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Bakersfield College’s M.E.CH.A hosts annual Noche de Cultura

Bakersfield College’s M.E.CH.A hosts annual Noche de Cultura

April 15, 2018

The Bakersfield College M.E.CH.A club had a Noche de Cultura event that took place on Friday, April 13 in the Outdoor Theater from 6-9 p.m. The event also...

Bakersfield College welcomes speaker Jimmy Santiago Baca

Bakersfield College welcomes speaker Jimmy Santiago Baca

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

April 15, 2018

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Bakersfield College welcomed guess speaker, Jimmy Santiago Baca on April 4 in the Levan Center for the Humanities. The event had two different times one...

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Horace Mitchell shares perspective on Black History

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

Bakersfield College held a Brown Bag Discussion on Feb. 27, 2018 featuring guest speaker Horace Mitchell, who has been the President of Cal-State University...

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

March 11, 2018

On Friday, March 9, Professor Oliver A. Rosales informed students, staff and the public on his lecture “Writing Bakersfield into U.S. Civil Rights History:...

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

March 11, 2018

Correction: The print version of this article stated that Hill's speech was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. However, the event was part of the...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

January 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Renegades and members of the community gathered at the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities to welcome award-winning journalist and author of “America’s...

Garcia’s story of a struggled youth

Garcia’s story of a struggled youth

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

In the Indoor Theatre at Bakersfield College, Ignacio Garcia spoke about his life during his youth with his speech being titled “Becoming Brown in America:...

Speaker advocates for global education

Speaker advocates for global education

October 4, 2017

Education is the key to solving most of the problems we have today, said Orubba Almansouri, a native of Yemen, at a distinguished speaker’s series, held...

Rudy Salas helps prevent scams

Rudy Salas helps prevent scams

October 4, 2017

California State Assembly member Rudy Salas discussed why senior citizens are the main target of scammers and how they can protect themselves from being...

Diamond gives presentation at BC

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Campus

The Levan Center for the Humanities opened the 2016 season of their speaker series on April 6 with a presentation in the SPArC Indoor Theater by author, ecologist, and environmental historian Jared Diamond. Diamond, a Cambridge Ph.D. and polyglot (among the 14 languages he has learned are German, Russian, a regional dialect spoken by the indiginous people of New Guinea,...

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