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Gandhi’s 150th birthday celebration

Gandhi’s 150th birthday celebration

October 4, 2019

In celebration of Gandhi’s 150th birthday, Bakersfield College hosted a panel discussion to commemorate the legacy that was inspired by the actions of...

Erin Gruwell visits BC campus

Erin Gruwell visits BC campus

October 4, 2019

The author of the book “Freedom Writers” visited Bakersfield College and spoke about the challenges her students faced and how she helped them overcome...

New medication may combat peanut allergies

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

October 2, 2019

The Allergenic Products Advisory Committee (APAC) convened by the FDA, voted in favor of the use of the new drug AR101, an oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies. AR101, also referred to as Palforzia, was voted 7-2 in favor of the efficacy of the drug by APAC. According to the Food Allergy Research & Education a food allergy is a medical condition in which food exposure...

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

October 2, 2019

Bakersfield held the second annual Bako Taco and Beer Festival Sept. 28, at Stramler Park. People had the chance to experience more than 65 different...

Gandhi’s grandson speaks to BC community in Delano

Miranda Defoor, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

As part of Bakersfield College’s Distinguished Speaker Series and celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birthday, his grandson, Arun Gandhi spoke to BC and Delano High students about lessons learned from his grandfather. The Sept. 30 event took place at the Delano High School auditorium, which was packed with members of the BC community. It was also live-streamed in the...

Speaker talks about social injustice

Shawn Collins, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Professor Shawn Schwaller of Chico State University drew a sizable audience to Bakersfield College with a lecture discussing the issues of social injustice and officer-involved killings in Kern County. The crowd was a mix of both students and community members, and, while some students had initially planned to attend for extra credit, many had students were eager to attend...

Creative Music Summit returns to BC

Creative Music Summit returns to BC

September 20, 2019

The Panorama Creative Music Summit returned to Bakersfield College on Sept. 16-19, at the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theater. The summit, presented...

Professor honors Gandhi in presentation

Professor honors Gandhi in presentation

September 20, 2019

Stafford Betty, a religious studies professor at CSUB, presented a lecture on Gandhi’s life and lasting legacy at the Levan Center on Sept. 18 in ce...

Sage Paisner’s art exhibition “Things that Will Make You a Man” showcase at Bakersfield College

Sage Paisner’s art exhibition “Things that Will Make You a Man” showcase at Bakersfield College

September 20, 2019

BC’s art professors Jeffery Huston and Ronnie West held an art show in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery at Bakersfield College. The project, “Things...

Students look for future college opportunities during KHSD’s College Night

Students look for future college opportunities during KHSD’s College Night

September 20, 2019

The 20th annual Kern County College Night, hosted by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office with the Kern High School District, took place on...

CSUB Professor kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

September 20, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In an effort to incorporate more events for Hispanic Heritage Month, BC lined up three speakers in celebration of the hispanic culture that spread throughout the month. To kick off the speakers, CSUB professor Stephen Allen spoke on campus Sept. 19 in the Levan Center. Allen’s “Boxing in Mexico: Masc...

Thomas Blackwell shares his wisdom with BC students

Thomas Blackwell shares his wisdom with BC students

September 20, 2019

Bakersfield College kicked off its 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series with entrepreneur and author Thomas Blackwell in the indoor theater on Sept. 9. Blackwell...

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