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BC theater presents “The Pillowman”

BC theater presents “The Pillowman”

February 24, 2020

A man sits in an interrogation room blindfolded, accused of a crime he may or may not have committed. Two detectives play mind games with him, not telling...

Deep Cuts and Conversations discusses the power of music

Priscilla Carballo, Reporter

February 24, 2020

The first installment of Deep Cuts and Conversations was held on campus in the Levan Center on Feb. 5. The event was centered around a discussion on the way music touches us. The event was an open discussion with Josh Ottum, Kris Tiner, and Reggie Williams that focused on anything that had to do with or pertained to music. Williams kicked off the start by introducing how...

Disney in Bakersfield

Collin Koch, Reporter

February 21, 2020

On Jan, 26, local Disney fans were able to experience the Disney magic right in their backyard as an event called Mouse-Con arrived at the Kern County Fairgrounds for the first time ever. The event included many people who have worked with Disney like Karen Dotrice who played Jane Banks in the 1964 Disney film, Mary Poppins, Banks is only one of the many Disney legends who...

BC offers free mental health screening

Dunia Cantu, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Office of Student Life in collaboration with the Student Health and Wellness Center held free mental health screenings for Bakersfield College students on Feb. 19. “We are encouraging it because mental health is something that is often overlooked. There is kind of no representation of anxiety and depression, that is often not recognized or nothing is done until things...

Social Justice and Equity speech at BC

Social Justice and Equity speech at BC

February 21, 2020

Award-winning author and professor Lori A. Flores, came to BC to talk about her book “Grounds for Dreaming,” on Feb. 20 in the Levan Center on the...

Pet and Reptile expo returns to Bakersfield

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

February 20, 2020

The Kern County Fair and Event Center hosted a reptile and pet expo on Feb. 15 and 16 at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Attendees enjoyed educational shows and booths, they also had the option to purchase pets and supplies from a plethora of breeders and vendors. People of all ages packed the event center on its first day. Though the event focused on showcasing vendors, breeders...

BC Renegade Roundtable discusses homelessness at the Levan Center

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Bakersfield College faculty members discussed homelessness and explained how people can and help at the Levan Center on Feb. 19. The BC faculty members were Neal Stanifer, Jack Hernandez, Erin Miller, Mike Harvath, and Steven Holmes. With homelessness rising in Bakersfield and Los Angeles, California had an estimate of 151,278 people experiencing homeless in January 2019...

Office of Financial Aid hosts Financial Aid Festival at BC

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Financial Aid Office held a festival at the Bakersfield College campus on Feb. 12. The event included with music, food, and information for students interested in financial help. “Financial Aid is a government assistance program to help students get through college,” Financial Aid student worker Alyse Rodriguez-Montes said. “[Free Application for Federal Student...

Op-ed: Green Day is back and better than ever

Randall Brewer, Reporter

February 19, 2020

Pop punk/Rock band Green Day released their 13th studio album on Friday and it is special. “Father of all”, the title of the album did not disappoint. All the songs while they are very short show a new side of Green Day that the fans can get into. “Father of All…” is very political. Lyrics like “fingers up cause there’s no one to trust” shows that even though...

Black History Month conference at BC

Olivia Patterson, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Black History Month conference “Hustle and Motivate: It’s for the culture” featured Bakersfield native and keynote speaker Terrance Minnoy, on Feb. 7 at the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. This year's Umoja community club event was coordinated at the Bakersfield campus by Dr. Paula Parks. The Umoja Community represents around a million African Americans...

Cumbia Festival comes to Bakersfield

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 12, 2020

Attending the 2020 Bakersfield Cumbia Festival was an amazing experience because it had a lot of great music and fun dancing. This year’s event, held on Feb. 1 at the Kern County Fairgrounds was full of a lot of people drinking, eating food, and doing a lot of dancing to the music. A lot of the attendees were excited to attend this festival because they wanted to see...

Op-ed: XFL week one recap

Randall Brewer, Reporter

February 10, 2020

XFL week one has come to an end and it did not disappoint one bit. The high-flying action, former National Football League players and new rules that had many including commentators on edge game after game. Week one started their inaugural return on Saturday with the DC Defenders versus the Seattle Dragons. The Defenders came out strong, quarterback Cardale Jones stole the...

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