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Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

September 14, 2018

With college application season on the rise, eager high school students flooded Rabobank Area for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night Friday, Aug....

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

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 29, 2018

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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...

Connecting BC, CSUB, and Taft College veterans

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 16, 2018

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The current Veteran Program at Bakersfield College (BC) is being connected to Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB) and Taft College. The Veteran’s Club at BC is a resource for any veterans that are BC students. The aim is to provide information and assistance, along with creating a feeling of belonging for the veterans. The services provided to veterans at BC include priority...

CSUB’s Blue and Gold event informs about transfer process

CSUB’s Blue and Gold event informs about transfer process

April 15, 2018

Students gathered around the Fireside Room on April 11 during the California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) Blue and Gold event. The event was held...

Lynnette Zelezny appointed President of CSU Bakersfield

Lynnette Zelezny appointed President of CSU Bakersfield

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 21, 2018

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Cal State Bakersfield’s (CSUB) new president, Lynnette Zelezny, was appointed by the California State University Board on March 21. Zelezny, a current...

“The Masks You Live In” encourages discussion about men who hide their feelings

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

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Men do not feel authentic in their relationships. They feel like they have to hide their feelings to fit a societal model for validation and to blend in with other men, but those who do it, are living and suffering in silence, according to the documentary film, “The Masks You Live In,” by writer, director, producer Jennifer Seibel Newsom. Both educators and students...

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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On Feb. 15 California State Bakersfield Music and Theatre Department welcomed former professor Dr. Cameron O’Connor as he shared his love for music through...

Journalist Mark Truant speaks about Native Americans at CSUB “Walter Presents” series

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 25, 2018

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On Feb. 13, California State University Bakersfield’s “Walter Presents” series welcomed their students, faculty, and community members with guest speaker Mark Trahant. He touched base on his thoughts and knowledge about the state of health care for Native Americans. Trahant is an independent journalist who is a member of the University of North Dakota as the Charles...

Japanese speakers talk about their lives in internment camps during WWII

Japanese speakers talk about their lives in internment camps during WWII

February 11, 2018

Two Japanese speakers addressed a crowd at CSUB on Jan. 30 to deliver a speech about how their lives were changed during World War II in the Japanese internment...

CSUB students watch “Defamation Experience” and explore issues of race, religion, gender, and class

CSUB students watch “Defamation Experience” and explore issues of race, religion, gender, and class

February 9, 2018

California State University Bakersfield students, community members, and faculty gathered together on Feb. 6 to watch a performance of “Defamation ...

Students react to CSUB professor’s arrest

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

January 28, 2018

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Theodore Ishida, CSUB Psychology Professor, was arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with possession of child pornography. Students who had previously taken courses with the professor have expressed shock and confusion. CSUB released a statement on the day of the arrest. The university said that it was cooperating with authorities and that Ishida was placed on paid leave. The...

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

November 30, 2017

The Music and Theater Department at California State University, Bakersfield held a senior recital on Nov. 18, with CSUB student Merritt Holloway performing...

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