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Human trafficking panel addresses BC campus

Priscilla Carballo, Reporter

January 31, 2020

A human trafficking awareness panel was held inside the forum building at the Bakersfield College campus on Jan. 30. The panel hoped to shed some light on what human trafficking is, and how it affects the community and everyday living. Many showed up to observe the event and participate in a question and answer session held at the end of the documentary. When entering and...

Op-Ed: How to believe women in the era of the #MeToo movement

Haley Duval, Reporter

October 15, 2018

The testimony of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford captured many people’s attention around the country through social media. Ford appeared at the Senate hearing to address her allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh. Ford alleges the assault took place in 1982, at the hands of Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge. Upon watching and following the h...

Campus rapist sentenced to life in prison without parole

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018

Convicted rapist Brandon Robinson, 21, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, along with an additional 19 years and eight months on Sept. 26. Robinson was convicted of all 15 felony charges against him on Aug. 14. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney John Allen. During the hearing, Robinson’s attorney, Ron Carter, requested that it be taken into...

Reported sexual assault incident at BC

Hector Martinez, Reporter

April 16, 2018

On April 10,Bakersfield College’s Public Safety sent out an alert about an incident that happened inside the women’s restroom of the Humanities building. A female was followed into the bathroom by a male suspect. She was able to defendherself and the suspect left, according to the notification. When the female managed to reached Public Safety the suspect had already...

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