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Celebrating 100 years at Garden Fest

Celebrating 100 years at Garden Fest

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. T... Read more »

Kean to retire with final show

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

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 for new adventures. His final performance will be held on May 4... Read more »

Sexist beliefs anchor us to our past preventing progress

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

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 between them. What shouldn’t be happening, however, is that confi... Read more »

Bakersfield soon to see ‘The Birds’

Bakersfield soon to see ‘The Birds’

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 3, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   As their opening night quickly approaches, the cast of Bakersfield College’s production of “The Birds” ar... Read more »

Oz may not be so great after all

Oz may not be so great after all

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... Read more »

Info on transfers provided

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Campus

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 educator, spoke about what being a psychology major really means by... Read more »

AA-T degrees becoming a reality

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Campus

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 with how long it took students to get through their community college... Read more »

Women’s History Month is showcased at BC

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under News

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 official WHAM at BC website, “International women will host two... Read more »

Inexpensive makeup for the girl on the go

Inexpensive makeup for the girl on the go

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... Read more »

Bathroom of Horrors

Bathroom of Horrors

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... Read more »

Bathroom of Horrors

Bathroom of Horrors

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... Read more »

BC Pres. speaks about budget

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

January 30, 2013

Filed under News

Bakersfield College president Sonya Christian discussed Gov. Brown’s budget proposal that increases community college funding. If this budget proposal is finalized, an additional $197 million will be invested in community colleges statewide. “We’ve had significant budget cuts, so in no way does it make up for the reductions of the past, but it is a better forecast... Read more »

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