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United Farm Workers Foundation hosts workshop to inform on immigration rights

Hector Martinez, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The United Farm Workers Foundation (UFW Foundation), a nonprofit organization that works to give access to legal status for immigrant workers, had a “Know Your Rights” workshop inside the Collins Conference Center on Oct. 18 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The objective of the workshop was to further explain immigrational rights for those if anyone ever encounters an immigration...

BC’s Agriculture career expo gives students insight to the AG industry

BC’s Agriculture career expo gives students insight to the AG industry

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Agriculture students from all around Bakersfield were treated to a glimpse of the future of agriculture through Bakersfield College’s Agriculture Career...

Bakersfield College hosts Movies for Mental Health

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Mental illness affects millions of people, but it can carry a stigma. Films and discussions on this issue took place in BC’s Fireside Room for Art with Impact: Movies for Mental Health on Oct. 17.  Leslie Poston, Movies for Mental Health Facilitator, presented three short films that consisted of stories of people with mental illness followed by open discussions. Last...

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra came together to perform their seasonal “Fall for Music” concert at the Edward Simsonsen Perfor...

California Community Colleges chancellor informs students of changes with AB 705

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted an interview for community college reporters on Oct. 18. Student reporters in California community colleges were given the opportunity to interview Oakley on various topics such as the Vision for Success, AB 705, the Guided Pathway framework, and much more. The Vision for Success was adopted by the Boa...

New veterans center will offer more resources and services for veterans

New veterans center will offer more resources and services for veterans

October 25, 2018

  Bakersfield College’s current veteran resource center is getting an overhaul thanks to new funding and growth. The BC Vet Center construction beg...

BC holds voter information seminar

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

Robert Price, a columnist at The Bakersfield Californian, gave an in-depth look of state propositions at the Bakersfield College library on Oct. 4. Price presented the California propositions on a slideshow and explained the "yes" and "no" voting options for each one. Initially, Price shared his thoughts on young people voting and its importance. "I think everybody should...

Veteran resource programs grant approved

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The California Community College Board of Governors approved an $8.5 million dollar grant in the 2018-19 state budget to enhance veteran resource centers around California’s community colleges. According to David Lawrence, Veterans Services Specialist, colleges that applied for part of the grant depended on how many veterans were enrolled. “Colleges were allowed to apply f...

AB 705 will affect students hoping to transfer from Bakersfield College

Miranda Defoor, Web and Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, Developing Stories, Front Page, News, Top Stories

Academic Development (ACDV) classes have been offered at Bakersfield College for students returning to college or students who would otherwise have trouble succeeding in transfer-level courses without additional preparation. Many ACDV classes are a stepping stone to the transfer-level courses students need to leave BC, and in that way, a stepping stone to their success. Commu...

BC women’s soccer team continue to build their strong winning streak

Franco Castelo, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

Bakersfield College women’s soccer team faced  Victor Valley College at Memorial Stadium and left with another victory with the score of 4-0. With only seven seconds on the clock, Rhyan Acosta sent the ball from midfield and scores. Acosta displayed consistent and great passes and callouts to her teammates during the entire first half of the game. At minute 21,  Jackie Z...

Volleyball extends winning streak

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade Women’s Volleyball team continued their season of dominance with another convincing win against West LA College on Oct. 10. The match was won 3 games to none with each win coming by 12 points or more.  Lanie Camarillo lead the team with 11 kills overall, and Penelope Zepeda was close behind with 10. Freshman libero Jessica Merante showed off her defensive skills with 13 digs. Zep...

Oct. 5 Volleyball game leads to victory

Malachi Parker, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Lady Renegades played host in a top ten matchup with El Camino on Oct. 5 and came out victorious with a clean sweep with set scores of 25-23,25-22, and 25-21. The Lady Renegades came into this game with a 13-1 record and were riding a seven-game win streak.  El Camino came into the game ranked third in the state and a 10-1 record. Each set was hard fought with s...

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