Volkslauf: for a purpose

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Brooke Howard, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  In 1997, a group of Marines designed a 10-kilometer run that would challenge and motivate participants by incorporating the traditional Marine mud obstacle course. Today, thousands of runners in Bakersfield alone team up and take over the course. Many runners, volunteers and Marines were present... Read more »

Intervarsity Halloween fun

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  If you are trying to find something fun to do for Halloween, you can always join the party in the Fireside Room hosted by Intervarsity. Intervarsity is a Christian based club that hosts prayer meetings and Bible studies on campus all semester long. The president of the club, Patrina Watt, is inviting... Read more »

Theatre Club returns with new festival

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Trina Goree, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  Attention all Bakersfield College students: the Theatre Club is back. The Theatre Club has been in existence since 2004, according to Blake Clendenen, current Theatre Club president, although it was shut down in the past semesters due to a lack of members and involvement. The Theatre Club resurrection... Read more »

Vibrant artists showcase at Via Arte

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinions Editor
October 22, 2014

  The Marketplace was host to dozens of artists, both local and out of town, in this year’s Via Arte: Italian Street Painting Festival. The festival went on from Oct. 11-12 and was put together by the Bakersfield Museum of Art. “It’s a fundraiser for the organization and it’s now in its... Read more »

NAMI walk to fight against mental illness

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Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
October 22, 2014

“Every one knows someone with a mental illness,” said Erika Dixon, walk manager of this year’s NAMI walk that took place Oct. 18 at Riverwalk. Those in attendance ranged from individuals with a mental illness and their families to friends and supporters. Students of the Bakersfield College nursing... Read more »

Local rapper strives for success

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Elias C. Ahumada, Opinions Editor
October 22, 2014

  His message is peace. Juan Hernandez, 22, from Delano, is a communications major at Bakersfield College. Some might know Hernandez by his emcee name, JList. Hernandez plans to transfer to CSUB and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in the future. Hernandez began rapping as a hobby about... Read more »

Company repurposes military gear

Trina Goree, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  Female veterans on campus had mixed emotions about Sword and Plough, a company specializing in repurposing and recycling military gear. Although Bakersfield College veterans have no problem with the mission of Sword and Plough, the veterans are not in support of the idea of military gear being... Read more »

Kern County Stand Down assists veterans

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Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
October 22, 2014

  Alongside more than 60 providers, Kern County Homeless Collaborative member California Veterans Assistance Foundation both honored and helped approximately 508 local veterans acquire needs, services and information they may or may not have been fully aware of at this year’s Kern County Stand... Read more »

Inspiring BC student plays in rock band

James Macias, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Anthony Rodriguez, 26, a student at Bakersfield College, is an outspoken and irascible soul with a 24-karat heart of gold. He is a musician and plays the drums in the Stanley J Tucker Band, a successful hard rock group that recently played Jerry’s Pizza to an enthusiastic crowd. Rodriguez plans to... Read more »

Bakersfield’s Greek Orthodox church has lots of BC connections

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James Macias, Reporter
October 8, 2014

Hiding on the east side is a close-knit family of Greek immigrants and American converts called The Hellenic Community of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. This community has been an integral part of Bakersfield history and has influence over our lives even today. Past members have founded key businesses... Read more »

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