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Expectations high as BC baseball starts 2-1

Expectations high as BC baseball starts 2-1

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015

The smell of tri-tip in the air, the sound of sunflower seeds and peanuts cracking, the bright lights on the southwest side of campus shining all meant...

Softball starts off 3-0

Softball starts off 3-0

February 4, 2015

New Bakersfield College softball head coach and former Cal State Bakersfield softball player, Christie Hill, has led the BC Renegades to a three-game winning...

Mind Surfin’ hypnotizes BC students

Mind Surfin’ hypnotizes BC students

February 4, 2015

Board certified hypnotherapist Rich Aimes stopped by the Panorama Grill on Jan. 27, and for those students in attendance they were treated to some mind-boggling...

Retired Marine a great example of the motto ‘Semper Fidelis’

Retired Marine a great example of the motto ‘Semper Fidelis’

February 4, 2015

Retired Master Gunnery Sergeant M.C. Long exemplifies the motto of the United States Marine Corps, “Semper Fidelis.” Adopted by the Marine Corps...

Gang activity peaks in Delano Community

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinons Editor

November 19, 2014

“Stop the violence, stop the violence, don’t they see who they are hurting?” said Maria Juana Gonzalez-Pena, 49, who’s son, Alberto Juan Gonzalez, 19, was found dead in a triple homicide in Delano on Oct 25. Homicides aren’t the only crimes that some residents in the area have been exposed to. Some residents have experienced home invasions, car thefts, and rape. In...

Local rapper strives for success

Local rapper strives for success

October 22, 2014

  His message is peace. Juan Hernandez, 22, from Delano, is a communications major at Bakersfield College. Some might know Hernandez by his...

Vibrant artists showcase at Via Arte

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinions Editor

October 22, 2014

  The Marketplace was host to dozens of artists, both local and out of town, in this year’s Via Arte: Italian Street Painting Festival. The festival went on from Oct. 11-12 and was put together by the Bakersfield Museum of Art. “It’s a fundraiser for the organization and it’s now in its 16th year,” said Vikki Cruz, the museum’s executive curator. The...

BC men’s soccer club forced to forfeit game

BC men’s soccer club forced to forfeit game

October 22, 2014

Bakersfield College men’s soccer club was scheduled to host a game at the BC soccer fields Oct. 18 versus UC Irvine, but because of miscommunications...

Soccer club drops match

Soccer club drops match

October 8, 2014

The Bakersfield College men’s soccer club played their first game of the season against Loyola Marymount University soccer club. The game was played...

Sweet 16’s for songwriter; the real rap app now catering to artists of other genres

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinons Editor

September 24, 2014

  The makers of Sweet 16’s, the real rap app, are back with a much more fun and easy-to-use update to the popular mobile application. Sweet 16’s version 3.0 has been drawing plenty of positive reviews in recent months. Red Lagoon Studios was forced to make the recent updates because version 2.8 was such a huge success. Sweet 16’s is a fresh looking songwriter’s...

With tryouts over, soccer club looking for a fast start

With tryouts over, soccer club looking for a fast start

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2014

  Tryouts are over for the Bakersfield College soccer club and a majority of the spots on the team are taken. Also, the team is entering the semester...

Vapors gaining traction

Vapors gaining traction

September 24, 2014

  It was hard to quit smoking cigarettes for Bakersfield resident Trevor Poe, as it can be for many smokers. Poe said, “I haven’t smoked a...

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