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Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

Orwell’s dystopian nightmare “1984” comes to Bakersfield College

November 28, 2017

The theatrical performance of George Orwell’s “1984” took place in The Black Box Theatre at Bakersfield College on Nov. 17. The play based on...

Free On the Outside event discusses destroying stigmas

Free On the Outside event discusses destroying stigmas

November 28, 2017

  Free on the Outside (FOTO), an organization that is a part of the Bakersfield College Student Life, hosted a panel discussion, Education Over...

Chuy’s to host Kissmass Teen Drive gift drop-off

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 28, 2017

Filed under Features, Holiday

Sherry Morrow, the founder of Kissmas Teen Drive will have an established drop-off site for teen gifts on Dec. 10 at Chuy’s on Rosedale Hwy. from 6:30 -8:30 pm for the Bakersfield Homeless Center’s teens. The gift drive is a consorted effort to provide gifts to teens for the holidays.  Morrow is teaming up with the help of Mad Dog Tattoo, who is lending their Kiss van...

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

November 20, 2017

The Empty Space Theater premiered its latest play, “The Book of Liz,” on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. “The Book of Liz” lasted 80 minutes without intermissions,...

Student Health Center helps with healthcare

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Student Health Center will be having an Omni Family Health table available on campus to help students sign up during open enrollment for Medi-Cal and Covered California. An enrollment specialist has been available in the Campus Center Quad on Wednesdays since Oct. 25 and will continue to be on campus on select Wednesdays through the end of January. An...

I had a cool time ice skating and falling at the Ice Center

I had a cool time ice skating and falling at the Ice Center

November 20, 2017

I really love skating, I started skating when I was 7, I had my own roller skates and it took me a week to learn how to use the skating shoes as far I...

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

November 20, 2017

Hosted by Reggie Williams, a philosophy professor, The Gadfly Café was held for the last time this fall semester on Nov. 8. The Gadfly Café was started...

BC Performing Arts will showcase Orwell’s ‘1984’

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department will be showcasing a play adaptation of George Orwell’s novel “1984,” adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. and directed by BC theater professor Kimberly Chin. The play is set to hold shows from Wednesday Nov. 15 through Saturday Nov. 18 and will be performed in The Black Box Theatre...

Wind Wolves Preserve hosts a fundraiser that is titled ‘Child in the Wild’ to help education programs

Wind Wolves Preserve hosts a fundraiser that is titled ‘Child in the Wild’ to help education programs

November 20, 2017

Wind Wolves Preserve, a 93,337-acre non-profit nature preserve, located near the Grapevine, hosted their 2nd annual fundraiser, “Child in the Wild,”...

Kern Energy Festival educates

Kern Energy Festival educates

November 20, 2017

The second Kern Energy Festival (KEF), was held at the Kern County Museum on Nov. 11. The event happened 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission was free to...

Bakersfield’s Comic-Con will have collectables and art

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Features

The Kern County Fair Grounds will be hosting the 10th Annual Bakersfield Comic-Con for a two-day weekend convention on Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 to celebrate comic books, cosplay, art, games, and other popular entertainment platforms. Attendees can expect vendors and artists from across Bakersfield to be selling their wares, such as Silver Wolf Comics & Collectables and The...

Veteran’s Day festival is held on and off campus

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College celebrated Veteran’s Day with a week of festivities, including the unveiling of plans for the new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on Nov. 8 and Vet Fest on Nov. 9. The Bakersfield Veteran’s Day parade was also held in Downtown Bakersfield on Nov. 11. The plans for the new VRC were revealed at a ceremony held in front of the Language Arts building. The...

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