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Student Health Center helps with healthcare

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017

The Bakersfield College Student Health Center will be having an Omni Family Health table available on campus to help students sign up during open enrollment for Medi-Cal and Covered California. An enrollment specialist has been available in the Campus Center Quad on Wednesdays since Oct. 25 and will continue to be on campus on select Wednesdays through the end of January. An...

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

BC Professor Reggie Williams hosts final Gadfly Cafe session of the Fall semester in the Levan Center

November 20, 2017

Hosted by Reggie Williams, a philosophy professor, The Gadfly Café was held for the last time this fall semester on Nov. 8. The Gadfly Café was started...

BC Performing Arts will showcase Orwell’s ‘1984’

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department will be showcasing a play adaptation of George Orwell’s novel “1984,” adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. and directed by BC theater professor Kimberly Chin. The play is set to hold shows from Wednesday Nov. 15 through Saturday Nov. 18 and will be performed in The Black Box Theatre...

Renegade Struggles: Christiana Livingston

Renegade Struggles: Christiana Livingston

November 20, 2017

Christiana Livingston, 22, grew up in a religious family where she was home-schooled, and now she is a major in English at Bakersfield College. Livingston...

Wind Wolves Preserve hosts a fundraiser that is titled ‘Child in the Wild’ to help education programs

Wind Wolves Preserve hosts a fundraiser that is titled ‘Child in the Wild’ to help education programs

November 20, 2017

Wind Wolves Preserve, a 93,337-acre non-profit nature preserve, located near the Grapevine, hosted their 2nd annual fundraiser, “Child in the Wild,”...

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

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

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

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

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...

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