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Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

Audience enjoys Malcolm X play

March 2, 2017

In honor of Black History Month, Bakersfield College hosted several events to embrace the African diaspora here in the United States. One of those was...

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College kicked off Black History Month with a recruitment event from The Historically Black Colleges and Universities caravan on Feb. 13. The...

Students think celebrations are lacking

Brooke Howard, Features Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under Features

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration in the month of February of the achievements of black Americans and their roles in history. Although many on campus have mixed opinions on whether Bakersfield College does enough to celebrate this month. “Bakersfield College doesn’t do enough and it’s not just on BC, it’s...

Festivities for Black History Month

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Features

The African American Student Union of Bakersfield College will be holding an open mic and chalk walk including a chalk mural in the free-speech area 10-11 a.m. on Feb. 18th The open mic will include potery, musicians, singers and plenty of music. A quote by Ralph Martin “Excellence isn’t a skill, it’s an attitude” is a main theme that the President of the African...

Important history shouldn’t be ignored

March 19, 2014

Filed under Editorial

With a large amount of festivities put on at Bakersfield College, you would think that every year during Black History Month there would be some kind of event or series of events planned. Nope! It wasn’t even acknowledged once by BC or SGA. No events were planned, and we didn’t even see a mention of it on campus at all. That’s unacceptable. This campus community needs...

Black History Month passes unnoticed at BC

Trina Goree, Reporter

March 5, 2014

Filed under Features

There were no activities for Black History Month here at Bakersfield College. “[Student Government Association] wanted to do something for the African American population here on campus, but unfortunately there was not enough support from an array of groups here on campus,” said SGA secretary Erin Robinson. According to Robinson, Travis Tillis, former SGA president,...

Gospel concert celebrates Black History Month

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Features

Harlem & Beyond put on a gospel concert at the Greater Harvest Christian Center Feb. 25 to celebrate Black History Month and to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of the concert was “Embracing the Past for a Better Future.” The Master of Ceremony, Brother Charles Moore, said they put on the concert because “during the hard times, it...

Skater’s death inspires short film

Megan Luecke, Photo Editor

February 15, 2012

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College, in celebration of Black History Month, has planned activities for students on the campus each week featuring different events. As part of the events, the filmmakers of “On the Grind” were on campus to share their movie with the students. The film is about the skating scene in Long Beach and how it was affected after a well-known skater was killed...

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