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Exploring Alcatraz

Exploring Alcatraz

March 20

I don’t travel much. I’ve only left California once, and that was for a brief wedding in Las Vegas. I was 7 then, and the most fun I had was riding...

BC offers free health tests

BC offers free health tests

March 16

The Bakersfield College Nursing Program offered blood pressure screenings, body mass index calculations, and provided information about balanced nutrition...

BC to hold its first ever Hackathon event

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 16

Filed under Features

This semester, Bakersfield College will be holding its first ever hackathon, a team competition geared toward solving problems with technology. The hackathon’s theme will be public health. “The idea is to create an innovation competition,” said BC public health professor Sarah Baron. Baron is organizing the event alongside the school’s computer science club and Kern...

SAGA to host screening of ‘Real Boy’

Ambria King, Reporter

March 16

Filed under Features

March is Transgender Awareness Month, and in honor of that the Bakersfield College Sexual and Gender Acceptance Club, or SAGA, will be screening the award-winning film “Real Boy” on March 16 from 6-8 p.m. in Forum 101 East. The film, which chronicles 19-year-old Bennett Wallace and his family through the struggles of transitioning gender and maintaining sobriety, has...

Renegade Struggles: Joseline Pinto

Renegade Struggles: Joseline Pinto

March 16

Meet Joseline Pinto, 22, a student at Bakersfield College, pursuing an education to improve the life of her child. When Pinto got pregnant, she was attending...

Enchanted meditation techniques

Enchanted meditation techniques

March 16

Throughout the past few years there has been a surge in selfdiscovery with people wanting to learn more about yoga, meditation, and the metaphysical. It...

Country artist Raelynn opens up on her past

Lizette Chavez, Reporter

March 16

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Country singer Raelynn took time from touring with Blake Shelton to talk about her upcoming album. The “Love Triangle” singer will soon be debuting her album “WildHorse” after having participated in “The Voice”. Raelynn spoke about her experiences on the show and how it eventually led to her album. Raelynn, who opened for Shelton in Bakersfield on Feb. 16, was...

BC Levan Institute partners with Temblor to offer a beer brewing class

Jesse Najera, Reporter

March 16

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Beer brewing appreciating class sessions are being offered by the Bakersfield College Levan Institute of Lifelong Learning in partnership with the Temblor Brewing Company for the second time. Last year, three sessions were offered on the BC campus by the Levan Institute. This time, the three sessions will be held on site at the Temblor brewery located at 3200 Buck Owens...

Random Renegade: Leslie Aldridge

Lizette Chavez, Reporter

March 16

Filed under Features

Leslie Aldridge has been involved with the Theater department at Bakersfield College since January 2015. She originally started at BC as a student, taking an illustrator class, before visiting the theater and asking if they needed any help with costumes. She was hired to design costumes for the play “Mother Courage” and started working as an adjunct instructor the following...

BC student’s eye-opening BPD ride-along

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 16

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On March 3 I had the opportunity to go on a ride-along with the Bakersfield Police Department. Coming into it, I was not too sure what to expect. My mom told me growing up all police officers were “jerks” and that the less interaction I had with police officers, the better. I grew up with the impression police officers were mean, power-abusing enforcers of the law. That,...

East Hills set for a facelift

East Hills set for a facelift

March 16

There is a new look in store for Bakersfield’s East Hills Mall. Developers from C&C Properties and Mark Crist Investments purchased the mall in early...

Renegade Adventures: My First Drink

Renegade Adventures: My First Drink

March 2

So on Feb. 18, I finally turned 21! For most people, that usually means they are about to begin a 24-hour party full of enough alcohol to mimic a Tuesday...

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