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Beth Harrison holds a brief conversation with Bakersfield College colleague at the Industrial Technology Employer Fair at BC.

Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway holds employer fair

May 2, 2018

The Bakersfield College Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway Employer Fair was held on Thursday, April 26 in the STEM courtyard. Several...

The sign inside the lactation booth asking users to clean after themselves.

Lactation booths can be found around campus

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College recently added lactation booths around campus to give parents privacy and sanitation when feeding their children. Nicky Damania,...

Speakers inspire audience at the Annual Renegade Talks

Joe Saldivar, Bakersfield College biology professor, presents “Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Fork in the Academic Road.

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 16, 2018

Bakersfield College presented its annual Renegade Talks on April 10 in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theatre. The Renegade Talks series is...

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...

Bakersfield College celebrates Korean Culture

The First Bite do their “First Bite” pose

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

April 15, 2018

The 2nd Annual Korean Culture Festival was held in the Fireside Room on April 9. This event was host by the Bakersfield College Korean Culture Club. This...

BC kicks off the spring season with annual Spring Fling Carnival

BC Student Life employee Ashly Harp, enjoys some hula-hoops with little girl.

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College held its annual Spring Fling Carnival in celebration to kick off the spring season on Wednesday, April 11. The event was coordinated...

Reggie William holds open forum in Norman Levan Center April 10.

Gadfly Cafe talks beauty and the pursuit, privileges, and pressures of it

April 15, 2018

The Gadfly Cafe hosted their last discussion for the spring semester in the Norman Levan Center on April 11 th. The Discussion was led by Reggie Williams,...

M.E.CH.A club started the Arte a la Fresco at 5 p.m.

Bakersfield College’s M.E.CH.A hosts annual Noche de Cultura

April 15, 2018

The Bakersfield College M.E.CH.A club had a Noche de Cultura event that took place on Friday, April 13 in the Outdoor Theater from 6-9 p.m. The event also...

Bakersfield College welcomes speaker Jimmy Santiago Baca

Jimmy Santiago Baca reading one of his many poems about the struggles he faced at a younger age.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College welcomed guess speaker, Jimmy Santiago Baca on April 4 in the Levan Center for the Humanities. The event had two different times one...

“First Girl I Loved” inspires discussion about sexual identity and more

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a showing of the film “First Girl I Loved,” followed by a discussion with the filmmaker on Thursday, April 12. The film screening was hosted by the Bakersfield LGBTQ and Helen Acosta, faculty coordinator and the chair of the Communication department. “First Girl I Loved” is an independent film that follows the high-schooler, Anne, played...

Andrew Kamiti presenting a slideshow about his home country Kenya.

Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center hosts Kenyan Artist Andrew Kamiti

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a presentation by Kenyan Artist Andrew Kamiti on April 5 in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. The presentation started...

Some of the presenters for the workshop getting ready to start informing the teams about air pollution.

BC hosts second annual Health and Social Justice Hackathon

April 15, 2018

The second annual Health and Social Justice Hackathon took place at Bakersfield College on April 12-14 and organizers of the event were BC Professors Edward...

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