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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...

Kalivas has confidence in his men to qualify

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

December 4, 2013

Filed under Sports

With the Bakersfield College Wrestling season nearing an end, the team is gearing up for the state championships. In order to qualify for the state championships, wrestlers must place in the top six of their weight class at the Southern Regionals on Dec. 7. Coach Bill Kalivas said seven members of the team have a good shot at qualifying for state. Those members are Josh...

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...

BC starts slow and fails to recover

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College wrestling team endured a tough day at the Southern California Wrestling Association Eastern Conference on Nov. 16. “The scores weren’t indicative of how we compete,” said BC coach Bill Kalivas. “The individuals we had did the best they could, that’s all we can ask for.” Kalivas explained that some of the struggles this year have been...

Huser three strokes shy

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women’s golf team just missed a chance to send freshman Kendall Huser to qualify for the state championships. In order to qualify, Huser had to finish in 12th place or better in the Southern California Regionals, but instead missed the cut by only three strokes. She finished the tournament with rounds of 85-81 for 166. Since BC does not have...

Two wrestlers place at San Fran tourney

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Filed under Sports

Two Bakersfield College wrestlers placed at the San Francisco State Open U21 Tournament on Nov. 3. The team’s placers were 149 pounder Max Ramirez and heavyweight Josh Davis who both finished in fifth place in their respective weight classes. The winners in the two weight classes were Max Hvolbek from Stanford at 149 pounds and Nathan Butler from UNA-Stanford in the...

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