Isis crisis putting the US in a political pickle PRO

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Elias C. Ahumada, Opinon Editor
September 10, 2014

Since the departure of the United States military from the battered country of Iraq, a group was forming in the shadows. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or most commonly known as ISIS, was establishing their own militia, and had a bloody agenda. ISIS has been considered a terrorist group by the... Read more »

ISIS crisis putting the US in a politcal pickle CON

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
September 10, 2014

For many years America fought the war in Iraq. As a country, we have much more dangerous perils lying ahead. Rather than trying to govern the Middle East, we should focus on the numerous veterans that need our attention, rather than sending more troops to continue to give ISIS, and other terrorist groups... Read more »

Love comes in many forms, but the meaning is just a four-letter word

James Macias, Reporter
September 10, 2014

We first experience love when we bond with our mothers during infancy. Yes, I recognize that some people will be able to say that they did not have or did not bond with their mothers. It’s not relevant. This first experience with love is always the same for everyone because we all come into the... Read more »

Pro Con Construction causes concern

Robert Mullen, Myrissa Johns, Editors
March 19, 2014

Pro Traffic congestion makes the widening a must do I am all for the widening of 24th Street because I believe that it needs to be done, regardless of what opponents might say. One of the primary reasons is the massive traffic problems. The street was not designed to handle the volume of cars that drive... Read more »

Pro-Con, Entertainment, take two

Sharida Rejon, Elias C. Ahumada
February 20, 2014

Pro “Say hello to my little friend,” as Al Pacino said in the classic film “Scarface.” This quote has been very popular among movie fans for more than 31 years since its release in 1983. The film, which turned out to be an instant classic, was written and directed very well. There have been many... Read more »

Admin changes hurt BC students

September 12, 2013

Another semester has begun at Bakersfield College, and students are clamoring to return to their academic glory after a summer of indulgence. Yet, it seems that the administration is still lost in the summer shuffle. More administration changes over the break, including the dean of students, have left... Read more »

Compensating college athletes can be beneficial to all

Nicholas Torres, Reporter
September 12, 2013

College athletes are some of the most dedicated and hard-working individuals in the world. They work tirelessly trying to make themselves better for their respective sport. As always, this topic brings on the question whether college athletes should be compensated for their efforts. I, like many others... Read more »

Wings are the thing

Bertin Rodriguez, Online Editior
September 11, 2013

Football season started Sept. 5 and what does every party need during your favorite football team’s game? Chicken wings. Do you know where to find the best chicken wings in town? Probably not, but you are not alone and up until now I included myself in this category. I had the pleasure of trying three... Read more »

Staff Editorial: Administrative Politics Should Not Harm Students

Staff
September 4, 2013

Another semester has begun at Bakersfield College and students are clamoring to return to their academic glory after a summer of indulgence. Yet, it seems that the administration is still lost in the summer shuffle. More administration changes over the break, including the dean of students, have left... Read more »

Cell phone lives up to name

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Graham C Wheat, Features Editor
May 30, 2013

By Graham C Wheat Features Editor Boost Mobile’s newest Android powered smart phone may be the answer to saving a phone from your drunken college escapades and general clumsiness. Aptly named, the Kyocera Hydro will survive the trials of any bumbling college student whose phone seems to be inexplicably... Read more »

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