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Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

March 11, 2018

The Sydney Bound Benefit Concert for the Bakersfield College Chamber of Signers packed the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame on March 10. The first concert...

Read Across America brings literature to kids

Read Across America brings literature to kids

March 11, 2018

Read Across America is a national event that the Community Action of Partnership of Kern (CAPK) takes part in annually. And on March 1, 2018 CAPK Volunteers...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

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Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Dawn Schiller shares a message of hope for victims of human trafficking

Dawn Schiller shares a message of hope for victims of human trafficking

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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Community members filed in Bakersfield’s own Maya theatre on Jan. 29 to hear Dawn Schiller, a human trafficking survivor, share her story.  The theater...

Mini Comic-Con will take place on March 11th

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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On March 11, the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel on Truxtun Ave will be home to the Bakersfield semiannual mini Comic-Con. The minimum admission fee will be $1 for those 8 years old and older. Parking is free however. All of the proceeds from the event will go to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission. Steve Wyatt, the “promotor, boss, and toilet washer,” organized the first mini...

Fish Fry For Life’s proceeds benefit local pro-life organizations

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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Catholics and Protestants alike came out in droves Friday, Feb. 16 to support the ninth annual Fish Fry for Life. Like the previous year’s the event took place in the parish hall of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where guests were treated to generous helpings of lightly fried fish, mounds of golden French fries, and some tasty coleslaw. This fundraising event was started nine...

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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On Feb. 15 California State Bakersfield Music and Theatre Department welcomed former professor Dr. Cameron O’Connor as he shared his love for music through...

Anti-valentine’s day screening takes place in Bakersfield downtown

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

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The Beale Memorial Library in downtown Bakersfield welcomed the public and film buffs alike to see the 1944 mystery-thriller classic “Gaslight” for a special anti-valentines screening, Tuesday, Feb. 13. The film, starring the late actors Ingrid Bergman as Paula and Charles Boyer as Gregory, was based on a British play called “Angel Street” by Samuel French, which...

Art After Dark captivates locals

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

Bakersfield College hosts panel about “Bridging the Racial Divide”

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

February 25, 2018

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Bakersfield College hosted a panel of law enforcement officials in the Noman Levan Center on Feb. 20 for a 2018 public forum about transformational policing entitled “Bridging the Racial Divide.” This panel was coordinated and moderated by Public Safety/Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Tommy Tucson, in an effort to enlighten BC students and attending members of the public,...

Casino night rocks

Hector Martinez, Reporter

February 25, 2018

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The Women’s Club of Bakersfield held a casino night in order to fundraise money to restore the Metcalf House at the Kern County Museum, on Friday, Feb. 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The tickets to attend were priced at $50 per person and all proceeds collected will go toward The Metcalf House. The president of the Women’s Club of Bakersfield, Darleen Carpenter...

The event “Global Connection” brings the world to Bakersfield College

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

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Bakersfield College and the International Student Association will be celebrating world cultures and traditions in an event called “Global Connection” on March. 13 at the Renegade Crossroads and Fireside Room. The event will provide BC students, faculty, and staff with an opportunity to meet international students who are eager to learn about American culture as well...

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