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Coronavirus affecting school lunches

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

March 16, 2020

The Coronavirus caused schools to close down as a safety precaution and has affected students, who receive free school lunches.  According to ABC News, the Coronavirus has led lawmakers into creating an act that will help families feed their children at home if their schools get closed down. This new act is called the Families First Coronavirus Act and was given to the ...

BC beats CSUB and Taft College in a Child Development PSA Film Festival

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 25, 2019

The Child Development departments of CSUB, Taft College, and Bakersfield College met at Bakersfield College to announce the winners and submissions at the Indoor Theater on Nov. 21. Students in the Child department of the three institutions created PSA videos of topics that involved children which they hold close to their hearts. Judges for the film festival included:...

Holocaust survivor speaks about hate at CSUB

Holocaust survivor speaks about hate at CSUB

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Jacob Eisenbach, a holocaust survivor, gave a speech titled “Standing Up to Hate” at CSUB in which he spoke about his struggles in the Holocaust and...

CSUB holds panelists discussing the issue of homelessness in California

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield held a panel discussion titled “Homeless in Bakersfield: A Community Conversation” in the Dezember Reading Room located in the Walter W. Siren Library on Nov. 14. Louis Gill, Executive Director of the Bakersfield Homeless Center, Shawn Morrissey, Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement at Union Station Homeless Services, and Dorothy Edwards,...

CSUB ice hockey team loses to University of San Diego

Luis Rojas, Reporter

November 4, 2019

The CSUB ice hockey team got back on the ice October 25, at Rabobank Arena against the University of San Diego for their West Coast Hockey Conference game.  The game started intensely, both teams creating plays and chances until the sixth minute of the first period, forward Nikko Ebbolle opened the scoreboard and put the visitors up in the game. Roadrunners tied the game close...

CSUB hosts ethics seminar

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield president Lynnette Zelezny shared her views and thoughts on ethics in leadership on Sept. 26 at California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) in the Walter Stiern Library. Before starting the discussion, Michael Burroughs gave an explain an introduction, he stated that this event is a centerpiece of ethics in leadership and the series of events highl...

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to visit CSUB

Miranda Defoor, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Update: Nov. 6, 2019: Hogg has since cancelled this appearance. Survivor of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, David Hogg will be visiting Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB). The young activist will be a part of the 34th annual lecture series at the Kegley Institute of Ethics at CSUB. Hogg’s speech is scheduled in spring 2020, however no exact date has been set. Hogg’s lecture wi...

CSUB Professor kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

September 20, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In an effort to incorporate more events for Hispanic Heritage Month, BC lined up three speakers in celebration of the hispanic culture that spread throughout the month. To kick off the speakers, CSUB professor Stephen Allen spoke on campus Sept. 19 in the Levan Center. Allen’s “Boxing in Mexico: Masc...

BC holds transfer day for students

BC holds transfer day for students

September 12, 2019

Students who attend Bakersfield College wait for the day when they can move on to a four-year institution. Bakersfield College held its annual Fall Transfer...

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Cal State Bakersfield offered students who applied for the Fall 2019 semester the chance to be admitted on the spot at Bakersfield College on Feb. 12. This...

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...

CSUB’S Dore Theater hosts Gregory Boyle

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

November 25, 2018

The Kegley Institute of Ethics (KIE) at CSUB hosted guest speaker, Gregory Boyle, for their 14th annual fall lecture at the Dore Theater on Nov. 13.  Boyle, an American priest, is the founder of Homeboy Industries, which is the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation, and reentry program in the world.  Boyle’s speech, “Gangs and Social Enterprises: The Et...

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