Kean to retire with final show

Patricia Rocha, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   After 19 years at Bakersfield College, choir director Ronald Kean is going out on top. After a total of 30 years teaching, a successful performance over spring break at New York’s infamous Carnegie Hall, and an upcoming finale performance, Kean is excited to retire... Read more »

SAM renovation plans finally underway

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Ruben A. Perez, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Speech Arts and Music Building is finally going to start renovations. For the past two years, the SAM building has been offline and students in classes, such as theater and music, have had to move to other classrooms.  As of now the only change has been the fencing... Read more »

BC bookstore gets a makeover

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Bakersfield College Bookstore just received a makeover. According to store manager Brian Griffin, the changes were expected when Barnes & Noble took over operations nearly two years ago. “Typically, when Barnes & Noble goes into a new college, that’s... Read more »

Alum is off to dentistry

Mitchelle De Leon, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter   When former BC student Tuan Nguyen woke up on Dec. 3 last year, the first thing he needed to do was check his email to find out whether he got into dental school. Even before high school, Nguyen wanted to be a dentist. As a student studying biology at BC over four... Read more »

BC Homestuck fans speak of their fandom

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Robin Shin, Online Editor
April 3, 2013

By Robin Shin Online Editor   The author, Andrew Hussie, is currently known for his webcomic titled “Homestuck.” According to knowyourmeme.com, “Homestuck” ranks as No. 3 on the top 10 fandoms of 2012. Those within the fandom calls themselves “Homestucks,” and they range from the estimation... Read more »

Vote for a new SGA

Jazmin Montoya, Reporter
April 3, 2013

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter It’s that time of the year again. SGA elections are in full effect since the first of this month. There are two candidates in the running for SGA president. Travis Tillis and Rudy Strong are the two potential candidates for the position. According to Tillis’ platform... Read more »

Bakersfield soon to see ‘The Birds’

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Patricia Rocha, Reporter
April 3, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   As their opening night quickly approaches, the cast of Bakersfield College’s production of “The Birds” are excitedly rehearsing. Theater director Kimberly Chin is excited to see how the Ancient Greek play is challenging her students with its musical numbers, compelling... Read more »

New steps are being taken to ban smoking on campus

Graham C Wheat, Features Editor
April 3, 2013

By Graham C Wheat Features Editor   The proposed smoking policy at Bakersfield College has taken yet another step on its journey to the Board of Trustees and becoming an enforceable policy campus wide. The spearhead behind the policy, Student Government General Counsel Nick Acosta, said his meeting... Read more »

Give blood for community

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter
March 14, 2013

The Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive challenge is back at Bakersfield College. The blood drive is a part of a national competition among colleges to donate the highest amount of blood and to educate in general. “It’s pretty much to raise awareness on health issues related to blood and also the title,... Read more »

Local high school students’ competition well received

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Mitchelle De Leon, Reporter
March 14, 2013

High school juniors and seniors had a preview of Bakersfield College’s Industrial Technology programs during The Second Annual Drafting CAD Competition on March 1. Over 100 local students participated in the six areas of competition:  Mechanical Hand Drawing, Architectural Hand Drawing, Architecural... Read more »

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