New life for old rooms under way

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter
September 12, 2013

After 57 years in its current location, Bakersfield College is getting a much-needed facelift. Over the past few semesters there have been various construction projects around campus.  These renovations started with the Speech, Arts, and Music building as well as the outdoor amphitheatre and have continued... Read more »

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate


Luis Garcia, Photo Editor
April 17, 2013

By Luis Garcia Photo Editor   Over 140 students and faculty members packed the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to hear math professor Tom Greenwood’s presentation, “My Journey Through Deaf Education,” on April 5. Greenwood’s presentation was the final installment in a trilogy of talks... Read more »

Results are in for elections

Jazmine Montoya, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter   Election results are in. Bakersfield College students have chosen a new president and officers for the next school year. With 228 votes, Travis Tillis defeated Rudy Strong for Student Government Association president. Strong had 135 votes. All of the other elected officers... Read more »

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

construction online

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


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, “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’


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 »

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