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Give blood for community

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Campus

The Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive challenge is back at Bakersfield College. The blood drive is a part of a national competition among colleges to donate the highest amount of blood and to educate in general. “It’s pretty much to raise awareness on health issues related to blood and also the title, Cesar E. Chavez, is to raise awareness on the progress that has been...

This might be a giant letdown

This might be a giant letdown

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Reviews

They Might Be Giants is back with their 16th album “Nanobots.” The album’s 45 minutes long with 25 songs, but sometimes it feels like it should end...

International women give perspective on unique lives

International women give perspective on unique lives

March 14, 2013

Bakersfield College was able to hear world perspectives through the eyes of international students as a part of Women’s History Month.  The panel of...

Muslim Student Association to be more active at BC

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Campus

The Bakersfield College’s Muslim Student Association began last winter about two months before the semester ended.  Marshel Blackmon, Inter-Club Counsel Representative, said the club was started by a small group of Muslim women. “We just kind of got together because more people ask us ‘Why do you wear the scarves? Why do you dress this way?’ and they wanted clarification...

Rapper keeps realness

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Reviews

Hoodie Allen’s new mixtape “Crew Cuts” was released for free on his website Feb. 20, and it’s worth the download. Allen has been making music independently since he started and doesn’t shy away from the fact that he’s a middle-class white guy who went to college. “Crew Cuts” has a surprising amount of realness, in the sense that he isn’t talking about...

Punks play at Jerry’s pizza

Punks play at Jerry’s pizza

February 27, 2013

Jerry’s Pizza played host to a concert for punk and ska bands of different ages and different sounds. Bands were playing constantly, both in the restaurant...

Is gun control necessary now?

Is gun control necessary now?

January 30, 2013

YES by Ruben Perez With the recent school shootings in the last two months, we need to have more gun control. Unfortunately when gun control is...

BC food pantry open more days

BC food pantry open more days

January 30, 2013

The Renegade food pantry has increased its distribution to eight times a semester. The food pantry provides food for Bakersfield College students. Last...

‘Spring’ attempts to awaken its audience

‘Spring’ attempts to awaken its audience

January 30, 2013

The Empty Space Theater is opening its 11th season with the musical “Spring Awakening” directed by Kristina Saldana and Brian Sivesind. The musical...

Muslims educate about faith

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 28, 2012

Filed under Campus

The Muslim Student Association on campus held their inaugural event on Nov. 21. The MSA has only been together for about a month but were motivated to put on this event. “Basically we decided to get together to show BC how Muslims really are,” said MSA member Shahab Alnagar. “We’re hard-working members of the USA and contrary to popular belief we don’t hate this...

Expect delays on SAM repair

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Filed under News

The Speech and Music Building, closed last year for renovations, hasn’t had any work done on it and might remain closed for some time. The original plans had the building finished by fall of 2013; however, no work has begun on the building. Bakersfield College head of Public Relations Amber Chiang, explained why there hasn’t been any work on the building. “The...

New disappointing rap collaboration

New disappointing rap collaboration

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Filed under Reviews

E-40 and Too $hort have come together to create the double album “History: Function and Mob Music.” With two of the biggest names in Bay Area rap,...

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