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It doesn’t define me

It doesn’t define me

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Our struggles are not always visible. I have a specific learning disability that affects my mental health and education. When you are a community college...

My first time at the LA Comic Con

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Stan Lee Comic Con, also known as Los Angeles Comic Con, was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center Oct. 27 to 29. I’ve only been to the Bakersfield Comic Con, so I thought it would be interesting to go outside of my Bakersfield bubble and go to this convention. Plus, some of my favorite people were going to be there like Stan Lee and Pee-wee Herman; there were al...

Just try to Breathe

Just try to Breathe

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My courses at Bakersfield College have allowed me to socialize and interact with new people. This can sometimes be a nightmare for a person who is dealing...

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

Lots of delicious Greek options available at new location of Athena’s Greek Café and Grill

November 2, 2017

Athena’s Greek Café and Grill has a new location that has opened on 2900 Calloway Drive. The restaurant was decorated with ancient Greek themed art...

Players can bend time with their farts in ‘The Fractured but Whole’

Players can bend time with their farts in ‘The Fractured but Whole’

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“South Park: The Fractured but Whole” is a direct sequel to the game “South Park: The Stick of Truth.” Before I get into how The Fractured but...

Learn to read labels

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We often hear that the best approach to healthy eating is based on nutrition labels, and the Food and Drug Administration encourages people to check nutrition information before buying their food. Labels show calories as well as percentages of macronutrients and vitamins; knowing that information can help people make better choices. Here’s the thing: reading labels can...

Tumblr can hurt

Tumblr can hurt

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For some people social media is a place to escape and unwind. For those suffering with serious mental health issues, this could be a triggering place. Tumblr...

Rupi Kaur’s new collection of poetry, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ is bittersweet but uplifting

Rupi Kaur’s new collection of poetry, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ is bittersweet but uplifting

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Rupi Kaur is a #1 New York Times best-selling author. Her second collection of poetry, “The Sun and Her Flowers,” was published on Oct. 3. The first...

Riverdale episode delivers twists

Riverdale episode delivers twists

October 23, 2017

The story continues ... the second season of “Riverdale” was premiered on Oct. 11 on The CW Channel. The story picks up right where season one ended....

Slow and steady loses the weight

Slow and steady loses the weight

Jenny Brito, Reporter

September 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the different dieting trends out there, it is important that people be informed of their actual effectiveness and potential dangers. People should...

New York’s best seller is great

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

New York’s best-selling author AJ Mendez Brooks revealed her secret weapon to the world on what led to her success in her book, “Crazy Is My Superpower”. Brooks writes this book in her own point of view and we, the reader, read her life story of when she was 7 years old living in poverty to being 30 years old as successful pro wrestler and author. And throughout 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...

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