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Bakersfield College receives accreditation for the next seven years

Bakersfield College receives accreditation for the next seven years

February 8, 2019

Bakersfield College went through a week-long process during the fall 2018 semester in order to receive accreditation for the next seven years. President Sonya C...

Catalyst Conference in Long Beach brings security to undocumented students

Katalina Qunitanilla, Editor in Chief

January 25, 2019

Bakersfield College was one of many community colleges that received the Catalyst Grant in December 2018 for $115,000 that will benefit undocumented students attending the college. The California Campus Catalyst is a group of funders, advocates and educators that provide ambition to undocumented students living in fear.  These leaders help students and their families f...

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

January 24, 2019

Construction and demolition have been heard all throughout the campus as Bakersfield College readies for the new and improved Campus Center. BC held the...

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

January 24, 2019

Thousands of women and allies came together at Mill Creek Park in downtown Bakersfield to participate in this year’s Women's March, on Jan. 19. The first ...

Measure J progresses

Measure J progresses

January 24, 2019

The Campus Center is next in a long list of renovations funded by Measure J and food services was moved from their all too familiar spot within it. The...

NextUp offers services for foster youth going to Bakersfield College

NextUp offers services for foster youth going to Bakersfield College

January 24, 2019

Bakersfield College is currently offering a program for foster youth called NextUp and is welcoming students to stop by the second floor of the CSS Building. This...

The Renegade Express Shuttle returns for the spring semester

The Renegade Express Shuttle returns for the spring semester

January 24, 2019

For students who might need rides between campuses, Bakersfield College has partnered once again with Executive Express to provide free rides to students...

Bakersfield College club holds annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

Bakersfield College club holds annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 25, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA) club held the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20 at Levinson Hall. This wa...

BC graduation rates increase

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Many students dismiss the idea of attending a community college right after high school. Why? The reputation of attending a community college is that many never finish what they start and end up dropping out. However, Bakersfield College changed that stigma with an increase with their graduation and transfer rates. According to the California Community College’s webs...

Kern County sends firefighters across California

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

November 25, 2018

The Kern County Fire Department sent 70 firefighters to aid those who are currently fighting the fires in Northern California. According to the Associated Press, about 1,000  people are still unaccounted for. Additionally, Kern County provided aid in the form of a helicopter. The helicopter’s night vision will provide assistance to firefighters and service people work...

Both Bakersfield and Kern County to keep ban on sale of marijuana

Both Bakersfield and Kern County to keep ban on sale of marijuana

November 21, 2018

Kern County, a mostly conservative populous, has voted to keep its ban on medical and recreational marijuana in this latest Nov. 6 general election. Last...

Kern High School District welcomes women trustees for first time in decades

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

November 21, 2018

The addition of both Cynthia Brakeman and Janice Graves to the KHSD Board of Trustees marks the first time in twenty years that two women will be on the board.

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