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William M. Thomas Planetarium hosted “Incoming!” show

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

March 4, 2019

"Incoming!" the show premiered on, Feb 28, at the William M. Thomas Planetarium. The show began with a tour of the sky using the tools of the planetarium such as the Goto Chronos Star Projector. The planetarium educator Nick Strobel used the Chronos night sky simulations and combined it with state-of-the-art full-dome video technology to create a totally encapsulating experience. Following...

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

February 27, 2019

Kern Community College District (KCCD) Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg spoke in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College and answered questions from students...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

Gadfly Cafe on social media, the web, and free speech

Gadfly Cafe on social media, the web, and free speech

February 22, 2019

Bakersfield College Philosophy professor and Gadfly Cafe host Reggie Williams held the first Gadfly Cafe of the Spring school semester on Wednesday, Feb.13...

Pa’l Norte Mexican Cuisine food truck on BC campus is not lacking meal options

Logan King, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The recent demolition of the Campus Center has left students without a cafeteria.  The current cafeteria, now located in the Huddle, does offer options just not as many as before.  However, students are not lacking in meal options.  There have been a series of food trucks making an appearance on campus just outside the Huddle.  One truck you should not mi...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

Renegade baseball team suffers defeat against Golden West

Renegade baseball team suffers defeat against Golden West

February 22, 2019

The Bakersfield College Baseball team wrapped up their three-game home series against Golden West at Gerry Collis Field on Feb. 16, with a loss in the...

Women’s basketball loses to West LA

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 22, 2019

The Bakersfield College Women’s Basketball team hosted their final home Western State Conference game against West LA College at Gil Bishop Sports Center on Feb. 16, with a loss of 53-45. Due to the last home game of the regular season, five sophomores were honored and recognized for their last home game appearance; #3 Jasmyn Rodriguez, #14 Tyana Jasper, #21 Victoria Trevino,...

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield offered students who applied for the Fall 2019 semester the chance to be admitted on the spot at Bakersfield College on Feb. 12. This...

History on female empowerment

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

Female empowerment has come a long way since thousands of years ago but it’s only just the beginning. A discussion on women’s history and women’s equality took place at the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Feb. 13. A group of professors and a Kern Community College District trustee spoke on the topic of “Ancient Greece to Modern America: A 3000 Year Quest for...

A culture of power: race, youth, labor discussion happens at Bakersfield College

Amir Guyton, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Local Bakersfield native and Bakersfield College alumni Daniel Rios who graduated in 2012 from BC spoke in the Levan center on Feb.14. Titled “A Culture of Power: Race, Youth, Labor and Sound in East Bakersfield, 1966-1974.” Rios work “explored the political, social, geographical, and cultural production of Bakersfield in the 20th Century, examining how the interplay...

BC’s THEA B2A and B2B showcases Valentines Day performance

Jasmin Velezquez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Bakersfield College THEA B2A and B2B classes performed a free Valentine’s Day themed show on Feb 13. The show consisted of improv games and monologues describing love and heartbreak. “It took about 4 or 5 classes to get everything together,” said BC professor Kimberly Chin. Students stopped by to watch enjoyed the show. It made people laugh as the performers gave funny...

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