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Dodgers lead impressive start by breaking MLB records

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 5, 2019

Don’t stop them now, the Los Angeles Dodgers made Dodgers franchise and MLB history this 2019 four-game opening day series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Unlike last season the Dodgers are not showing any weakness after coming back from a World Series loss.  On opening day, the Dodgers blasted seven home runs against Diamondbacks’ starter pitcher Zack Greinke.  Known a...

Feminism: Comparing crime and consequences

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

Is there a double standard between crimes committed by men versus crimes committed by women? You bet your sweet bippy. But before we begin talking statistics, let’s define what a crime is. A crime is “an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.”  Basically, it’s doing stuff you know you shouldn’...

Rio Açai Bowl is the healthy and delicious alternative to greasy fast food

Rio Açai Bowl is the healthy and delicious alternative to greasy fast food

April 1, 2019

With three locations in Bakersfield, Rio Açai Bowl is Bakersfield’s local hot spot for açai and poke bowls. It's no wonder they consider themselves...

OpEd: The NFL seeking for a star

Hilario Ismeal Gomez, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The NFL Combine a.k.a “The Underwear Olympics” kicked off Feb 6 and lasted till Mar 4 within Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This is a showcase for hundreds of the top NFL Draft prospects to showcase theirs on the field skills as well as test the limits of their athleticism. Many make millions by showing off how freaky they can be athletically with their super...

Pa’l Norte Mexican Cuisine food truck on BC campus is not lacking meal options

Logan King, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The recent demolition of the Campus Center has left students without a cafeteria.  The current cafeteria, now located in the Huddle, does offer options just not as many as before.  However, students are not lacking in meal options.  There have been a series of food trucks making an appearance on campus just outside the Huddle.  One truck you should not mi...

Op-Ed: Women take over the 61st Grammys

Katalina Quintanila, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

“So, let’s just be honest. This is a celebration, and y’all didn’t think I was coming out here by myself, did you? Please, can I bring some of my sisters out here tonight?” Alicia Keys happily begins her opening monologue. The first 10 minutes of the 61st Grammy’s audience had five of the talented and influential women in the entertainment industry. Al...

Op-ed: New minor league football promotion debuts

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The American Alliance of Football (AAF), the new-fangled minor league of American football, made its debut on Feb. 9, 2019, which was a red-hot start for the league matching if not surpassing the viewership numbers of the primetime NBA games during the same time slots. Football is king in America among sports and this new AAF league plans to bridge the gap between the NFL...

Ariana Grande gets personal in newest album “Thank U, Next”

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 21, 2019

Ariana Grande gives off bad bitch vibes in her newest album titled, “Thank U, Next,” which dropped Feb. 8, just five months after “Sweetener.” The album gives listeners a glimpse into Grande’s personal life and sprinkles the importance of self-care. The 41- minute concoction has the iconic single “Thank U, Next,” that was released on Nov. 3. “7 Rings,”...

Op-ED: WWE fan heeds controversy

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2019

The World Wrestling Entertainment has faced many controversies for the decades that it’s been delivering top-notch entertainment; however, in this year alone, there have been multiple problems within the company that the fans are very unsatisfied with.  Brock Lesnar is maybe the fiercest athlete in the world. He conquered the WWE and then he went on to dominate his op...

Many of the greatest sports entertainers derive from WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

There’s no doubt that WWE has showcased some of the greatest athletes in the world but only a few can make the list as the greatest of all-time. In the world of sports entertainment, a professional wrestler has to possess more than just wrestling skills. They have to have the charisma to make fans get up out of their seats; they have to have mic skills to make their claims...

Patriots claim their 6th Super Bowl ring

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Gritty, grimy and “boring.” That’s how most viewed the 13-3 spectacle that was Super Bowl LIII on Feb .3 with punts and defensive stops highlighting the evening. The offensive upturn of the NFL was seemingly put to a halt in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium by the New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, when he shut down the Los Angeles Rams and offensive guru...

The Los Angeles teacher’s strike ends with reform

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Teachers and educators throughout the Los Angeles public school district went on strike in earlier in January, impacting about 500,000 students and their families. Teachers sought to improve students’ overall education by demanding that the district hire more school staff, decrease class size, and provide higher wages. Many argued this affected the current students’...

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