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Leaders in Life Conference inspires and empowers local teens

Hector Martinez, Reporter

March 21, 2018

Filed under Features

The 19th Annual Leaders in Life Youth Conference is a conference that is made by teens for teens in order to help them make good choices so they can become leaders in their communities. Some of the people who addressed the students that day were Morgan Clayton who is the founder of Leaders in Life, mayor of Bakersfield Karen Goh, and singer Jessie Funk. Over 2,000 students...

JobFest provides employment opportunities for Bakersfield locals

JobFest provides employment opportunities for Bakersfield locals

March 21, 2018

The Annual Bakersfield JobFest provided a platform for locals to connect with hundreds of organizations looking for new talent on March 14 at the Rabobank...

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

March 21, 2018

Bakersfield’s Cruizin-4-Charity nonprofit hosted the second annual Streets of Bakersfield Cruizin Shine Charity car show. The event happened over three...

Gadfly Café encourages BC students to discuss the concept of truth

Gadfly Café encourages BC students to discuss the concept of truth

March 21, 2018

The Norman Levan Center hosted the second Gadfly Café of the semester to discuss the concept of truth on March 14. Professor Reggie Williams, the director...

BC students learn about the Tejon Indian Tribe’s history and achievements

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College students received and gained new knowledge about The Tejon Indian Tribe during a presentation hosted by representative, Sandra Hernandez in the fireside room on March 6. The room was full, causing an overspill of students, causing some to stand up in order to hear Hernandez speak about her culture. As she spoke she went through a PowerPoint presentation...

The Sudden Heroes Masquerade Ball honors victims of the Las Vegas shooting

The Sudden Heroes Masquerade Ball honors victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Diana Coronado, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

On Saturday, Feb 3 a night to remember and honor the victims of the Las Vegas shooting was held at The Mark Restaurant. The Sudden Heroes Masquerade...

“The Masks You Live In” encourages discussion about men who hide their feelings

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Men do not feel authentic in their relationships. They feel like they have to hide their feelings to fit a societal model for validation and to blend in with other men, but those who do it, are living and suffering in silence, according to the documentary film, “The Masks You Live In,” by writer, director, producer Jennifer Seibel Newsom. Both educators and students...

Broadway Dinner helps raise funds for the Chamber Singers’ tour of Australia

Broadway Dinner helps raise funds for the Chamber Singers’ tour of Australia

Hector Martinez, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

The Broadway Dinner had Broadway themes and music performed by the Chamber Singers. The event was a fundraiser for the Chamber Singers for their summer...

Smokers Car Club holds Annual Social and BBQ

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Smokers car club held their 23rd Annual Social and BBQ at the Elks Lodge on March 2nd. The doors opened at 5:00 p.m. and tickets for this event was $25.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members. The funds collected benefit the Smokers car club March Meet and some community engagement organized by the club president Dan Lee. Lee a significant fixture in the drag racing/ra...

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

March 11, 2018

The Sydney Bound Benefit Concert for the Bakersfield College Chamber of Signers packed the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame on March 10. The first concert...

Read Across America brings literature to kids

Read Across America brings literature to kids

March 11, 2018

Read Across America is a national event that the Community Action of Partnership of Kern (CAPK) takes part in annually. And on March 1, 2018 CAPK Volunteers...

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

“Paws for Patriots,” a Veterans Dog Adoption & Resource Fair, gave veterans a helping paw by allowing them to adopt a dog for free on Feb. 17 on...

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