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Bakersfield writer Gerald Haslam speaks at Levan Center

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

Author Gerald Haslam of Sonoma State University, a native of Bakersfield and alumnus of Bakersfield College has written extensively about the diverse people of Kern County and the central valley. On Nov. 30, he talked about what he had observed during his lifetime, at Homecoming: An Evening with Gerald Haslam at the Levan Center for the inaugural opening of the National Endo...

BC Planetarium hosts Dynamic Earth film

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

A showing of "Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine," a production made by Spitz Creative Media and NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio, among others, was held in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on Nov. 16. The show, which began at 7:30 p.m., was prefaced by an exploration of the constellations visible in the night sky at this time...

Californian Assemblyman Rudy Salas visits Bakersfield College

Californian Assemblyman Rudy Salas visits Bakersfield College

November 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association hosted a Power Lunch with California State Assembly member, Rudy Salas, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 27 in...

Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

November 28, 2017

The theatrical performance of George Orwell’s “1984” took place in The Black Box Theatre at Bakersfield College on Nov. 17. The play based on...

Free On the Outside event discusses destroying stigmas

Free On the Outside event discusses destroying stigmas

November 28, 2017

  Free on the Outside (FOTO), an organization that is a part of the Bakersfield College Student Life, hosted a panel discussion, Education Over...

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

November 20, 2017

The Empty Space Theater premiered its latest play, “The Book of Liz,” on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. “The Book of Liz” lasted 80 minutes without intermissions,...

Student Health Center helps with healthcare

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Student Health Center will be having an Omni Family Health table available on campus to help students sign up during open enrollment for Medi-Cal and Covered California. An enrollment specialist has been available in the Campus Center Quad on Wednesdays since Oct. 25 and will continue to be on campus on select Wednesdays through the end of January. An...

Horack is the most efficient in CA

Horack is the most efficient in CA

November 20, 2017

Bakersfield College volleyball coach Carl Ferreira said that Brooke Horack is ranked the most efficient middle blocker in the state. Horack has been playing...

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

November 20, 2017

Hosted by Reggie Williams, a philosophy professor, The Gadfly Café was held for the last time this fall semester on Nov. 8. The Gadfly Café was started...

BC Performing Arts will showcase Orwell’s ‘1984’

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department will be showcasing a play adaptation of George Orwell’s novel “1984,” adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. and directed by BC theater professor Kimberly Chin. The play is set to hold shows from Wednesday Nov. 15 through Saturday Nov. 18 and will be performed in The Black Box Theatre...

Veteran’s Day festival is held on and off campus

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College celebrated Veteran’s Day with a week of festivities, including the unveiling of plans for the new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on Nov. 8 and Vet Fest on Nov. 9. The Bakersfield Veteran’s Day parade was also held in Downtown Bakersfield on Nov. 11. The plans for the new VRC were revealed at a ceremony held in front of the Language Arts building. The...

BC tennis raises funds

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Bakersfield College’s Men and Women’s Tennis Programs held a fundraising event in the BC cafeteria on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. The fundraiser was held to raise money for the tennis players’ uniforms, equipment and travel costs at away games, which can reach close to $300 per player. Nick Jacobs, head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams, shared some of his hopes...

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