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Career Day held on campus

Career Day held on campus

May 13, 2015

Over 100 employers showed up on April 29 for Bakersfield College’s Career Day, offering jobs and information about their companies to an estimated 2,000...

TWLOHA week discusses depression in some youth groups

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Filed under Features

The Beale Memorial Library on Truxtun Avenue will be hosting a special presentation of the film “To Write Love on Her Arms” on May 15 at 5 p.m. which is free to the public. The film, formerly called “Day One”, is a true story that inspired a global movement to bring awareness of the reality of drug addiction, depression, self-injury and suicide among our youth. Starring...

Damsel in Defense helping women’s safty

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Filed under Features

  As safe as we feel most of the time, sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we may need to be just a little bit more aware and cautious of our surroundings. This is when it helps to have a little something extra for protection. Damsel in Defense offers a wide variety of protective gear including pepper sprays and stun guns. “I truly was gripped by...

BC’s best in state and sixth in the nation

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Bakersfield College has been ranked number six in the nation and number one in California for graduates earning more than the expected pay scale for their metropolitan area. In a study performed by the Brookings Institute, a non-profit research institution, it was found that BC was ranked sixth in post-grad earnings evaluations, just behind other two-year institutions mostly...

The moral dilemma of having an abortion

The moral dilemma of having an abortion

May 7, 2015

I am opposed to abortion being used as a form of birth control. I am, however, not opposed to abortion for health reasons or products of incest or rape. When...

National Poetry Month gathers local poets at BC

National Poetry Month gathers local poets at BC

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Features

Local poets gathered to kick off National Poetry Month by reading poetry inspired by life in the San Joaquin Valley. About 30 people, including Mike...

Drive-in now back in Bakersfield

Drive-in now back in Bakersfield

April 22, 2015

Bakersfield finally has a drive-in movie theater again. Cinertain Drive-In has found a home for the summer with the Bakersfield Blaze at Sam Lynn Ballpark....

Scottish Games held locally

Scottish Games held locally

April 22, 2015

The Kern Scottish Society hosted the 2015 Scottish Games and Gathering at the Kern County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 18. The festivities started...

BC to host career day

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under News

Career Day is coming to Bakersfield College on Wednesday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center. Over a hundred employers will be here to recruit people for job openings and to let people know what careers are available within their company. Bolthouse, Kern Medical Center and Apple Inc. just to name a few. “Career Day is geared toward BC students and alumni,...

Kid Rock reinvents himself with release of latest album

Kid Rock reinvents himself with release of latest album

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

March 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

It’s always good to come across an artistic chameleon. Kid Rock can blend in with just about any genre of music. He is one of those artists that can...

New benefit that rocks the house on cancer

New benefit that rocks the house on cancer

March 19, 2015

Relay for Life has been instrumental in fundraising for cancer research and equipment. One Bakersfield team has been raising funds in a series of events...

STEM’s new career paths

Elka Wyatt, Reporter

March 5, 2015

Filed under News

For most people, turning on the faucet to get a glass of water is pretty simple. However, when you consider how the water gets from the water source to your faucet, it is actually a pretty complex process. Many different kinds of engineers are responsible for this. Randy Cowart, a Control Systems Engineer, explained to students the different types of engineering degrees...

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