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Mock murder tests student skills

Mock murder tests student skills

March 30, 2017

A fake crime scene was set up at the Bakersfield College gymnasium for a criminal justice class learning about forensic evidence. Teachers Patricia...

Public safety issue email of bomb threat near campus

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

March 23, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

Christopher Counts, the director of department of public safety, issued out an e-mail of a false bomb threat located near the Bakersfield College at the GET bus stop north of the campus on March 17. Around 11:35 a.m. public safety received a phone call from the GET bus dispatch center, informing them about an individual male attempting to board a bus, but was rejected from...

SGA election dates and candidates set

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017

Filed under News

The time is coming soon to vote in a new student government for the 2017-2018 school year. The last day for students to file to run for office for the 201718 school year was March 10. Students will be able to vote for candidates of the BCSGA election with InsideBC from 8 a.m. April 3 to 4 p.m. April 6. The candidates running for the executive branch and the legislative...

Child Development Center director passes

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017

Filed under News

Bakersfield College Child Development Center director Danell Ward passed away March 3 from a heart attack. According to an email sent out by executive vice president of instruction, Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, Ward has been with BC for four years and has helped move the BC child development center forward by coming up with ideas to teach children at BC. The email also said...

Renegade Rip takes home awards from ACP and CCMA

Renegade Rip takes home awards from ACP and CCMA

March 20, 2017

Bakersfield College’s student newspaper staff earned several individual honors, including two first places, and four awards for best newspaper and online...

Many events for women’s history month held at BC

Many events for women’s history month held at BC

March 16, 2017

March is the national Women’s History Month, and Bakersfield College’s Women History and More (W.H.A.M) committee has so far held a wide variety of...

Recycling project takes a next step

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 16, 2017

Filed under News

Bakersfield College’s Leadership Academy recently ran a week-long recycling pilot program in an effort to cut waste and increase recycling on campus, which went well, according to Tarina Perry, an administrative secretary at BC who is in charge of the initiative and helped organize the pilot program. Perry said that in just five days, the program’s collection bins gathered...

BC professor honored with award

BC professor honored with award

March 16, 2017

Bakersfield College communication professor Bryan Hirayama was recently awarded the Western States Communication Association 2017 Distinguished Teaching...

Find info, attend panels, and more at Pre-Law Day

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 16, 2017

Filed under News

Bakersfield College will be hosting its second annual Pre-Law Day Conference on April 28 to provide an educational event for local BC and high school students interested in pursuing a career in law, according to Marilynn Sanchez, a Pre-Law Program leadership team member and political science professor at BC. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of...

The sons of two former faculty continue their legacy

The sons of two former faculty continue their legacy

March 16, 2017

Steve Schultz and David Rosales became friends in 1989 when they were chosen to work on the online program known as Banner for the Kern Community College...

Veteran advocates for better center

Veteran advocates for better center

March 2, 2017

Students who have served in the armed forces can face a different set of challenges when returning to school than those who haven’t served. From difficulties...

Veterans Resource Center to kick off $502.8 million bond

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

Filed under News

Measure J, the $502.8 million bond measure passed in November to build and refurbish structures across the Kern Community College District, is making steady progress. KCCD chancellor Tom Burke confirmed that of the bond’s funds, the divide for each school will be as follows: $415 million will go to Bakersfield College, $44 million to Porterville College, and $44 million...

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