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Panelist speak on promoting change in the Delano community

Panelist speak on promoting change in the Delano community

December 2, 2015

  The Bakersfield College Delano Campus Cultural Historical Awareness Program (C.H.A.P.) hosted its last event of the fall semester at the Robert...

Finals are around the corner

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under News

  With finals approaching, Bakersfield College students are trying to get in every last available minute to cram in some studying time for their classes. The final, depending on the teacher, can make or break a students grade in that class, which can be devastating in the event that the student didn’t have enough time to study. BC students did not hold back their...

Starbucks’ new cup sparks controversy

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Features

A nationwide controversy took place on social media sites after the popular coffee chain Starbucks released their highly anticipated holiday red cup, which was literally an ombré tinted red cup rather than the traditional Christmas themed cups. Bakersfield College students expressed their opinions about the trending online topic. “I don’t go to Starbucks, so I don’t...

Demi Lovato’s new album reveals an effortless edge

Demi Lovato’s new album reveals an effortless edge

November 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Demi Lovato’s new studio album Confident showcases Lovato’s new and improved bold and sexy look. After years of healing from her haunting past,...

Bakersfield Burrito Project feeds the needy and homeless

Bakersfield Burrito Project feeds the needy and homeless

November 4, 2015

Bakersfield College business major Belinda Lopez Rickett and her husband, English major Jason Rickett, are determined to feed the hungry and the homeless...

LGBT community gathers for the 12th annual Bakersfield Pride event

LGBT community gathers for the 12th annual Bakersfield Pride event

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Features

  Bakersfield’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their supporters united as one at the 12th annual Bakersfield Pride...

Horror film will have audiences on edge

Horror film will have audiences on edge

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Fox’s new horror-comedy “Scream Queens” is destined to be a hit. On Sept. 22, Fox aired back-to-back episodes of the new series’ pilot and its se...

Fox’s new series is sensational

Fox’s new series is sensational

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

  Fox’s new horror-comedy “Scream Queens” is destined to be a hit. On Sept. 22, Fox aired back-to-back episodes of the new series’ pilot...

‘Good Vibrations’ felt at the KC Fair

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features

The Beach Boys kicked off the Kern County Fair’s opening night at the Budweiser Pavilion at the Kern County Fairgrounds on Sept. 23. Fans from different age ranges gathered in a near two-mile line that was separated by the three different openings to the pavilion to see the iconic Beach Boys’ perform, some in which had been waiting in line all day. “We’ve been here...

Students now have help with housing

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

September 23, 2015

Filed under News

  Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life have recently developed an online housing resources link available on the BC website. This allows the public to post their listings to provide students with information to help them find available housing within the Bakersfield community. “This idea was birthed from a need that arose among the student population,”...

Kim Davis issues stem from lawyer

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

With the Supreme Court’s passing of same-sex marriage back in June, it came as a complete shock to me when I heard that a county clerk from Kentucky, Kim Davis, was not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. At first, my thought process questioned, “Under what authority does this woman think she has the right to deny these couples their basic right as an American to...

The debate continues for professional athlete pay

Giovanni Lopez and Rhiannon Stroberg

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

PRO What is a professional athlete worth? Whatever their skills, strengths and popularity are, making athletes worth every cent they are paid. I hate to be so blunt and honest, but it’s absolutely true. They are considered the best of the best at what they do. Best at passing basketballs, best at throwing footballs, best at kicking soccer balls, anything that they touch ...

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