The Renegade Rip

Rap icon plays at Narducci’s

Rap icon plays at Narducci’s

November 28, 2012

When Blowfly hit the stage here in Bakersfield at Narducci’s Cafe, he wore a sparkling superhero outfit inspired by Superman. He rapped about sex and...

Dancing to a native beat

Dancing to a native beat

November 28, 2012

The Bakersfield College Native American Awareness Club has been hosting events to inform BC students on Native American culture, including a cultural awareness...

Golden State Mall hosts craft fair

Daysi Meza, Reporter

November 15, 2012

The Craft and Vendor Expo took place at the Golden State Mall on Nov. 3. The main purpose of the event was to raise money to buy Christmas presents for children in need. The Craft and Vendor Expo successfully organized the event by advertising it on Craiglist and Facebook. A total of 47 vendors participated this year. “Our vendors pay us, which help us pay the licensing,"...

Health professionals discuss effective weight loss

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Various members of the community offered information on what they think about weight loss, health and fitness. Joe Petersen, avid cyclist and owner of Building Better Bodies personal training gym, said that he thinks that the lack of water consumption is a huge issue. "People always use artificial sweeteners such as Chrystal Light in water because they want to make it...

Green club on campus wants to help change environment

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

The Go Green Club is a new club that wants to help change the environment. The group was inspired by the book “No Impact Man” by Colin Beavan. Last semester was their first as a group on campus and already started making a difference. “Last semester we picked up trash around the campus on Fridays,” said club president Rose Ayala. “We participated in keep Bakersfield...

B-boys rock to the breaks

B-boys rock to the breaks

November 15, 2012

Breakdancing events in Bakersfield are not very common, but thanks to Omar Juarez, a local DJ, Break ’Em Off has been started as an effort to raise awareness...

Fundraising takes a leap Over The Edge

Fundraising takes a leap Over The Edge

October 31, 2012

Bakersfield residents were given the opportunity to rappel down a building for charity.  In an event called Over The Edge, participants rappelled off...

Blues musicians jam with public at Trouts

Blues musicians jam with public at Trouts

October 31, 2012

Everyone gets the blues every now and then, and when you got them, the best thing you can do is get them off your chest.  If you need an opportunity,...

Nerds unite at  Comic-Con ‘12

Nerds unite at Comic-Con ‘12

October 31, 2012

Nearly a year after the last convention, the Bakersfield Comic Convention was back at the DoubleTree Hotel for the fifth time. Attendees of all ages came...

Halloween decorating a tradition for many

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Halloween, the holiday that kicks off the fall season, gets the community excited about decorating their homes in order to show off their holiday spirit. Adam Rodriquez, 38, said that he and his family make their home into a haunted house every year, but could not this year because of time restrictions. Halloween is the only holiday that he and his family decorate for. “It...

COLUMN: Don’t let heels ruin your sexy outfit

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2012

Every year Halloween confronts us with the things we most fear. Spiders, clowns and tights pretending to be pants all make the list for me, but I know for many women my favorite thing in the world strikes fear into their hearts and feet: high heels. This Halloween I know I will see a woman who decides to go the sexy route with a tiny costume and stilettos, and while I’m...

Local psychic fair an eye-opening event

Dayzi Meza, Reporter

October 31, 2012

On Oct. 20 the Enchanted Cottage house once again opened its doors to the community to celebrate the psychic fair that takes places three times a year in Bakersfield. Coming into the Enchanted Cottage house was an unusual, yet interesting experience, in which people had the opportunity to talk to experienced psychic readers about their futures. Located at the corner of H...

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