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The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosts Night at the Museum

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 4, 2019

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science hosted people of all ages for their ninth annual Night at the Museum presentation on Oct. 25 and 26. Museum docents escorted groups of 10 through the dark museum with a flashlight as they educated small children and adults about pre-historic and modern animals, civilizations, and natural occurrences and objects. T...

Ken Albala, a professor of history and food historian  talked about handmade pizza and beer at the Levan Center.

Artisanal Food and Craft Beer discussed at the Levan Center

May 1, 2019

Ken Albala, a professor of history and a food historian at the University of the Pacific, hosted a talk which situates food into a broader historical,...

Bakersfield College’s Performing Arts Center has a play by students

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department debuted their rendition of All in the Timing in the Black Box Theatre located within the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center from April 10 thru April 14. For future performances, tickets can be purchased online or at the door. All in the Timing is a collection of eight one-act plays by David Ives titled Sure Thing,...

Viewers gather for the screening of “Dawn of the Space Age,” at the William M. Thomas Planetarium on March 28.

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Dawn of the Space Age” took place in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on March. 28.  It was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of t...

The GOTO Chronos star projector provides the introduction to “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” at the William M. Thomas Planetarium on March 21.

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21.  This show was the second of five shows scheduled for t...

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

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 15, 2019

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

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 recalls her passage through seven different countries with her sister to escape the Rwandan Genocide.

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

March 6, 2019

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

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...

Wayne Horitz (left) and The BC Jazz Ensemble performing in the PAC

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...

Jessica McGrath and Dominica Dominguez assist first year BC student Christian Davis in locating his classroom.

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

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...

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