Color Me Rad comes back

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March 19, 2015

The Color Me Rad annual event took place at the Kern County Fairgrounds on March 7. Hundreds of people from the Bakersfield community participated in the 5K run to raise money for the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House, which houses Kern County families that live more than 25 miles away from the Bakersfield... Read more »

BC track and field ends the two-year curse

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College women’s track and field team continues to do well as the men’s team broke their two-year curse. “It was the first meet the men have won in two years, so that was exciting for us,” said head coach Pam Kelley. BC’s men and women dominated the BC Relays on March 7 as both teams... Read more »

Construction continues for elevator at BC

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Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
March 19, 2015

Construction around the Student Services building at Bakersfield College is under way and should be completed by August of 2015. The construction taking place near the SS building is a district-run project to install an elevator for the exterior of the SS building, according to Craig Rouse, the manager... Read more »

‘Rhinoceros’ hits the stage with absurdity

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
March 19, 2015

Despite all the construction going on around the indoor theater, Kim Chin and her theater class managed to put on their production of “Rhinoceros.” The play, which is set during the time of the Nazi invasion into France, shows that instead of standing out and being different was ok. That people were... Read more »

Fieri’s diner now open in Bakersfield

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Amber Hayden, Online Editor
March 5, 2015

I have been anticipating the opening of Guy Fieri’s restaurant Johnny Garlic’s for the past month, and thankfully I was not let down at all. I made the choice to go on the opening night for it, but even so, the wait to be seated was far less then I had expected. The waitress I had was very helpful... Read more »

BC students wish they’d known about the parade

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Trina Goree, Reporter
March 5, 2015

Not many Bakersfield College students attended the annual Black American History Day Parade, though there were some alumni present. When asking BC students about the annual Black American History Day Parade, the consensus were the students simply did not know about it. “Never heard anything about it”,... Read more »

BC women still dominating

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
March 5, 2015

The last time head coach Paula Dahl and the Bakersfield College women’s basketball program earned a postseason bid was back in the 2006-07 season where the Renegades were eliminated by Antelope Valley College in the second round. Eight years later, the Renegades played play AVC in yet another pivotal... Read more »

Marley’s Mutts looks to find forever homes

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Marcus Castro, Reporter
March 5, 2015

Before Zach Skow and his rescue organization, Marley’s Mutts, started rescuing “death row” dogs, Skow was the one who needed rescuing. “I wasn’t used to doing anything without alcohol or drugs. I was scared of everything, absolutely petrified,” said Skow. Marley’s Mutts is a non-profit... Read more »

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 »

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