BC plans to charge for free parking.

Rober Mullen, Reporter

February 27, 2013

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Come Fall of 2013, students at Bakersfield College will find parking much more expensive. “We’re looking at both the parking fee, the amount, and we’re looking at eliminating free parking,” said Sean James, BC’s executive... Read more »

BC Pres. speaks about budget

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

January 30, 2013

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Bakersfield College president Sonya Christian discussed Gov. Brown’s budget proposal that increases community college funding. If this budget proposal is finalized, an additional $197 million will be invested in community... Read more »

BC cuts funds to child care program

Daysi Meza, Reporter

November 28, 2012

Filed under Campus

Even with the passage of Proposition 30, Bakersfield College administration is still facing financial struggles in several areas of the institution.  The passage of proposition 30 will not impede the anticipated changes in infant... Read more »

Current college issues concern students

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2012

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With the school’s budget situation, financial aid rumors and the rising cost of attendance and parking fees, many students are feeling weary of their futures here at Bakersfield College. Interim president Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg... Read more »

Chancellor Serrano preparing District leadership

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2012

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After years of preparation, the budget has come full fold, and Chancellor Sandra Serrano, along with the rest of the Kern Community College District leadership, is calling on Bakersfield College to prioritize so that minimal impact... Read more »

New president cutting to core

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

March 28, 2012

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According to Bakersfield College’s interim president Robert Jensen, “everything is on the table, obviously” when it comes to the budget cuts BC needs to make in the next few semesters. He can confirm that there will be... Read more »

Faculty leaders ready for cuts

Jon Nelson, Features Editor

March 28, 2012

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Over the last few semesters, Bakersfield College has seen major budget cuts and it’s about to be hit with more. The BC faculty is currently waiting to see if the worst-case scenario of losing 17.8 million dollars in funding... Read more »

Athletic department ready for cuts

Zak S. Cowan, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2012

Filed under Sports

With new details of the state budget coming out of Sacramento, and the Moorpark College baseball program disbanding after this season, members of the Bakersfield College athletic department are bracing for the likely cuts coming... Read more »

COLUMN: College athletics must stay intact

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

March 14, 2012

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Athletics is usually one of the first things to think of cutting when a school is faced with financial problems or a budget crisis, but I think athletics is one of the departments that needs to stay. Athletics can help the... Read more »

Fee hike to take place for summer semester

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

February 1, 2012

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Beginning in the summer session, fees at all California community colleges will change from $36 per unit to $46 per unit. This change was mandated by the 2011 Budget Act and was set off by California budget shortfalls that... Read more »