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Admin changes hurt BC students

September 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Another semester has begun at Bakersfield College, and students are clamoring to return to their academic glory after a summer of indulgence. Yet, it seems that the administration is still lost in the summer shuffle. More administration changes over the break, including the dean of students, have left BC with some interim administrators and new faces. This revolving door... Read more »

EDITORIAL: Congress did not approve this war

Staff

November 2, 2011

Filed under Opinion

With the Libyan revolution coming to a close, the American people should take a step back and assess the situation we’re in. Our involvement in Libya has breached the same line that Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq did: unconstitutionality. For America to engage in a war, there must be approval by Congress. That did not happen for any of those wars,  and it did not happen... Read more »

EDITORIAL: An American visionary leaves behind global legacy

Staff

October 19, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The death of Steve Jobs has not just been the passing of a famous entrepreneur, but in many ways it has been a hit to the American Dream. The man’s life mirrors the mythology surrounding the promise of America. He started a small company with a few friends and turned it into one of the most successful in its industry, creating out of nothing a new way to make money and... Read more »

EDITORIAL: Troops need to be on American soil

Staff

September 21, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The United States has become a global empire. With the models of empires before us we have occupied over 130 countries with military bases. There are two main reasons as to why this is wrong. First, the budget for such a thing is crippling our economic growth. Second, it is ideologically conflicting with the ideas that our country was built upon. For our country to ever... Read more »

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