Police vehicle crashes on the Westside Parkway in Bakersfield
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Police vehicle crashes on the Westside Parkway in Bakersfield

By Josh Lofy Staff Writer When police and witnesses have a difference of opinion, who do you believe? On Mar. 16, 2013, Officer Richard Davis, a veteran of 15 years,totaled a brand new police cruiser on the then uncompleted Westside Parkway. According to ABC23, several witnesses described what the officer was doing as a joy ride and mentioned … Continue reading

‘Prism’ shows the dimensions of Katy Perry
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‘Prism’ shows the dimensions of Katy Perry

Athena Skapinakis Features Editor ‘Prism,’ shows the dimensions of Katy Perry Katy Perry embarks on a journey of enlightenment in her quasi-spiritual album, “Prism.” She delves beyond the sugary-sweet confection of “Teenage Dream,” her sophomore album, and touches on reflection and recapturing self-worth as she reinstates her confidence after surviving her turbulent 2012 divorce. “Roar” … Continue reading

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Controversy and mixed reviews orbit ‘Ender’s Game’

by Robin Gracia Editor-in-Chief Controversy and mixed reviews orbit “Ender’s Game” In “Ender’s Game”, the Nebula Award-winning 1985 novel by Orson Scott Card, Earth was invaded by an alien race called the Formics. Millions of people fought and died to protect the planets’ water supply. All would have been lost if not for the International Military Fleet Commander … Continue reading