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Finals: Student opinions differ

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Campus

Finals week is looming and that means students are either prepared or frantically doing last minute assignments. Several Bakersfield College students gave opinions on whether  or not finals are necessary, and offered some tips on how to prepare for them. Finals start on Dec. 7 for students with Saturday classes and on Dec. 9 for all classes. Student Elizabeth Navarro...

BC volleyball comes up short

Jason Reed, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Front Page, Sports

With a tough conference championship loss at home to College of the Canyons, Bakersfield College failed to secure homecourt and was forced to play on the road in the opening round of the volleyball playoffs tournament. BC traveled to El Camino College and was defeated in four sets. BC split the first two sets with El Camino before dropping the final two. BC lost the first...

BC archives packed to brim with history

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Features

One hundred years of history are displayed in the Bakersfield College archives, and it’s starting to show.   The archives are actively searching for a new home in light of their ever-decreasing shelf space. The archives office, located in Room 216 on the upper level of the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library, began operation in 2003 and is completely funded through private...

BC Archives packed to brim with history

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Features

One hundred years of history are displayed in the Bakersfield College archives, and it’s starting to show. The archives are actively searching for a new home in light of their ever-decreasing shelf space. The archives office, located in Room 216 on the upper level of the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library, began operation in 2003 and is completely funded through private donations...

Bakersfield looks to make a dent in diabetes

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Features

On Nov. 16, the local chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation held their 16th Annual Cure for Diabetes Walk at Yokuts Park. Allison Perkins, chapter manager, explained that she felt that the participation from the city, kids, and volunteers is what makes this event great. “I think that people think that diabetes is something we get because we eat the wrong...

Local chefs learn the fresh and healthy practices of Jamie Oliver

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Features

Jamie Oliver’s Food Foundation parked its Big Rig Teaching Kitchen on the Bakersfield College campus on Nov. 10 in order to groom a new batch of “Food Champions.”  The tour is set to visit several communities throughout California that have been identified by The California Endowment as being particularly unhealthy. The first day of training for the Food Champions...

Poets share their works

Poets share their works

May 1, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter “I want to talk about what’s happening in Fresno’s literary scene and what isn’t happening in Bakersfield enough.”  Th...

BC stumbles but still makes the playoffs

BC stumbles but still makes the playoffs

May 1, 2013

By Jason Reed Sports Editor After a 17-4 start to the season, the Bakersfield College Renegades baseball team finished the regular season 7-8 in its final 15 g...

Her time on the run

Her time on the run

May 1, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter Holocaust survivor Dorothy Greenstein was speaking at California State University of Bakersfield as the school was celebrating The ...

Kern County Raceway speeding to finish

Kern County Raceway speeding to finish

April 3, 2013

By Adam Cree Reporter   A new racetrack is coming to Bakersfield this year, and it will be holding NASCAR events. The Kern County Raceway is sched...

SGA holds blood drive on campus

SGA holds blood drive on campus

Jazmine Montoya, Reporter

April 3, 2013

Filed under News

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter   The Student Government Association was pleased with the turnout for the Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive held March...

Astronaut at Levan Center

Astronaut at Levan Center

April 3, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter Former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez captivated a packed audience as he shared his story at the Levan Center on March 19 as ...

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