BC women’s basketball team eye WSC title

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
February 24, 2015

  The weather isn’t the only thing that has been warming up lately. Winners of their last five, prior to Wednesday night’s affair with College of the Canyons, the 12th ranked team in the state is closing in on their second conference championship in the last four years. The Bakersfield College... Read more »

Whiskey Flat Days is still successful

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
February 24, 2015

With the drought being like it has been, the wonder if Whiskey Flat Days would bring in the revenue it has in past years came in to question this year. Located just a short drive outside of Bakersfield and up the canyon to the town of Kernville, is where the event takes place every year in the spring. But... Read more »

Star comes to town for new movie

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
February 24, 2015

The Bakersfield community received the star treatment when Maya Cinemas hosted a red carpet and premiere of “McFarland USA.” Several cast members from the film attended the event including Kevin Costner who portrays cross country coach Jim White. The film is based on the true story of McFarland High... Read more »

Week in Review: Men’s Basketball

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
February 11, 2015

Men’s basketball: With only four games remaining, the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team (15-9 overall, 5-5 Western State Conference – South) have found themselves in playoff contention despite a very slow first half of conference. “If we can get teams in the 60s we got a high percentage... Read more »

Construction continues on campus

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Crystal Valdez, Reporter
February 4, 2015

The yellow tape and construction workers which were recently so heavily located throughout the Bakersfield College campus are rarely to be seen as construction projects are near completion this Spring Semester of 2015. Amber Chiang, BC public relations director, affirmed the notion that construction... Read more »

Playoffs still alive for men

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
February 4, 2015

It was a rather rough patch in the last half of January for head coach Rich Hughes and the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team (13-9 overall, 3-5 Western State Conference – South). With sophomore Alex Daniels missing five games in January due to a knee injury, along with the team’s leading... Read more »

Cheaper way to buy books

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
February 4, 2015

With school back in full swing, students like myself have to wait in the endless line in the bookstore to purchase books. It is becoming a longer wait in line just to get a couple of books, and then the prices seem to be increasing with each semester. But now it seems there has been several alternative... Read more »

Valentine’s Day is around the bend

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Crystal Valdez, Reporter
February 4, 2015

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and couples at Bakersfield College are preparing, or not, for this love-filled, sometimes corny, holiday. Engineering major Aaron Guerrero, 18, and nursing student Catherine Soto, 18, have been together for about two years and one month. They said that the longer... Read more »

Mind Surfin’ hypnotizes BC students

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Daniel Ojeda, Contributing Editor
February 4, 2015

Board certified hypnotherapist Rich Aimes stopped by the Panorama Grill on Jan. 27, and for those students in attendance they were treated to some mind-boggling tricks. Aimes isn’t a stranger to Bakersfield College and has been performing professionally for over 20 years. Performing at BC also... Read more »

Four-year degree open to students

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College announced on Jan. 20 that it will be one of 15 colleges in California to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree program. Students who participate in the pilot program will earn a baccalaureate of applied science in industrial automation. BC was selected by the California Community... Read more »

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