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Mental health workshops provided for students at no cost

Stacie Norris, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Bakersfield College is now offering workshops in the mental health field to all current BC students free of charge. These workshops, also known as Educate, Equip, Empower (or E3) will continue for the remainder of March and are facilitated by Natalia Hatley and Anabel Jimenez. Currently both women are attending California State University Bakersfield and are soon to graduate...

Professor William, Professor Tiner and Professor Ottom discuss how the size of records effected the length of songs.

What length is the right length?

March 25, 2019

Deep Cuts and Conversations was held in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Mar. 21. Deep Cuts and Conversation is a discussion where speakers and pr...

To celebrate Woman’s History Month Bakersfield College presented Rosie the Riveter Easel event on March 21 in the Gym Huddle.

Rosie the Riveter themed easel event held to honor Women’s History Month

March 25, 2019

To celebrate Women's History Month, Bakersfield College and Brush and Blush Easel Events presented a fun evening painting Rosie the Riveter on March 21...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association held a town hall meeting in Levinson Hall where students were given the opportunity to talk to their representatives about their concerns and ideas for BC.

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 Training Associate Professor Brent Burton (far left) and Bakersfield College Public Safety Director Chief Christopher Counts (far right) teaching BC students and staff how to stop the bleeding of a major arterial wound in the Levan Center, on March 6.

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...

BC students wait for the next round of free samples at the Gades Grub food truck.

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...

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