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Card readers add extra security to BC campus

Card readers add extra security to BC campus

February 1, 2017

Bakersfield College’s 2017 Spring semester is slated to see many small-scale maintenance projects, but one of the most significant projects is already...

Graffiti around the campus on political views

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Campus

Graffiti was found in multiple restrooms across campus that had words encouraging and bashing President Donald Trump and part of his platform. The restrooms that had graffiti were at the men’s restroom in the library and the men’s and women’s restrooms at the BC Campus Center. The text “Fuck Donald Trump” was written and “Fuck” had been crossed out with a di...

Adjunct sentenced for sexual misconduct

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under News

Former Bakersfield College adjunct professor Andrew Hubbard will serve a year in jail after pleading no contest to a felony sex charge in which he was accused of engaging in sexual acts with a minor. Hubbard, 27, reached a plea deal with the prosecution, which dropped three other charges against him. According to court documents, Hubbard received a text message on July 19,...

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

February 1, 2017

On Jan. 26 the Kern County Homeless Collaborative held a census throughout the day in Bakersfield to survey people who are currently homeless, and a group...

Young directors show off their talent at local 18-hour film festival

Young directors show off their talent at local 18-hour film festival

February 1, 2017

This past Jan. 26, the Kern High School District held their seventh annual 18 Hour Film Project, filmmaking challenge. Student teams from all over the...

Softball opens season with sights set on a playoff return

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

The spring semester is already in full swing, which means Bakersfield College Renegades softball team has already played its season-opener on Jan. 31, and has coach Christie Hill and the team hoping for another chance at the postseason. The Renegades made the playoffs last season with a season record of 14-7, finishing second in the Western State Blue Conference. The...

Baseball underway

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

The 2017 season has arrived for the Bakersfield College Renegades. Preparation for the season opener against Ventura meant adding another variable to the team’s practice schedule, as rain in prior days forced players to focus on maintaining the field. The team combatted the soggy conditions, packing dry dirt behind home plate, throughout the infield and along baselines...

BC to cheer with seniors

BC to cheer with seniors

February 1, 2017

For the first time ever, the Bakersfield College cheer department will host a senior halftime show. This community outreach was put together by Bakersfield...

Male suspect who’s involved in the incident in BC parking lot has been arrested

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under News

The Bakersfield Police Department have arrested the suspect who was involved in the incident at the parking lot that involved a woman being sexually harassed on Jan. 23 early in the morning. The conformation of the arrest came from an email that was sent to BC students by the department of public safety director Christopher Counts with this official statement of events: “The...

Woman attacked by a male near the college campus

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under Developing Stories, News

The Bakersfield College Department of Public Safety was informed of an incident that occurred on Christmas Tree Lane near Mt. Vernon Avenue between 8:30 am and 9:00 am on the morning of Jan. 23. A female student walking to the campus this morning on Christmas Tree Lane near Mt. Vernon Avenue noticed a Hispanic Male, late teens to early 20’s Average build, 5’2”,...

Losing streak for Renegades is over

Losing streak for Renegades is over

September 20, 2016

The BC men’s soccer team broke a three-game losing streak on Sept. 16 with a 4-1 home victory over Allan Hancock. The Renegades allowed 11 goals during...

Women’s soccer sees mixed results against tough teams

Women’s soccer sees mixed results against tough teams

Kyle Cortez, Managing Editor

September 20, 2016

Filed under Sports

The BC women’s soccer team (3-2-2) has gone 1-2-1 in their last four games after starting the season 2-0-1. The Renegades beat College of the Sequoias...

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