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Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring CSU students to take an ethnics studies course

Mariah Arviso, Digital Editor

September 4, 2020

California Governor, Gavin Newsom, signed a bill on Aug. 17 that requires students, going into a California State University, to take an ethnic studies course. This is required for students joining as freshmen. Movements such as Black lives Matter allowed for a push of ethnic studies to be a requirement in public schools. Students will be required to take one of the available...

Bakersfield College to host Intersegmental Pathways Symposium at Marriott downtown

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 13, 2019

A summit focused on accelerated student completion will be held at the Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center on Nov. 15. The event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m., breaking down the intersegmental pathways toward efficient education for college students. Bakersfield College students, faculty, staff, and president Sonya Christian will be in attendance. The...

CSUB poetry read for 100th WWII Anniversary

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 26, 2018

To memorialize the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I (WWI), the CSUB Public History Institute brought together various members of the community to read poetry from the era in the Dezember Reading Room of the Walter W. Stiern Library on Nov. 7. English Professor Matthew Woodman discussed the impact of this particular type of poetry had on readers during this time. Through this for...

Community colleges announce partnership with University of California in effort to increase transfers

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 29, 2018

Community colleges across California are in a partnership with University of California (UC) campuses to try to increase transfers to different UCs. The proposed Enhancing Student Transfer memorandum is focused on creating guaranteed admission for eligible community college students who are looking to transfer. While six of the nine UC campuses currently have transfer guarantee...

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