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Students audition for upcoming production

Students audition for upcoming production

December 2, 2015

  Auditions for Bakersfield College play and theater class were held on Nov. 18 and 19 in the BC Indoor Theater. Students had an opportunity to...

Students prepare for transferring

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

December 2, 2015

  The semester is coming to an end, and students are preparing to transfer out from Bakersfield College. Students have met with counselors and gained knowledge about the necessary requirements needed before they are able to transfer. Counselors at BC have reached out to help students become familiar with where they stand when transferring. They offered workshops...

Fire station by BC gets remodeled

Carissa Diaz

November 18, 2015

Students have been curious about the construction going on at Fire Station 8, located on the corner of Mt. Vernon Avenue and University Avenue across the street from Bakersfield College. According to the Bakersfield Public Works Department’s Navdip S. Grewal, the station is being moved to a temporary location while the remodeling takes place at Fire Station 8. The fire s...

BC brings music to the veterans

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

November 18, 2015

The Bakersfield College Orchestra and Concert Band presented Concert Americana! on Nov. 11 at the PAC indoor theater to help celebrate American history on Veterans Day. Concert Americana! included special guests Gary W. Hill, director of bands at Arizona State University, and Jangle Barrera, Principal Flute of the Southern California Philharmonic. Hill helped conduct the...

Anime sparks heated talks

Chris Miller and Carissa Diaz

November 4, 2015

PRO By Chris Miller Reporter Anime isn’t just a form of entertainment; it’s a way of life. Anime, and the way people view it, has changed over the years. It’s gone from being what many used to consider nerdy, transformed into a form of entertainment that is beloved worldwide and has even gone “mainstream.” Anime has an entire culture revolving around it ...

Faculty members discuss a book at BC

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

November 4, 2015

  Faculty members gathered for a book discussion on different ways to help redesign community colleges. The discussion was held in the Fireside Room Oct. 26, to talk about one of the six chapters from the book hosted by four faculty panelists. The authors Bailey, Jaguars and Jenkins, from the Community College Research Center in Columbia, published a book called...

BC students and alumni at Via Arte

BC students and alumni at Via Arte

October 21, 2015

  Bakersfield College students and alumni were among artists expressing their chalk drawings Sept. 10-11 at the 17th annual Via Arte show ...

Gadfly discusses a hot topic

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

October 21, 2015

  Students gathered for a discussion on marriage equality held in the Gadfly Café, located in the Bakersfield College Levan Center on Oct. 13. The discussion started with: “Does same-sex marriage threaten religious beliefs?” Same-sex marriage has always been a controversial topic especially when it comes to religion. Some people will argue that it’s considered...

Faculty art familiar BC faces

Faculty art familiar BC faces

October 7, 2015

The art faculty had a chance to express their art skills to students at the Bakersfield College Jones Gallery located in the Grace Van Dyke Byrd Library....

Classical movies: Should they keep being remade?

Cinthia Loera and Carissa Diaz

October 7, 2015

PRO Being someone who loves both old and recent movies, I tend not to have a problem with old movies being remade. At times when I watch classic films, I actually wonder what they would look like if they were able to be remade by more recent directors with access to better resources. When remaking films, directors choose to either stick to its original as close as poss...

Stanford speakers informs students

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

October 7, 2015

Nursing majors gathered at Bakersfield College to receive information from the Stanford Primary Care Associate Program. The speaker gave tips on how the program works and requirements to get into the program. On Sept. 24, Fred M. Tovar, PCAP’s director of student affairs and assistant director of admissions, and Carlos Flores, Alumni and Kern County regional coordinator,...

Journalists speak at first alumni Nexus event

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

September 23, 2015

Alumni media journalists returned to Bakersfield College as guest speakers for Nexus’s Career Series. Their interview gave students a chance to become familiar with a career path and gave tips on building oneself in the workplace. On Sept. 18 Nexus hosted its first Career Series event of the year with guest Jeremy Price, President of iHeart radio Bakersfield, and Derek ...

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