Mysterious building across from BC set to be finished in August 2015

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
February 24, 2015

For months, the mystery of the building that is located across from campus on Mount Vernon Avenue has left students wondering what exactly the building is for. Geffory Hill, construction services division director for Kern County, has given some insight on what the building will be used for. The construction... Read more »

Thieves strike parking lots

Victoria Miller, Reporter
February 24, 2015

Students may have reason to fear for the safety of their vehicles while parked on campus at Bakersfield College. In the late morning on Jan. 29, Bakersfield College student Jaymee Rodriguez was returning to her car that was in the northeast parking lot after class. “As I got closer to my car there... Read more »

Renegade pantry open on campus

Trina Goree, Reporter
February 24, 2015

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 will be the first Renegade Pantry distribution of the semester. There have been a few changes to the way the Renegade Pantry operates. This includes the sign in process. Bakersfield College students can now register for the pantry at www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/campus/pantry. The... Read more »

New education program to help BC students in need of tutor support

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Vanessa A. Munoz, Opinions Editor
February 24, 2015

  In spring of 2014 Bakersfield College gained a new educational program that takes tutoring to a whole other level. The Supplemental Instruction program is new to BC but according to Eileen Pierce the head director of SI, a graduate student created the program in 1974 at the University of Kansas,... Read more »

Scribes needed for students at BC

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
February 24, 2015

  Scribes are in desperate need here at Bakersfield College. Due to the low number of scribes on campus there are some that are not being accommodated and have had to drop out of classes because of this issue. A scribe is a paid student worker that takes notes for a student who is disabled and cannot... Read more »

Burglary at BC; six iMacs stolen

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Elizabeth Castillo and Amber Hayden, Rip Editors
February 24, 2015

A burglary took place at the Fine Arts building of Bakersfield College sometime over the weekend of Feb. 6- Feb. 8. At least six iMacs were taken from FA 10. The suspect broke glass doors to get inside of the FA building and used an unknown pry bar type instrument to get inside the locked classroom,... Read more »

Former state senator speaks at conference

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Javier Valdes, Reporter
February 24, 2015

Former democratic state Sen. Dean Florez, 51, introduced The Michelson 20 Million Minds Foundation and spoke about where technology should be heading within the higher education system during the Technology Conference at the Bakersfield College indoor theater Feb. 5th. Florez, who was the keynote speaker,... 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 »

Dean Florez visits BC Panorama campus

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February 5, 2015

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

Construction continues on campus

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Crystal Valdez, Reporter
February 4, 2015

The yellow tape and construction workers which were recently so heavily located throughout the Bakersfield College campus are rarely to be seen as construction projects are near completion this Spring Semester of 2015. Amber Chiang, BC public relations director, affirmed the notion that construction... Read more »

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