Bakersfield College shut down for more than 8 hours

James Macias, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  The Bakersfield College campus was shut down for more than eight hours Oct. 7 due to a water main breakage. It was the result of the ongoing construction that is rampant all over the BC campus. Crews from at least three separate contractors on three separate projects are present. They represent... Read more »

News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter
October 22, 2014

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association has positions open for senator and is encouraging students to apply. Any student who would like to serve on their governing body, voice student opinions and host campus events is encouraged to apply to be an SGA Senator. For application visit: https://bcstudentlife.wufoo.com/forms/sga-officer-application   Apocalypse... Read more »

VP shows support for Renteria

Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
October 22, 2014

  Vice President Joe Biden recently visited Bakersfield and joined congressional candidate Amanda Renteria and state Sen. Alex Padilla on stage, during the Rally for the Valley, to rally democratic candidate support for the upcoming midterm elections. A line of over 2,000 attendants waited outside... Read more »

Ag summit addresses water issue, future

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Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
October 22, 2014

Led by U.S. Rep. and honorary chairman Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield College was host to the first annual Kern County Agriculture Summit that took place in the Gil Bishop Gymnasium Oct. 9. “Since we’re in Kern County, why haven’t we done this before,” McCarthy asked of host and Bakersfield College... Read more »

New courses and degree program a possibility for BC

Graham C Wheat, Contributing writer
October 22, 2014

  Bakersfield College may be getting a new section of courses and a new degree program, although nothing is set in stone yet. Recent legislation in Sacramento to offer 4-year baccalaureate degree programs at community colleges is a historic legislation, says a press release from the California Community... Read more »

Activists speak at BC

Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  English Professor Elizabeth Rodacker had two speakers talk to her English for Multilanguage Students class on the morning of Oct. 8. The speakers were brought in to Rodacker’s class to speak on the subject of racism and the civil rights movement of the 20th century, which was a main topic... Read more »

Voter apathy is high

Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  Many students interviewed at Bakersfield College are unaware and uninterested in the elections taking place on Nov. 4. Several students who were asked whether they knew about the event stated that they did not know that it was happening, and of the student body surveyed, interest levels about... Read more »

Homecoming pride marches on

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
October 22, 2014

  This semester, with the theme of “Frame the Moment: #The BC Selfie,” the tradition of Homecoming is back with new ways for Bakersfield College students to celebrate their Renegade pride and to remember the importance of community on campus. Although a couple of the Homecoming festivities have... Read more »

News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter
October 8, 2014

News Brief Oct. 8-22     The Local Roller Derby team will be having a match 8:30-9:45 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Rollerama off of 34th St. in the Downtown area. The general admission is free for everyone.   NAPW is holding a Luncheon- Scary for Charity 11:30a.m. To 1:00 p.m. on Oct. 8 at The Mark... Read more »

BC hosts forum to better inform

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Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Chief
October 8, 2014

  Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak, congressman David Valadao, and assemblyman Rudy Salas attended and answered questions for students at Bakersfield College’s annually hosted legislative forum, sponsored by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Business Political... Read more »

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