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Panelist speak on promoting change in the Delano community

Panelist speak on promoting change in the Delano community

December 2, 2015

  The Bakersfield College Delano Campus Cultural Historical Awareness Program (C.H.A.P.) hosted its last event of the fall semester at the Robert...

KCCD hires investigator to review case on BC faculty members

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

November 18, 2015

  Bakersfield College faculty members believe that they have become a target for the Kern Community College District. On Oct. 1, a BC faculty member filed a formal complaint against BC English professor Kate Pluta, BC women’s basketball coach Paula Dahl, and a BC administrator, all which are now under investigation by the KCCD. Interim dean of student success Janet...

BC book discussions offer valuable ideas

BC book discussions offer valuable ideas

November 18, 2015

Bakersfield College administration and faculty have come together to create a multiple-part book discussion that focuses on Bailey, Jaguars, and Jenkins’...

Alumni returns to BC to speak

Alumni returns to BC to speak

Cinthia Loera, Reporter

October 21, 2015

  In spirit of homecoming week, Bakersfield College Student Alumni Nexus presented BC alumni Sandi Schwartz on Oct. 15 to speak of her accomplishments...

Greek Food Festival tasty

Greek Food Festival tasty

October 21, 2015

  Bakersfield’s Greek Food Festival hosted its 44th annual event, and committee members, as well as guests, were eager to partake in the festival’s...

BC has added a new department

BC has added a new department

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

October 7, 2015

  Graduating and transferring are the common goals of Bakersfield College students. Since 2012, BC has averaged nearly 1,000 graduating students...

‘In and Out of Shadows’ musical shows struggle of undocumented

‘In and Out of Shadows’ musical shows struggle of undocumented

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

Bakersfield College ended a series of events commemorating the Delano Grape Strike with a performance of author Gary Soto’s third play, “In and Out...

United Farm Workers celebrate the Delano Grape Strike ’65 movement

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

The United Farm Workers Foundation celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the ‘65 Delano Grape Strike at the historic Forty Acres complex on Sept. 26. The event served as a reunion for strikers and boycotters from the 1960s. They were joined by farm worker leaders from companies under the United Farm Workers, who continued the fight to protect farm worker contracts and...

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

After an enduring battle regarding the fate of Sonya Christian’s contract, slating her to continue her position as Bakersfield College president, the...

Christian conflict remains

Christian conflict remains

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 23, 2015

The ongoing saga between Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian and the Kern Community College District continues after the KCCD board of trustees...

KCCD votes against approval of BC president Sonya Christian’s contract

KCCD votes against approval of BC president Sonya Christian’s contract

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015

The battle between Sonya Christian and the Kern Community College District reignited after the KCCD board voted against the approval of Christian’s contract. The...

Phoenix-based band rocks Campus Center

Phoenix-based band rocks Campus Center

September 10, 2015

The Bakersfield College quad is usually a spot for students to kick back and relax while enjoying down time between classes. Early in the school year,...

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