SGA sets sights on big goals for BC

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Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
September 24, 2014

In addition to having a new, and permanent, director of student life to supervise its meetings, the Student Government Association has had several new members voted into the leadership organization. New SGA President Alex Dominguez is among some of the new leaders, but he says that he has big plans for... Read more »

BC club celebrates Mexican independence

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Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
September 24, 2014

  The Chicano student oriented club commonly referred to as M.E.Ch.A hosted a fundraiser Sept. 16 that aimed to bring awareness to Mexico’s day of independence on the Bakersfield College campus. The new club president, Tania Bernal, a human services major, was eager to bring an event that introduces... Read more »

AAMP; mentoring project to help improve grades

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Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
September 24, 2014

African American Male Students Mentoring Project is designed to improve the quality of life while synchronously enhancing and advancing the educational opportunities of African American male students of Bakersfield College. The collective GPA was a disappointing 1.61 between all the black students when... Read more »

BC Child Development uses cards to help raise funds

Darlene Mangrum
September 24, 2014

  There is a new card being offered that will help benefit Bakersfield College’s Child Development Center. The card, known as S.H.A.R.E.S., stands for Supporting Humanities, Arts, Recreation, Education and Sports. By using a S.H.A.R.E.S. card at a Savemart, FoodMaxx, Lucky or Smart Foods, a person... Read more »

Solar Panels are doing their jobs

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Brooke Howard, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Four years since Bakersfield College installed the solar panels, BC officials confirm it provides the 1.1 kilohertz annually, as it was estimated it would. Amber Chiang, head of marketing and public relations stated, “That is one third of the college’s energy use.” In 2010, SunPower Corporation... Read more »

Watkins has big plans to attract new students to BC

Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
September 10, 2014

In January, Bakersfield College hired new school Director of Student Outreach Steve Watkin. Watkin comes with a standout resume and plan for the district that should not go unnoticed. With nearly 25 years of experience, Watkin decided to bring his talents to BC. Watkin worked a similar position at Cal... Read more »

More time before club week happens

Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
September 10, 2014

Formerly, Bakersfield College’s Club Week was held during the second week of a semester’s initial start. However, Reg Autwell, in his new role as the student government director of clubs, has moved the event to a later date to encourage clubs to prepare with a two-week gap. Club Week will officially... Read more »

Transfer Day returns to BC

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Trina Goree, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Bakersfield College hosted its annual Transfer Day event on Sept. 8. The event was held to help BC students with the process of transferring and to inform any student that might be interested in transferring to a UC or CSU. There were 25 different UC, CSU, and private universities on campus during the... Read more »

Dancing highlights club’s multi-cultural ethnic roots

Rigoberto Lopez, Photographer
May 7, 2014

Bakersfield College’s M.E.Ch.A club hosted its first Culture Night, which had Aztec dancers and musicians on April 24 at Forum West.

BC reaffirms zero tolerance stance on sexual assaults

Amber hayden, Photographer
May 7, 2014

Denim Day came to Bakersfield College on April 23 to help support and affirm the college’s stance on zero tolerance of sexual assault. Denim Day actually started in Italy when the Italian Supreme Court overturned a conviction. This caused the female employees of the Italian Parliament to come to work... Read more »

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