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KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

February 27, 2019

Kern Community College District (KCCD) Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg spoke in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College and answered questions from students...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

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In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

Gadfly Cafe on social media, the web, and free speech

Gadfly Cafe on social media, the web, and free speech

February 22, 2019

Bakersfield College Philosophy professor and Gadfly Cafe host Reggie Williams held the first Gadfly Cafe of the Spring school semester on Wednesday, Feb.13...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

Writer and producer of MASH visits Bakersfield for Writers of Kern

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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The Writers of Kern held a meeting at Hodels on Feb 16. Hosting Allan Katz, writer and a producer for MASH, to answer open questions about his work with sitcoms, plays, and screenplays. His writing is specialized in comedy, he wrote for “Rosanne” and “Rhoda”, which he also helped produce. The Writer of Kern club members asked questions about Katz’ line of work...

Sugar Ray Leonard raises money for boys and Girls Club of Kern County

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

February 22, 2019

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In support of the Boys and Girls Club of Kern County (BGCKC), community members came together for an evening of fundraising, stories, and dinner with boxing icon, Sugar Ray Leonard, and acclaimed Sportscaster, Greg Gumbel on Feb. 19. Upon arrival at the Armstrong center in Niles street, the special guests were taken a tour of the facility before making their way to the...

Farmer’s market opens in East Bakersfield

Logan King, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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Kern County is home to an abundance of food and culture. The best reflection of this abundance is seen in a local farmers market.  Bakersfield is home to multiple farmer’s markets spread disproportionately across the city. These farmers markets have been limited to the west side of town. However, those days are over. The east side finally has its own! Located in th...

History on female empowerment

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

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Female empowerment has come a long way since thousands of years ago but it’s only just the beginning. A discussion on women’s history and women’s equality took place at the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Feb. 13. A group of professors and a Kern Community College District trustee spoke on the topic of “Ancient Greece to Modern America: A 3000 Year Quest for...

A culture of power: race, youth, labor discussion happens at Bakersfield College

Amir Guyton, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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Local Bakersfield native and Bakersfield College alumni Daniel Rios who graduated in 2012 from BC spoke in the Levan center on Feb.14. Titled “A Culture of Power: Race, Youth, Labor and Sound in East Bakersfield, 1966-1974.” Rios work “explored the political, social, geographical, and cultural production of Bakersfield in the 20th Century, examining how the interplay...

Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame celebrated at the Marriott

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Features, Sports

The Annual Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet took place at the Bakersfield Marriott on Feb. 19. The event included sponsors Clifford & Bradford Insurance Agency, W A Thompson Inc, and Jim Burke Ford. One of the four inductees was John Stenderup. Stenderup, born in Kern County took up mountain climbing. Stenderup summited Mount...

Temple Grandin speaks at Bakersfield College

Temple Grandin speaks at Bakersfield College

February 21, 2019

All seats were filled in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Feb. 12 to see guest speaker, Temple Grandin. Grandin is an animal science...

Army brings STEM truck to BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

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The future has arrived as the US Army is already making advancements in robotic technology for the benefit of the military’s protection. The US Army STEM truck was parked at the Huddle at Bakersfield College for students to walk in and learn about the robotic technology on Feb. 19. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. “Our STEM truck is our nat...

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