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Hall of famer talks and rocks the theater

Hall of famer talks and rocks the theater

May 13, 2015

Chris Hillman, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, gave a lecture and performed with The Desert Rose Band on April 23 at Bakersfield College. Hillman,...

BC holds an equity conference to educate both students and faculty

BC holds an equity conference to educate both students and faculty

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2015

Filed under News

Bakersfield College held a conference on equity so that educators could better serve students in Kern County. The conference was held in the Levan Center...

Drug prevents HIV infection

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2015

Filed under News

Although a drug that prevents HIV was approved in 2012, several organizations in Bakersfield that serve high-risk communities believe that Bakersfield is too uninformed of Truvada, the brand-name pill. The Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada for preexposure prophylaxis. PrEP means that the pill can be taken as a preventative measure against HIV, but must be taken...

BC student body elects Fowler as new president

BC student body elects Fowler as new president

April 22, 2015

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association announced the winners of the 2015 general election, and Clayton Fowler will serve as president of...

Bakersfield College student helps Romania

Bakersfield College student helps Romania

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College student Nannette Gonzalez saw a need for a legitimate foster care and adoption program in Romania. With a little extra faith, she turned...

Teleconference talks on B.A.’s

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015

Filed under News

  The California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris led a teleconference to further discuss the different pilot bachelor degrees available from community colleges and other information regarding community colleges across the state. Twelve California community colleges—Bakersfield College among them—have been approved to offer bachelor’s degrees in...

Matt and Kim disappoint with latest album

Matt and Kim disappoint with latest album

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Matt and Kim’s latest album, “New Glow”, is a lackluster record that doesn’t even shimmer, let alone glow. The 28-minute album is filled with thrown...

SGA elections start this month at BC

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

Bakersfield College Student Government Association will host candidate debates until April 9. General elections for SGA open April 13 and close on April 16 at 4 p.m. According to Miles Post, an SGA senator organizing elections, the interest for being involved with SGA is growing. “Last year, there were three presidential candidates, and this year there are more,”...

Sandwich shop really hits the spot

Sandwich shop really hits the spot

April 8, 2015

City Sandwich Company proves that looks can be deceiving. When I walked toward the shop, I actually thought the place was closed because of the bars on...

Meteorite specialist showers over BC

Meteorite specialist showers over BC

April 8, 2015

Meteorite specialist, science writer and world traveler, Geoff Notkin presented a lecture as part of the STEM series at the Bakersfield College Levan Center...

College Coffee and Donuts glazes on

College Coffee and Donuts glazes on

March 19, 2015

College Coffee and Donuts adds a sweet kick to the college students’ taste buds. The shop is located on Mount Vernon Avenue just a short drive away from...

Group hopes to inform locals on global warming issue

Elizabeth Castillo

March 19, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A group in support of political action for climate change hopes to bring the discussion to Bakersfield. Citizens’ Climate Lobby will hold a volunteer training and orientation workshop on March 21 to help residents of Bakersfield foster political will for climate change. The group’s focus is to eventually have Congress pass a revenue-neutral fee on industrial carbon emissions....

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