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Letting go of the idea of perfection

Letting go of the idea of perfection

Paige Atkison, Reporter

February 25, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My name is Paige and I am a perfectionist. I spend hours each day thinking about how I can be more efficient with my time, how I can do more with my academic...

The Philadelphia Eagles fly against the Patriots

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Sports

Super Bowl LII was played on Feb. 4 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. The sport’s biggest game left nearly 100 million viewers in shock when the Eagles successfully defeated the NFL’s best team in recent years by a score of 41-33. The competition was filled with incredible plays, intense emotion, and a nail-biting finish that propelled a young...

Women!!!

Women!!!

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

February 11, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Women have been attempting to find their place in the world, from the right to vote to obtaining equality. In professional wrestling, however, women have...

Break the stigma and offer help

Break the stigma and offer help

November 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

Suicide is a controversial topic. Even those who have never experienced it have a heavy opinion on the topic. I speak from my own experience of having...

Don’t feel guilty, it’s okay to indulge, just moderate

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

If you walk around campus, you are likely to find a vending machine filled with snacks in virtually every building. Even in the bookstore, you can purchase anything you crave. You can see people eating in the most random places, such as the restroom. Yes, I am talking about the ones near the cafeteria. There is food that tempts us everywhere we go, but that is okay. I believe...

Bruno Mars performance has ‘no comparison’

Bruno Mars performance has ‘no comparison’

November 22, 2017

The first time I listened to “Nothing on You,” by Bruno Mars, I knew I would be a lifelong fan. In addition to his voice that has no comparison, his...

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...

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