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Temple Grandin speaks at Bakersfield College

Temple Grandin speaks at Bakersfield College

February 21, 2019

All seats were filled in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Feb. 12 to see guest speaker, Temple Grandin. Grandin is an animal science...

Army brings STEM truck to BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The future has arrived as the US Army is already making advancements in robotic technology for the benefit of the military’s protection. The US Army STEM truck was parked at the Huddle at Bakersfield College for students to walk in and learn about the robotic technology on Feb. 19. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. “Our STEM truck is our nat...

The Chamber of Commerce makes renovations including new nursery

The Chamber of Commerce makes renovations including new nursery

February 21, 2019

Spring Cleaning does not have to be done in the Springtime.  Leadership Bakersfield, a subgroup within the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, will not ...

The Renegades baseball team drops home game against College of the Sequoias

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Bakersfield College’s baseball team hosted College of the Sequoias at Gerry Collis Field on Feb. 12, with a loss of 4-3. Right away COS started the top of the first with an RBI single off of BC’s starting RHP Gabe Ulloa. BC didn’t get their first hit of the game until the sixth inning from Sage Voda, he scores from third after an RBI sacrifice fly from Ashanti...

Black History Month Conference gathers for celebration of unity

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College hosted a conference event to honor Black History Month on Feb 8 in the Indoor Theatre. This event was hosted by Umoja Community (ASTEP) which stands for African-American Success Through Excellence and Persistence. Umoja is a word in Swahili meaning unity, which is the main mission of this program. Their focus is on helping students in academic and personal...

Renegades pull win against Santa Monica

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Renegades took the game with a score of 77-74 in the Western State Conference matchup home game against Santa Monica.  Camp led the team by Together Medrana and Camp led the team and gave a total of 43 points.  With this win the Reneagdes are overall 15-8 and 3-1 in conference play. ...

Renegades suffer first loss against Bulldogs

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Bakersfield College baseball team drops their first game of the season against Allan Hancock with a loss, 5-4, ending their six-game winning streak on Feb. 5 at Gerry Collis Field. The Bulldogs started off with an early lead in the first inning, 1-0. The Renegades came back in the second from an RBI double from infielder, Landn Kauk and took the lead in the third from an RBI groundout from infielder, Ryan...

Carol Swain introduces BC on how African American should be represented in politics

Amir Guyton, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus

Distinguished speaker and professor Carol Swain spoke at BC on Feb. 7 in the Levan Center based off her book “Black Faces, Black Interest,” which was originally published in 1993. Swain’s work that focused on subjects such as representation and race relations earned her high recognition amongst her colleagues and internationally. Swain who was not new to the iss...

Kern High School Students hosted at the Jones Gallery

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery, located in the library, had its first showcase of the spring semester, the Panorama Invitational. The exhibition featured a variety of two-dimensional, three-dimensional and multimedia pieces from high school students all over the Kern County High School District. Fifteen high schools were chosen to participate...

Budget Forum discusses BC spending

Logan King, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

The Levan Center for Humanities hosted the Student-Centered Funding Forum on January 28th. Faculty members from most academic departments were present to hear the college spending plans for the next year. Other topics included issues that have come up over the last year in regard to college spending and allocation of funds among the various campuses in the district. The opening sp...

Scholar says all museums are sex museums

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

  Jennifer Tyburczy, a University of California, Santa Barbra professor of feminist studies, gave a riveting talk about her book “Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display” at the Bakersfield College Levan Center Jan. 31. Tyburczy’s book focuses on the formation of Western sexuality, particularly how sexual normalcy and perversity are formed, and what roles it plays in mus...

BC pantry’s new location offers less room but better service for students

BC pantry’s new location offers less room but better service for students

February 8, 2019

With the demolition of the old campus center, The Renegade Pantry has been uprooted from its previous location. The pantry has been moved to the Levinson...

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