Celebrating 100 years at Garden Fest

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Patricia Rocha, Reporter
May 1, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter Students, faculty, community members and their families all came out to this year’s Garden Fest for a day of botany-themed fun. Though there were plenty of vendors, demonstrations and many children’s activities, the real star of the show was the planting of the 100th tree... 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 »

Sexist beliefs anchor us to our past preventing progress

Patricia Rocha, Reporter
April 17, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   I think I’m pretty. If that comes across as vain or superficial, then I think the problem is in the reader and not in my opinion, because all women should think they’re pretty. Every woman should be proud of their looks and bodies and all of the amazing differences... 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 »

Oz may not be so great after all

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Patricia Rocha, Reporter
March 14, 2013

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is an intriguing and fascinating movie, at least for the first 10 minutes. The rest of the 2 hours is pretty much a colorful train wreck. The Wizard of Oz has been my favorite movie since I was in kindergarten, so I went into the theater really excited to see how modern... 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 »

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 »

Women’s History Month is showcased at BC

Patricia Rocha, Reporter
February 27, 2013

As the month of March approaches, so does Women’s History Month here at Bakersfield College. To celebrate WHAM, BC has organized four free events, open to the public, that pay tribute to international women. These events mainly consist of panels and talks discussing women’s issues. According to the... Read more »

Inexpensive makeup for the girl on the go

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Patricia Rocha, Reporter
February 27, 2013

I spend too much money on makeup. I own all the crazy-shaped brushes, rainbow-hued palettes and I have enough red lipstick to literally paint the town red. The women at Sephora don’t even ask me if I’m finding everything OK anymore; they know I know what I’m doing. So when the time came for me... Read more »

Bathroom of Horrors

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Patricia Rocha, Reporter
February 13, 2013

My first semester at Bakersfield College, I had a three-hour break between classes every day. While many people would have used that time for studying or having lunch with friends, I took the opportunity to sleep in the library. I enjoyed many naps across from the circulation desk, and aside from the... Read more »

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