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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

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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

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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

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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...

Thousands march for women’s rights in Bakersfield

Thousands march for women’s rights in Bakersfield

January 22, 2018

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Bakersfield on Saturday, Jan. 20, to march in favor of women’s rights. Saturday’s event was organized by...

Bakersfield writer Gerald Haslam speaks at Levan Center

Bakersfield writer Gerald Haslam speaks at Levan Center

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

December 8, 2017

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Author Gerald Haslam of Sonoma State University, a native of Bakersfield and alumnus of Bakersfield College has written extensively about the diverse people of Kern County and the central va...

Professor Reggie Williams appointed new Levan Center director

Professor Reggie Williams appointed new Levan Center director

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 28, 2017

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Professor Reginald (Reggie) Williams was appointed as the new director of the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities at Bakersfield College, and will begin...

Robbery took place at intersection close to BC

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

August 30, 2017

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An email was sent out to students and faculty members on Aug. 28 warning students of a robbery that happened on the intersection of Mount Vernon and Christmas Tree Lane. The email said, "A short time ago Bakersfield Police responded to a strong armed robbery to a business located at the corner of Mt. Vernon and Christmas Tree Lane. No weapons were involved. The suspect was...

Memorial Stadium rally slideshow

Memorial Stadium rally slideshow

August 25, 2017

The Bakersfield College Athletics Department held a Rally outside of Memorial Stadium at 11:30 a.m. on August 3 to present a banner announcing the sale of...

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