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The 2nd Annual Jess Nieto Memorial Conference remembers the loss of Raymond Gonzales

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 26, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

A group of panelists remember Raymond Gonzales in the Levan Center on April 23 as a part of the 2nd Annual Jess Nieto Memorial Conference for Chicano Studies at Bakersfield College. Raymond Gonzalez was a jack of all trades: he was a veteran, college educator, U.S. diplomat, BCSD Trustee, among many other positions. He also taught and mentored Jess Nieto at BC and Cal...

Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Center has a play by students

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

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The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department debuted their rendition of All in the Timing in the Black Box Theatre located within the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center from April 10 thru April 14. For future performances, tickets can be purchased online or at the door. All in the Timing is a collection of eight one-act plays by David Ives titled Sure Thing,...

BC celebrates jazz with an all day performance with local musicians

Amir Guyton, Reporter

April 26, 2019

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The Kern County Music Educators’ Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program hosted the fourth annual KCMEA Jazz Day at Bakersfield College in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on April. 11. The all-day event the performances featured student jazz performers from local surrounding Kern County areas who all performed in the Edward Simonsen Performing...

Bakersfield College hosts its 3rd Annual Hackathon

Bakersfield College hosts its 3rd Annual Hackathon

April 8, 2019

The 3rdAnnual Hackathon for 2019 held its kickoff on April 4 in the Levan Center. The room was full to capacity and there was an excitement in the air...

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science offers a Paleo Dig for Shark Teeth and Fossils

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

April 5, 2019

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The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science museums has an upcoming bi-annual Paleo Dig this spring. Each month, the museum provides discount days to the public and brings awareness about the history of Bakersfield. The museum hosted a two-dollar entrance fee on March 21 which is offered once a month. This is usually one of the busiest days at the museum. One...

KGET Food Drive for Gleaners Received All-Time Record Donations

Amy Sarmiento, Reporters

April 5, 2019

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KGET hosted their annual food drive for Golden Empire Gleaners outside the KGET studios in Downtown Bakersfield on March 28 and received a record-breaking amount of food and donations. Gleaners received 17,000 pounds of food and $9,000 in cash in a single day during the food drive. Gleaners is a non-profit organization that helps families with food insecurity. "These ...

BC hosts spring pathway fair

Lanfray Lanfray, Feature Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

With the 2019 fall registration coming up, students may need assistance figuring out their next course of action in terms of which classes they still need to take. To help remedy this, Bakersfield College hosted a pathway fair with information on all the available programs of study on April 1. This pathways fair was designed as a way for students to connect directly with...

“Adios Amor” depicts the true story of the first female union representative

“Adios Amor” depicts the true story of the first female union representative

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

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The Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center Theater at Bakersfield College had a screening of the documentary, “Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno”...

Jane’s Chill Grill provides fresh tastes

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Opinion, Reviews

The Huddle is housing basic food fare for students, but just outside there is a nice variety of food trucks available. Unfortunately, these trucks are not created equal.  Jane’s Chill Grill sets itself apart from the other trucks featured at Bakersfield College. Mexican is available at Pa’l Norte and Burgers at Banderas Grill.  However, Jane’s offers something differe...

The author of “Fast Food Nation” visits students at Bakersfield College

The author of “Fast Food Nation” visits students at Bakersfield College

April 5, 2019

Investigative author Eric Schlosser visited the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to discuss his books “Fast Food Nation” and “Command and Control”...

LETS Teach conference holds workshops for students pursuing a teaching career

LETS Teach conference holds workshops for students pursuing a teaching career

April 5, 2019

The Leaders and Educators for Tomorrow’s Students (LETS Teach) conference gathered students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching or becoming...

Bakersfield College’s art program showcased student’s artwork in exhibition

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Art Program showcased its best works and efforts to the public in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery located in the lobby of the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library on March 14 in its annual spring exhibition of student artwork. The exhibition includes multiple types of art forms such as photography, ceramics, sculptures, and paintings. Several student...

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