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Sleep before finals week

Robin Shin, Online Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Campus

By Robin Shin Online Editor Instructors at Bakersfield College are required to give a final at the end of each semester, and many of them have mixed emotions and thoughts on the outcome and even the final itself. Rosa Garza, a Chicano history professor, stated that to her any exams are important. “It allows you to see how the students are doing,” said Garza. “Mine a... Read more »

Preventing finals disaster

Robin Shin, Online Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

By Robin Shin Online Editor   We all know that finals week is coming up, and this being my last semester at Bakersfield College, I can recall many memories as to how some of the people around me would study for their finals. I had friends who did the traditional idea of studying alone with the occasional help of their professors. There were those who cre... Read more »

Postal Service mails a remix of old & new

April 17, 2013

Filed under Reviews

By Robin Shin Online Editor After a decade since the release of “Give Up,” The Postal Service is back with a re-issue.  The album was released in a digital, compact disk and vinyl copy, all three of which come in different prices.  When I first heard that they were going to re-issue the album, I was quite confused. Remix? I was expecting something of computer remixi... Read more »

Time to finally be who I want to be

Time to finally be who I want to be

Robin Shin, Online Editor

April 17, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

By Robin Shin Online Editor “All of you people born here, if you had to take that (citizenship) test — well, Canada would be building a fence ... Read more »

BC hosts the Red and White Wine Festival

BC hosts the Red and White Wine Festival

April 17, 2013

By Samantha Briggs Reporter The Bakersfield Foundation held the annual Red and White Wine and Food Festival at Bakersfield College on April 12. The e... Read more »

Fragrant oils made by duo

Fragrant oils made by duo

April 17, 2013

By Robin Shin Online Editor   When having animals became problematic due to her allergies, Brenda Luetger, 54, decided to start the BJ’s La... Read more »

BC Homestuck fans speak of their fandom

BC Homestuck fans speak of their fandom

Robin Shin, Online Editor

April 3, 2013

Filed under Campus, Features

By Robin Shin Online Editor   The author, Andrew Hussie, is currently known for his webcomic titled “Homestuck.” According to knowyourmeme.com,... Read more »

Fun at Scottish Games and Gathering

Fun at Scottish Games and Gathering

April 3, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter   For anyone who enjoys Pixar’s “Brave,” finds pleasure in the sound of bagpipes or wants to see men... Read more »

Dr. Phil’s ‘Life Code’ gives readers surprising insight

Robin Shin, Online Editor

March 14, 2013

Filed under Reviews

Let me start this review by telling you that I have never watched a single episode of Dr. Phil’s show or even heard much about him, except in parodies where they made fun of him or he made fun of himself.   This book gave me the first impression from anything Dr. Phil related.  What was the first impression? It was really good.  Maybe I am just very naïve or desperate... Read more »

Bakersfield ranks last on literacy

Robin Shin, Online Editor

March 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When I heard that for the second straight year, a study showed Bakersfield to be the most illiterate city in the United States, I was very shocked.  Maybe it is because I hang out with people who love to read and I too like to read.  Even before going to bed, I can’t sleep until I read a chapter or more of well anything!  Books, stories written by my friends online, and... Read more »

CSUB hosts second Gamer Education Day

CSUB hosts second Gamer Education Day

Alana Garrett, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Features

Cal State Bakersfield’s Campus Gamers student organization surprised many gamers and non-gamers alike with their Second Annual Gamer Education Day. ... Read more »

Tanglewood Farms and their mini horses

Tanglewood Farms and their mini horses

March 14, 2013

Lois Anderson first saw a miniature horse in 1971 on The Johnny Carson Show. “Oh my gosh,” she thought. “I gotta have one.” It took her two years ... Read more »

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