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Depression screening at BC, mental health a top priority

Depression screening at BC, mental health a top priority

November 28, 2012

On Nov. 15, the Student Health and Wellness Center held an event on campus to screen students for depression by completing a brief screening questionnaire...

BC cuts funds to child care program

Daysi Meza, Reporter

November 28, 2012

Filed under Campus

Even with the passage of Proposition 30, Bakersfield College administration is still facing financial struggles in several areas of the institution.  The passage of proposition 30 will not impede the anticipated changes in infant care at the Child Development Center for the following year. The Child Development Center has made a firm decision of suspending infant care starting...

Action sports helps the hungry with Cans for Jams event

Daysi Meza, Reporter

November 28, 2012

Filed under Features

Action Sports sponsored a fundraising event called Cans for Jams, with two main purposes in mind: to promote the upcoming season and most importantly to promote awareness to help the less fortunate during the Thanksgiving season. During the event, several snowboard companies participated by setting up their vendors outside the store and even donating prizes for the raffle. Some...

Golden State Mall hosts craft fair

Daysi Meza, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features

The Craft and Vendor Expo took place at the Golden State Mall on Nov. 3. The main purpose of the event was to raise money to buy Christmas presents for children in need. The Craft and Vendor Expo successfully organized the event by advertising it on Craiglist and Facebook. A total of 47 vendors participated this year. “Our vendors pay us, which help us pay the licensing,"...

New GET bus routes benefit students

Daysi Meza, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under News

In an effort to provide better service for the city of Bakersfield, the Golden Empire Transit District made significant changes to the bus schedules on Oct. 7. GET officials said the changes are expected to benefit the Bakersfield community, especially college students. The GET bus system has been planning these changes for two years, with the main goals of providing...

LGBTQ community in Bakersfield celebrates pride at Stramler Park

LGBTQ community in Bakersfield  celebrates pride at Stramler Park

Daysi Meza, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Filed under Features

The ninth annual Bakersfield Gay Pride Festival 2012 was held at Stramler Park on Oct. 13, in an effort to bring the gay community together in an event...

Levan Center for Humanities plans to publish new online journal

Dayzi Meza, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Filed under Campus

The Norman Levan Center for the Humanities at Bakersfield College has created a new online journal called “Levan Humanities Review.” In the review works by new and established local writers will be published in the spring of each year. The main purpose of the journal is to increase people’s understanding about themselves by reflecting on the humanities. The publication...

Admission specialists aid in transfers

Daysi Meza, Reporter

September 6, 2012

Filed under Campus

Cal State Bakersfield held an on-site admissions event Aug. 29-30 in the Fireside Room at Bakersfield College. The main goal was to admit BC students interested in transferring to CSUB in the Winter 2012, and Fall/Spring 2013. Denise Romero, CSUB Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics transfer specialist, coordinated the event and provided answers to questions ...

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