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Joggers unaware of threat near campus

Joggers unaware of threat near campus

September 20

Recently, multiple security alerts have been sent out through text messages, voicemails and emails to Bakersfield College students. The alerts have bee...

CA death penalty to see a big change

CA death penalty to see a big change

September 20

Californians have had what some might call a “love-hate relationship” with the death penalty. From 1778 to 1972, the state carried out 708 executions....

Judging the presidential debates your own way

Judging the presidential debates your own way

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

September 20

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In 1960, 70 million Americans turned on their black-and-white television sets to watch Vice President Richard Nixon debate Senator John F. Kennedy in what...

High rates of Kern County infection should spur students to get tested

High rates of Kern County infection should spur students to get tested

September 20

Sexually Transmitted Diseases are the single biggest threat to a young person here in Kern County today. That might seem like an exaggeration but it’s...

Delays push back fire station’s completion

Delays push back fire station’s completion

Veronica Morley, Reporter

September 20

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Since June 2013, Fire Station 8, located south of BC on the corner of Mt. Vernon Avenue and University Avenue, has been under renovation. The project was...

Prospective mayors discuss future visions of Bakersfield

Prospective mayors discuss future visions of Bakersfield

September 7

Since Harvey Hall was first elected 16 years ago, he has been one of Bakersfield’s most-liked mayors. For some college students, he may be the only mayor...

Chancellor announces her intent to retire

Chancellor announces her intent to retire

September 7

Serrano said that she announced her retirement early to give the district time to find a viable candidate. She said that there are 38 out of 72 CEO...

Blaze farewell puts Sam Lynn Park’s future into questiontion

Blaze farewell puts Sam Lynn Park’s future into questiontion

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

September 7

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It seems, outside of at least one playoff game this week, minor-league baseball will be leaving Bakersfield for good. Despite numerous attempts to fund...

Presidential alternatives in third parties

Presidential alternatives in third parties

September 7

For over 150 years, the same two political parties have been the largest power brokers in the United States. When election years roll around, voters hear...

Kit fox investigation still ongoing by DFW

Kit fox investigation still ongoing by DFW

September 7

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has been conducting a criminal investigation into the alleged unlawful treatment of the kit foxes who reside in Memorial...

Ali says goodbye to KCCD

Ali says goodbye to KCCD

J. R. Hensley, Reporter

September 7

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Abe Ali, vice chancellor of human resources for the Kern Community College District, will be leaving after eight years of employment, during which he also...

Fire nearly contained but victims still in need of assistance

Fire nearly contained but victims still in need of assistance

September 7

Several fires have consumed the grounds throughout Kern County this past summer. On June 23 at 3:51 p.m., the Erskine Fire erupted off of Erskine Creek...

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