Game Review- 2D classic shooter proves it is worthy, Mercenary Kings

April 2, 2014

Mercenary Kings gives you the classic feeling of Metal Slug with an RPG element that will have you grinding on enemies to collect supplies to upgrade your gear for hours. You have the choice to play two characters, King and Empress, and they are both infantry experts. The rest of the mercenaries are... Read more »

Food Review- Boss Pizza needs some more work to be good

Bertin Rodriguez, Editor in Chief
April 2, 2014

There is a new name in town for pizza, and it seems to think it’s the boss. That is not the case with Boss Pizza Co. located in downtown Bakersfield at 1525 18th St. It is more like an unpaid intern in the pizza business. Blink and you might miss this small restaurant located next to On The Rocks.... Read more »

Movie Review- Ferrera and Peña make movie ripe for the picking

Bertin Rodriguez, Editor in Chief
April 2, 2014

“Cesar Chavez: An American Hero” is the right way to make a biography movie that shows the history of an important event in time. From beginning to end, the film will have you on a rollercoaster of emotions from happy to sad and back again. It follows Cesar Chavez, one of the most important civil... Read more »

Game Review- Titanfall’s multiplayer keeps you coming back

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor
March 19, 2014

“Titanfall” is just one of those games that enthusiasts of online first person shooters will have to pick up. The debut game from Respawn Entertainment and published by EA games exclusively for Microsoft systems is an addicting shooter that’s hard to put down. Honestly, it isn’t hard to see why. The... Read more »

Movie Review- ‘Rise of an Empire’ lives up to hype

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor
March 19, 2014

Sequels these days are usually bad, but fans of the original “300” will love “300: Rise of an Empire,” and they won’t be the only ones who end up enjoying this stylistic action flick. “Rise of an Empire” for the most part runs concurrent with the original film, though its focus is different.... Read more »

Food Review- Taco throwdown puts flavors versus value

Bertin Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief
March 19, 2014

Bakersfield is not short of places to get tacos. One of the most popular ways to get them are from the numerous taco trucks located around town on the sides of roads or in front of other businesses. I visited four taco trucks and tried two different tacos at each truck. I tried one taco of carne asada... Read more »

Show Review- Fluffy returns and this time it’s personal

Amber Hayden, Photographer
March 9, 2014

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias brought down the house at a packed Rabobank Arena on Feb. 21. Even with starting the show late, which was the first stop of his new tour, the audience chanted for Iglesias. Prior to him taking the stage, there were three comics that had acts before him, but even so the crowd... Read more »

Club Review- Club 21 is no blackjack after opening

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
March 5, 2014

This weekend, I went to the newly opened Club 21, which opened in February at 2022 Chester Ave., on the corner of 21st street. I would have to say there are definitely mixed emotions about the new club. From the opening weekend, up until actually visiting the club myself, I had an opinion already formed... Read more »

Movie Review- First Generation: a film students can relate to

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
March 5, 2014

“First Generation” follows four American high school students as they graduate and become the first members from their families to go to college; it’s a film most Bakersfield College students can relate to. Two of the students featured are from Kern County, which literally brings the film closer... Read more »

Movie Review, Old RoboCop vs. New RoboCop-OmniCorp satisfies moviegoers

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
February 20, 2014

The original RoboCop, released in 1987, wowed moviegoers with its state-of-the-art special effects and hardcore violence all wrapped around a thrilling tale of a police officer who is killed in the line of duty and reborn as part man, part machine, all cop. So when trailers of the RoboCop reboot began... Read more »

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