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Pantry improves service

Pantry improves service

March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Renegade Pantry hopes to be more active this semester and continually serve those at BC who suffer from food insecurity. Last semester...

Construction continues for elevator at BC

Construction continues for elevator at BC

March 19, 2015

Construction around the Student Services building at Bakersfield College is under way and should be completed by August of 2015. The construction taking...

A punk band goes classic in new album

A punk band goes classic in new album

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

March 5, 2015

Six studio albums into their career, Screaming Females turn down the lo-fi and turn up refinement with their latest record, “Rose Mountain.” The album...

Bakersfield living: good or bad?

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

March 5, 2015

CON   When the most scenic view in town is a bunch of blinking oilfield lights, residents can tell that Bakersfield is still lacking that city feel, regardless of population size. The frustrating absence of city nightlife in town is felt nearly every evening when looking for something fun to do and you come up pretty empty. Let’s start with movies. Sure the...

Sprouts Farmers Market now open

Sprouts Farmers Market now open

March 5, 2015

Sprouts Farmers Market opened Shop at the River Walk shopping center on Feb. 25. The grocery store specializes in natural and organic foods. The grand...

Jazz musician plays for BC

Jazz musician plays for BC

February 24, 2015

Music fans experienced a unique performance and a call to action on Feb. 9 when artist Wadada Leo Smith visited Bakersfield College. Smith, a finalist...

Burglary at BC; six iMacs stolen

Burglary at BC; six iMacs stolen

February 24, 2015

A burglary took place at the Fine Arts building of Bakersfield College sometime over the weekend of Feb. 6- Feb. 8. At least six iMacs were taken from...

Star comes to town for new movie

Star comes to town for new movie

February 24, 2015

The Bakersfield community received the star treatment when Maya Cinemas hosted a red carpet and premiere of “McFarland USA.” Several cast members from...

Belle and Sebastian’s new album features ’70s sound

Belle and Sebastian’s new album features ’70s sound

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2015

“Nobody’s Empire,” the first track of Belle and Sebastian’s latest album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” sets the tone for the entire record:...

Learning with new devices

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College will host a conference on Learning Technologies on Feb. 5. The conference will include different speakers who are experts at integrating technology with education. The two keynote speakers of the event will be Dr. Michael Wesch and Dean Florez. The conference is primarily for educators although anyone is welcome to attend. “People need to understand...

BC’s mentor program receives recognition

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2015

The Making it Happen program at Bakersfield College won an Exemplary Program award from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges on Jan. 21. The award, which included a $4,000 cash prize, was given to the MIH program for being the best representation of this year’s theme, “Transitions from High School to College: Assisting Students in Meeting Their Educational...

Four-year degree open to students

Four-year degree open to students

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College announced on Jan. 20 that it will be one of 15 colleges in California to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree program. Students who...

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