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BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

October 23, 2017

The “Pop Goes the Easel” event held in the cafeteria on Oct. 9 saw 21 members of Bakersfield College and the community in attendance. The BCSGA Scholarship...

Renegade Struggles: Ivory Williams

Renegade Struggles: Ivory Williams

October 23, 2017

Bakersfield College student, Ivory Williams, 44, spends her days in the library typing up her homework when she’s not sitting in class. Williams likes...

Students explore the night sky from the planetarium

Students explore the night sky from the planetarium

October 23, 2017

The William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College featured “Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet,” a film documentary produced by California...

Garcia’s story of a struggled youth

Garcia’s story of a struggled youth

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

In the Indoor Theatre at Bakersfield College, Ignacio Garcia spoke about his life during his youth with his speech being titled “Becoming Brown in America:...

BC students decorate handmade sugar skulls

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The BC DREAMer’s hosted a free Sugar Skull Workshop at Bakersfield College on Oct. 13, in hopes of BC students and their families making a connection with Mexican culture. The event was created by Manuel Rosas, EOP&S Counselor who invited all of our dreamers to come out and join other fellow BC students. This workshop was possible due to donations from local businesses...

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ held at The Empty Space

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ held at The Empty Space

October 23, 2017

The “Rocky Horror Picture Show” was performed by Velvet Darkness at The Empty Space theater on Oct. 6. These local performers reenacted the scenes...

Annual AIDS Walk event held at Ricky’s Retreat in Bakersfield

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Features

Locals gathered at Ricky’s Retreat in East Bakersfield on Oct. 14 to support Bakersfield’s AIDS Project Annual AIDS Walk that has been on-going for over a decade. Walkers walk 3 miles, each mile having significance. The first mile is in remembrance of those who have passed away, the second mile is for those still living, and the third mile is for education prevention...

AYESAVY to play in LA

AYESAVY to play in LA

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017

Filed under Features

Former Bakersfield College student Gregory Scoggins Jr., most commonly known by his stage name AYESAVY, will be performing in Los Angeles for the first...

Tehachapi hosts annual Apple Fest

Tehachapi hosts annual Apple Fest

October 17, 2017

Tehachapi community leaders, residents, farmers and the public from surrounding communities, gathered on Oct. 6-7 to celebrate the annual harvest of the...

BYP street party held downtown

Ambria King, Photo Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Features

Kern Federal Credit Union, in conjunction with TBC Media, Advance Beverage, and a number of other sponsors, held the third annual Bakersfield Young Professional's Street Party in Wall Street Alley behind The Mark on Oct. 13. The party, which ran from 6-10 p.m. gave young professionals living and working in Bakersfield the opportunity to network and relax with other profession...

Downtown hosts Mexican Independence day event

Downtown hosts Mexican Independence day event

September 23, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 15 Truxtun Ave. was blocked off for the first celebration of Mexican Independence Day (El Grito De Dolores) at the Kern County Liberty...

‘Of Mice and Men’ play at the Empty Space

‘Of Mice and Men’ play at the Empty Space

September 7, 2017

The play “Of Mice and Men” was performed at The Empty Space Theatre from Aug. 25 to Sept. 9. The play is about two migrant workers who have big...

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