The Renegade Rip

Robert Ruiz operates the 5150 Robo CIM in his lab class for industrial technology. The equipment is held in the computer integrated manufacturing lab.

Four-year degree open to students

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College announced on Jan. 20 that it will be one of 15 colleges in California to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree program. Students who...

News briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19 – Dec. 3   CARE/CalWORKs “Adopt a Family” for our Holiday Tree located in the EOP&S office is accepting presents until Dec. 5th for underprivileged children.   Bakersfield College has changed its parking permit system. To order your Spring 2015 parking permit, visit www.permitsales.net/BAKCOLLEGE. New parking permits are required each...

BC hosts forum to better inform

BC hosts forum to better inform

October 8, 2014

  Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak, congressman David Valadao, and assemblyman Rudy Salas attended and answered questions for students at Bakersfield...

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

April 17, 2013

By Luis Garcia Photo Editor   Over 140 students and faculty members packed the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to hear math professo...

Results are in for elections

Jazmine Montoya, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter   Election results are in. Bakersfield College students have chosen a new president and officers for the next school year. With 228 votes, Travis Tillis defeated Rudy Strong for Student Government Association president. Strong had 135 votes. All of the other elected officers ran unopposed. Elizabeth Gonzalez will fill the vice p...

Kean to retire with final show

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   After 19 years at Bakersfield College, choir director Ronald Kean is going out on top. After a total of 30 years teaching, a successful performance over spring break at New York’s infamous Carnegie Hall, and an upcoming finale performance, Kean is excited to retire for new adventures. His final performance will be held on May 4...

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

April 17, 2013

By Adam Cree Reporter   Kern race fans rejoice. The Kern County Raceway is almost here, and it promises to be fast. Fans will have to wai...

SAM renovation plans finally underway

SAM renovation plans finally underway

April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Speech Arts and Music Building is finally going to start renovations. For the past two years, the SA...

BC bookstore gets a makeover

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Bakersfield College Bookstore just received a makeover. According to store manager Brian Griffin, the changes were expected when Barnes & Noble took over operations nearly two years ago. “Typically, when Barnes & Noble goes into a new college, that’s part of the transition period to go and kind of redo the wh...

Writing Center holding second contest at BC

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Bakersfield College Writing Center is holding its second writing contest of the semester.  The topic is From the Fields to the Stars. The topic was inspired by the story of astronaut Jose Hernandez, who spoke in March at BC about what he had to overcome to go from a worker’s son to an astronaut. “He talked about achievi...

Alum is off to dentistry

Mitchelle De Leon, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter   When former BC student Tuan Nguyen woke up on Dec. 3 last year, the first thing he needed to do was check his email to find out whether he got into dental school. Even before high school, Nguyen wanted to be a dentist. As a student studying biology at BC over four years ago, Nguyen spent three years as a research assistant at the...

 ‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

March 14, 2013

For those in Bakersfield looking for a piece of Cuban culture there is local restaurant Rincon Cubano. Rincon Cubano has been open for about eight months....

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