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Historical black colleges and universities provide BC students with diverse academic opportunities

Historical black colleges and universities provide BC students with diverse academic opportunities

February 14, 2018

Historical black colleges and universities were in attendance at Bakersfield College campus on Feb. 12 in order to promote and provide BC students with...

BC Baseball Team and El Camino play a three-game series head to head

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Last Friday, the Bakersfield College baseball team went head to head with El Camino College in game one of a three game series at Gerry Collis Field. BC lost the opening game 14-4 after El Camino were able to jump ahead of the Renegades early in the game. Big hits from El Caminos Diego Alarco and Joseph Borges set the Warriors up to score five runs in the first inning alone....

Tastries same-sex wedding cake case holds rally

Paige Atkison, Reporter

February 11, 2018

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Hundreds gathered in front of the Kern County Superior Court to pray and voice their support for local bakery owner, Cathy Miller, before her hearing Friday, Feb. 2. Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery, faces a civil suit from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing after she refused to make a wedding cake for same-sex couple Mireya and Eileen Rodrigue...

Downtown revitalization under way

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 11, 2018

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Bakersfield City Council and the Bakersfield Police Department are working together to revitalize downtown with grant funding that has been approved for 2018. Council member Andrae Gonzales and Bakersfield Police Department’s Chief Lyle Martin held a press conference on Feb. 9 at Mill Creek Park, to discuss the plans to impliment police officers on bikes. Three off...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Ron Saylor hosts a benefit performance at Bakersfield College

Ron Saylor hosts a benefit performance at Bakersfield College

February 11, 2018

The night began with music and ended with magic on Feb. 2. A Night of Magic with Ron Saylor was a benefit performance for the Bakersfield College Chamber...

Bakersfield College now offers more classes to Bakersfield Adult School students at the Job Spot

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

February 11, 2018

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Bakersfield College partnered with the Bakersfield Adult School this semester to offer more classes to Bakersfield Adult School students. Different classes such as English for multilingual students, English as a second language, and citizenship classes will be offered at the Job Spot. The Job Spot is opened last semester with help from an Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG)...

BC’s financial aid awareness campaign educates students about their options

BC’s financial aid awareness campaign educates students about their options

Fitzgerald Graves Sr, Reporter

February 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Bakersfield College hosted a four-day-long financial aid awareness campaign from Feb. 5-Feb. 8. This is the Fifth Annual BC Financial Aid Awareness Month...

ShotSpotter technology installation comes to Bakersfield

ShotSpotter technology installation comes to Bakersfield

January 28, 2018

Bakersfield City Council approved a plan on Jan. 10 to install ShotSpotter Technology (SST), a gunfire sensor detection system that alerts police of live...

Bakersfield College now offers a $10 parking permit

Bakersfield College now offers a $10 parking permit

January 28, 2018

Every morning, cars encircle the Bakersfield College campus in desperate search for a parking spot. Seconds become minutes, and minutes become the third...

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

January 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Renegades and members of the community gathered at the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities to welcome award-winning journalist and author of “America’s...

Waiting for counselors takes hours

Waiting for counselors takes hours

Darlene L. Williams, Reporter

January 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Spring semester at Bakersfield College is in full force as nearly 32,000 enrolled student’s make their way around campus to their various classes. Over...

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