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Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

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Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Distinguished speaker at BC talks about MLK Jr.

Distinguished speaker at BC talks about MLK Jr.

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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The Office of Student Life welcomed Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Feb. 8 to speak at the indoor theater. Dyson’s speech is part of the the Distinguished...

Dawn Schiller shares a message of hope for victims of human trafficking

Dawn Schiller shares a message of hope for victims of human trafficking

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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Community members filed in Bakersfield’s own Maya theatre on Jan. 29 to hear Dawn Schiller, a human trafficking survivor, share her story.  The theater...

Mini Comic-Con will take place on March 11th

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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On March 11, the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel on Truxtun Ave will be home to the Bakersfield semiannual mini Comic-Con. The minimum admission fee will be $1 for those 8 years old and older. Parking is free however. All of the proceeds from the event will go to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission. Steve Wyatt, the “promotor, boss, and toilet washer,” organized the first mini...

Fish Fry For Life’s proceeds benefit local pro-life organizations

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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Catholics and Protestants alike came out in droves Friday, Feb. 16 to support the ninth annual Fish Fry for Life. Like the previous year’s the event took place in the parish hall of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where guests were treated to generous helpings of lightly fried fish, mounds of golden French fries, and some tasty coleslaw. This fundraising event was started nine...

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

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On Feb. 15 California State Bakersfield Music and Theatre Department welcomed former professor Dr. Cameron O’Connor as he shared his love for music through...

Anti-valentine’s day screening takes place in Bakersfield downtown

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

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The Beale Memorial Library in downtown Bakersfield welcomed the public and film buffs alike to see the 1944 mystery-thriller classic “Gaslight” for a special anti-valentines screening, Tuesday, Feb. 13. The film, starring the late actors Ingrid Bergman as Paula and Charles Boyer as Gregory, was based on a British play called “Angel Street” by Samuel French, which...

Art After Dark captivates locals

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

Musicians get together at The Kernville Saloon for a blues jam session

Musicians get together at The Kernville Saloon for a blues jam session

February 11, 2018

The deep bass of electric guitars, coupled with the boom of drums, and the hum of a couple of harmonicas belted out Classic Old Bluesy hits like B.B. King...

Japanese speakers talk about their lives in internment camps during WWII

Japanese speakers talk about their lives in internment camps during WWII

February 11, 2018

Two Japanese speakers addressed a crowd at CSUB on Jan. 30 to deliver a speech about how their lives were changed during World War II in the Japanese internment...

The California Dueling Piano’s road show arrives to Bakersfield

The California Dueling Piano’s road show arrives to Bakersfield

February 9, 2018

Rome Da Luce, 33, of Los Angeles and Michael Tuten, 34, of Las Vegas, are two dueling pianists with The California Dueling Piano’s road show that came...

CSUB students watch “Defamation Experience” and explore issues of race, religion, gender, and class

CSUB students watch “Defamation Experience” and explore issues of race, religion, gender, and class

February 9, 2018

California State University Bakersfield students, community members, and faculty gathered together on Feb. 6 to watch a performance of “Defamation ...

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