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Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Music is a form of art that can inspire, create, motivate, and even heal. Doug Wimbish, the bassist of Living Colour, visited the Indoor Theater on Sept. 24...

Local business owner offers athletic donation to BC

Local business owner offers athletic donation to BC

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, News

Bakersfield College Department of Athletics received a $100,000 donation back in July 2018 from community member, Jim Elder, owner of the Sequoia Paint Co....

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

September 27, 2018

Bakersfield College held the Panorama Creative Music Summit on Sept. 22. It began with Chris Tiner, the music director, hosting a Q&A with compose...

BC’s William M. Thomas Planetarium hosts starlight show and film about space

Todd Banker, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Prof. Nick Strobel greeted people entering the William M. Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College and took tickets for the film NASA: From Dream to Discovery on Sept. 20. After the introducing himself Strobel proclaimed, “You are actually underneath the largest planetary dome in all of the Central Valley.” After Strobel’s short description of the difference between...

Pickleball tournament raises money for BC tennis

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The tennis complex at Bakersfield College hosted the Second Annual Pickleball Cup from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Nick Jacobs, the head tournament director, said the majority of the proceeds from the event would go back to Bakersfield College’s tennis team and the remainder would go to the 20-30 Club in town. The 20-30 club, according to its website, is a youth development program...

BC holds discussion for music fans

BC holds discussion for music fans

September 27, 2018

Director of the Levan Center and Professor Reggie Williams hosted the first of three installments of Deep Cuts and Conversation emphasizing music on Sept. 20....

The first Gadfly of the semester tackles education in today’s society

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features

On Sept. 12, the Norman Levan Center hosted the first Gadfly Café of the semester. The topic of the conversation was Education: Its Past, Present, and Future. The event started as usual with Professor Reggie Williams announcing upcoming events. Chairs almost ran out as students assembled, but as the conversation grew the number of people waned. The event officially began when Will...

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

September 14, 2018

California state Representative Travis Allen, 44, rallied fellow Republicans to “Take Back California” at The Mark restaurant in Downtown Bakersfield...

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga classes to the Bakersfield Community. Owners of the Samsara Wellness Center, Katherine and Stephen Winters,...

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College held its first pep rally for the Fall Semester at the crossroads. The Pep Rally opened the season for athletes. The cheerleaders were...

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

September 14, 2018

The Sheriff Office Headquarters hosted a job fair on Sept. 8, to provide information on 10 Kern County Departments that have on positions available. Before...

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosts second annual Dia de la Familia event in Delano

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosts second annual Dia de la Familia event in Delano

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosted the second annual Día de la Familia event at Delano’s Cecil Park on Sept. 9 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The...

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