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Jean Fuller to lead an Early College Program at Bakersfield College

Jean Fuller to lead an Early College Program at Bakersfield College

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Bakersfield College has ushered in former California Senator Jean Fuller to lead the Early College program. The Early College program is a cost productive...

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

January 24, 2019

Construction and demolition have been heard all throughout the campus as Bakersfield College readies for the new and improved Campus Center. BC held the...

Bakersfield College leaders discuss campus issues to BC students

Bakersfield College leaders discuss campus issues to BC students

January 24, 2019

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) hosted its first power lunch of the semester Jan. 16 in the Levan Center. The Vice President...

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

Annual Women’s March brings equailty to Downtown Bakersfield

January 24, 2019

Thousands of women and allies came together at Mill Creek Park in downtown Bakersfield to participate in this year’s Women's March, on Jan. 19. The first ...

Bakersfield College’s Renegade softball and baseball teams give comments on media day

Bakersfield College’s Renegade softball and baseball teams give comments on media day

January 24, 2019

BC Renegades spring sports are expected to reach high goals this season. Bakersfield College Renegades Softball head coach Casey Goodman said her team...

The Renegade Express Shuttle returns for the spring semester

The Renegade Express Shuttle returns for the spring semester

January 24, 2019

For students who might need rides between campuses, Bakersfield College has partnered once again with Executive Express to provide free rides to students...

BC graduation rates increase

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Many students dismiss the idea of attending a community college right after high school. Why? The reputation of attending a community college is that many never finish what they start and end up dropping out. However, Bakersfield College changed that stigma with an increase with their graduation and transfer rates. According to the California Community College’s webs...

Kern County sends firefighters across California

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

November 25, 2018

The Kern County Fire Department sent 70 firefighters to aid those who are currently fighting the fires in Northern California. According to the Associated Press, about 1,000  people are still unaccounted for. Additionally, Kern County provided aid in the form of a helicopter. The helicopter’s night vision will provide assistance to firefighters and service people work...

Kern High School District welcomes women trustees for first time in decades

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

November 21, 2018

The addition of both Cynthia Brakeman and Janice Graves to the KHSD Board of Trustees marks the first time in twenty years that two women will be on the board.

McCarthy wins district, loses speakership

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 9, 2018

The 2018 Midterm Elections came at one of the most politically divisive times in recent American history. Just a week before the election, several prominent Democratic politicians and supporters received bombs through the mail, and the elections looked to be a climax of all the division. Americans took to the polls to voice their opinions on issues such as equality, gun saf...

New member of KCCD Board of Trustees elected

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

November 9, 2018

For almost 40 years, Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg has served Bakersfield College as a dedicated member of the college community. From Faculty Director to Dean, to Vice President of the campus, now, she has the chance to help the Kern Community College District (KCCD) as a whole thanks to the support of the community who elected her as KCCD Board of Trustees member for Area 1. The...

Race for State Senate heats up

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Shannon Grove and Ruth Musser-Lopez are running for California’s 16th district Senate seat in the general election on Nov. 6. Comprised of many cities throughout Kern, San Bernardino, and Tulare Counties, the 16th district's population of about 922,123 people makes it the largest in the state. The Current senator, Jean Fuller, is finishing her final term after serving eight year...

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