The Renegade Rip

Dr. Baz Dreisinger signs her book, “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World,” for hundreds at CSUB’s 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

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

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...

High school students walk through the BC college night booths.

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

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

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...

Ed Webb talks to a student about clubs at CSUB.

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 is the new president of CSUB

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 21, 2018

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

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

Cameron O’Connor performed for the Music and Theatre Department at Cal State Bakersfield, on Thursday Feb. 15th.

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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

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...

Dr. Douglas Dodd, Mary Higashi and Dr. Fijimoto discuss and answer questions about the Japanese Internment event that was held in the CSUB library Tuesday night

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...

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