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Kern Republicans have Grand Old Watch Party

Kern Republicans have Grand Old Watch Party

November 16, 2016

The Republican watch party took place on Nov. 8 at JC’s Place in downtown Bakersfield. The atmosphere was jubilant as update after update came in with...

SGA is ready for upcoming elections

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

March 19, 2014

Filed under Front Page

Bakersfield College Student Government Association voted and approved to push the spring 2014 elections to March 24-27 in order to increase student involvement and awareness. Interim Director of Student Life Elizabeth Peisner said the elections were not only pushed in order to allow more students to apply for candidacy, but also to give the student body an opportunity to...

16 potential candidates prepare for upcoming student elections

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

March 5, 2014

Filed under News

There have been a total of 16 candidates officially submitted for the upcoming elections from March 24-27, and Elizabeth Peisner, Bakersfield College interim director of student life said, “For our first redo, I’m pleased. It is a culture shift, they don’t happen over night, but I’m very, very pleased with the level of engagement.” Raising and maintaining student...

Peterson the next SGA president

Peterson the next SGA president

Gregory D. Cook, Photographer

March 28, 2012

Filed under News

The results are in, and the Student Government Association president for the 2012-2013 academic year is Richard Peterson, and one of his key concerns is...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Let the success carry over SGA

Staff

March 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion

With the spring semester comes sunshine, allergy attacks and Student Government Association elections. While students (and the Rip) may criticize SGA, they’ve also done some great things for Bakersfield College. Like most things in life, the SGA seems to have positive and negative elements. With the incoming officers, there are some changes that need to be made and a few...

Ron Paul was the right choice

Nicholas Sparling, Reporter

March 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion

With the 2012 election right around the corner, one candidate stands like a lone wolf among a herd of elephants. That man is Ron Paul, a republican congressmen and doctor from Texas, although we won’t hold that against him. At this point in the game, it looks like the match has already been called for him, and that greatly saddens me. Ron Paul’s ideas, though they...

SGA seeks more turnouts for elections

Gregory D. Cook, Photographer

February 29, 2012

Filed under News

On March 20-21, the students of Bakersfield College will once again have the opportunity to decide who will be the new officers of their Student Government Association by casting their votes in BC’s spring elections. But this year, the SGA is making a few changes in the process, hoping to improve voter turnout and streamline costs. While voting will still take place online,...

Reformed primary should become a nationwide day

Gregory D. Cook, Photographer

February 29, 2012

Filed under Uncategorized

Unless you actually have been living under a rock – a rock without television, newspaper or internet service – you must know that later this year, the people of this great land will be asked to once again enter the election booths to make their choice for America’s front man. To that end, “Primary Fever” is also sweeping the land, as the Republican Party scrambles...

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