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My first time at the LA Comic Con

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Stan Lee Comic Con, also known as Los Angeles Comic Con, was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center Oct. 27 to 29. I’ve only been to the Bakersfield Comic Con, so I thought it would be interesting to go outside of my Bakersfield bubble and go to this convention. Plus, some of my favorite people were going to be there like Stan Lee and Pee-wee Herman; there were al...

Make new sugar rules

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although I grew up in another country, I was always somehow connected to America. My father used to travel to the United States for business frequently, so I grew up hearing stories about his adventures in America. Whenever he came back from his trips, I would stay awake just to see what presents he brought me. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to see him too, but, secretly, it...

Just try to Breathe

Just try to Breathe

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My courses at Bakersfield College have allowed me to socialize and interact with new people. This can sometimes be a nightmare for a person who is dealing...

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

November 2, 2017

Athena’s Greek Café and Grill has a new location that has opened on 2900 Calloway Drive. The restaurant was decorated with ancient Greek themed art...

Players can bend time with their farts in ‘The Fractured but Whole’

Players can bend time with their farts in ‘The Fractured but Whole’

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“South Park: The Fractured but Whole” is a direct sequel to the game “South Park: The Stick of Truth.” Before I get into how The Fractured but...

Learn to read labels

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We often hear that the best approach to healthy eating is based on nutrition labels, and the Food and Drug Administration encourages people to check nutrition information before buying their food. Labels show calories as well as percentages of macronutrients and vitamins; knowing that information can help people make better choices. Here’s the thing: reading labels can...

Games create friendship

Games create friendship

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Video games bring many different kinds of people together. There are many different communities that have been created by gamers. There are so many...

Tumblr can hurt

Tumblr can hurt

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For some people social media is a place to escape and unwind. For those suffering with serious mental health issues, this could be a triggering place. Tumblr...

Rupi Kaur’s new collection of poetry, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ is bittersweet but uplifting

Rupi Kaur’s new collection of poetry, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ is bittersweet but uplifting

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Rupi Kaur is a #1 New York Times best-selling author. Her second collection of poetry, “The Sun and Her Flowers,” was published on Oct. 3. The first...

Riverdale episode delivers twists

Riverdale episode delivers twists

October 23, 2017

The story continues ... the second season of “Riverdale” was premiered on Oct. 11 on The CW Channel. The story picks up right where season one ended....

Stop the hypocrisy

Jenny Brito, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m not a big fan of social media, but I must admit that Instagram has a special place in my heart. I love following accounts that post about health and motivation. Instagram posts have inspired me to be more accepting of myself and others. For instance, I have seen many accounts of overweight people who not only accept themselves as they are, but are not ashamed to share...

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