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


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 »

Swim team ready for WSC Championship

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Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor
April 8, 2015

The William A. Wheeler Aquatic Center at Bakersfield College, home of the over $3 million Olympic-sized Italian-imported pool, was finally put to use on March 27 as BC along with Citrus, Cuesta, L.A. Valley and Santa Monica took part in the final meet before the Western State Conference Swim Championship. It... Read more »

Meteorite specialist showers over BC


Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
April 8, 2015

Meteorite specialist, science writer and world traveler, Geoff Notkin presented a lecture as part of the STEM series at the Bakersfield College Levan Center on March 24. “I’m officially a science nerd and don’t let anyone tell you that there’s anything wrong with it,” said Notkin. The co-star... Read more »

Color Me Rad comes back


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


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


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


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


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 »

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