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Garden Fest blooms on campus

Garden Fest blooms on campus

May 2, 2017

Bakersfield College’s 12th annual Garden Fest was held northeast of the football stadium on April 22. The event had many vendors, both old and new, set...

BC hosts Law Day on campus for students

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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Bakersfield College’s Law Day Conference featured two panel discussions and workshops that informed students on what to expect in law school as well as how to deal with the stress that comes with it, while also featuring an internship fair where students were able to meet with representatives from local and visiting law schools and firms. Students in attendance were given...

Rising racial tensions in Kern addressed by BC professors

Ambria King, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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Over the past three years, there has been a sharp spike in racial tension in the U.S. According to a Gallup poll taken in March of 2017, “42 percent of Americans worry a great deal about race relations.” When the same poll was taken back in 2014, only 14 percent reported having such worries. The effects of these tensions have been witnessed fairly close to home. On April...

Financial Aid deals with issues of inaccurate balances on students accounts

Financial Aid deals with issues of inaccurate balances on students accounts

April 27, 2017

Recently Bakersfield College has been going through some technical difficulties with financial aid, which have resulted in in inaccurate balances on student...

Food truck catches on fire at ‘Noche de Cultura’

Food truck catches on fire at ‘Noche de Cultura’

April 24, 2017

A black truck attached to a taco van caught fire outside of the Outdoor Theater during the Noche de Cultura event. Two explosions were heard before some...

17th Annual Pulse Health and Wellness Fair kicks off on campus

17th Annual Pulse Health and Wellness Fair kicks off on campus

April 21, 2017

The Bakersfield College Health and Wellness Center and the Associate Degree Nursing program partnered with a group of local healthcare providers for the...

Final WHAM event talks modern female identity

Final WHAM event talks modern female identity

April 20, 2017

The Women’s History Month and More (W.H.A.M) committee held its last and final event, “The Evolution of the Selfie: Deconstruction of the Female from...

Congressional honor for former BC adjunct

Congressional honor for former BC adjunct

April 20, 2017

Former Bakersfield College student and current adjunct professor Justin Reid was recently nominated and awarded a congressional honor by Congressmen David...

BC will not face kit fox charges

BC will not face kit fox charges

April 20, 2017

The Department of Fish and Wildlife requested last year that Bakersfield College face charges for its handling of the kit foxes located on campus, but...

‘Day of Visibility’ celebrates trans people

‘Day of Visibility’ celebrates trans people

April 20, 2017

The Dolores Huerta Foundation’s Teens 4 Equality program, in collaboration with the Bakersfield LGBTQ, held a rally March 31 at the intersection of 24th...

Former instructor Ingram remembered

Gaiana Latelers, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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Raymond Ingram, who worked as a pastry chef and Bakersfield College culinary instructor, was remembered by friends and co-workers. Ingram was found shot dead in his home Feb. 22. Bakersfield police have arrested Michaele Bowers in the shooting. Ingram was the owner of Jay’s Place in northwest Bakersfield. Before then, he was a pastry chef at the Petroleum Club for 13 years. “He...

De-Stress Fest set to soothe fear of finals

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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Bakersfield College will be hosting its second annual DeStress Fest on May 3 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the student service lawn to help students de-stress and prepare for finals, according to Faith Bradham, a reference librarian at BC who thought of and helped orchestrate the event. This year’s De-Stress Fest was help paid for by Each Mind Matters, a California mental health...

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