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GSA seeks gender-neutral facilities on BC campus

GSA seeks gender-neutral facilities on BC campus

February 15, 2012

The Gay Straight Association at Bakersfield College is currently working toward making changes on campus that will reflect their morality of equality through...

Theatre production inspires women of all races

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 15, 2012

In honor of Black History Month the Bakersfield Community Theatre presented the Tony Award winning play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange. “For Colored Girls” was written in 1975 and was first performed in Berkeley, California. It deals with controversial issues affecting women such as drug usage, abortion...

Skylanders game fun for kids and adults

Jackie Gibson, Reporter

February 15, 2012

Last year on Oct. 16, 2011, “Skylanders: Spyros Adventure” was released here in the United States by Activision. In this game, the player gets to be a Portal Master that can control up to 37 different characters. The player is promised a journey where he or she can explore different lands and battle creatures of those lands, all while collecting gold and randomized treasures. As...

Ravers gather to celebrate anniversary

Ravers gather to celebrate anniversary

Metiqua Eng, Reporter

February 15, 2012

People of all ages gathered at Sugar’s one-year anniversary dressed in bright outfits and uniquely made bracelets better known as Candies. DJs bobbed...

New social networking website is a smash hit

Angie DelGado, Reporter

February 15, 2012

Many students around campus have not heard of the new phenomenon in social networking media known as Pinterest, but the ones that have swear that it is the new best thing. Lauren Del Rio, 20, described it to her friends while grabbing a paper and pinning it on the wall, “Pin Interest, you pin your interests.” It’s a virtual pinboard where you grab something you...

Local radio station nominated yet again

Local radio station nominated yet again

February 15, 2012

KUZZ-FM 107.9 morning show co-hosts Steve Gradowitz and Geoff Emery talk about the history of KUZZ, an award nomination, the work that goes into creating...

Single father not the stereotypical deadbeat dad

Metiqua Eng, Reporter

February 15, 2012

When most people think about a single parent, they think of a mother who struggles to work hard, support and provide for her child.  But in today’s society, the roles of parenthood are not only limited to being a mother. For 27-year-old Brock Downing, being a full-time college student and worker never takes precedence over fatherhood even in the midst of a busy schedule. ...

Life adventures told through poetry

Life adventures told through poetry

February 15, 2012

Stepping into Henry Morales’ East Bakersfield home is somewhat like walking into a museum. The photos of him in the military in the 1960s, on the Bakersfield...

Studio offers chance to mix

Studio offers chance to mix

Breanna Fields, Reporter

February 1, 2012

Audio engineering has always been the driving force of artistic and creative endeavors within the realm of sound. Bakersfield Music & Recording...

Tale of the tattoo

Tale of the tattoo

February 1, 2012

Since May of 2011, the tattoo shop Modern Electric has been doing a whole lot more than giving thrill seekers and art lovers a piece they’ll always remember....

Oranges Galore

Staff

February 1, 2012

The agriculture department’s annual orange sale was held on Jan. 25-26. The sale, which occurs at the agriculture laboratory across from the Grace Van Dyke Bird library every year, raises money for the Agriculture department. The annual sale has been going on since the late ’70s when the trees were first planted by former professor Keith Haycock. Handpicked bags of the...

Wine and Dine at the Sterling Silver Dinner

Staff

February 1, 2012

The Bakersfield College Foundation, BC culinary department, along with the help of Executive Chef William Bloxsom-Carter of the Playboy Mansion, hosted the fourth annual Sterling Silver Dinner on January 28.

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