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Renegade Struggle: How Richard strives for family

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

"I remember one day being in there feeling like my worst. Like I'm not able to do anything anymore. But being able to get out of that and being able to strive and just keep striving and stay focus is a wonderful thing." BC student Richard McDowell, 21, may have the drive to succeed like every college student but it wasn't so easy gaining the mindset he has today. McDow...

BC shortstop has his head and his heart in the game

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

“My father played, and his father did … It’s one thing that’s been in the family for a long time.” Kamron Willman was already that much assured to fall in love with baseball from the moment he first picked up the bat at the age of 6. But the Bakersfield College shortstop doesn’t take anything for granted when it comes to playing the game at a collegiate level. “I...

Drillers dominate wrestling

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

BHS has always done well and achieves recognition in Wrestling. BHS has won many state championships and has qualified in division one and state finals for half a century. BHS is one of the only schools in the country that is known for its success in the wrestling community. Andy Varner, BHS wrestling coach, loves his passion and career as a coach. Varner said he loves the exp...

Jazz group, The Viny Giola Sextet, playing at the Creative Music Summit.

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

September 27, 2018

Bakersfield College held the Panorama Creative Music Summit on Sept. 22. It began with Chris Tiner, the music director, hosting a Q&A with compose...

Renegade Struggle: Overcoming Adversity

September 17, 2018

“One day I was at church singing... my mic dropped and I went into a seizure. It was a life-risking [seizure]. It was the worse one you can possibly...

BC student keeps modeling career in focus

BC student keeps modeling career in focus

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter

September 10, 2014

At the age of 22, Cheyenne Berlin Terronez pursues her dreams with passion and dedication as she models professionally, aspires to be a doctor, and attends...

Bakersfield’s first taco and beer fest

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor

May 7, 2014

An array of taco trucks, food and drink stands, music, and games decorated the Bakersfield College soccer field on May 4 to give way to the first-ever Tacos, Margaritas, & Beer Festival. According to Quin Miller, owner of Q-Event Management and the coordinator of the event, the concept of the festival was born after noticing the abundance of taco trucks and stands in...

Festival spreads more than just cheese

Sharida Rejon, Features editor

April 23, 2014

The Mac and Cheese Festival kicked off its annual tour on April 12, making its first stop at Cal State Bakersfield. The festival, which opened its gates to a sold out crowd, was the first-ever event of its kind in Bakersfield. The tour, hosted by American General Media, benefits 170 hospitals across the nation through the Children’s Miracle Network. A portion of the proceeds...

Imagine celebrates anniversary

Sharida Rejon, Features editor

April 2, 2014

Dance performances, cake, and country music were all a part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Imagine Ballet Company, a pre-professional ballet company in Kern County. The celebration took place on March 22, in which the company offered a birthday themed show titled “Imagine That!” which incorporated a variety of dances including classical pointe ballet, contemporary...

Woods teaches the importance of self-defense

Myrissa Johns, News Editor

March 19, 2014

In honor of Women’s History Month, Bakersfield College Student Government Association hosted a self-defense workshop, which was taught by David Woods, owner and instructor of Bakersfield Elite Martial Arts. The “Smart Sense, Self Defense” workshop was held in BC’s Fireside Room on March 6. More than 15 students made an appearance throughout the two-hour workshop. Melissa ...

When in Rome

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor

March 5, 2014

Black Gold Productions just opened its 15th-annual run with “When In Rome…,” a comedic musical, in order to raise funds for cancer research and cancer patient support. According to Stacey Briceno, the director of the show, “When in Rome…” is a fresh concept to the troupe and the show offers a variety of music that people are sure to enjoy. Briceno, who has been...

Fun at Scottish Games and Gathering

Fun at Scottish Games and Gathering

April 3, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter   For anyone who enjoys Pixar’s “Brave,” finds pleasure in the sound of bagpipes or wants to see men...

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