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 »

Overwhelming support for the smoke free ban

Graham C Wheat, Features Editor
March 14, 2013

The policy to make Bakersfield College a tobacco free campus has cleared the next hurdle in the administrative process, although two more committees still must support it before being considered by the BC Board of Trustees. On Feb. 27, the Academic Senate, the voice of faculty in matters concerning local... Read more »

Info on transfers provided

Patricia Rocha, Reporter
March 14, 2013

The Bakersfield College transfer center has begun a semester’s worth of workshops to inform students about different majors and the careers they lead to. One of these workshops was for those interested in psychology, led by CSUB’s Steve Bacon and held on Feb. 28. Bacon, a clinical psychologist and... Read more »

Religious diversity takes center stage at Norman Levan Center

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Robert Mullen, Reporter
March 14, 2013

Student Government Association hosted a religious diversity panel in the Norman Levan center Feb. 27. The panel had two speakers, a Muslim and a Catholic, both Bakersfield College students. The panel began with a brief introduction from Nick Acosta, the SGA general counsel, and each speaker was given... Read more »

Speaker targets immigration

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Mayan Lara, Photographer
March 14, 2013

Associate professor of American Studies and Associate Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernandez, spoke for Woman’s History Month on Feb. 28th. People of all ages gathered in the Fireside room to listen to Professor Hernandez. Seats... Read more »

AA-T degrees becoming a reality

Patricia Rocha, Reporter
March 14, 2013

An Associates Degree of Transfer is a new way of getting students though college quicker and more conveniently. Bakersfield college transfer counselor Sue Granger-Dickson talked about how this new transfer degree came to be and how it benefits students. “[Senator Alex Padilla] got a lot of complaints... Read more »

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