Festivities for Black History Month

February 11, 2015

The African American Student Union of Bakersfield College will be holding an open mic and chalk walk including a chalk mural in the free-speech area 10-11 a.m. on Feb. 18th The open mic will include potery, musicians, singers and plenty of music. A quote by Ralph Martin “Excellence isn’t a skill,... Read more »

Dean Florez visits BC Panorama campus


February 5, 2015

Dean Florez visits the campus to discuss the next phase of technology within the higher education system.

Have a horror-filled Valentine’s Day at Talladega Frights

Tyler Goucher, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Scared that your girlfriend might kill you if you don’t make plans for Valentine’s Day? Why not scare her right into your arms instead. Talladega Frights, the Central Valley’s biggest haunted attraction, which is located inside the Kern County Museum, is hosting their second annual My Bloody Valentine... Read more »

Valentine’s Day is around the bend


Crystal Valdez, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and couples at Bakersfield College are preparing, or not, for this love-filled, sometimes corny, holiday. Engineering major Aaron Guerrero, 18, and nursing student Catherine Soto, 18, have been together for about two years and one month. They said that the longer... Read more »

Learning with new devices

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College will host a conference on Learning Technologies on Feb. 5. The conference will include different speakers who are experts at integrating technology with education. The two keynote speakers of the event will be Dr. Michael Wesch and Dean Florez. The conference is primarily for educators... Read more »

A no-smoking campus policy might be put in place soon

Darla Mangrum, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Once again, the No Smoking Policy has been introduced to the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees. There has been a change to the paperwork and the changes were on First Reading in December’s meeting. The paperwork has been changed to allow each individual college campus – Bakersfield... Read more »

Mind Surfin’ hypnotizes BC students


Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor
February 4, 2015

Board certified hypnotherapist Rich Aimes stopped by the Panorama Grill on Jan. 27, and for those students in attendance they were treated to some mind-boggling tricks. Aimes isn’t a stranger to Bakersfield College and has been performing professionally for over 20 years. Performing at BC also... Read more »

New BC web broadcasting station serves students needs


Tyler Goucher, Reporter
February 4, 2015

EquityTV, Bakersfield College’s new webcast series, is shaping up to be an important addition to the continued education of our community. Coordinated by BC Sports Information Director Francis Mayer and hosted by Christine Dinh O’Dell, EquityTV is a live hour-long news program that airs every Monday... Read more »

BC and BARC team up to help the campus


Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College has taken an initiative in sustainability on campus and has teamed up with local Bakersfield recycling company Bakersfield ARC. On Jan. 30 at Bakersfield College’s Levan Center, the Sustainability: Building an Institution for the Future Generations symposium was held, where BC’s... Read more »

Fun-filled fruit picking day for students


February 4, 2015

The annual Bakersfield College orange sale took place at the agriculture farm on the far northwest side of the BC campus on Jan. 27-28 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Students learned the process of how to pick a good orange and had the chance to participate in the agriculture experience. The event was open to... Read more »

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