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Live events severely impacted by coronavirus

Dunia Cantu, Reporter

March 19, 2020

Live events have widely and substantially experienced the negative effects of the coronavirus in recent weeks.  On March 12, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced “To postpone or cancel all large gatherings until at least the end of March to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus.” This decision came after many sports tournaments ended up canceling. The NCAA Men's and Wom...

People waiting in line to have a chance to try their favorite beers, at the Bako Taco and Beer Fest at Stramler Park, Sept. 28.

Bako Taco and Beer Fest returns to town

October 2, 2019

Bakersfield held the second annual Bako Taco and Beer Festival Sept. 28, at Stramler Park. People had the chance to experience more than 65 different...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

John Wilson dressed as the Penguin from the

Bak-Anime finds success among anime fans

February 8, 2019

Bak-Anime, Bakersfield’s annual Anime Convention wrapped up its two-day event on Feb. 3 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.  Bak-Anime is the sister convention to Sac-Anime, a s...

Locals enjoy poetry as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hector Martinez, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Take Back The Mic, a community awareness event, took place at the Mercy Hospital Downtown Bakersfield, on which several public members got the opportunity to deliverpoems to all those who attended this event during the Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This event was presented by the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. It was on April 19, from 6:30 p.m. to...

BC Jazz standing after finishing their repertoire of the Beatles playlist.

BC Jazz perform The Beatles at Indoor Theater

May 2, 2018

Even with technical difficulties, a “mic drop,” Beatles music, and a surprise entrance from the BC Chambers Singers, the BC Jazz performed at the ind...

BC holds 13th annual Garden Fest

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Bakersfield College held their 13th annual Garden Fest on April 21 in the Renegade Parks here on campus. All clubs and departments at BC were encouraged to promote their organization. This included free admission and parking for all those in attendance. There were numerous vendors that sold a variety of things such as plants, food, T-shirts and other fun souvenirs. People...

Some of the presenters for the workshop getting ready to start informing the teams about air pollution.

BC hosts second annual Health and Social Justice Hackathon

April 15, 2018

The second annual Health and Social Justice Hackathon took place at Bakersfield College on April 12-14 and organizers of the event were BC Professors Edward...

BPD officer gives flowers to marchers

Locals march in memory of crime victims

April 15, 2018

Dozens of people gathered in front of the Kern County Superior Court building for the 6th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights March on April 10. They held ...

Mario Moreno from Madera High School wins his match at the CIF Championships

2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championship features high school wrestling teams

March 7, 2018

The 2018 CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships took place over the weekend on March 2-3. The CIF is a state wide championship in California for High School...

Anti-valentine’s day screening takes place in Bakersfield downtown

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

The Beale Memorial Library in downtown Bakersfield welcomed the public and film buffs alike to see the 1944 mystery-thriller classic “Gaslight” for a special anti-valentines screening, Tuesday, Feb. 13. The film, starring the late actors Ingrid Bergman as Paula and Charles Boyer as Gregory, was based on a British play called “Angel Street” by Samuel French, which...

Rachel Magnus, the BMOA curator, discusses the impact of Astrid Preston’s artwork at the museum.

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

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