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Rapid Response Network of Kern informs and empowers students on immigrant rights

Rapid Response Network of Kern informs and empowers students on immigrant rights

May 2, 2018

The “Know Your Rights” & Rapid Response Network of Kern, presentation was held in the Fireside Room at Bakersfield College on Wednesday, April...

Renegade Struggle: Julie Gutierrez

Renegade Struggle: Julie Gutierrez

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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Julie Gutierrez, a Bakersfield College student who is a Rad Tech major, shared her story about the multiple struggles she faced in her life that led to...

BCSGA hosts pre-commencement celebration for LGBT students that will graduate in Spring

Paige Atkison, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) is hosting a Lavender Pre-Commencement Celebration for LGBT students graduating this spring. “Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that recognizes LGBTQIA students of all races and ethnicities and acknowledges their achievements and contributions to the university as students who survived the college...

M.E.Ch.A and SGA organize a memorial for Jesus Nieto

M.E.Ch.A and SGA organize a memorial for Jesus Nieto

May 2, 2018

In honor of the late Jesus “Jess” Gilberto Nieto, who passed away on September 21, 2017 at 70 years old, BC student organization M.E.Ch.A and SGA organized...

BC Jazz perform The Beatles at Indoor Theater

BC Jazz perform The Beatles at Indoor Theater

May 2, 2018

Even with technical difficulties, a “mic drop,” Beatles music, and a surprise entrance from the BC Chambers Singers, the BC Jazz performed at the ind...

Annual Renegade Pulse Health Fair provides resources to BC

Annual Renegade Pulse Health Fair provides resources to BC

May 2, 2018

The 18th Annual Renegade Pulse Health Fair took place at the Bakersfield College campus on April 18. Many vendors were on campus that day including from...

BC students will graduate at the 104th ceremony

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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On May 11, Bakersfield College will hold its commencement ceremony to recognize the students who completed the coursework necessary to earn a degree and a trip across the stage. This commencement ceremony will be the 104 graduation that BC has administrated. It will also feature the first graduation class of the bachelor’s degree program in Industrial automation. To...

BC holds 13th annual Garden Fest

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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Bakersfield College held their 13th annual Garden Fest on April 21 in the Renegade Parks here on campus. All clubs and departments at BC were encouraged to promote their organization. This included free admission and parking for all those in attendance. There were numerous vendors that sold a variety of things such as plants, food, T-shirts and other fun souvenirs. People...

Summer plans for BC demolition and improvements just the beginning of $415 million plans for a “Better BC”

Summer plans for BC demolition and improvements just the beginning of $415 million plans for a “Better BC”

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College (BC) will continue to roll out the next phase of plans for campus parking improvements, partial demolitions and construction beginning...

BC’s first graduating class for Industrial Automation

BC’s first graduating class for Industrial Automation

April 29, 2018

The first seven students who have earned an industrial bachelor’s degree at Bakersfield College will graduate at the next commencement ceremony on May...

Lactation booths can be found around campus

Lactation booths can be found around campus

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College recently added lactation booths around campus to give parents privacy and sanitation when feeding their children. Nicky Damania,...

Speakers inspire audience at the Annual Renegade Talks

Speakers inspire audience at the Annual Renegade Talks

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 16, 2018

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Bakersfield College presented its annual Renegade Talks on April 10 in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theatre. The Renegade Talks series is...

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