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OPINION: Students plan Capitol protest of budget cuts

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A ‘March in March’
On March 17, students from all over California are rallying for community colleges in Sacramento to show their dissatisfaction with the recent budget cuts.
The event will take place at the Capitol in Sacramento from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
We, the Associated Students of Bakersfield College, are leaving Bakersfield at 5 a.m. on March 17, and are looking for more students to accompany us.
Contact Vice President of Legislation Brandon Williams at 395-4567 or by e-mail at, if you are interested.
Non-Traditional Careers for Women Fair
On Saturday, successful women in nontraditional fields will discuss how it feels to be a women in a “man’s job.”
This two-hour event will showcase women in a variety of careers including architecture, accounting, animal science, construction, law enforcement, corrections, fire, medicine, politics, media, technology and sciences.
Come and find out more about these nontraditional careers.
This event is free and everyone is welcome.
Events will take place in the Huddle (east entrance to the gym) and the grassy area outside Forum East.
For more information, contact BC professor Karen Eso at 395-4513 or e-mail her at
Vacancy on Executive Board
The application process for the position of vice president of finance ends March 14 at noon.
The vice president of finance is responsible for all financial matters of ASBC.
The VP of finance must spend at least 12 hours a week in the position in exchange for a stipend.
The VP of finance also will benefit from a personal office, computer and phone line.
This position is strongly recommended, but not limited, for finance and accounting majors.
Applications are available at the Student Activities office (CC 4).

— Mojibi-Yazdi is ASBC’s vice president of communications. E-mail him at

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OPINION: Students plan Capitol protest of budget cuts