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Murray Family Farms October Fun Fest pumpkin patch starts strong

Murray Family Farms October Fun Fest pumpkin patch starts strong

October 7, 2019

Bakersfield locals look to create memories and have during the fall season and each fall Murray Family Farms brings that to the community with Halloween...

Reading Cinemas celebrates Halloween with horror movies

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Reading Cinemas is hosting an array of classic horror films throughout the month for its second annual “horror fest” which began on Oct. 2.  Every Wednesday will host a new horror movie all starting at 7 p.m. The only exception will be on Oct. 30, will show the movie “Psycho” on Halloween night.  Oct. 9 will be showing the dark horror-comedy “Shaun of the Dead”.  Oct. 16 will h...

CALM to host Boo-at-the-Zoo event

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

A frightfully fun time awaits you at CALM (California Living Museum), Oct. 19 and 20 as they prepare for their annual Boo-at-the-Zoo event. It kicks off at 9 a.m 4 p.m. Tons of activities and spooky surprises await guests of all ages. Children under 12 years old get in for free but must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.  Ghouls and gooblins of all ages who attend the ev...

Reading coaches volunteer to help young students

Luis Rojas, Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office announced in September that they are looking for volunteers for the annual Kern County Community Reading Project. This project recruits and trains community volunteers to become reading coaches for local second grade students.   According to Teressa Twisselman, coordinator English/Language Arts at KCSOS, “The program is ...

CSUB hosts ethics seminar

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield president Lynnette Zelezny shared her views and thoughts on ethics in leadership on Sept. 26 at California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) in the Walter Stiern Library. Before starting the discussion, Michael Burroughs gave an explain an introduction, he stated that this event is a centerpiece of ethics in leadership and the series of events highl...

Camelot comes to the Stars Theatre

Camelot comes to the Stars Theatre

October 4, 2019

Stars Theatre Restaurant put on a production of “Camelot” on Sept. 29.  The musical tells the story of a young King who dreams of a better kingdom. ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs Fair Pay to Play Act

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Starting in 2023, California college athletes will profit from endorsements and have the ability to hire agents to assist in negotiations. California state governor Gavin Newsom signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, or Bill 206, on Sept. 30 in a Los Angeles barbershop.  “Every single student in the university can market their name, image and likeness; they can go and get a ...

Gandhi’s 150th birthday celebration

Gandhi’s 150th birthday celebration

October 4, 2019

In celebration of Gandhi’s 150th birthday, Bakersfield College hosted a panel discussion to commemorate the legacy that was inspired by the actions of...

Erin Gruwell visits BC campus

Erin Gruwell visits BC campus

October 4, 2019

The author of the book “Freedom Writers” visited Bakersfield College and spoke about the challenges her students faced and how she helped them overcome...

New medication may combat peanut allergies

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

October 2, 2019

The Allergenic Products Advisory Committee (APAC) convened by the FDA, voted in favor of the use of the new drug AR101, an oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies. AR101, also referred to as Palforzia, was voted 7-2 in favor of the efficacy of the drug by APAC. According to the Food Allergy Research & Education a food allergy is a medical condition in which food exposure...

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

October 2, 2019

Bakersfield held the second annual Bako Taco and Beer Festival Sept. 28, at Stramler Park. People had the chance to experience more than 65 different...

Gandhi’s grandson speaks to BC community in Delano

Miranda Defoor, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

As part of Bakersfield College’s Distinguished Speaker Series and celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birthday, his grandson, Arun Gandhi spoke to BC and Delano High students about lessons learned from his grandfather. The Sept. 30 event took place at the Delano High School auditorium, which was packed with members of the BC community. It was also live-streamed in the...

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