A medley of music takes over

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
May 13, 2015

The Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Department hosted a combined concert featuring the new BC orchestra and concert band, BC’s indoor drumline and the Golden Empire Drum and Bugle Corps, chamber singers, college choir, and jazz ensemble. The concert, A Night of Rhythm, was held in the Performing... Read more »

Relay for Life season has a good end

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
May 13, 2015

With the end of the Relay for Life season slowly coming to an end in June, the charity held its largest event at the Kern County Fairgrounds on May 2-3. With well over a 100 tents and booths set up, the event kicked off at 9 a.m. Relay for Life teams had already raised $850,000 for the season as the... Read more »

Students preparing for finals week

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
May 13, 2015

As the spring semester comes to an end at Bakersfield College, some students dread finals week, some don’t seem to mind it, some think it is a necessity to make sure that you have learned and retained the information, and some students shared other thoughts on the matter. Kimberly Hulloa, 19, film... Read more »

Hall of famer talks and rocks the theater

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
May 13, 2015

Chris Hillman, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, gave a lecture and performed with The Desert Rose Band on April 23 at Bakersfield College. Hillman, 70, gave a lecture on his musical background and his experiences as a musician in the ’60s and beyond. Hillman was an original band member of The... Read more »

BC student body elects Fowler as new president

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
April 22, 2015

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association announced the winners of the 2015 general election, and Clayton Fowler will serve as president of the SGA. Fowler won the election by receiving 183 of the 595 total votes casted. According to Megan Lonsinger, an SGA senator and member of the Elections... Read more »

Kubanda stops at BC while on tour

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
April 22, 2015

The sounds of Sam Smith’s song “Stay with me” could be heard around campus on April 13 just outside of the Campus Center. But it wasn’t coming from a CD over the speakers that were set up, it was coming from solo artist Gabe Kubanda who had his equipment set up to perform for Bakersfield College... Read more »

Two players stand out after tough season

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
April 22, 2015

With Bakersfield College’s softball season coming to an end, there are two players who have showed their consistency and effort throughout the season. Alex Avila: Bakersfield College softball’s center fielder, sophomore Alex Avila, 20, can also hit. Avila started playing T-ball at the age of 6. She... Read more »

Service dogs providing service for war veterans

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
April 22, 2015

Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan visited the indoor theater at Bakersfield College April 7 to discuss the importance of service animals, as well as letting other veterans know they aren’t alone in their fight with the numerous things they go through after tours of duty overseas. Montalvan now resides in... Read more »

Acrobats perform in Bakersfield

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
April 8, 2015

The Greek myth of Icarus and his fall has been told in different ways throughout time, but none as colorful as the production of Varekai. In the world of the Romney, the language of the Gypsies, the word Varekai translates to mean “wherever.” And throughout the production, each act beckons the viewer... Read more »

BC jazz ensemble plays a local gig

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Bakersfield College’s jazz ensemble performed a set of songs by Duke Ellington at local restaurant and bar Le Corruse Rouge on March 18. Kris Tiner is an instructor at BC who teaches jazz ensemble, jazz appreciation, and music appreciation, and also teaches the trumpet at CSUB. Tiner and the Bakersfield... Read more »

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