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Allen and Jones create new pathways

Allen and Jones create new pathways

March 1, 2016

The Norman Levan Center for Humanities welcomed Bakersfield College history professor Erin Miller as the 20th Norman Levan Faculty Colloquium speaker on...

Drag queens fight for the crown

Drag queens fight for the crown

March 1, 2016

Drag queens from all over California gathered at the Bakersfield Gay and Lesbian Center for the preliminary Miss Gay Goddess USofA Newcomer 2016 Pageant....

Uber provides a good experience

Uber provides a good experience

March 1, 2016

Recently, I took a taxi in LA with some friends because it was readily available instead of waiting six minutes for an Uber driver to show up. In the end,...

Swim makes splash at meet

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

March 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

The women’s and men’s swim teams traveled to Mt. San Antonio College this past weekend to make a splash in a variety of different races. With a solid week of training before the departure to Mt. SAC, they went into the meet a little tired. Plus, with the last meet not having as wide a spectrum of races, it was good for them to compete and they all did as expected, said...

Champs gear up for playoffs

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

As the regular season comes to a close, the Western State Conference South Division basketball title is in the hands of the Bakersfield Renegades. The second half of conference play has tested BC, however, in many ways, but as the state’s No. 17 team gears up for the playoffs, it’ll put them in better predicaments to finish out games. The stretch of grind-it-out games...

Swimmers open season with pentathlon in Ventura

Mason J Rockfellow, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

After the recent Western State Conference Pentathlon, swim coach Matt Moon said that the swimmers are off to a good start and everyone did what they were hoping for, but there are some things to improve on in the upcoming season. BC traveled to Ventura College on Feb. 12 for the WSC Pentathlon, where each swimmer swam in five 100-meter events: freestyle, backstroke, butterfly,...

BC swim showing potential

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

With the spring sports rolling their way into your calendar, the Bakersfield College swim teams will be testing the waters as well as the swimmers. BC’s swim team will be going to its first meet on Feb. 12 in Ventura for the Western State Conference Pentathlon. The WSC Pentathlon is where everyone in the conference meets and does 100-meter events for every stroke. This...

New movie portrays a great story but could have been better

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

Filed under Reviews

The new drama “The Finest Hours” told a great story, but it could’ve been better. Based on a true story of an impossible Coast Guard rescue mission of 32 crewmembers. Bernie Webber captained a 36-foot boat off the coast of Cape Cod during a blizzard in 1952. I wish that Disney had gone a little deeper into the back story. I would’ve liked to know more about Webber...

BC app intends to help students

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

Filed under News

There’s a new way to keep up to date with Bakersfield College news, athletics, events, and more, right from the palm of your hand. With websites not always being the easiest to navigate, a lot of apps have been created for faster navigation, special features, and the ability to connect with others through the power of your mobile device. “Even though our website is very...

Mentalist blows minds on campus

Mentalist blows minds on campus

February 3, 2016

Bakersfield College welcomed students back for the spring semester with a Mindsurfin’ Mentalist show that encouraged student participation. Mentalist...

Thanksgiving Classic sweep for BC basketball

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports/Online Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

It has been a preseason feasting for Bakersfield College’s men’s basketball team as the Renegades have started the season 6-1, following a Thanksgiving Classic Tournament sweep hosted by BC here at Gil Bishop Sports Center. Besides the 80-78 loss to Chaffey on Nov. 13 at the Fullerton Tournament, BC has outscored the six other opponents by an average of 24 points and...

BC Jazz Ensemble presents contemporary works

BC Jazz Ensemble presents contemporary works

November 18, 2015

    The Bakersfield College Jazz Ensemble presented classic and contemporary works at the Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert of 2015. The co...

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