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Bakersfield College hosts Movies for Mental Health

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

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

  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

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

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...

Sheila Kolodji and Dominique Harrison slide down the obstacle course on Aug. 28.

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...

King Triton (Nate Vega) listening to Sebastian’s (Aron Clugston) plans for his daughters’ performance.

“The Little Mermaid” impresses locals

May 2, 2018

On April 20 and 21 Independence High School presented their own take on the classic story of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” directed by Heather Brandon. Friday...

Locals enjoy poetry as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hector Martinez, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Take Back The Mic, a community awareness event, took place at the Mercy Hospital Downtown Bakersfield, on which several public members got the opportunity to deliverpoems to all those who attended this event during the Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This event was presented by the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. It was on April 19, from 6:30 p.m. to...

“Give Big Kern” helps raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Give Big Kern is a community event to raise money for various nonprofits in Kern County. This year is the 3rd annual fundraising event, with over 130 organizations participating, Non-profits and other fundraisers are encouraged to participate, along with businesses or sponsors that are available to donate. Some organizations involved are the Alliance Against Family Violence...

Alenda Y. Chang talks about the back lash “Peta’s Pokemon Black & Blue, GOTTA FREE ‘EM ALL” received.

Alenda Y. Chang discusses literary intellectuals versus scientists

May 2, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a presentation by Alenda Y. Chang on April 19 at 7p.m. inside the Levan Center on Campus. This was the 3rd event sponsored the...

Beth Harrison holds a brief conversation with Bakersfield College colleague at the Industrial Technology Employer Fair at BC.

Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway holds employer fair

May 2, 2018

The Bakersfield College Industrial Technology and Transportation Pathway Employer Fair was held on Thursday, April 26 in the STEM courtyard. Several...

Bowling lanes are lit up at the BLVD, hotspot entertainment center on Buck Ownens Blvd.

BLVD celebrates its Grand Opening

April 30, 2018

The BLVD is a 45,000+ square foot venue and celebrated its Grand Opening on April 19. This is Bakersfield’s newest destination hotspot for families and...

Dave Hanley blowing bubbles that stack onto the audience.

Spectacular World of Science Convention shows the scientific side of Bakersfield’s community

April 15, 2018

A line for booths ranging from rocks to robotics filled the room at the Double Tree Hotel on April 7 during The Spectacular World of Science 8th Annual...

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