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M.E.Ch.A and SGA organize a memorial for Jesus Nieto

M.E.Ch.A and SGA organize a memorial for Jesus Nieto

May 2, 2018

In honor of the late Jesus “Jess” Gilberto Nieto, who passed away on September 21, 2017 at 70 years old, BC student organization M.E.Ch.A and SGA organized...

New SGA president wants students active

New SGA president wants students active

Morgan Park, Reporter

September 20, 2016

Filed under Campus

Last semester, Bakersfield College elected its new Student Government Association president in Matt Frazer, 27, a political science major who is looking...

Students are encouraged to get more involved at SGA event

Students are encouraged to get more involved at SGA event

September 10, 2015

On Sept. 2, Bakersfield College’s SGA hosted its first student Involvement Festival during welcome week. The festival was used as an aid to help students...

BC works on new policy for smoking

Amber Hayden, Online Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under News

For the past few years, there have been conversations on campus about where Bakersfield College stood on the smoking policy. Although, there seems to be some disagreements between SGA President Alex Dominguez and other members of SGA on how strict the policy should be. SGA and the dean of Allied Health, Cindy Collier, held a meeting Feb. 20 to discuss what seems to be a...

Festivities to be held for awareness

Brooke Howard, Reporter

October 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

The Student Government Association and Relay for Life present Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 8, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Free Speech area at BC’s main campus, and at the DST Lobby on the Delano campus. The festivities will include cake, games, pink ribbon tying, survivor recognition, and a “Dress in Breast Cancer pink” contest in which the winner will receive a...

SGA sets sights on big goals for BC

SGA sets sights on big goals for BC

September 24, 2014

In addition to having a new, and permanent, director of student life to supervise its meetings, the Student Government Association has had several new...

New director of student life looks to prioritize student needs

New director of student life looks to prioritize student needs

September 10, 2014

Recently, Bakersfield College has acquired a permanent member to its administration. Replacing the interim Director of Student Life Elizabeth Peisner,...

Moran sees re-election as redemption and growth

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Front Page, News

Polls closed at the end of March and Jimmy Moran, former treasurer, was officially re-introduced to Bakersfield College’s student government as vice president-elect for the next academic year. Moran was involved in last semester’s substance and misconduct allegations against the Student Government Association, and was dismissed from the board; however, there appeared...

New SGA president excited for his term

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

April 23, 2014

Filed under Front Page, News

Just a regular Bakersfield College Student with some political background, Alex Dominguez, a political science major, prepares to take on the role of student body president and plans to “get things done.” After polls closed on March 27, over half of the students who had voted chose Dominguez. “I was really happy about the outcome. I woke up, I checked my email and...

SGA is ready for upcoming elections

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

March 19, 2014

Filed under Front Page

Bakersfield College Student Government Association voted and approved to push the spring 2014 elections to March 24-27 in order to increase student involvement and awareness. Interim Director of Student Life Elizabeth Peisner said the elections were not only pushed in order to allow more students to apply for candidacy, but also to give the student body an opportunity to...

Houchin and SGA team up for annual BC blood drive

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

March 19, 2014

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College Student Government Association hosted its annual blood drive with the Houchin Community Blood Blank, on March 12-13. “We’re really excited – people are really excited!” SGA senator Eric Beadle said, “People were indifferent last year.” The sign-up list to donate blood contained 75 names by 11:00 a.m. on the first day of the two-day event, a mere ...

16 potential candidates prepare for upcoming student elections

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

March 5, 2014

Filed under News

There have been a total of 16 candidates officially submitted for the upcoming elections from March 24-27, and Elizabeth Peisner, Bakersfield College interim director of student life said, “For our first redo, I’m pleased. It is a culture shift, they don’t happen over night, but I’m very, very pleased with the level of engagement.” Raising and maintaining student...

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