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New students welcomed

New students welcomed

September 10, 2015

  With the fall semester about to begin at Bakersfield College, there was a New Student Convocation where new students and parents of new students...

BC teaches at Kern Valley State Prison

BC teaches at Kern Valley State Prison

September 10, 2015

A majority of the students attending Bakersfield College are doing so for their own personal reasons, whether it is to transfer to a four-year university...

When your car gives up

Brooke Howard, Features Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under Features, Opinion

I was 18 when I moved away to a big city without any friends or family. Needless to say, I messed up catastrophically more than a few times. Reoccurring statements included, “I have five dollars till Friday” or, “Oh, yeah, I can totally come to your party, pull an all-nighter and go to class at 6 a.m. the next day” or my personal favorite “Whoa, those $90 jeans...

How to impress your date while spending $5 or less at the movie

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under Features

Being a college student and having a dating life at the same time is near impossible. Students are not exactly the richest people on earth and between buying books, supplies, and paying for college they don’t have much money left to live on. Which means, they have even less to spend on dating. After a long hard week of lectures, reading and homework every student needs...

Owner clears the air

Owner clears the air

Amber Hayden, Online Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under Features

If you have ever driven down East 21st Street, you would have noticed both Narducci’s Café and Pyrenees Café, and of course heard about the recent...

BC’s gallery given official art director

BC’s gallery given official art director

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones Art Gallery now has an official director. The new gallery director is Tom Betthauser, 28, who is...

BC students’ indie band remedies hate with show-packing music

Brooke Howard, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Filed under Features

A band made up of two current students and one alumni of Bakersfield College is catching a lot of local attention and not just for their unique name. The band Hate Drugs have packed downtown buildings and churches alike with a big show coming up at The Summit Coffee House at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. David Caploe, who plays lead vocals and guitar, talked about the creation...

Two worlds shape a distinctive sound

Two worlds shape a distinctive sound

May 1, 2013

By Graham C Wheat Features Editor Making Movies is a band that carries a heavy burden. They are rooted in two different places, musically and culturally. They ...

Dr. Devito brings an eclectic sound to Bako, gives humor too

Dr. Devito brings an eclectic sound to Bako, gives humor too

April 17, 2013

By Alana Garrett Reporter   Dr. DeVito performed on April 12 at Jerry’s Pizza and the place was filled with many fans of this local ba...

League of Dreams gives disabled kids a chance

League of Dreams gives disabled kids a chance

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2013

Filed under Features

Martin Chang Editor in Chief   The opening day celebration of the League of Dreams baseball season brought together over 200 mentally and ...

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

April 17, 2013

By Adam Cree Reporter   Kern race fans rejoice. The Kern County Raceway is almost here, and it promises to be fast. Fans will have to wai...

Garden Fest gearing up for big night out

Samantha Briggs, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Features

By Samantha Briggs Reporter On April 20, Bakersfield College will be celebrating the school’s 100th year by holding the 8th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest kicks off the first of the school’s centennial celebrations. The event will feature the school’s agriculture and horticulture programs and guests will get an opportunity to learn about environmental issues, a...

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