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Kern Energy Festival educates

Kern Energy Festival educates

November 20, 2017

The second Kern Energy Festival (KEF), was held at the Kern County Museum on Nov. 11. The event happened 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission was free to...

Bakersfield’s Comic-Con will have collectables and art

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Features

The Kern County Fair Grounds will be hosting the 10th Annual Bakersfield Comic-Con for a two-day weekend convention on Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 to celebrate comic books, cosplay, art, games, and other popular entertainment platforms. Attendees can expect vendors and artists from across Bakersfield to be selling their wares, such as Silver Wolf Comics & Collectables and The...

Veteran’s Day festival is held on and off campus

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College celebrated Veteran’s Day with a week of festivities, including the unveiling of plans for the new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on Nov. 8 and Vet Fest on Nov. 9. The Bakersfield Veteran’s Day parade was also held in Downtown Bakersfield on Nov. 11. The plans for the new VRC were revealed at a ceremony held in front of the Language Arts building. The...

Basketball player Murphy plans to pursue her goals on and off the court

Basketball player Murphy plans to pursue her goals on and off the court

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

Bakersfield College women’s basketball player Aerin Murphy has only been attending BC for two semesters, but has already begun to set and pursue lofty...

BC tennis raises funds

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Bakersfield College’s Men and Women’s Tennis Programs held a fundraising event in the BC cafeteria on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. The fundraiser was held to raise money for the tennis players’ uniforms, equipment and travel costs at away games, which can reach close to $300 per player. Nick Jacobs, head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams, shared some of his hopes...

Cannon captain fires final shot for the season

Cannon captain fires final shot for the season

November 2, 2017

John A. Medvigy, Bakersfield College’s gun crew captain who also is a member of the Vets Club, fired the final shot from the cannon at BC’s last home...

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

November 2, 2017

The Bakersfield College Chamber Festival is where the sound of music came alive on Oct. 23. in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. There was 12...

Students learn about chemistry

Students learn about chemistry

November 1, 2017

Bakersfield College held Chem Rocks, an event to promote Chemistry and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) majors, on Oct. 24 in the...

‘Chasing the Harvest’ editor comes to BC

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College students welcomed editor Gabriel Thompson, for the second discussion of his book, “Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture.” The book discussion started at 7:45 a.m. and was held at the Levan Center. Students were treated with a full breakfast before asking Thompson questions they had about the book. These questions initiated...

One Book panel discusses poverty

One Book panel discusses poverty

November 1, 2017

A panel was held in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Oct. 19 to discuss the book “$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” by...

Renegade Struggles: James Tompkins

Renegade Struggles: James Tompkins

November 1, 2017

“Struggle, I think, is a part of success,” said James Tompkins, 34, as he opened up about his past year at Bakersfield College, and what he defines...

Local residents run 5k in costumes at the Park at Riverwalk for charity at the Haunted Hustle

Local residents run 5k in costumes at the Park at Riverwalk for charity at the Haunted Hustle

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Features

More than 150 local residents gathered at the Park at Riverwalk at 8 a.m. on Oct. 28 to participate in the Haunted Hustle, a 5k marathon hosted by Super...

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