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Job resource for BC students

Job resource for BC students

January 24, 2019

A new resource is available to Bakersfield College students in search of employment. Jobspeaker is a mobile application available on iPhone and Android...

St. John’s Lutheran Church Hosts Meridian Voices and Synergy Chamber Players

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

January 24, 2019

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“Passion for the arts, passion to share, and commitment to excellence,” Conductor Angel Vasquez-Ramos believes these are just a few things that went into putting together “LEGACY,” an evening of choir and chamber music hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church on Jan. 20. The show featured Meridian Voices and the Synergy Chamber Players performing the works of composers...

The African Children’s Choir visits Ridgeview Community Church

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

January 24, 2019

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The African Children’s Choir composed of children from poverty-stricken towns in Uganda, performed at Ridgeview Community Church on Jan. 20. This organization, also known as Music for Life, focuses on bringing awareness to audiences around the world about Africa’s vulnerable children and their potential to have bright futures.  About 20 children from ages 8 to 10 performed in...

BC’s supply giveaway bolstered with partnership with Urbane Cafe

BC’s supply giveaway bolstered with partnership with Urbane Cafe

January 24, 2019

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (SGA) held their quarterly 'spin the wheel' event in front of the Student Life Office on Tuesday,...

The Mentalist makes another appearance at Bakersfield College

The Mentalist makes another appearance at Bakersfield College

January 24, 2019

Rich Aimbs, better known amongst the Bakersfield College community as The Mentalist, performed on Jan. 17 in the Huddle at Bakersfield College. Aimbs...

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

January 16, 2019

The spring semester kicked off at Bakersfield College and with that came an array of first time and returning students, including the frantic search for...

Bakersfield Marketplace hosts annual Menorah lighting

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Holiday, Who Knew?

Hosted by the Chabad of Bakersfield, the local Jewish community came together to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and witnessed the 16th Annual Public Menorah lighting at the Marketplace on Dec. 5. More than 50 attendees celebrated over traditional pastries, dreidels, and live music and dancing. Rabbi Shmuel Schlanger expressed his gratitude to see so many n...

Helping end isolation in detention one immigrant at a time

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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    The Kern Welcoming and Extending Solidarity to Immigrants (KWESI) is a nonprofit organization under the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kern County. Their volunteers visit immigrants detained at the Mesa Verde detention facility in downtown Bakersfield. Their goal is to end the isolation of immigrants in detention by visiting, providing emotio...

Cosplayers attend formal ball

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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The Cosplay Senpais held its first annual Cosplay Formal on Dec. 1 at Wasp Nest Studios. Cosplay Senpais is a Facebook live show featuring two hosts Lisa Fong and Charlene “Charley” Welch who teach people about every aspect of cosplay, tutorials on how to make cosplay and make it fun along the way. The reason they call themselves “Senpai” because they are like the upperclassman...

Annual BC Jazz ensemble brings Christmas spirit

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Who Knew?

The BC Jazz ensemble brought the spirit of Christmas to campus at their annual winter concert in the Simonsen Performance Center on Dec. 3. Directed by Kris Tiner, the group performed familiar Christmas tunes from artists Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite to an almost full house. Tiner thanked the audience for coming and suppor...

CSUB poetry read for 100th WWII Anniversary

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 26, 2018

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To memorialize the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I (WWI), the CSUB Public History Institute brought together various members of the community to read poetry from the era in the Dezember Reading Room of the Walter W. Stiern Library on Nov. 7. English Professor Matthew Woodman discussed the impact of this particular type of poetry had on readers during this time. Through this for...

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