High-tech sim man aids BC students

Sim Man Simulation from BC Journalism on Vimeo.

Myrissa Johns, News Editor
April 2, 2014

“Clear!” students yelled to ensure that no one was touching their patient as they delivered a shock to the Code Blue cardiac arrest patient, working to get its pulse back during a simulation on March 25. Bakersfield College Allied Health programs’ students are working with simulation mannequins... Read more »

GET bus gets community feedback on routes

Bus riders wait for the bus driver to let them board the bus at the BC bus stop. Golden Empire Transit has been working to ensure riders’ satisfaction in regard to changes to the bus routes., Rigoberto Lopez
April 2, 2014

Although some people feel that the changes to the Golden Empire Transit bus routes hinder their days by causing them to walk farther to get to a bus stop, others feel that the changes are an improvement. The GET has had the same bus route for over 25 years now. The city of Bakersfield has grown dramatically... Read more »

Volunteers are needed for the hospice program

Elias C. Ahumada, Reporter
April 2, 2014

Hoffman Hospice is currently seeking volunteers for its quality end-of-life care for current patients. Since Hoffman Hospice is part of the We Honor Vets Program in the state of California, Brenda Nakanishi, volunteer coordinator, said although all volunteers are welcomed, she prefers to match veteran... Read more »

Choir collaborates for an evening of nonsense

Sharida Rejn,, Features Editor
April 2, 2014

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department presented its first choral concert of the semester, featuring the BC choir and chamber singers, on March 21. “A Concert of Nonsense” included several pieces of music from around the world that, according to BC director of choral activities Jennifer... Read more »

Torres ranked first in WSC shot put event

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
April 2, 2014

Bakersfield College’s Alicia Torres holds the No. 1 ranking in the shot put for the Western State Conference. Torres has been a major point scorer for the women’s track and field team in the shot put, discus throw and hammer throw. “It’s great to know that my technique and my strength is just... Read more »

Brides for a Cause raises money with dress sale

Amber Hayden, Photographer
April 2, 2014

Bakersfield brides-to-be filled The Patino to buy discounted wedding gowns at the first event of the Brides for a Cause charity dress sale, on March 21. Brides for a Cause donates 50 percent of all proceeds to its partner, Wish Upon a Wedding, which grants wedding wishes for couples facing terminal illness... Read more »

Museum to host reception for Goodall

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
March 19, 2014

While Bakersfield College is getting prepared to host Dr. Jane Goodall, a world-renowned primatologist and anthropologist, the Kern County Museum is planning a reception to complement the event, which will take place prior to the lecture on April 1. A Reception with Dr. Jane Goodall, presented by the... Read more »

Events Calendar

March 19, 2014

Thursday, March 20 “Internet Evaluation” Library Workshop. Bakersfield College library, room 217. 10:30 a.m. Free for all students. For more information: (661) 395-4466 or follow the library on Twitter @libraryatBC “From El Movimiento to Real Women Have Curves: Chicana Activism and Education through... Read more »

Houchin and SGA team up for annual BC blood drive

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
March 19, 2014

Bakersfield College Student Government Association hosted its annual blood drive with the Houchin Community Blood Blank, on March 12-13. “We’re really excited – people are really excited!” SGA senator Eric Beadle said, “People were indifferent last year.” The sign-up list to donate blood... Read more »

Fundraiser helps move Haggard home

Amber Hayden, Photographer
March 19, 2014

Country music could be heard from outside the doors of the Kern County Basque Club during a fundraiser for the Merle Haggard boxcar home, which took place on March 7. With the current state of the Haggard home still in the air, Glenda Rankin and Diane Sharman, founders of the non-profit organization... Read more »

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