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Speed bumps for safety

Speed bumps for safety

January 14, 2016

Bakersfield College is welcoming students back for the spring semester with a gift, newly installed speed bumps.  Maintenance & Operations closed...

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

After an enduring battle regarding the fate of Sonya Christian’s contract, slating her to continue her position as Bakersfield College president, the...

BC’s annual Alumni Barbecue celebrates 61st year Sept. 17

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Bakersfield College is celebrating its 61st annual Alumni Barbecue on Sept. 17. “This is a time to meet and greet, get together, hear from coaches, talk some football and some red & white,” says Becki Whitson, president of BC’s Alumni Association. Whitson is also “expecting a good sized crowd this year.” This year the barbecue will be held in BC’s cafeteria....

Parking at BC

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

August 31, 2015

During the first week of this year’s fall semester a large pile of mulch was found taking up multiple parking spaces in the southeast lot by the football stadium, making it harder for students to find parking. Amber Chiang, director of marketing and public relations at Bakersfield College said the mulch pile was moved early Friday, August 28 to the southwest corner of...

Former BC student jams in Los Angeles

November 19, 2014

Breanna Fields, a former Bakersfield College student, continues to follow her rock ‘n’ roll dreams as the bassist for the Hollywood-based band, Glam...

Smoking issue at BC not forgotten as new semester underway

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

September 25, 2013

Initially intended to go into effect this semester, Bakersfield College’s smoking ban has been delayed due to administrative conflict between the Student Government Association and the Kern Community College District. The policy, originally overseen by last semester’s Student Government General Counsel Nick Acosta, was a result of a campus-wide online poll for students,...

Rape suspect raises some concerns on BC campus

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

September 12, 2013

A string of sexual assaults over the past two months have brought forth some concerns for northeast Bakersfield residents as well as students on the Bakersfield College campus. On July 18, the first sexual assault was reported to the Bakersfield Police Department. Then two subsequent reports of sexual assault, one on Aug. 1, and the last one reported was on Aug. 18, according...

Centennial events approaching quickly

Myrissa Johns, Reporter

September 12, 2013

Bakersfield College staff, students and community are preparing to celebrate BC’s centennial year. Bonnie Suderman, dean of instruction, spoke about “100” reasons for students to get excited about the centennial celebrations. “I think the 100 Stars does that very well,” Suderman said. Suderman explained that BC has started a program called “100 Stars” in...

Dream season capped off with first state title

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

December 10, 2012

Behind another big performance from its rushing offense and the defense, the Bakersfield College football team was able to beat City College of San Francisco 35-14 to get BC’s first state title in front of 16,125 fans at Memorial Stadium on Dec. 8. The Renegades (11-2) defense forced four turnovers and returned one for a touchdown, while their offense controlled the game...

COLUMN: Fall sports start the year right for BC

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 28, 2012

As the fall sports at Bakersfield College come to an end, it’s time to look back and see how we have faired. Overall, I’ll give BC sports a solid B-plus for this semester. I think this fall semester has been a lot better than last year’s, and it’s not just because of the football team making the State Championship game. When you look at the overall picture, you can...

Men’s hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Men's hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 28, 2012

After losing in overtime to San Diego Mesa College in the first day of the Thanksgiving Tournament, the Bakersfield College basketball team was able to...

Women’s hoops falls to 1-2 with OT loss

Women's hoops falls to 1-2 with OT loss

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 28, 2012

The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team fell below .500 with a 71-69 overtime loss to Santa Barbara College on Nov. 21. BC’s first basket...

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