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Women’s History Month celebrates with ‘Served like a Girl’ at BC

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 15, 2019

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Bakersfield College held ‘Served Like a Girl’ on March 11.  It was hosted at the campuses Levan Center by BC’s Women’s History and More Committee where the Lysa Heslov’s directed film was screened. The film ‘Served Like a Girl,’ was a film that explored the lives of several women who were military veterans. The film also showed the veterans’ strugglin...

Bring Back our girls is discussed at the Levan Center at the BC campus

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

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Yale Ph.D candidate and journalist Hilary Matfess spoke at the “#BringBackOurGirls: Women and Conflict in North East Nigeria” event in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College about women in the  Boko Haram insurgency and their role in war on March 6.  BC students and staff attended the event to listen to Matfess talk about her journalistic work focusing on Boko Hara...

Clemantine Wamariya shares her story at the Levan Center

Clemantine Wamariya shares her story at the Levan Center

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

March 6, 2019

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Clemantine Wamariya, storyteller, human rights activist and author, spoke about her early life and her memoir, “The Girl Who Smiled Beads,” at the...

Farmer’s market opens in East Bakersfield

Logan King, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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Kern County is home to an abundance of food and culture. The best reflection of this abundance is seen in a local farmers market.  Bakersfield is home to multiple farmer’s markets spread disproportionately across the city. These farmers markets have been limited to the west side of town. However, those days are over. The east side finally has its own! Located in th...

BC Jazz Ensemble jams out with musicians

BC Jazz Ensemble jams out with musicians

February 21, 2019

The Bakersfield College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos performed on Feb. 11 with renowned artists Wayne Horvitz and Sara Schoenbeck at the Edwa...

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

January 16, 2019

The spring semester kicked off at Bakersfield College and with that came an array of first time and returning students, including the frantic search for...

Bakersfield Marketplace hosts annual Menorah lighting

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Holiday, Who Knew?

Hosted by the Chabad of Bakersfield, the local Jewish community came together to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and witnessed the 16th Annual Public Menorah lighting at the Marketplace on Dec. 5. More than 50 attendees celebrated over traditional pastries, dreidels, and live music and dancing. Rabbi Shmuel Schlanger expressed his gratitude to see so many n...

Bakersfield College hosts Movies for Mental Health

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Mental illness affects millions of people, but it can carry a stigma. Films and discussions on this issue took place in BC’s Fireside Room for Art with Impact: Movies for Mental Health on Oct. 17.  Leslie Poston, Movies for Mental Health Facilitator, presented three short films that consisted of stories of people with mental illness followed by open discussions. Last...

Packed crowd gathers at Pioneer Village for Taco and Beer Festival

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 28, 2018

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  The 2018 Taco and Beer Festival was held in the grassy area at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 14 and 15. Prices for one day ranged from $29 for presale to $45 for general admission. Some participating taco vendors were The Original Chicken and Rice Company, Oaxaca On Wheels Food Truck, Straight Outta the Grill, and The Taco Cartel. Breweries such as Temblor...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts for the third time in a row International Peace Day

Haley Duval, Reporter

September 27, 2018

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Justice Committee in downtown Bakersfieldjoined the rest of the world to host the global annual eventInternational Day of Peace (Peace Day) on Sep. 21. For the third year in a row the church welcome the community to join them for meditation on peace and loving-kindness, violin and flute music, threshold choir singing, [sacred] words, and candl...

Village Fest is a hit with local residents

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

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The Bakersfield annual Village Fest took place at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 8, and anyone over 21 years of age had the opportunity to taste from many different beers and wine brewers. The event was a fundraiser for Kern County Children’s Advocates Resource Endowment (CARE). Even though the event started at 6 p.m., there were some people arrived earlier becau...

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

August 31, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life hosted a Renegades Rule: Obstacle Course on Aug. 28, on the Student Services Lawn. Campus Center is home...

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