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Drive-in movie night at BC

Selena Paiz, Reporter

October 19, 2020

As a part of Bakersfield College’s homecoming week, BC held a Drive-in movie night on Friday Oct. 16 at the student free parking lot. The movie “Shrek” started at 7:30 pm until the movie ended. Those who attended had to obtain tickets through the Bakersfield College website to get a receipt and drive in. As attendees drove in, staff lead them to parking spots and made...

Harvey Dunn discusses his virtual Paint Jam and his inspiration for starting it

Joselyn Green, Reporter

October 19, 2020

Harvey Dunn started in the entertainment industry when he was young. According to Dunn, he did not do entertainment to put on a show, he did it because he loved to. He began by acting in theatre in intermediate school. First, he did behind the scenes, freshman through senior year, he was cast in every musical there was. Musicals such as Wizard of Oz, Greece, Alison wonderland,...

Quique Rivera discusses his life’s journey as an animator

Joselyn Green, Reporter

October 16, 2020

Quique Rivera is an artist and an animator from Puerto Rico. Rivera went to the University of Puerto Rico, and California Institute of the arts. Rivera first began to be interested in music that he even played in the school music band. “I thought I was going to be a musician,” said Rivera. Rivera didn’t think that animation was a career when his interest began....

Angie K Kicked Off Homecoming Week

Nicholas Covello, Reporter

October 16, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 12, singer-songwriter and a former contestant on “The Voice,” Angie Keilhauer, commonly known by her stage name “Angie K” kicked off Bakersfield College’s homecoming week with a virtual coffeehouse event that started at 6 P.M. The El Salvador born and Georgia raised country artist opened up with a cover of the new Justin Bieber song with Chance The...

The Portraits in Their Own Words grant project is the first of its kind to be heard of at Bakersfield College

Hugo Maldonado Garcia, Reporter

October 16, 2020

The Portraits in Their Own Words grant is a project that was funded by California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant is to share and focus on the experiences and stories of Bakersfield College's formerly incarcerated students. This grant project will feature portraits, writings, or any other form of artwork from the ideas of the student. The deadline...

Guests of Woman Who Podcast give tips on starting a podcast

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

October 15, 2020

Women Who Podcast was a live event, on Oct. 13, that featured two local podcasts come together to talk about women representation in podcasts and the dos and don’ts of wanting to start your own. The two podcasts that featured this live event were “Not Your Final Girl” and “Hello Bakersfield!”. The webinar was hosted by 5 women and it started with information about...

Ronald Ramirez talks about the music history of Bakersfield

Marina Gonzalez, News Editor

October 14, 2020

Bakersfield College hosted a virtual Q&A session on Facebook with their special guest Ronald Ramirez, a local musician and record store owner as a part of the BC Music Summit on Oct 14. Originally from Bakersfield, Ramirez grew up listening to music and is the owner of a music store, Going Underground Records, located on 1312 19th St. Some people consider the store to be a...

BCSGA discusses upcoming events during their annual breakfast

Hector Morales, Reporter

October 14, 2020

Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held their annual breakfast on Oct. 13 where students asked questions about their government and events happening during the school year. This year was very different since it was held virtually, and students were able to make their own breakfast from home. Not many students joined the virtual breakfast. However,...

BC Veterans Resource Center battle against COVID-19 to provide services for veterans

Amaya Lawton, Reporter

October 14, 2020

Bakersfield College has a resourceful program for veterans that has been moved virtual, like many other programs, since the start of the pandemic. The Vernon Valenzuela Veterans Resource Center (VRC), is a program at BC for veterans obtaining and continuing their education. “ The 4,700 square foot building is bright and offers a place for veterans and military-affiliated...

People can do fitness while being quarantined at home and can use many sources for workouts.

Staying active at home with fitness

October 13, 2020

Ever since being quarantined at home, people have struggled to go to a gym or go on walks outside because of the COVID-19 regulations, lingering heat,...

Participants doing yoga during Goat Yoga 4.0 on Oct. 10.

Goat Yoga during the pandemic

October 13, 2020

Bakersfield's organization of Pet Matchmaker Rescue CA held its semi-annual goat yoga event, on Oct. 10. It was held outside, and participants were told...

Beginning of the Plants vs Zombies corn maze.

Murray Family Farms pumpkin patch is open for business

October 12, 2020

Through the month of October, Murray Family Farms canceled their traditional October fun fest and held a pumpkin patch instead on Oct. 10. Most attractions...

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