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Artists’ work celebrates unique narrative

Logan King, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Levan Center for Humanities hosted an interdisciplinary talk the evening of March 13th. Art, Architecture, and Archetypes bring professors from multiple disciplines together to speak on the intimate connection between making art and storytelling.  This is the second event of the series for the Spring 2019 semester.  History, mythology, philosophy, and anthropology all brought their own unique perspective on a...

Body modifications throughout history

Body modifications throughout history

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Famous Greek Philosopher Plato thinks your tattoos are barbaric! Not in the way you are probably thinking though. The history of tattoos goes far...

History on female empowerment

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

Female empowerment has come a long way since thousands of years ago but it’s only just the beginning. A discussion on women’s history and women’s equality took place at the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Feb. 13. A group of professors and a Kern Community College District trustee spoke on the topic of “Ancient Greece to Modern America: A 3000 Year Quest for...

City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

Oral history for students at BC Delano Campus

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018

The Bakersfield College Delano Campus hosted Dr. Patrick Fontes of California State University Fresno to speak on his oral history project, Chicano Legacy of Fresno County: Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences, to Delano students on March 14. Here Fontes gave students a general overview of Mexican history in the United States and the California Central Valley, focusing...

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