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Future of BC Parking

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 22, 2018

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College’s parking lot renovations will be completed by the end of October of this year, according to Tamara Baker, the community relations of faculties, maintenance and operations. “We have finished three of the four phases or renovation; the very last phase is going to be P8 which is the student parking lot on University next to the football fields. That...

Bakersfield College Closes due to Brush Fire

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

August 9, 2018

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

Bakersfield College was closed today due to a brush fire near the Panorama Bluffs. The main campus was closed in the late afternoon after smoke began to fill the air ducts of multiple buildings. The fire, located on the corner of Panorama Dr. and Hayley has burned across 100 acres, according to Bakersfield Fire Department Batt. Chief John Frando. The main campus will r...

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

Filed under Campus

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

Filed under Campus

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

Filed under Campus

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

Filed under Campus

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...

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