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ACDV program to cut sections

Merritt Holloway, Reporter

September 6, 2012

Filed under News

The Academic Development Department is redesigning its curriculum with new and innovative ways to serve the almost 2,000 students scheduled to be displaced from the loss of the department’s three lowest level courses in math, writing and reading, according to department chair Dr. Kimberly Van Horne. The administration’s decision to cut the sections will save several...

STAFF ED: Save a tradition of more than 80 years

May 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

With talks of imminent budget cuts  and classes that seem to fill up faster and faster, the question may come up of what the journalism program and this newspaper at Bakersfield College adds, and whether we should keep it or not. It would be a devastating loss to cancel the program or to stop the publication of this paper. This paper has a long-standing tradition of...

Budget problems will limit students’ learning

Omar Oseguera, Reporter

April 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Bakersfield College, as well as all the other colleges in the Kern Community College District, is going to be facing a budget reduction of $17.8 million. This situation should strike a nerve with every student continuing at BC next year, as well as future newcomers to BC. Most students come here to eventually transfer out, but with the budget cuts coming, classes will be...

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