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Drug testing in the workplace

Chris Miller and Alex Rivera, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

PRO There are those who might feel that subjecting him or herself to monthly drug tests while at work, or urinating into a cup before he or she is even considered for a job interview infringes on that person’s rights to do whatever that person chooses to do with his or her own body. However, what those people won’t admit is, it’s not about their right to personal choi...

Parking on campus not worth what you pay for

Parking on campus not worth what you pay for

December 2, 2015

Driving through the parking lots on campus, I noticed how they were falling apart. The parking lot surrounding the football stadium and the parking lot...

Ansari’s new comedy is a hit

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Netflix released its newest original series, “Master of None,” on Nov. 6, which critics and viewers have responded with deserved praise. Aziz Ansari, a comedian known for his role in “Parks and Recreation” as Tom Haverford, is co-creator of the series and stars as the main character, Dev. Dev is the kind of guy that has a childlike sense of humor and seems to have...

Fatal Frame: exorcist with a camera

Chris Miller, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water isn’t just one of the best entries in the Fatal Frame franchise, and it’s also the creepiest and most challenging horror game of the year. Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is the fifth game in the Fatal Frame series and is exclusive for the Nintendo WiiU. For those unfamiliar with what a Fatal Frame game is, it’s a psychological...

Flu shots: Con

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again; flu season is upon us and we are once again bombarded with reminders to get our annual vaccination. Everywhere we go, we have friends, family, corporations and organizations drilling the idea into us that getting a flu shot is a matter of life or death. Americans are scared out of their minds about getting the virus, while companies make billions...

Flu shots: Pro

Mason J. Rockfellow, Photo Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Many people argue whether a flu shot is worth getting. Some say it doesn’t work, and a lot of people, such as myself, say it does work. From my experiences with flu shots, it seems to get the job done. Even though you usually get a mild cold or illness a few weeks after getting the flu shot, it has prevented me from getting the flu. When I was young, I wasn’t able...

ABH makeup is worth the price

Cinthia Loera, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The art of eyebrows being on fleek has become a big trend in the makeup community and most people interested in perfecting it have no idea where to even begin. The most difficult yet most rewarding part of my makeup routine has always been filling in my eyebrows. It has become a technique that many wish to perfect and some believe in order to achieve the perfect brow, certain...

Standing while riding is no big deal

Crystal Valdez, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Public transportation in Bakersfield has been the subject of countless complaints made by residents for years and recently by Bakersfield College students. If we don’t have a car and we can’t find a ride to school, our last resort is often to take the GET Bus. For some of us that’s apparently not enough. Additionally and oddly enough, students often complain that buses...

Cooper depicts intense top chef

Cooper depicts intense top chef

November 4, 2015

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The new movie “Burnt” starring Bradley Cooper exceeded my expectations and was put together quite nicely. Bradley Cooper plays a former top chef...

Social media is not enjoyed by everyone

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Social media is a big part of people’s lives, particularly for young adults, like myself. So it strikes many people as weird when they learn that I do not have any form of social media. However, this wasn’t always so. I did once have a Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I’ve been without both Facebook and Twitter for almost four years, and I had an Instagram account until ...

Anime sparks heated talks

Chris Miller and Carissa Diaz

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

PRO By Chris Miller Reporter Anime isn’t just a form of entertainment; it’s a way of life. Anime, and the way people view it, has changed over the years. It’s gone from being what many used to consider nerdy, transformed into a form of entertainment that is beloved worldwide and has even gone “mainstream.” Anime has an entire culture revolving around it ...

Demi Lovato’s new album reveals an effortless edge

Demi Lovato’s new album reveals an effortless edge

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Demi Lovato’s new studio album Confident showcases Lovato’s new and improved bold and sexy look. After years of healing from her haunting past,...

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