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BPD raises awareness about the dangers of drunk and reckless driving with “A Life Interrupted” presentation

BPD raises awareness about the dangers of drunk and reckless driving with “A Life Interrupted” presentation

March 23, 2018

The Bakersfield Police Department (BPD) presented “A Life Interrupted,” a multimedia presentation about drunk and reckless driving, to Bakersfield...

Spring Serenade Concert features Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra

Spring Serenade Concert features Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

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The Spring Serenade Concert took place at The Bakersfield College Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on March 16. The doors opened at 7 p.m., and guests...

BC history professors host a documentary preview and discussion with activist Dolores Huerta

BC history professors host a documentary preview and discussion with activist Dolores Huerta

March 21, 2018

Dolores Huerta is one of the most historical human rights activist in American history. She is well-known for being the co-founder of the United Farm Workers...

Gadfly Café encourages BC students to discuss the concept of truth

Gadfly Café encourages BC students to discuss the concept of truth

March 21, 2018

The Norman Levan Center hosted the second Gadfly Café of the semester to discuss the concept of truth on March 14. Professor Reggie Williams, the director...

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...

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