BC rally focuses on water issues


Elizabeth Fernandez, Editor in Cheif
September 10, 2014

The “Rally for Water for the Central Valley,” as flyers read, was set up by the Student Government Association and hosted at Bakersfield College on Sept. 3. The event brought along Kern County elected officials to discuss the California water drought and inform students of how they can ease conditions. Officials... Read more »

Construction impedes BC students

Construction workers are seen near the Mathematics building at BC across from the forum and gym area.

James Macias, Reporter
September 10, 2014

The Bakersfield College campus appears, to some, to be in shambles. Students attending classes the first week were welcomed by heavy equipment next to mounds of dirt and on top of trenches, walkway signs with enough yellow tape for an entire season of CSI, new pipes, old pipes, backhoes, and trucks –... Read more »

Weighing in on new chips


Trina Goree, Reporter
September 10, 2014

Yum! I have a new favorite chip flavor, but don’t tell my ex-favorite chip flavor, it will get jealous. Sorry Lay’s Kettle Cooked Sea Salt and Vinegar flavored potato chips, my new favorite ultimate potato chip flavor is the new Lay’s Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger flavor, which was submitted by Meneko... Read more »

Memorial Stadium’s renovation


Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014

The grass is always greener on the other side. For the first time in 12 years that meaning will definitely not be the case when it comes to the playing surface at Memorial Stadium. The field has seen better days, over the last decade the grass at Memorial Stadium has held its share of hard-hitting football... Read more »

Michael J. Fox shares views about time

Myrissa Johns, News Editor
May 7, 2014

“People think I’m an expert on time because I did these movies,” said actor Michael J. Fox, who is most well-known for his role in “Back to the Future.” Although he joked that he doesn’t know anything about time travel, flux capacitors, space-time continuums or jigawatts, he said his experiences... Read more »

BC football already hard at work

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter
May 7, 2014

As the football season inches closer with each passing day, the anticipation around Bakersfield College also begins to grow. Last season, the Renegades finished with a 5-5 record and this upcoming season the schedule doesn’t get any easier. “We’re facing two playoff teams right off the bat,”... Read more »

Coyle to retire from culinary arts department

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
May 7, 2014

  After being on staff for 35 years at Bakersfield College, Chef Patrick Coyle, the Culinary Arts department chair, is retiring. Coyle, whose journey at BC started in 1969 as a nursing student, later determined that his calling was actually in the culinary arts, so he changed his major and graduated... Read more »

Bakersfield’s first taco and beer fest

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
May 7, 2014

An array of taco trucks, food and drink stands, music, and games decorated the Bakersfield College soccer field on May 4 to give way to the first-ever Tacos, Margaritas, & Beer Festival. According to Quin Miller, owner of Q-Event Management and the coordinator of the event, the concept of the festival... Read more »

BC reaffirms zero tolerance stance on sexual assaults

Amber hayden, Photographer
May 7, 2014

Denim Day came to Bakersfield College on April 23 to help support and affirm the college’s stance on zero tolerance of sexual assault. Denim Day actually started in Italy when the Italian Supreme Court overturned a conviction. This caused the female employees of the Italian Parliament to come to work... Read more »

Sampley steps down to do non-profit work

Rigoberto Lopez, Photographer
May 7, 2014

American Sign Language professor DeAnn Sampley will be retiring this semester. Sampley has dedicated 36 years of ASL teaching to Bakersfield College and now wants to do mission work for a non-profit organization called Children to Love International, where they reach out to orphans in Romania, India,... Read more »

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