BC campus holds Vet Fest for second year

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Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
November 19, 2014

The Bakersfield College Veterans Club showed support for its veteran students at this year’s second annual Vet Fest, held on campus Nov. 6. The event took place in the open grass area between the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library and Student Services building, and consisted of vendors whose collaborative... Read more »

Out of the Box Bakersfield FIlm Festival held to benefit those with disablities

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Vanessa Munoz, Photographer
November 19, 2014

Fox Theater lit up the night sky Nov. 7-9 as Bakersfield had its second annual Out of the Box Film Festival. This festival commends and brings awareness to those with disabilities and not just in the films shown but with the filmmakers and producers who show their movie/documentary making skills as well.... Read more »

BC students’ indie band remedies hate with show-packing music

Brooke Howard, Reporter
November 19, 2014

A band made up of two current students and one alumni of Bakersfield College is catching a lot of local attention and not just for their unique name. The band Hate Drugs have packed downtown buildings and churches alike with a big show coming up at The Summit Coffee House at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. David... Read more »

Tree foundation makes impact locally

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Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Established in 1994, the Tree Foundation of Kern and its many volunteers have planted over 14,000 trees in schools, parks, neighborhoods and along streets all over Kern County. On Nov. 14, the foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary of greening and shading Kern County at the Metro Gallery. The event... Read more »

Honors society gets involved at BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society, has a local chapter that hopes to celebrate high-achieving Bakersfield College students with scholarship and leadership opportunities. Beta Alpha Nu, the local chapter on campus, holds regular events to raise money for the organization and provide students... Read more »

Local rock band Stanley J Tucker has ties to Bakersfield College

James Macias, Reporter
November 19, 2014

  The Stanley J Tucker Band is a ringing hard rock powerhouse with a visionary drummer who is a student at Bakersfield College and has literally never seen a thing. This rock ’n’ roll refugee is composed of six members: Stanley J Tucker, lead vocals/lead guitar; Jason Keeney, 33 Rhythm Guitar;... Read more »

Former BC student jams in Los Angeles

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 19, 2014

Breanna Fields, a former Bakersfield College student, continues to follow her rock ‘n’ roll dreams as the bassist for the Hollywood-based band, Glam Skanks. Fields, 22, grew up in Bakersfield and always had the itch to play in bands. She remembers attending live shows in the dives of Bakersfield... Read more »

Homecoming fun and festivities

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
November 5, 2014

  This year’s Homecoming festivities, coined by the theme #theBCselfie, spread red and white throughout the week and culminated with a Bakersfield College football victory Oct. 25. Becky Stambook, a former cheerleader and 20-year alumna of BC, was “excited” to get to participate in the homecoming. “A... Read more »

Deferred Action keeps him going

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 5, 2014

Leonel Teran, a Bakersfield College student, continues to accomplish his goals with the help of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Teran was granted deferred action on Aug. 5. DACA is a memorandum that was created by the Obama administration and has been implemented by the Department of Homeland... Read more »

An evening of the macabre at The Padre Hotel

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
November 5, 2014

This Halloween there was definitely something stirring at the Padre. No, it wasn’t the ghost that is said to walk the seventh floor, but it was one of the best events of the evening. The Padre Hotel went all out, with a property-wide Halloween event. From the very beginning, at the entrance on... Read more »

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