We need structure whitin a society to maintain quality

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James Macias, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Without some degree of social order there would be no one left to complain about the so-called ‘oppressive’ systems that keep us alive and taught us to speak in the first place. As Karl Marx wrote, “Free development of each is the condition for the free development of all.” The father of modern... Read more »

The hurt and heartbreak sports fans endure

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
October 22, 2014

All year long you’re strung along, everyday reminded about the promises made to you and the thought of a perfect ending that awaits. Then one day, it’s all over. Walls come crashing down and slowly you begin to fill with anger, all those hopes dashed along with the false promises that weren’t kept.... Read more »

Errors in handling EBola at Texas hospital

Elizabeth Castillo
October 22, 2014

The death of Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan and the infection of American nurse Nina Pham at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital could have been avoided if so many human errors were not committed by the Dallas-based hospital. Duncan, the Liberian who was visiting family in Dallas, went to the... Read more »

NBA 2K15 makes a roar

Isiah Bryson, Reporter
October 22, 2014

NBA 2k15 returns as the undisputed champion of basketball video games with some improvements to the MyCareer mode and great visuals. At the start of the game, gamers will notice right away the stunning graphics. The player animations are the best to date in 2k15. NBA pregame rituals are one of the most... Read more »

It’s a sadder day for Saturday cartoons

Graham C Wheat, Contributing writer
October 22, 2014

The last vestiges of what it once meant to be a kid have forever faded into the ether, and it is a shift in the way our society thinks and acts. The sole-remaining block of broadcast Saturday morning cartoons has been pulled from the television lineup to never be resurrected again. The last piece of... Read more »

The Game shows he’s still best in the west

Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter
October 22, 2014

The Southern California rap scene has found its life and catapulted over the past couple of years with the likes of YG, Kendrick Lamar, Problem, Nipsey Hussle, Dom Kennedy, Schoolboy Q, and Sage the Gemini. For over 10 years strong, and counting, the entire West Coast rap game has been on the back of... Read more »

Grownups get Halloween too

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Halloween lands on a Friday, making it perfect for the college student to enjoy sweets of all kinds, and not just candy. When you think of Halloween, you think of children trick-or-treating, candies, and scary or creepy stuff. Ghosts, witches, black cats, and goblins aside, the Bakersfield nightlife... Read more »

Campus water main issues effect on students

Staff
October 22, 2014

The issue of construction will not be separated from the daily routine of students, and it is becoming a nuisance to everyone who inevitably encounters it. The initial push to replace the water and gas lines on campus that began mid-April 2014 have now impacted the daily routine of scholars so much that... Read more »

Time to take a free market approach to a free society

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Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
October 22, 2014

With local elections arriving, the overall consensus among American citizens is that the government is either up to no good or good for nothing, a variety of solutions have been created via the think-tank that is the mainstream culture. Aside from the red-and-blue battle that wages on between the GOP... Read more »

Religious activist no longer big news

Staff
October 8, 2014

What seems to be to the dismay of many administrators and students, Bakersfield College’s Free Speech Area has been the hosting ground to an often-bombastic religious activist once again this semester. Nathaniel Runels, a past BC student, has been revisiting the campus weekly since the spring of 2014... Read more »

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