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Bill AB326 to provide training for abuse victims

Bill AB326 to provide training for abuse victims

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

October 19, 2017No Comments

The new Domestic Violence Prevention Bill, AB326, was introduced into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on September 27 and will go into effect in all barbering and cosmetology schools across California by July 1, 2019. Assemblyman...

Bakersfield citizens protest Vice President Pence

Bakersfield citizens protest Vice President Pence

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

October 17, 2017No Comments

Demonstrators gathered outside of Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace to protest the visit of Vice President Mike Pence on Oct. 10. Pence, along with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, were attending a breakfast fundraiser...

Interim director Andie Apple is named head director of library

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

October 5, 2017No Comments

Andie Apple, once a worker for the Beale Memorial Library, was appointed head director of the library. She started off shelving books and worked her way up into the position she is in today. “I definitely have a passion...

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Prayer vigil held in downtown Bakersfield for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

October 4, 2017

In response to the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival where some local residents were killed or injured, a vigil was held on Oct. 2 in downtown Bakersfield. The event took place at the Kern County Liberty Bell on Truxtun Avenue and was organized by Mayor Karen Goh. Some attendees...

Rudy Salas helps prevent scams

Rudy Salas helps prevent scams

October 4, 2017

California State Assembly member Rudy Salas discussed why senior citizens are the main target of scammers and how they can protect themselves from being victimized at a public forum held at St. John’s Baptist Church on Sept. 28. Salas explained that the main reason seniors are the main targets is...

Upgrades to Isabella dams to be finished in 2022

October 4, 2017

Recent earthquakes in Mexico serve as a reminder that natural disasters can strike at any time. The local threat of an earthquake in Lake Isabella, an active fault line with two dams that are long overdue for upgrades, has had officials in the Lake Isabella and Bakersfield communities concerned for years....

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Campus

‘Hamlet’ plays at Outdoor Theatre

‘Hamlet’ plays at Outdoor Theatre

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

October 4, 2017No Comments

“To be or not to be,” that was the main question on the opening day of “Hamlet” on Sept 29. The play revolved around two important themes: revenge and tragedy. Even...

Hamlet starts off the annual Shakespeare Festival

Hamlet starts off the annual Shakespeare Festival

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

October 4, 2017No Comments

“To be or not to be,” that was the main question on the opening day of “Hamlet” on Sept 29. The play revolved around two important themes: revenge and tragedy. Even...

SGA planning on going green

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

September 26, 2017No Comments

Recently the issue of there not being enough recycling bins on the Bakersfield College campus has reached Bakersfield College Student Government Association, as officers and...

Fire alarm delays board of trustees meeting

Ambria King, Photo Editor

September 14, 2017No Comments

On Sept. 14 at 12:50 p.m. the Bakersfield College Weill Institute was evacuated due to a smoke alarm being activated in an elevator inside the building. The Kern Community...

Welcome week at BC welcomes new students to campus

September 7, 2017

Bakersfield College welcomed new students with activities, food, music, and entertainment. During the first two weeks of class,...

Mentalist bends metal with his mind

September 7, 2017

Bakersfield College welcomed students back for the fall semester with another edition of Mind Surfin’, a mentalist show. The...

Improv at The Black Box excites

September 7, 2017

Bakersfield improv troupe Brian’s Beard graced Bakersfield College with a laugh-out-loud performance on Aug. 31. The two-part...

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Features

Delemate Residence hosts CASA fundraiser

Delemate Residence hosts CASA fundraiser

Jenny Brito, Reporter

October 19, 2017No Comments

Couples for CASA, which took place on Oct. 7 at the Delemater Residence in Bakersfield, helped raise funds for CASA of Kern County and celebrated community leaders who have...

Tehachapi hosts annual Apple Fest

Tehachapi hosts annual Apple Fest

Mellisa Puryear, Reporter

October 17, 2017No Comments

Tehachapi community leaders, residents, farmers and the public from surrounding communities, gathered on Oct. 6-7 to celebrate the annual harvest of the apples. The apple-themed...

BYP street party held downtown

Ambria King, Photo Editor

October 17, 2017No Comments

Kern Federal Credit Union, in conjunction with TBC Media, Advance Beverage, and a number of other sponsors, held the third annual Bakersfield Young Professional's Street Par...

Speaker advocates for global education

Speaker advocates for global education

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 4, 2017No Comments

Education is the key to solving most of the problems we have today, said Orubba Almansouri, a native of Yemen, at a distinguished speaker’s series, held on Sept. 21 in the...

Kaiser Permanente on STD prevention at BC

October 4, 2017

ones The Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Prevention Program by Kaiser Permanente was held at Bakersfield College on Sept....

Fun at the Kern County Fair

October 4, 2017

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Sports

Volleyball team wins against LA Mission 3-0

Volleyball team wins against LA Mission 3-0

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

Bakersfield College beat LA Mission 3-0 in the women's volleyball game on Oct. 13 in the BC gymnasium. The BC volleyball team has now won 14 out of 18 games this season.  The...

Men’s soccer suffers narrow loss

Men’s soccer suffers narrow loss

Jenny Brito, Reporter

October 5, 2017No Comments

The Bakersfield College Men’s Soccer team lost 3-2 to LA Mission at the Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium on Sept. 29. The BC team focused on the defense, but they...

Ventura College defeats Bakersfield College’s women’s soccer team 3-0

Ventura College defeats Bakersfield College’s women’s soccer team 3-0

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017No Comments

The Bakersfield College women’s soccer team faced a tough match against Ventura College on the Sept. 29 home game, losing 3-0. The game began with both teams working the...

BC volleyball defeats Glendale 3 – 0

BC volleyball defeats Glendale 3 – 0

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

October 5, 2017No Comments

The Bakersfield College Women’s Volleyball team won 3-0 against Glendale at the home game last Friday on Sept. 29. The team has now won 10 out of 14 games this season. The...

Kuntz finds wrestling worth the challenge

Kuntz finds wrestling worth the challenge

Ambria King, Photo Editor

October 5, 2017No Comments

“Wrestling has taught me that anything can be done if you are willing to put the time and effort in,” said eighteen-year-old Emmett Kuntz, a fun-loving Freshman criminal...

Renegades win against El Camino 21-17, putting them at their fourth win of five

Renegades win against El Camino 21-17, putting them at their fourth win of five

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

October 5, 2017No Comments

On Sept. 30, Bakersfield College played at home and defeated El Camino College 21-17. This is the fourth win out five games so far this season for the Renegades. The first...

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Reviews

New Vietnamese restaurant Rolls and Grill has healthy and low-cost alternatives to fast food

Melisa Puryear, Reporter

October 4, 2017No Comments

Six weeks ago, a new Vietnamese restaurant called Rolls and Grill opened in the Ming Plaza shopping strip a few doors down from Ross Dress for Less. It’s a very clean,...

Kingsman still funny, but vulgar

October 4, 2017

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” was released in theaters on Sept. 22 to the joy of its sequel asking...

The Reneagade Room meets expectation

October 4, 2017

One of my favorite pastimes is trying new food, so most of my precious free time is spent at restaurants...

‘IT’ intimidates with a great story

‘IT’ intimidates with a great story

October 4, 2017

“IT: Chapter One” (2017), directed by Andy Muscietti and based on the best-selling novel by Stephen...

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