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BC holds transfer day for students

BC holds transfer day for students

September 12, 2019

Students who attend Bakersfield College wait for the day when they can move on to a four-year institution. Bakersfield College held its annual Fall Transfer...

AC mishap leaves students and faculty sweating it out

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

September 9, 2019

The summer heat has taken everyone hostage and no one can escape the sweltering high temperatures. The high heat had students applying sunscreen in copious amounts every couple of hours and had professors running air conditioners constantly. On the Bakersfield College main campus, the Language Arts building remained very warm throughout the first day of classes, Aug. 26. The Mai...

Karaoke Knight brings students together

Shawn Collins, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The BC Student Government Association played host to Karaoke Knights in the Levinson Hall on Thursday and, although the turnout was relatively small, there was no shortage of enthusiasm. What the gathering lacked in size, they eventually made up in charisma, as students stood up to belt out their favorite songs from artists like the Smiths to Beyoncé. At first, the nervous...

Campus construction commotion continues

Shawn Collins, Reporter

September 6, 2019

With renovation projects around the Campus Center and Veterans Hall approaching the one-year mark, and subsequent projects slated for the gym and Math-Science buildings, it looks as though the campus will remain a construction zone for the foreseeable future. Students like Psychology major, Jocelyn Lopez, and Sociology major, Adrianna Munoz, are happy with the idea of an...

Women’s volleyball starts strong

Women’s volleyball starts strong

September 6, 2019

Get ready for another exciting Lady Renegades Volleyball Season. The Lady Gades start this season off with their first win against Mount San Antonio last...

BC kicks off new semester with Welcome Week

Alex Gutierrez, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Bakersfield College rolled out all the festivities to welcome in returning & new students for the new fall semester. The week-long event known as ‘Welcome Week’ hosts all kinds of different events starting the first day of classes, exclusively for the week of Aug. 26 – Sep. 5. There was a lot of excitement from students since Welcome Week offers a variety of free...

The Mentalist returns to BC

The Mentalist returns to BC

September 5, 2019

The fall semester has just begun and students’ minds are being read. BC students were treated to a popular mentalist show on Aug. 28 in the BC cafeteria. The...

Congressman Cox Visits BC

Congressman Cox Visits BC

August 28, 2019

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) welcomed congressman TJ Cox to speak at the Levan Center, August 28. This is the first...

Book Talk hosted by Dr. Mario T. Garcia at Bakersfield College

Amir Guyton, Reporter

May 8, 2019

The Levan Center hosted Book Talk with Dr. Mario T. Garcia which took place at Bakersfield College on May 2. During the talk, Dr. Mario T. Garcia talked on his new book “Father Luis Olivares, A Biography: Faith, Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles.” Throughout the discussion, Garcia went over pieces of his book, which the biography runs ...

BC’s Math Club Presents Research Projects

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Students in BC's Math Club presented their research projects in the Fine Arts building on May 3. The event was organized by Math professor Jonathon Brown. Each student had the podium for 10 minutes to present using a PowerPoint, and a couple of minutes for a Q&A following their speech. One of the research presentations was done by BC students Jesus Medina and Jonathon Marti...

A retiring custodian’s farewell to BC

May 8, 2019

Custodian Ruben Rosales, I’ve been a custodian for 23 years. I will be retiring on July 31, 2019. I want to express myself on being a successful custodian. First of all, you have to love what you do every day. You have to come to work with a good attitude, if you have problems do not bring them to work, they will affect your work and your attitude toward others. When you’re...

An evening of BC Choir and Chamber Singers

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

May 8, 2019

In an evening of world music and fund-raising, the Bakersfield College Choir and Chamber Singers performed their spring choral concert titled, “Elements” in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on April 26. The show featured a variety of songs and music which celebrate life as a whole under the theme of the elements of earth, air, fire, and water. Jennifer Garett,...

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