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Find info, attend panels, and more at Pre-Law Day

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 16, 2017

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Bakersfield College will be hosting its second annual Pre-Law Day Conference on April 28 to provide an educational event for local BC and high school students interested in pursuing a career in law, according to Marilynn Sanchez, a Pre-Law Program leadership team member and political science professor at BC. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of...

The sons of two former faculty continue their legacy

The sons of two former faculty continue their legacy

March 16, 2017

Steve Schultz and David Rosales became friends in 1989 when they were chosen to work on the online program known as Banner for the Kern Community College...

Veteran advocates for better center

Veteran advocates for better center

March 2, 2017

Students who have served in the armed forces can face a different set of challenges when returning to school than those who haven’t served. From difficulties...

Veterans Resource Center to kick off $502.8 million bond

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

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Measure J, the $502.8 million bond measure passed in November to build and refurbish structures across the Kern Community College District, is making steady progress. KCCD chancellor Tom Burke confirmed that of the bond’s funds, the divide for each school will be as follows: $415 million will go to Bakersfield College, $44 million to Porterville College, and $44 million...

People protest against official

People protest against official

March 1, 2017

Constituents of Kevin McCarthy and Devin Nunes gathered outside of the DoubleTree hotel on Camino Del Rio Court on Feb. 21 to demand town hall meetings. Tickets...

Burke takes place as KCCD chancellor

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

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Over the winter break, the Kern Community College District appointed a new district chancellor in Tom Burke, who previously served as chief financial officer for the district since 2001. Burke officially began his new role on Jan. 17, the first day of the Spring 2017 semester. “I really didn’t think about [the chancellor position] until Sandra [Serrano] started getting...

Memorial to be held for a long-time BC English professor

Memorial to be held for a long-time BC English professor

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 1, 2017

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Bakersfield College will hold a memorial for long-time English professor Nancy Edwards on March 4 to celebrate her life. The memorial will feature poetry...

BC faculty speaks on textbooks

BC faculty speaks on textbooks

March 1, 2017

Textbooks have long been a topic of discussion among students in the college system — be it lamentations over their price, their necessity, or their...

BC professor hosts art gallery

Megan Fenwick, Reporter

February 15, 2017

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Bakersfield College art professor Diego Gutierrez Monterrubio showcased his art in Metro Galleries on Feb. 3. The show was free and part of the monthly Art Walk held downtown during every First Friday. Monterrubio’s art show filled both stories of the gallery, consisting of two collections and a sculpture. The first collection, called “Una Novela de un Amor Eterno,” depicts...

Speaker draws embittered crowd

Speaker draws embittered crowd

February 15, 2017

A large crowd of students was drawn around a religious speaker at Bakersfield College on Feb. 8. Nathaniel Runnels, 25, faced largely negative reactions...

California to assist unregistered students

California to assist unregistered students

February 15, 2017

Following last November’s presidential election, many questions arose about what would happen to many of the policies that were established during the...

Muslim student worries for family

Muslim student worries for family

February 15, 2017

The political battle making headlines around the world is separating families here in Bakersfield. Huda, 22, is a Bakersfield College student whose parents...

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