Speaker discusses inequality in society

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Taylor Herren came to Bakersfield College to discuss the need for women to have equality in our society at the Women’s History and More “Pushing Boundaries” event on March 19. Herren is a student at California State University, Chico, but most importantly, she is a feminist. She came to BC to pose... Read more »

BC’s usage of water ‘needs to change’

Brooke Howard, Features Editor
April 8, 2015

Now that the California Assembly passed over $1 billion in spending bills for water and drought relief projects, Bakersfield College’s Agriculture Department chair Lindsay Ono has some advice for our own campus water conservation. “Even here our campus needs to change the way they are doing things,”... Read more »

Marijuana not legal on BC campus

Kevin Phillips, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Marijuana is legal in 23 states for medical use, and it is legal in Washington and Colorado for recreational use. In California, it is legal to smoke marijuana in the privacy of your home. But at no time is it legal to smoke marijuana in public with or without a medical card. Two Bakersfield College... Read more »

A lecture uses a life-learning book

Victoria Miller, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Dr. Greg Schneider spoke at the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on March 25 about Fyodor Dostoevsky’s book, “The Brother’s Karamazov.” Schneider talked about “The Brother’s Karamazov” and how it involves hardships, which force the characters to make difficult decisions and contemplate... Read more »

SGA elections start this month at BC

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
April 8, 2015

Bakersfield College Student Government Association will host candidate debates until April 9. General elections for SGA open April 13 and close on April 16 at 4 p.m. According to Miles Post, an SGA senator organizing elections, the interest for being involved with SGA is growing. “Last year, there... Read more »

Bakersfield College discusses civil rights

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Trina Goree, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Leven Center was host to a civil rights act lecture recently. The lecture touched on numerous issues that the Mexican American communities deal with currently as well as in the past. The failure of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and the structural roots behind inequality... Read more »

Possible new BOG fee waiver requirements are imminent

Victoria Miller, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Talk of a new policy concerning the Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver has some students worried that they won’t meet the new requirements. Here’s what students need to know about the new policy. The BOG fee waiver allows enrollment fees to be waived for eligible students. According to Primavera... Read more »

Liberal studies now offers AA-T

Darla Mangrum, Reporter
April 8, 2015

It is official; Bakersfield College’s Liberal Studies program for people interested in becoming an elementary teacher will soon become the Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer Degree Program (AA-T). This change will be in the 2015-2016 catalogs. According to professor Bernadette... Read more »

Police brutality isn’t all that it seems

Tyler Goucher, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Recently in the United States, there has been an uprising of police brutality, or at least that’s what the media is portraying. It has become very popular for these media organizations to flood the airways with fear-mongering material aimed at sparking controversy and backlash, often times only shedding... Read more »

Women in the workplace

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Brooke Howard, Features Editor
March 19, 2015

Paola Colindres Campo, a food scientist from General Mills and other large food companies in the U.S., came to speak at Bakersfield College as a part of the Women’s History and More event on March 11. This year’s Women’s History focus was on women in sciences. Campo’s speech, named “Challenges... Read more »

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