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Fill water bottles at new fountains

Fill water bottles at new fountains

September 7, 2017

Fall semester at Bakersfield College will be a bit more refreshing for members of the student body, staff and faculty. The purchase and installment of...

BC is now completely tobacco free

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

September 7, 2017

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As of the current 2017 fall semester, Bakersfield College is a completely tobacco-free campus. After passing through various committees, the procedure was finally approved by the District Consultation Council last spring semester. BC previously followed state law by not allowing smoking within 20 feet of the entrances, exits, or windows of public buildings. Under this new...

Rally held in Yokuts park to oppose Trump

Rally held in Yokuts park to oppose Trump

September 7, 2017

In favor of the about 100 people that attended a rally at Yokutz Park, the National Monuments that are in California were not a part of the three that...

Young woman files lawsuit against BPD

Young woman files lawsuit against BPD

September 7, 2017

A press conference was held at the legal office of Chain Cohn Stiles at 11 a.m. on Aug. 30 to announce that Tatyana Hargrove filed a claim against the...

Robbery took place at intersection close to BC

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

August 30, 2017

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An email was sent out to students and faculty members on Aug. 28 warning students of a robbery that happened on the intersection of Mount Vernon and Christmas Tree Lane. The email said, "A short time ago Bakersfield Police responded to a strong armed robbery to a business located at the corner of Mt. Vernon and Christmas Tree Lane. No weapons were involved. The suspect was...

Two BC students safe after hit-and-run incident on Mount Vernon

Two BC students safe after hit-and-run incident on Mount Vernon

August 25, 2017

Bakersfield College students Glendalyn Gallegos and Julie Tassin were victims of a hit-and-run accident on the intersection of Mount Vernon and Vanderbilt ...

BC Career Day showcases job opportunities

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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Career Day took place at the Bakersfield College Campus Center on April 26. There were a total of 96 different employers to give insight on job openings for students and other information about their companies. Gabriela Martinez, 21, a psychology major, attended Career Day at BC to apply for jobs. This is her fourth year at BC and she is planning on finishing her associate’s...

‘Right to Access Act’ gets revised

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017

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The “College Student Right to Access Act,” or SB 320, a bill that would mandate California colleges offer medical abortion pills to students who might seek them, has seen a significant change after passing in the Senate Health Committee on April 19 — removing community colleges from its language altogether. This means that if the bill were to pass, community colleges...

Smoking ban plan advances

Megan Fenwick, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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A procedure to make Bakersfield College tobacco-free has been approved by the College Council and will be added to the District Consultation Council’s agenda in the next few weeks. BC currently adheres to state law, which does not allow smoking within 20 feet of any entrance, exit, or window of a public building. If the tobacco-free procedure is approved, all smoking, tobacco...

Off-campus parking further restricted

Off-campus parking further restricted

May 2, 2017

Some of the nearby streets surrounding Bakersfield College have recently had signs posted up stating that there is no parking allowed unless a vehicle...

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...

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