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Author Sonia Nazario delivers speech at BC

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Pulitzer-winning journalist Sonia Nazario visited Bakersfield College to deliver a speech on immigration and journalism.   Joined by media leader Joaquin Alvarado, Nazario lead a discussion with BC students and faculty in an examination of today’s media Nazario began by recounting her family history of immigration.    Her father fled Syria due to persecution of Christian...

Campus rapist sentenced to life in prison without parole

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Developing Stories, Front Page, News, Top Stories

Convicted rapist Brandon Robinson, 21, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, along with an additional 19 years and eight months on Sept. 26. Robinson was convicted of all 15 felony charges against him on Aug. 14. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney John Allen. During the hearing, Robinson’s attorney, Ron Carter, requested that it be taken into...

BC holds discussion for music fans

BC holds discussion for music fans

September 27, 2018

Director of the Levan Center and Professor Reggie Williams hosted the first of three installments of Deep Cuts and Conversation emphasizing music on Sept. 20....

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

September 14, 2018

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The Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga classes to the Bakersfield Community. Owners of the Samsara Wellness Center, Katherine and Stephen Winters,...

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College held its first pep rally for the Fall Semester at the crossroads. The Pep Rally opened the season for athletes. The cheerleaders were...

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

September 14, 2018

The Sheriff Office Headquarters hosted a job fair on Sept. 8, to provide information on 10 Kern County Departments that have on positions available. Before...

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

September 14, 2018

With college application season on the rise, eager high school students flooded Rabobank Area for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night Friday, Aug....

Innerbody Works Yoga hosts Cat Yoga in downtown Bakersfield

Innerbody Works Yoga hosts Cat Yoga in downtown Bakersfield

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

Nearly 40 yoga students spent an hour performing an array of yoga poses of all levels, accompanied by eight cats pawing around. Though a few were licensed therapy cats, most kittens were up for adoption through MEOW Co.

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Saad Kazi, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports, Top Stories

Several golfers showed up on the fair-weathered morning of Sept. 8 to participate in Magdalene Hope’s Tee Off for Hope golf tournament at the Kern River...

4th annual Stomp Out Suicide walk raises awareness of suicide in Kern

4th annual Stomp Out Suicide walk raises awareness of suicide in Kern

September 13, 2018

“We don’t get over it but we get through it,” said Ellen Eggert, founder and president of Save A Life Today.

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

September 12, 2018

For years, women had no say in what was going on in the world, but one election at a time, that is all changing.

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

August 31, 2018

The 24th annual Kern County Hispanic Business Conference (KCHCC) and Exposition took place at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center Aug. 30...

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