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Fees increase transportation options

Fees increase transportation options

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

A meeting took place in Levinson Hall April 2 discussing the Transportation Services resolution that is being put up to vote in the upcoming BCSGA elec...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students voiced concerns, ideas, and learned about current resolutions being brought to campus. The main takeaways from the town hall meeting, other than student input, were current resolutions that are in the works for Bakersfield ...

BC’s Office of Student Life presents suicide discussion

Saad Kazi, Reporter

December 5, 2018

There’s a ‘silent epidemic’ that affects 25% of adults and about 10% of every college campus. It’s called depression, and though no one likes to talk about their own stories, it’s leading some people to take their own lives every day. Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life held an informative presentation discussing the causes, consequences, and stigmas...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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