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Trans Remembrance Day remember those that have lost their lives

Trans Remembrance Day remember those that have lost their lives

November 30, 2017

Bakersfield College students gathered for Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) in the Fireside Room on Nov. 20. The SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)...

My Struggle: Melissa Puryear

My Struggle: Melissa Puryear

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Features

I decided to return to Bakersfield College to finish my journalism degree in the summer of 2015. I had only a year to use my GI benefits from having served...

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

November 30, 2017

The Music and Theater Department at California State University, Bakersfield held a senior recital on Nov. 18, with CSUB student Merritt Holloway performing...

BC Planetarium hosts Dynamic Earth film

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

A showing of "Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine," a production made by Spitz Creative Media and NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio, among others, was held in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on Nov. 16. The show, which began at 7:30 p.m., was prefaced by an exploration of the constellations visible in the night sky at this time...

BC brings puppies to her BC students stay stress free before finals

BC brings puppies to her BC students stay stress free before finals

November 30, 2017

The Bakersfield College Library hosted a Miracle Mutts event, to help students de-stress before finals week on Nov. 27. The dogs were brought in courtesy...

My six hour session to color my hair for the first time

My six hour session to color my hair for the first time

November 30, 2017

When I was in 7th grade, I always wanted to dye my hair. At the time, I wanted to dye it red, but my mom was very strict on hair dying because she wanted...

Guns and Hoses event plays for charity

Guns and Hoses event plays for charity

November 30, 2017

Kern County Firefighters and Law Enforcement battled it out on the ice at Rabobank Arena for the 19th Annual Guns & Hoses Game over Thanksgiving weekend,...

Kern County fails those suffering from eating disorders

Paige Atkison, Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Features, News

The psychiatrist asked if I was willing to enter a treatment center for eating disorders. "Yes," I said. She looked at me, suspicious. "There's an opening at a hospital in Los Angeles," she said. "Go home and pack, you'll be admitted tomorrow." My mother wept. My brother, only eight years old, held on to the hem of my jacket and buried his face in my side. My mother drove...

Professor Reggie Williams appointed new Levan Center director

Professor Reggie Williams appointed new Levan Center director

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 28, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Professor Reginald (Reggie) Williams was appointed as the new director of the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities at Bakersfield College, and will begin...

Director of Norman Levan Center Jack Hernandez to retire

Director of Norman Levan Center Jack Hernandez to retire

November 28, 2017

Jack Hernandez is retiring from the position of director of the Norman Levan Center of the Humanities, which he has held since its inception in the Spring...

Food Network Chef Loo Santos brings new “Street” twist menu to Reading Cinemas

Food Network Chef Loo Santos brings new “Street” twist menu to Reading Cinemas

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Reading Cinemas Valley Plaza implemented a new food menu tasting on Nov. 16. The new menu which includes hamburgers, chicken club sandwiches, street-style...

Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

November 28, 2017

The theatrical performance of George Orwell’s “1984” took place in The Black Box Theatre at Bakersfield College on Nov. 17. The play based on...

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