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CSUB poetry read for 100th WWII Anniversary

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 26, 2018

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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

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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...

Author of “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World” speaks at the CSUB Icardo Center

Author of “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World” speaks at the CSUB Icardo Center

November 9, 2018

Passion, purpose, persistence – those are the “three P’s” that Dr. Baz Dreisinger has clung to her whole career. The 2017-2018 Global Fulbright...

Mercy and Memorial Hospitals hold first-ever Walk for Human Kindness

Haley Duval, Reporter

October 26, 2018

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Dignity Health Mercy and Memorial Hospitals held its first-ever Walk for Human Kindness event at Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 18.  The march aimed for a celebration of diversity and encouragement of different communities to come together and create a kinder community. “Bakersfield is a diverse community. People come from different groups, different ethnicities. B...

CSUB hosts annual RowdyCon event

Ruben Lira, Reporter

October 17, 2018

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Cal State University Bakersfield (CSUB) held its annual RowdyCon fundraiser on Oct 6. RowdyCon is an "Extra Life" gaming charity event, with all proceeds going to the Lauren Small Children's Center. The event started in 2012 and has continued each year since. RowdyCon derived its name from Rowdy the Roadrunner, the CSUB mascot. The main event featured a vendor expo as well...

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...

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