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BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

March 25, 2019

Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students...

Renegade Struggle: How Richard strives for family

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

"I remember one day being in there feeling like my worst. Like I'm not able to do anything anymore. But being able to get out of that and being able to strive and just keep striving and stay focus is a wonderful thing." BC student Richard McDowell, 21, may have the drive to succeed like every college student but it wasn't so easy gaining the mindset he has today. McDow...

Women’s History Month celebrates with ‘Served like a Girl’ at BC

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Bakersfield College held ‘Served Like a Girl’ on March 11.  It was hosted at the campuses Levan Center by BC’s Women’s History and More Committee where the Lysa Heslov’s directed film was screened. The film ‘Served Like a Girl,’ was a film that explored the lives of several women who were military veterans. The film also showed the veterans’ strugglin...

Bring Back our girls is discussed at the Levan Center at the BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

Yale Ph.D candidate and journalist Hilary Matfess spoke at the “#BringBackOurGirls: Women and Conflict in North East Nigeria” event in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College about women in the  Boko Haram insurgency and their role in war on March 6.  BC students and staff attended the event to listen to Matfess talk about her journalistic work focusing on Boko Hara...

Artists’ work celebrates unique narrative

Logan King, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Levan Center for Humanities hosted an interdisciplinary talk the evening of March 13th. Art, Architecture, and Archetypes bring professors from multiple disciplines together to speak on the intimate connection between making art and storytelling.  This is the second event of the series for the Spring 2019 semester.  History, mythology, philosophy, and anthropology all brought their own unique perspective on a...

Bakersfield College Renegades baseball victorious over LA Valley

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

The Bakersfield College Baseball team hosted against LA Valley at Gerry Collis Field on March 9, with a victory walk-off conference win, 7-6. Throughout the whole game, up until BC took the win, LA Valley stayed with the early lead.  In the bottom of the ninth, BC’s Hector Ruvalcaba scores from second and ended the game by a walk-off double from Ryan Dickerson, taking the ...

Bakersfield College baseball takes another loss to LA Mission

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Bakersfield College Baseball team played and lost against LA Mission College on Feb. 28 during a home game at Gerry Collis Field. The score ended with a 5-3 loss for BC. LA Mission started the game and were in the lead 4-0. Hector Ruvacaba from Bakersfield College allowed the team to score and receive two runs, putting the scores at 4-2. Nathan Ortiz was the pitcher...

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

March 14, 2019

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Bakersfield College Public Safety Director Chief Christopher Counts discussed to students, faculty, and staff on how to respond...

Renegade inspired lunch truck arrives on campus

Renegade inspired lunch truck arrives on campus

March 14, 2019

The Bakersfield College food services celebrated the addition of their new food truck with a grand opening sample giveaway on the gym huddle on Feb. 27. Due...

Bakersfield College Baseball takes another loss to LA Mission

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

March 6, 2019

The Bakersfield College Baseball team played and lost against LA Mission College on Feb. 28 during a home game at Gerry Collis Field. The score ended with a 5-3 loss for BC. LA Mission started the game and were in the lead 4-0. Hector Ruvacaba from Bakersfield College allowed the team to score and receive two runs, putting the scores at 4-2. Nathan Ortiz was the pitcher...

Clemantine Wamariya shares her story at the Levan Center

Clemantine Wamariya shares her story at the Levan Center

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

March 6, 2019

Clemantine Wamariya, storyteller, human rights activist and author, spoke about her early life and her memoir, “The Girl Who Smiled Beads,” at the...

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

February 27, 2019

Kern Community College District (KCCD) Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg spoke in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College and answered questions from students...

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