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Displaying Christmas from around the world

Displaying Christmas from around the world

November 30, 2011

Experience Christmas from all over the world and learn how Christmas customs from 40 other countries have been woven into American culture to make Christmas...

BC ensemble plays classics

BC ensemble plays classics

Tyler McGinty, Opinions Editor

November 16, 2011

It may not have been filled with people in black turtlenecks, and hardly anyone was snapping their fingers, but the recital hall in the Fine Arts building...

Planning for Thanksgiving meals

Monica Bolger, Reporter

November 16, 2011

Most Americans will be enjoying Thanksgiving food on Nov. 24, and students at Bakersfield College are no different. “The kind that’s deep-fried,” said BC student, Alexis Flores.  “My family and I have always cooked our Thanksgiving turkey deep-fried.  It tastes good that way.” For most, the annual holiday is the time of year that people “grub-down” and...

Local record store keeps vinyl alive

Local record store keeps vinyl alive

Nate Perez, Reporter

November 16, 2011

In this day and age when people are more likely to download music rather than buy it, Ronald Ramirez makes his living selling music, predominantly vinyl. If...

They just weren’t biting

They just weren't biting

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

November 16, 2011

Fisherman and their families braved the rain and cold for the annual Trout Derby at Lake Evans in Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area. For most fishermen,...

Comic-Con attracts artists and fans

Comic-Con attracts artists and fans

Amber T. Troupe, Reporter

November 16, 2011

People were wearing masks and costumes of their favorite comics and characters at the scene of the Bakersfield Comic-Con Comic and Fantasy Convention during...

Art provides artful joy to patients at Mercy

Amber T. Troupe, Production Editor

November 16, 2011

The program advisors at Mercy Hospital believe that art is a good form of healing, so they have provided survivors of diseases and illnesses with a workshop that can help them cope and better relax in a safe environment. Program advisor Sister Sherry Dolan has been a part of the Art for Healing program since its inception two years ago in November. “Our whole idea is...

Tradition honors dead

Jon Nelson, Reporter

November 16, 2011

Marcela Delatorre and her family sat off to the side as crowds of people wandered by to admire the altar that took them a year and a half to build. “I wanted my son to learn about the tradition and to not be afraid of death,” said Delatorre. This sentiment was echoed over and over again by the participants of the Bakersfield’s Museum of Art’s Dia De Los Muertos...

Black Friday simply doesn’t excite students

Monica Bolger, Reporter

November 16, 2011

The people who will benefit the most from Black Friday this year will be the ones who stay home and save their money. At least that’s what BC freshman Brian Hayes, thinks when asked about the day-after Thanksgiving’s “commercial holiday.” “Uh, no thank you.  I’ll be at home sleeping when everyone else is out beating each other up to buy things that are only...

A modern salon with a 1950s style

A modern salon with a 1950s style

November 16, 2011

Atomic Kitten may sound like a scary type of cat, but it’s really a cool cat in the world of full-service salons with its extensive services, a ’50s...

Celebrating School Spirit

Celebrating School Spirit

November 16, 2011

This year’s movie-themed homecoming was filled with lots of the traditional school spirit. A week full of club participation began the festivities that...

Honoring those who have served

Honoring those who have served

November 16, 2011

Hundreds of people lined the streets of downtown Bakersfield on Nov. 11 with flags and roses to kick off the 92nd annual Bakersfield Veterans Day parade,...

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