Bakersfield’s Greek Orthodox church has lots of BC connections


James Macias, Reporter
October 8, 2014

Hiding on the east side is a close-knit family of Greek immigrants and American converts called The Hellenic Community of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. This community has been an integral part of Bakersfield history and has influence over our lives even today. Past members have founded key businesses... Read more »

New theater opens with Shakespeare plays


Amber Hayden, Photo Editor
October 8, 2014

The long awaited opening for the outdoor theater has finally come to an end. With the Shakespeare festival going on, it will bring two timeless plays: The Taming of the Shrew and Macbeth. The plays will run repertory to each other with Taming opening the festival. Professor Randy Messick, Director for... Read more »

Cross country does well at home meet

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
October 8, 2014

The Bakersfield College men’s and women’s cross country teams placed first at the Bakersfield Invitational held at the Kern Soccer Field on Sept. 26. On a mild weather and slightly breezy day, the Bakersfield College runners brought home the top four individual places in each race. Four schools total... Read more »

BC getting new pre-law focus on campus


Graham C Wheat, Contributing writer
October 8, 2014

  If you dream of becoming a lawyer or attorney, Bakersfield College has got you covered. Students interested in pursuing a career in law have a new, streamlined pathway courtesy of BC. In conjunction with the State Bar of California’s Council on Access and Fairness (COAF), 24 community colleges... Read more »

PAC classrooms in use, theaters are on the way


Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
September 24, 2014

Although the theaters may not be up and running just yet, the classrooms in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center are open and being utilized as construction continues on the theaters. The halls stream with students from the BC Theater Club as they wait for an acting class instructed by Department Chair... Read more »

Cookies bring in the dough


Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
September 24, 2014

The cookies sold at the Panorama Grill and the Food Court Deli at Bakersfield College are baked fresh daily and are seeing a substantial increase in sales this semester. According to Alex Gomez, the Food Services manager at BC, last year saw sales of approximately 90-100 cookies per day. This semester,... Read more »

BC wrestlers trying to find winning way


Mohamed Bafakih, Reporter
September 24, 2014

  With an extra week to prepare for West Hills College due to the cancellation of the Sept. 12 dual between the Renegades and the Rams of Victor Valley, the Bakersfield College wrestling team had their eyes set on making a statement to open up their season here at home. Unfortunately because of... Read more »

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 »

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