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BC will not face kit fox charges

BC will not face kit fox charges

April 20, 2017

The Department of Fish and Wildlife requested last year that Bakersfield College face charges for its handling of the kit foxes located on campus, but...

‘Day of Visibility’ celebrates trans people

‘Day of Visibility’ celebrates trans people

April 20, 2017

The Dolores Huerta Foundation’s Teens 4 Equality program, in collaboration with the Bakersfield LGBTQ, held a rally March 31 at the intersection of 24th...

Former instructor Ingram remembered

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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Raymond Ingram, who worked as a pastry chef and Bakersfield College culinary instructor, was remembered by friends and co-workers. Ingram was found shot dead in his home Feb. 22. Bakersfield police have arrested Michaele Bowers in the shooting. Ingram was the owner of Jay’s Place in northwest Bakersfield. Before then, he was a pastry chef at the Petroleum Club for 13 years. “He...

De-Stress Fest set to soothe fear of finals

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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Bakersfield College will be hosting its second annual DeStress Fest on May 3 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the student service lawn to help students de-stress and prepare for finals, according to Faith Bradham, a reference librarian at BC who thought of and helped orchestrate the event. This year’s De-Stress Fest was help paid for by Each Mind Matters, a California mental health...

New policy would make BC tobacco-free by next fall

New policy would make BC tobacco-free by next fall

April 20, 2017

Bakersfield College may be on track to implement a tobacco-free policy by the Fall 2017 semester, according to Cindy Collier, the dean of Allied Health....

Health center would offer abortion pills under new bill

Health center would offer abortion pills under new bill

April 20, 2017

A new bill introduced to the state senate in March (SB 320) would require UC’s, CSU’s, and community colleges with health centers to offer abortion...

Country artists gather to honor Merle Haggard

Country artists gather to honor Merle Haggard

Jesse Najera, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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The Kern County Museum hosted the Haggard Boxcar Festival on April 9 with the grounds inside the museum providing a venue for live country music performances....

Manos wins SGA presidential election alongside new senators and VP

Manos wins SGA presidential election alongside new senators and VP

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

April 7, 2017

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The winners for the BCGSA election results were announced in the Fireside Room on April 6 at 5 p.m. The voter turnout percentage was 2.81 percent with 579 total...

Man arrested on campus after attempted rape of BC student

Man arrested on campus after attempted rape of BC student

April 4, 2017

A non-student man was arrested on April 4 after the Public Safety office received calls that a female BC student was "yelling at an unknown male to get...

Applying for graduation deadline extended

Applying for graduation deadline extended

April 3, 2017

The deadline to apply for graduation has been extended to April 7. Dr. Janet Fulks, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, explains in an email about the...

Walking for justice and healing

Walking for justice and healing

March 31, 2017

Roughly 300 people participated at the third annual Walk for Justice on March 25. Friends and family members that lost their loved ones set up booths displaying...

What a ‘W’ can mean for students

Fernanda Martinez, Reporter

March 30, 2017

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Every semester, Bakersfield College allows students to drop classes on two separate occasions. The first opportunity to drop a class is two weeks after the start of the class and the last is more than halfway through the semester. However, the last withdraw date does have the effect of leaving a ‘W’ on a student’s transcript. This semester, the final date to drop...

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