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‘Hamlet’ plays at Outdoor Theatre

‘Hamlet’ plays at Outdoor Theatre

October 4, 2017

“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...

Hamlet starts off the annual Shakespeare Festival

Hamlet starts off the annual Shakespeare Festival

October 4, 2017

“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...

SGA planning on going green

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

September 26, 2017

Filed under Campus

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 senators alike are beginning to tackle the issue. The matter was first brought to the attention of SGA through a public presidential forum, also known as “Cafecito Time with the President,” held by...

Fire alarm delays board of trustees meeting

Ambria King, Photo Editor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

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 College District's Board of Trustees meeting was scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. that day, and was postponed due to the incident. The Bakersfield Fire Department arrived on the scene in a matter of minutes...

Welcome week at BC welcomes new students to campus

Jenny Brito, Reporter

September 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College welcomed new students with activities, food, music, and entertainment. During the first two weeks of class, Welcome Week introduced students to life as BC renegades. Welcome Week has become a yearly event; this year, the event was held from Aug. 21 to Sept. 2. Activities included everything from movie screenings to concerts and more. For most of the...

Mentalist bends metal with his mind

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 performance, which took...

Improv at The Black Box excites

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 performance took place...

Renegade Struggles: Anthony Rodriguez

Renegade Struggles: Anthony Rodriguez

September 7, 2017

Being disabled was never a burden for Anthony Rodriguez, 29, a sophomore student at Bakersfield College who is majoring in Kinesiology. He loves to play...

AAMP hopes to help BC students graduate

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

September 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

African American Mentor Program, or AAMP, is a tool provided by Bakersfield College to help African American students at BC stay in school and graduate with a degree. AAMP had a meeting Sept. 1 with over 20 students attending and will continue to have meetings every other Friday at Levinson 40 from 10 a.m. to noon from Sept. 15 to Dec. 1. Free food and beverages were provided...

Fill water bottles at new fountains

Fill water bottles at new fountains

September 7, 2017

Fall semester at Bakersfield College will be a bit more refreshing for members of the student body, staff and faculty. The purchase and installment of...

Candidates for SGA president

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Dezi Von Manos: Dezi Von Manos, 31, is a communication major who is currently the Bakersfield College student government director of legislative affairs. She is currently running for BCSGA president. “I personally believe that in order to help others, you have to first and foremost be able to listen,” she said. Manos has been married for four years and has one ...

Free gift cards for practice test

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus

In an effort to persuade students to take pilot assessment tests in language arts and mathematics, Bakersfield College is offering $20 gift cards to Target, according to Sue Vaughn, director of Enrollment Services at BC. The cards were paid for by the state of California and issued through the chancellor’s office, Vaughn said. BC is one of 12 pilot programs collecting...

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