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FDA shortens wait time for donors with tattoos

FDA shortens wait time for donors with tattoos

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

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A recent change administered under the Food and Drug Administration, which went into effect on Feb. 2, has shortened the waiting period for those wishing...

First project for Measure J to fix BC parking lots underway

First project for Measure J to fix BC parking lots underway

March 11, 2018

On March 7, Bakersfield College commuters drove onto campus to see signs that certain parking lots will be closed from March 12 through April 27. The...

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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Bakersfield College held a Brown Bag Discussion on Feb. 27, 2018 featuring guest speaker Horace Mitchell, who has been the President of Cal-State University...

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

March 11, 2018

Correction: The print version of this article stated that Hill's speech was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. However, the event was part of the...

Sterling Silver Dinner helps raise money for the scholarship program

Sterling Silver Dinner helps raise money for the scholarship program

February 25, 2018

The 10th annual Sterling Silver Benefit Dinner took place at Bakersfield College on Feb. 24 to help raise money for the scholarship program at the ...

Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety discusses increase in car burglaries near campus

Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety discusses increase in car burglaries near campus

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

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A rumored increase in vehicle burglaries on Panorama Drive has had Bakersfield College students worried this semester. On Feb. 15, Cristopher Counts, Director...

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

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“Paws for Patriots,” a Veterans Dog Adoption & Resource Fair, gave veterans a helping paw by allowing them to adopt a dog for free on Feb. 17 on...

Career Expo helps students find career options and fields with growing job availability

Career Expo helps students find career options and fields with growing job availability

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

February 25, 2018

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Kern County Career Expo held the first annual career event at the Rabobank Convention Center. Thousands of students and their parents came out to the open...

Recent school shooting brings call for reform

Recent school shooting brings call for reform

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 25, 2018

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A local Bakersfield High School Democrat Club (Dems) student spoke on behalf of worried children, frustrated and concerned parents, families, school teachers...

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

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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...

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