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BC’s band and orchestra host annual spring concert

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

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The Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra performed their annual spring concert that included six student performers in the Edwards Simonson Performing Arts Center on campus on March 22.  The doors opened at 7:30 p.m., and guests were able to purchase $10 general admission tickets and students with an ID were charged $8 for the performance.  The students ...

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Dawn of the Space Age” took place in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on March. 28.  It was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of t...

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21.  This show was the second of five shows scheduled for t...

Rio Açai Bowl is the healthy and delicious alternative to greasy fast food

Rio Açai Bowl is the healthy and delicious alternative to greasy fast food

April 1, 2019

With three locations in Bakersfield, Rio Açai Bowl is Bakersfield’s local hot spot for açai and poke bowls. It's no wonder they consider themselves...

Speakers talk and perform as part of a series for Women’s History Month

Speakers talk and perform as part of a series for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

As part of Women's History Month and More (WHAM), the Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted, “Exhume and Release: An Evening of Poetry, Art and...

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC

Logan King, Reporter

March 27, 2019

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“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21. This show was the second of five shows scheduled for this semester. The show began with a brief introduction to the planetarium by Astronomy Professor and Planetarium Director Nick Strobel. Strobel explained the equipment the planetarium houses and how it functions. A...

Mental health workshops provided for students at no cost

Stacie Norris, Reporter

March 25, 2019

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Bakersfield College is now offering workshops in the mental health field to all current BC students free of charge. These workshops, also known as Educate, Equip, Empower (or E3) will continue for the remainder of March and are facilitated by Natalia Hatley and Anabel Jimenez. Currently both women are attending California State University Bakersfield and are soon to graduate...

What length is the right length?

What length is the right length?

March 25, 2019

Deep Cuts and Conversations was held in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Mar. 21. Deep Cuts and Conversation is a discussion where speakers and pr...

Rosie the Riveter themed easel event held to honor Women’s History Month

Rosie the Riveter themed easel event held to honor Women’s History Month

March 25, 2019

To celebrate Women's History Month, Bakersfield College and Brush and Blush Easel Events presented a fun evening painting Rosie the Riveter on March 21...

Women’s History Month celebrates with ‘Served like a Girl’ at BC

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 15, 2019

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Bakersfield College held ‘Served Like a Girl’ on March 11.  It was hosted at the campuses Levan Center by BC’s Women’s History and More Committee where the Lysa Heslov’s directed film was screened. The film ‘Served Like a Girl,’ was a film that explored the lives of several women who were military veterans. The film also showed the veterans’ strugglin...

Bring Back our girls is discussed at the Levan Center at the BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

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Yale Ph.D candidate and journalist Hilary Matfess spoke at the “#BringBackOurGirls: Women and Conflict in North East Nigeria” event in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College about women in the  Boko Haram insurgency and their role in war on March 6.  BC students and staff attended the event to listen to Matfess talk about her journalistic work focusing on Boko Hara...

Holocaust survivor, Eva Schloss, visits Bakersfield

Holocaust survivor, Eva Schloss, visits Bakersfield

March 15, 2019

Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor, made a historic appearance as she shared her story to a sold-out Fox Theater on March 12.  As the audience was settling into their seats...

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