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Artisanal Food and Craft Beer discussed at the Levan Center

Artisanal Food and Craft Beer discussed at the Levan Center

May 1, 2019

Ken Albala, a professor of history and a food historian at the University of the Pacific, hosted a talk which situates food into a broader historical,...

A new set of BCSGA officers have been appointed for next academic year

A new set of BCSGA officers have been appointed for next academic year

Logan King, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Elections at Bakersfield College have ended seemingly without notice. The election this semester lacked candidates for the majority of open positions and...

Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Center has a play by students

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Features

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department debuted their rendition of All in the Timing in the Black Box Theatre located within the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center from April 10 thru April 14. For future performances, tickets can be purchased online or at the door. All in the Timing is a collection of eight one-act plays by David Ives titled Sure Thing,...

BC celebrates jazz with an all day performance with local musicians

Amir Guyton, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Features

The Kern County Music Educators’ Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program hosted the fourth annual KCMEA Jazz Day at Bakersfield College in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on April. 11. The all-day event the performances featured student jazz performers from local surrounding Kern County areas who all performed in the Edward Simonsen Performing...

KGET Food Drive for Gleaners Received All-Time Record Donations

Amy Sarmiento, Reporters

April 5, 2019

Filed under Features

KGET hosted their annual food drive for Golden Empire Gleaners outside the KGET studios in Downtown Bakersfield on March 28 and received a record-breaking amount of food and donations. Gleaners received 17,000 pounds of food and $9,000 in cash in a single day during the food drive. Gleaners is a non-profit organization that helps families with food insecurity. "These ...

Fees increase transportation options

Fees increase transportation options

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

A meeting took place in Levinson Hall April 2 discussing the Transportation Services resolution that is being put up to vote in the upcoming BCSGA elec...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students voiced concerns, ideas, and learned about current resolutions being brought to campus. The main takeaways from the town hall meeting, other than student input, were current resolutions that are in the works for Bakersfield ...

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Dawn of the Space Age” took place in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on March. 28.  It was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of t...

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21.  This show was the second of five shows scheduled for t...

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

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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...

Taft inmates discuss life choices

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

March 15, 2019

Filed under Uncategorized

As part of a youth outreach program called Those Outspoken, inmates from the Taft Correctional Institution visited Bakersfield College for a Q&A session in the Levan Center on March 7. Faculty and students were in attendance to listen to the inmates’ life stories and discuss some of the topics in Baz Dreisinger’s book, “Incarceration Nations,” a non-fiction...

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