LED upgrades get installed around campus

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor
April 2, 2014

As part of funding given to Bakersfield College by the passage of California Proposition 39 back in 2013, the current bulbs in the light poles around BC are being replaced by new LED lights. Jim Coggins, the manager of Maintenance and Operations at BC, says it’s a race against the clock to install... Read more »

High-tech sim man aids BC students

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Myrissa Johns, News Editor
April 2, 2014

“Clear!” students yelled to ensure that no one was touching their patient as they delivered a shock to the Code Blue cardiac arrest patient, working to get its pulse back during a simulation on March 25. Bakersfield College Allied Health programs’ students are working with simulation mannequins... Read more »

Imagine celebrates anniversary

Sharida Rejon, Features editor
April 2, 2014

Dance performances, cake, and country music were all a part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Imagine Ballet Company, a pre-professional ballet company in Kern County. The celebration took place on March 22, in which the company offered a birthday themed show titled “Imagine That!” which incorporated... Read more »

Torres ranked first in WSC shot put event

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
April 2, 2014

Bakersfield College’s Alicia Torres holds the No. 1 ranking in the shot put for the Western State Conference. Torres has been a major point scorer for the women’s track and field team in the shot put, discus throw and hammer throw. “It’s great to know that my technique and my strength is just... Read more »

Hungry’s reopens food area and offers students discounts

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter
April 2, 2014

Across the street from Bakersfield College, at the corner of Mount Vernon Avenue and Christmas Tree Lane, Hungry’s Market is operating with a food market again. Amanda Pace has been the unofficial manager there for over a year and became the official operations manager at the beginning of 2014. Pace... Read more »

Goodall spreads message of unity

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
April 1, 2014

After months of anticipation from students and faculty alike, world-renowned anthropologist and primatologist Jane Goodall made an appearance in front of an audience of approximately 2,500 in attendance at Bakersfield College on April 1 to spread her message of unity and hope. Goodall, who claims that... Read more »

SAM construction continues forward

March 19, 2014

Despite problems in the beginning with asbestos and lead paint, construction on the Simonsen Performing Arts Center at Bakersfield College is on schedule, according to a lead supervisor from S.C. Anderson, Inc. There have been some changes to the original plan, creating more work for the construction... Read more »

BC celebrates Women’s History Month

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
March 19, 2014

The annual Women’s History and More Month at Bakersfield College has kicked off, and they have a series of events planned to honor the historical accomplishments of women. One of these events was Women in a World of Men: Legendary Leaders at BC, which took place on March 10. During this event, panelists... Read more »

Woods teaches the importance of self-defense

Myrissa Johns, News Editor
March 19, 2014

In honor of Women’s History Month, Bakersfield College Student Government Association hosted a self-defense workshop, which was taught by David Woods, owner and instructor of Bakersfield Elite Martial Arts. The “Smart Sense, Self Defense” workshop was held in BC’s Fireside Room on March 6. More... Read more »

SGA is ready for upcoming elections

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
March 19, 2014

Bakersfield College Student Government Association voted and approved to push the spring 2014 elections to March 24-27 in order to increase student involvement and awareness. Interim Director of Student Life Elizabeth Peisner said the elections were not only pushed in order to allow more students to... Read more »

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