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The best mixtape you’ll ever watch

The best mixtape you’ll ever watch

November 28, 2012

Captain Murphy is hip-hop’s new mysterious character. Internet buzz has generated around this new artist who has only appeared on the web and as a cartoon,...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Fall semester closes; a time for reflection

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

November 28, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The days are closing in on the 2012 fall semester and to some the past few months have been a blink, while to others they have felt like molasses. Many students have already climbed the obstacle of submitting college applications, but all students are preparing themselves to tackle finals week. Through all the stress and sleepless nights that come with studying for final...

Dancing to a native beat

Dancing to a native beat

November 28, 2012

The Bakersfield College Native American Awareness Club has been hosting events to inform BC students on Native American culture, including a cultural awareness...

Stand up for what you believe in

Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Barack Obama is once again the president of the United States, and with that comes a big responsibility on us, the citizens. The president cannot single handedly change the economy, education, health care or war. We, as citizens, have the responsibility to push for the right moves to be made, to make our voices heard so he knows what it is we want. If you voted for Mitt...

B-boys rock to the breaks

B-boys rock to the breaks

November 15, 2012

Breakdancing events in Bakersfield are not very common, but thanks to Omar Juarez, a local DJ, Break ’Em Off has been started as an effort to raise awareness...

Local grocer thinks Prop. 37 good idea

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under News

One of the most controversial topics in the upcoming elections is that of Proposition 37. The proposition would demand all companies using genetically engineered food to label their product as genetically engineered. Controversy around this topic resides in what its true purpose is. Some say it is all a scam by a lawyer wanting to make money off of the big food companies....

BC professors express importance of vote

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under News

With the elections coming up this November, Bakersfield College professors spoke on voting, it’s importance, and what it means for students. Steven Holmes, professor of political science at BC, felt that voting is always important. “Elections are the essential component of any true Democracy,” explained Holmes. “It gives people the opportunity to voice their opinions...

Kendrick Lamar album a personal story

Kendrick Lamar album a personal story

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Reviews

Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, “Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City,” is a concept album that has undoubtedly changed hip-hop music. Lamar’s album...

BC Health Center to screen for depression

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Campus

On Nov. 15, the Bakersfield College Student Health and Wellness Center will be holding screening tests on campus for depression. These tests will help determine if a student needs further help, but students will not be diagnosed on the spot. The event will be taking place along with The Great American Smoke Out, which encourages smokers to make a plan to quit smoking. BC...

Roughneck Review publishes new issue

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College’s online journal, the Roughneck Review, published its latest issue on Oct. 31. The Roughneck Review is a new campus entity, publishing works submitted by current and former students, and approved by an editorial staff of BC professors. The works may be written assignments, art projects, or any other type of work done for a class. Brad Stiles originally...

Lotus’ new album breaks boundaries

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Reviews

“Until The Quiet Comes” is the new album by producer Flying Lotus released on Warp Records. The album is Lotus’ return from his phenomenal 2010 release, “Cosmogramma,” which was a mind-expanding piece of free-jazz-influenced production. “Until The Quiet Comes” is Lotus returning to a more narrow approach to beat making, but still breaking boundaries and showcasing...

STAFF ED: Prop. 30 a bandage for education

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 3, 2012

Filed under Opinion

They say you can’t put a price on education, but it is clear that is not the case. Proposition 30 is calling for a sales tax increase, and an increase to personal income tax rates for upper-income taxpayers. The motive behind this is to help fund public education, and if it does not pass, colleges will face severe cuts and tuition hikes. This situation puts one of the...

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