Virtual Reality The experience: replacing your world in a second


Tyler Goucher, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Everything is black. There is little noise, except for the communication going on between the man in the room and myself. As the view in front of me brightens, I start to see what could only be described as a three-dimensional menu, almost like an Xbox dashboard. Everything I look at pops out at me.... Read more »

‘Rhinoceros’ hits the stage with absurdity

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
March 19, 2015

Despite all the construction going on around the indoor theater, Kim Chin and her theater class managed to put on their production of “Rhinoceros.” The play, which is set during the time of the Nazi invasion into France, shows that instead of standing out and being different was ok. That people were... Read more »

Author speaks on species’ communication


Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
March 5, 2015

Anne Benvenuti visited Bakersfield College’s Norman Levan Center for the Humanities on Feb. 24 to talk about how she believes that human communication is not superior to other animals’ ways of communicating. Benvenuti’s book “Spirit Unleashed: Reimagining Human-Animal Relations,” was nominated... Read more »

When you can’t pay for comfort

February 24, 2015

When I moved out, I realized in order to live on my own, you could almost never be home. You had to go to school from morning to evening, go to work from evening till late night and when you sprinkle in homework, laundry mats, clubs at school and extra hours at work you have yourself a big no-fun-time... Read more »

Transportation available to thrill seekers at China Peak Ski Resort

Marcus Castro, Reporter
February 4, 2015

This ski season, China Peak Mountain Resort is offering transportation to the resort from Bakersfield by charter bus for the first time. The bus offers an alternative way of transportation where the riders can relax and not worry about the stresses of driving. China Peak is located about 65 miles northeast... Read more »

Core Ensemble performs “Tres Vidas”


Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
November 5, 2014

Written by Marjorie Agosin, Bakersfield College’s The Core Ensemble hosted, once again, the chamber music theater work “Tres Vidas” at the Simonsen Performing Arts Center on Oct. 30. The work consists of three scenes, in which each scene is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American... Read more »

Juan Calderon trying to leave his mark at BC

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College men’s cross-country runner Juan Calderon stays humble while remaining one of the fastest runners on the team. At age 22, Calderon carries himself with poise and the optimism of trying to put his hometown Arvin on the map. Calderon has participated in cross-country and track and... Read more »

News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter
September 24, 2014

News Brief Sept. 24-Oct. 7   Discover the Dinosaurs Exhibit 3-10 p.m. Sept. 24-28. Admission $6 at the Kern County Fair Grounds.   “Open Studio” by Mercy Hospital. “Choose your own activity. We provide the space and materials, or you can bring in your own project and immerse yourself... Read more »

Madden 15 brings ‘Gridiron’

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014

As the calendar flips to September, there are only two things that can mean, that the football season is fast approaching and the anticipated release of the new Madden 15 for the Xbox One. Last year’s game, Madden 25, was the first to be released for the next generation consoles and was supposed to... Read more »

Weighing in on new chips


Trina Goree, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Yum! I have a new favorite chip flavor, but don’t tell my ex-favorite chip flavor, it will get jealous. Sorry Lay’s Kettle Cooked Sea Salt and Vinegar flavored potato chips, my new favorite ultimate potato chip flavor is the new Lay’s Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger flavor, which was submitted by Meneko... Read more »

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