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Students give tips on Halloween makeup

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Students from the Marinello School of Beauty gave their input on this year’s beauty fads and shared helpful tips to perfecting a Halloween costume. Cosmetology student and former Bakersfield College student, Corrinna McCullough, shared what she has been doing for clients this Halloween season, including pixie and asymmetrical hair cuts as well as hair extensions. “People...

My Little Pony finds audience regardless of gender

My Little Pony finds audience regardless of gender

October 17, 2012

By Robin Shin Photography   It has now been two years since "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" has been airing on "The Hub."  Hasbro...

LGBTQ community in Bakersfield celebrates pride at Stramler Park

LGBTQ community in Bakersfield  celebrates pride at Stramler Park

Daysi Meza, Reporter

October 17, 2012

The ninth annual Bakersfield Gay Pride Festival 2012 was held at Stramler Park on Oct. 13, in an effort to bring the gay community together in an event...

Miss California helps to educate

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Bakersfield College student Izamar Olaguez, 20, created the organization “Knowledge is Power: Promoting Higher Education,” in order to benefit college students. Olaguez is Miss Central California Regional 2012 for the Miss America system, which awarded her over $3,000 in scholarship money. Olaguez said she has been involved with pageantry for the past three years and...

Drumstick restaurant reopens

Drumstick restaurant reopens

Daysi Meza, Reporter

October 17, 2012

The Drumstick Restaurant recently reopened under new management, with a more experienced and enthusiastic crew.  Walking into the Drumstick Restaurant...

Artist returns to show calendar and paintings

Artist returns to show calendar and paintings

Ruben Perez, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Artist Claudia True was at The Ice House on Oct. 4 to sell her calendars that feature recipes and an original painting of hers. True, a former Bakersfield...

Crowd drawn to Via Arte in Marketplace

Crowd drawn to Via Arte in Marketplace

Staff

October 17, 2012

Teresa Nowatzki overlooks her sugar-skull-themed drawing. The decorated skulls celebrate lives of deceased family members during the annual Day of the...

Job titles spice up work

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Interesting job titles create labels for employees of well-known and popular places in an attempt to be unique and more relatable to customers. Former Bakersfield College student Sarah Keene, 20, is required to say this to each customer when she is working the drive-thru at Starbucks. “Welcome to Starbucks. My name is Sarah and I will be your Barista today. What can...

Obama visits Chavez monument

Obama visits Chavez monument

October 17, 2012

For two local residents, Jose Gurrola Jr. and Jill Egland, President Barack Obama’s recent trip to Keene was an inspiring and moving experience. On...

Zip-line part of new rides at Kern fairgrounds

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

October 3, 2012

This year’s “Best in the West” Kern County Fair featured some new attractions, such as the zip-line and the water ride. The zip-line was about 20 feet tall. Participants were strapped into a harness that connected to the line. Once it’s secured, the brave participant then jumped and descended at a vertical angle, plummeting them toward a big red inflatab...

Local photographer looks to Kickstarter to fund Shrinky-Dink-inspired piece

Luis Garcia, Photographer

October 3, 2012

Local artist Sara Drennan has launched a monthlong campaign on Kickstarter.com to help fund her photographic essay depicting images from roadside memorials titled “Color, Color, Black & White” through the site’s “crowdfunding” program. Kickstarter is a website in which artists, musicians, or filmmakers sign up and create a project page, shooting videos and...

Local Apple store opens in Bakersfield for first time

Merritt Holloway, Reporter

October 3, 2012

The grand opening of the Apple Store in Bakersfield was greeted by fans waiting to become one of the first to purchase the iPhone 5. On Sept. 21 at the Valley Plaza as the time approached 8 a.m., many blue-T-shirted Apple employees, along with customers, began chanting a countdown. When the time came, the store opened to excited customers and employees shouting and high...

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