BC stuns Ventura, face Chaffey in bowl game

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Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
November 19, 2014

Despite a less than stellar start of the season, the Bakersfield College football team finished the regular season on a five-game winning streak, securing a bowl game at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 22 and finishing with a 6-4 record. The Renegades’ defense, which had trouble finding its footing earlier... Read more »

Bomb threat sends BC students home

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Phillip Rodriguez, Reporter
November 19, 2014

The Bakersfield College Panorama campus was evacuated for over an hour and a half after a bomb threat was called into the Bakersfield Police Department anonymously on Nov. 12. Students were asked to leave via email, landlines and mobile devices at 3:53 P.M., prompting the temporary cancellation of scheduled... Read more »

BC campus holds Vet Fest for second year

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Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
November 19, 2014

The Bakersfield College Veterans Club showed support for its veteran students at this year’s second annual Vet Fest, held on campus Nov. 6. The event took place in the open grass area between the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library and Student Services building, and consisted of vendors whose collaborative... Read more »

Guitar dou performs at BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter
November 19, 2014

  The Rucco-James Duo, a musical partnership specializing in 19th century guitar performances, played for the Bakersfield College community at the Indoor Theatre on Nov. 6. The duo is comprised of Pasquale Rucco and Douglas James. The two met at a music festival near Venice, Italy 20 years ago and... Read more »

Homecoming fun and festivities

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Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
November 5, 2014

  This year’s Homecoming festivities, coined by the theme #theBCselfie, spread red and white throughout the week and culminated with a Bakersfield College football victory Oct. 25. Becky Stambook, a former cheerleader and 20-year alumna of BC, was “excited” to get to participate in the homecoming. “A... Read more »

New application process shifts online

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Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
November 5, 2014

With a new online process, BC has a lot of scholarships to offer. Director of financial aid and Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOP&S) Primavera Arvizu said, “We have over 600 scholarships to offer, ranging from 100 to 3000 dollars.” The process was switched from paper to online to... Read more »

Walking Dead showing signs of life

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Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
November 5, 2014

Let me start off by saying that I am a huge fan of The Walking Dead. I have seen every season and episode, including every episode of the current season airing on TV. There is only one way to describe the current season. That description is: Finally! These last couple of seasons have been plagued by... Read more »

VIckers looks to lead team to playoffs

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Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor
November 5, 2014

Football is one of the toughest sports, so for any incoming freshman there is a steep learning curve that usually comes along with playing for a college team. The freshman learn from returning classman and try to stand out enough in practice so that they get a chance to show their worth during a game. There... Read more »

Ag summit addresses water issue, future

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Alisia Sanchez, Photographer
October 22, 2014

Led by U.S. Rep. and honorary chairman Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield College was host to the first annual Kern County Agriculture Summit that took place in the Gil Bishop Gymnasium Oct. 9. “Since we’re in Kern County, why haven’t we done this before,” McCarthy asked of host and Bakersfield College... Read more »

NAMI walk to fight against mental illness

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Christopher A. Baptiste, Reporter
October 22, 2014

“Every one knows someone with a mental illness,” said Erika Dixon, walk manager of this year’s NAMI walk that took place Oct. 18 at Riverwalk. Those in attendance ranged from individuals with a mental illness and their families to friends and supporters. Students of the Bakersfield College nursing... Read more »

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