Jazz musician plays for BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
February 24, 2015

Music fans experienced a unique performance and a call to action on Feb. 9 when artist Wadada Leo Smith visited Bakersfield College. Smith, a finalist for the Pulitzer prize in music, played his trumpet at BC’s indoor theater and discussed his collection of compositions, “Ten Freedom Summers.”... Read more »

Art gallery hosts local event

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
February 24, 2015

On Feb. 5, family, friends and students gathered in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery for the Panorama Invitational. The Panorama Invitational has been an annual event for the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery for about a decade. The art being showed in this exhibit is from high school art students... Read more »

BC students discuss their post-grad plans

K.E. Petersen, Reporter
February 24, 2015

While interviewing students on the Bakersfield College campus in regards to graduation plans, it became evident that many BC students have ambition to learn and to further their education in order to succeed in the occupation that they desire. Edwin Marroquin, 21, a Shafter High School alumnus, is in... Read more »

BC sports and fallacy

Marcus Castro, Reporter
February 24, 2015

Bakersfield College athletes tend to have superstitions that involve a ritual routine or wearing a certain item. Some BC athletes will wear an article of clothing every single time they play. Andrew Tibbetts, pitcher on BC’s baseball team, explained that he likes to wear his left sock inside out and... Read more »

Students think celebrations are lacking

Brooke Howard, Features Editor
February 24, 2015

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration in the month of February of the achievements of black Americans and their roles in history. Although many on campus have mixed opinions on whether Bakersfield College does enough to celebrate this month. “Bakersfield... Read more »

Condors to help choir

Brooke Howard, Features Editor
February 24, 2015

The Bakersfield Condors are teaming up with the Bakersfield College Choral Program for a fundraising event that will help the Chamber Singers fly to Rome, Italy in June. The BC choir is selling lower level tickets for $18 and upper level tickets for $13. Their goal is to sell two hundred tickets to receive... Read more »

$5 dates with comedy

Darla Mangrum, Reporter
February 24, 2015

In continuation to $5 dates from our first issue, we discovered an artsy adventure for you and a significant other. The weekend is fast approaching and the anxiousness to do something other than study and school is inevitable, so why not go on a date? Dating can be expensive but here are a couple of... Read more »

First Friday filled with art

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Rhiannon Stroberg, Reporter
February 24, 2015

First Friday is a local event in which every first Friday of the month Bakersfield artists get the opportunity to showcase and sell their art. It’s free for the public to attend, however the artists have to pay a $25 fee in order to showcase their work. BC Students Kevin Gardner, Albert Vargas, and... Read more »

Whiskey Flat Days is still successful

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
February 24, 2015

With the drought being like it has been, the wonder if Whiskey Flat Days would bring in the revenue it has in past years came in to question this year. Located just a short drive outside of Bakersfield and up the canyon to the town of Kernville, is where the event takes place every year in the spring. But... Read more »

Star comes to town for new movie

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
February 24, 2015

The Bakersfield community received the star treatment when Maya Cinemas hosted a red carpet and premiere of “McFarland USA.” Several cast members from the film attended the event including Kevin Costner who portrays cross country coach Jim White. The film is based on the true story of McFarland High... Read more »

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