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BC will not face kit fox charges

BC will not face kit fox charges

April 20, 2017

The Department of Fish and Wildlife requested last year that Bakersfield College face charges for its handling of the kit foxes located on campus, but...

New policy would make BC tobacco-free by next fall

New policy would make BC tobacco-free by next fall

April 20, 2017

Bakersfield College may be on track to implement a tobacco-free policy by the Fall 2017 semester, according to Cindy Collier, the dean of Allied Health....

Health center would offer abortion pills under new bill

Health center would offer abortion pills under new bill

April 20, 2017

A new bill introduced to the state senate in March (SB 320) would require UC’s, CSU’s, and community colleges with health centers to offer abortion...

Country artists gather to honor Merle Haggard

Country artists gather to honor Merle Haggard

Jesse Najera, Reporter

April 20, 2017

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The Kern County Museum hosted the Haggard Boxcar Festival on April 9 with the grounds inside the museum providing a venue for live country music performances....

Manos wins SGA presidential election alongside new senators and VP

Manos wins SGA presidential election alongside new senators and VP

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

April 7, 2017

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The winners for the BCGSA election results were announced in the Fireside Room on April 6 at 5 p.m. The voter turnout percentage was 2.81 percent with 579 total...

Man arrested on campus after attempted rape of BC student

Man arrested on campus after attempted rape of BC student

April 4, 2017

A non-student man was arrested on April 4 after the Public Safety office received calls that a female BC student was "yelling at an unknown male to get...

Applying for graduation deadline extended

Applying for graduation deadline extended

April 3, 2017

The deadline to apply for graduation has been extended to April 7. Dr. Janet Fulks, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, explains in an email about the...

‘Breath of the Wild’ disappoints

‘Breath of the Wild’ disappoints

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

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Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW) is a game with a massive open-world with unrewarding side-quests and a grand total of four...

Candidates for SGA president

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

March 30, 2017

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Dezi Von Manos: Dezi Von Manos, 31, is a communication major who is currently the Bakersfield College student government director of legislative affairs. She is currently running for BCSGA president. “I personally believe that in order to help others, you have to first and foremost be able to listen,” she said. Manos has been married for four years and has one ...

‘Real Boy’ Q&A talks LGBTQ struggles

‘Real Boy’ Q&A talks LGBTQ struggles

March 30, 2017

The Bakersfield College Sexual and Gender Acceptance club, or SAGA, and California Humanities screened the awardwinning documentary, “Real Boy,” on...

Districts respond to $19m fraud

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017

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The Kern Community College District and Kern County Superintendent of Schools have issued a joint letter in response to the disappearance of a combined $19 million from both institutions’ Wells Fargo accounts. The theft, which, according to Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector Jordan Kaufman in a report by the Bakersfield Californian, occurred over two or three years, primarily...

Mock murder tests student skills

Mock murder tests student skills

March 29, 2017

A fake crime scene was set up at the Bakersfield College gymnasium for a criminal justice class learning about forensic evidence. Teachers Patricia...

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