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 »

New SGA president excited for his term

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
April 23, 2014

Just a regular Bakersfield College Student with some political background, Alex Dominguez, a political science major, prepares to take on the role of student body president and plans to “get things done.” After polls closed on March 27, over half of the students who had voted chose Dominguez. “I... Read more »

Training looks to help prevent suicides

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
April 23, 2014

The Bakersfield College Student Health and Wellness Center hosted its first suicide prevention training session on April 2. The method used in the session, referred to as QPR, is designed to train attendees to recognize the early warning signs of suicidal crisis and provides information on the appropriate... Read more »

BC puts vital departments to backburner

Myrissa Johns, News editor
April 23, 2014

Bakersfield College prides itself on being a school that focuses on the needs of the students and student success, yet so many departments that actually do work hand-in-hand with students go without resources they need or face staff cuts, which make it virtually impossible for them to increase student... Read more »

Bakersfield Sound brought back home

Joseph Coley Jr., Online Editor
April 23, 2014

Bakersfield music fans were given a special treat when Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants paid a visit to Sandrini’s on April 19. Not only were the fans who are in the know of Shiflett’s vast musical background allowed to be close in a small, intimate setting with rock ’n’ roll royalty, but... Read more »

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