Hackathon

Morgan Park, Reporter

December 2

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Three Bakersfield College students competed on one of the winning teams of the Electric Bookworm Hackathon hosted by CSUB and the Kern Innovation & Technology Community over the weekend of Nov. 18. The hackathon’s theme, library management, fueled the team’s project built from the ground up over only two days: a library chat bot. Having the name of “hackathon”...

BC club ushers in the ski season

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

December 2

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The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society partnered with the Central Council of California Ski Clubs to show the 65th Annual Warren Miller film, “Here, There & Everywhere.” “Warren Miller is the one that ushers in winter ski season,” said Fran Long, Avalanche Ski & Sports Club member. The film was a series of clips showing skiing and snowboarding in the vein of...

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