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Renegade Talks event

Renegade Talks event

Victoria Miller, Reporter

April 22, 2015

On April 9, Bakersfield College once again hosted the Renegade Talks event. Inspired by TED talks, Renegade Talks is a variety of 10-minute presentations...

A lecture uses a life-learning book

Victoria Miller, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Dr. Greg Schneider spoke at the Levan Center at Bakersfield College on March 25 about Fyodor Dostoevsky’s book, “The Brother’s Karamazov.” Schneider talked about “The Brother’s Karamazov” and how it involves hardships, which force the characters to make difficult decisions and contemplate their morality. “This book explores questions of faith and doubt,...

Possible new BOG fee waiver requirements are imminent

Victoria Miller, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Talk of a new policy concerning the Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver has some students worried that they won’t meet the new requirements. Here’s what students need to know about the new policy. The BOG fee waiver allows enrollment fees to be waived for eligible students. According to Primavera Arvizu, the Director of Financial Aid at Bakersfield College, the new policy...

Swim team ready for WSC Championship

Swim team ready for WSC Championship

April 8, 2015

The William A. Wheeler Aquatic Center at Bakersfield College, home of the over $3 million Olympic-sized Italian-imported pool, was finally put to use on...

Declines in oil industry causes negative impact on Kern economy

Victoria Miller, Reporter

March 5, 2015

Most people have a lot to smile about at the pump these days, however, many oil producing locations and small businesses in the oil industry are hurting from the recent decline in crude oil prices. Tupper Hull, vice president of communications at Western States Petroleum Association explained the key factors of the recent decline in gas prices, one factor being over production....

Author speaks on species’ communication

Author speaks on species’ communication

Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter

March 5, 2015

Anne Benvenuti visited Bakersfield College’s Norman Levan Center for the Humanities on Feb. 24 to talk about how she believes that human communication...

Mysterious building across from BC set to be finished in August 2015

Mysterious building across from BC set to be finished in August 2015

February 24, 2015

For months, the mystery of the building that is located across from campus on Mount Vernon Avenue has left students wondering what exactly the building...

Thieves strike parking lots

Victoria Miller, Reporter

February 24, 2015

Students may have reason to fear for the safety of their vehicles while parked on campus at Bakersfield College. In the late morning on Jan. 29, Bakersfield College student Jaymee Rodriguez was returning to her car that was in the northeast parking lot after class. "As I got closer to my car there was a young lady sitting in her car crying and I could hear her telling the...

Citizens should get checkpoint alerts

Citizens should get checkpoint alerts

February 4, 2015

PRO Drinking and driving is a serious problem and sobriety checkpoints can be a useful tool for law enforcement to respond. However, the issue with s...

Keeping your original culture in the melting pot of America

Victoria Miller, Reporter

February 4, 2015

It's easy for people to forget where they come from and for some, continuing old family traditions is a way to stay in touch with their culture. Alma Garcia, 39, understands what it's like to keep her culture alive and strong in her home. "I arrived from Guadalajara, Mexico, in the U.S when I was 15, in 1989,” she said. Traditional dishes like tamales, tacos, chili,...

Four-year degree open to students

Four-year degree open to students

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College announced on Jan. 20 that it will be one of 15 colleges in California to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree program. Students who...

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