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Stafford Betty speaks to a student following his presentation and lecture on Gandhi.

Professor honors Gandhi in presentation

September 20, 2019

Stafford Betty, a religious studies professor at CSUB, presented a lecture on Gandhi’s life and lasting legacy at the Levan Center on Sept. 18 in ce...

One of the art pieces from “Things that Will Maker You a Man,” an exhibition by Sage Paisner at the Wylie and May Louise Gallery.

Sage Paisner’s art exhibition “Things that Will Make You a Man” showcase at Bakersfield College

September 20, 2019

BC’s art professors Jeffery Huston and Ronnie West held an art show in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery at Bakersfield College. The project, “Things...

CSUB Professor kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

September 20, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In an effort to incorporate more events for Hispanic Heritage Month, BC lined up three speakers in celebration of the hispanic culture that spread throughout the month. To kick off the speakers, CSUB professor Stephen Allen spoke on campus Sept. 19 in the Levan Center. Allen’s “Boxing in Mexico: Masc...

Thomas Blackwell teaches the power of positivity in an experiment with an audience member at BC’s indoor theatre Sept. 9.

Thomas Blackwell shares his wisdom with BC students

September 20, 2019

Bakersfield College kicked off its 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series with entrepreneur and author Thomas Blackwell in the indoor theater on Sept. 9. Blackwell...

Renegade Room celebrates funding for new baking equipment

Mariah Olivarez, Reporter

September 20, 2019

The Bakersfield College Renegade Room was open in celebration  after receiving $135,000 of funding from the Strong Work Force and the California Lottery on Sept. 11.  The money was used to upgrade the equipment in the kitchen and purchase new furniture for the restaurant. Since the late 80s, the Renegade Room has been serving customers and leaving them happy and hun...

Spotlight: Veterans’ resources on campus

Jacqueline Aquian, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Veteran programs at Bakersfield College offer many services for BC vets. Colleges, universities, and other communities take notice in the veterans and their hard work to protect this country. Bakersfield College has the Veterans Resource Center on campus and Financial aid has the Veteran California Promise Grant (CCPG) which has drawn much recognition. The Veteran Resource Center ...

Professor Matthew Garrett describing the timeline of news stories published about the controversy over the stickers around campus.

Matthew Garrett’s “A Tale of Two Protests”: The Line Between Free Speech and Hate Speech

September 18, 2019

The right to free speech is included in the First Amendment, but the line between free speech and hate speech can often become blurred leaving people to...

Bakersfield College students speaking with representatives from various universities including CSUB at the huddle on Sep.9.

BC holds transfer day for students

September 12, 2019

Students who attend Bakersfield College wait for the day when they can move on to a four-year institution. Bakersfield College held its annual Fall Transfer...

AC mishap leaves students and faculty sweating it out

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

September 9, 2019

The summer heat has taken everyone hostage and no one can escape the sweltering high temperatures. The high heat had students applying sunscreen in copious amounts every couple of hours and had professors running air conditioners constantly. On the Bakersfield College main campus, the Language Arts building remained very warm throughout the first day of classes, Aug. 26. The Mai...

Karaoke Knight brings students together

Shawn Collins, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The BC Student Government Association played host to Karaoke Knights in the Levinson Hall on Thursday and, although the turnout was relatively small, there was no shortage of enthusiasm. What the gathering lacked in size, they eventually made up in charisma, as students stood up to belt out their favorite songs from artists like the Smiths to Beyoncé. At first, the nervous...

Campus construction commotion continues

Shawn Collins, Reporter

September 6, 2019

With renovation projects around the Campus Center and Veterans Hall approaching the one-year mark, and subsequent projects slated for the gym and Math-Science buildings, it looks as though the campus will remain a construction zone for the foreseeable future. Students like Psychology major, Jocelyn Lopez, and Sociology major, Adrianna Munoz, are happy with the idea of an...

Emily Clark puts up a huge block against Mt. San Antonio

Women’s volleyball starts strong

September 6, 2019

Get ready for another exciting Lady Renegades Volleyball Season. The Lady Gades start this season off with their first win against Mount San Antonio last...

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