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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...

KCHCC looks for Bakersfield College student applicants

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under News

Bakersfield College is partnering with the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC), the KCHCC Business Education Foundation, Aera, and Chevron for the annual Energy and Agriculture Academy. The program and scholarships are for students with an interest in energy and agriculture career fields. The academy is seeking applications from high school and BC students....

Barnes & Noble lays off employees across the nation

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under News

Declining sales are to blame for Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s (B & N) decision to lay off employees across the nation, which affected local Barnes & Noble employees on Feb. 12 and Bakersfield. That B&N announced the layoff and appointed Timothy Mantel as Chief Merchandising Officer all on the same day, seems more than mere coincidence, and with a lineup of...

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

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...

BC students learn about the Tejon Indian Tribe’s history and achievements

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College students received and gained new knowledge about The Tejon Indian Tribe during a presentation hosted by representative, Sandra Hernandez in the fireside room on March 6. The room was full, causing an overspill of students, causing some to stand up in order to hear Hernandez speak about her culture. As she spoke she went through a PowerPoint presentation...

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

March 11, 2018

On Friday, March 9, Professor Oliver A. Rosales informed students, staff and the public on his lecture “Writing Bakersfield into U.S. Civil Rights History:...

MESA holds annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at BC

MESA holds annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at BC

March 11, 2018

On March 3, Mathematics, Engineering, Science-Achievement (MESA) held its second annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at Bakersfield College. MESA is...

BC looks for vendors for the 13th Annual Garden Festival

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College is looking for vendors for the 13th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest is an annual event coordinated and hosted by the BC Agriculture Department. It will be a free event, on campus, on April 21 at Renegade Park. The event offers free parking and free admission. The Garden Fest is offering free booths to BC clubs, students, and vendors. Anyone can have a...

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...

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

March 11, 2018

The Sydney Bound Benefit Concert for the Bakersfield College Chamber of Signers packed the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame on March 10. The first concert...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

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