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The future of BC during 2020

May 7, 2020

In terms of the campus being reopened there has been a lot of speculation about what will come next for Bakersfield College. BC began the transition to dist...

BCSGA holds Senate meeting via Zoom

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

April 23, 2020

Representatives of the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) came together for a Body of the Senate meeting on April 22 where they discussed committee meetings and results of the SGA online elections.  Seven of the eight officers were present during the meeting.  Current representatives congratulated winners of the election for next year’s SGA...

BCSGA hosts Spring Fling online

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

April 21, 2020

Bakersfield College held a virtual Spring Fling week, April 13 to April 17, to bring some virtual enjoyment to students and staff during these uncertain times.   BC originally had an on-campus Spring Fling week scheduled, but due to the growing pandemic, the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) developed a week of virtual events. T...

BC holds SGA elections online

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Bianca Cacciola, Editor-in-chief

April 19, 2020

Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held elections for the upcoming academic school year from April 13 through April 16. Despite BC...

BC hosts first virtual escape room

Olivia Patterson, Reporter

April 14, 2020

The Office of Student Life (OSL) and Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) hosted the first online virtual escape room on April 13.  BCSGA and OSL worked closely together to create multiple diverse virtual activities.  The virtual escape room tested the participants’ knowledge about the campus with puzzles and riddles throughout their quest, l...

COVID-19 Raises Concerns about 2020 Graduation

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

March 26, 2020

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has left schools with no choice but to have their commencement ceremonies online or to completely cancel it.  Many universities have abruptly canceled graduation ceremonies until the following year, according to U.S. News. This has left many alumni upset and angry considering the amount of time and effort they spent into their degrees. Students ...

BCSGA kicks off first Power Lunch with Reyna Olaguez

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Digital Editor

February 10, 2020

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) and Office of Student Life (OSL) hosted the first Power Lunch of the spring 2020 semester with guest speaker Reyna Olaguez, the executive director of South Kern Sol News. She visited BC and spoke at the Levan Center. Olaguez spoke about the challenges she went through to get to where she is today, what Kern Sol’s...

March for Equality Rallies in Response to U.S. Court Case on Discrimination in the Workforce

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The March for Equality was held on Oct. 8 at the corner of Gosford and Stockdale Hwy sponsored by Bakersfield LGBTQ and Stonewall Democrats of Kern. The march ended at California State University Bakersfield, who is also holding Pride Week on campus. In response to the U.S. Supreme Court case hearing for LGBTQ+ discrimination in the workforce, a march and rally were held...

Current BCSGA elected officials run unopposed in this year’s elections

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College student body election campaigns are off with a slow start.  There seems to be very little interest in the available office positions.  The senatorial and executive debates have been canceled due to lack of candidates.  Available candidate positions are several senate seats and all executive positions.  With elections being held the week of April 8, it...

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...

Two-day blood drive at BC

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Free themed T-shirts and saving lives highlighted the recent blood drive on the Bakersfield College campus with people from all over the community in attendance.  The Houchin Blood Bank and the BCSGA hosted their annual two-day blood drive event on March 6 and 7.  Houchin Community Blood Bank is a non-profit organization known for being the main provider of safe and...

President-Elect James Tompkins and Vice President-Elect Ashley Nicole Harp pose as they get ready to help students.

Newly elected BGSGA officers for 2018-2019 have big plans for future

April 16, 2018

A few weeks ago, Bakersfield College held its Student Government Association elections to vote in the new officers for the next school year. The new president...

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