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Latinx Heritage Month kicks off with food, music and festivities

Victoria Cipres, Feature Writer September 21, 2021

For the first day of Latinx Heritage Month, CSU Bakersfield kicked off the celebration on Sept. 15 in front of the Student Union Patio with food, music, and keynote speaker Dr. Jorge Moraga. Students...

Roadrunners Return: Students sprint back to school

Carlos Hernandez, Digital Content Producer September 15, 2021

It’s been 721 day’s since CSU Bakersfield’s last Rowdy Run. An annual tradition to welcome incoming freshmen that was not held in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. This year, freshmen and sophomores...

Alexsandro Hernandez details a customers Jeep at his shop at 700 Wible Road Bakersfield, California.

Entrepreneur takes leap of faith

Alondra Roman, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

  The COVID-19 Pandemic witnessed the rise and fall of many small businesses. Some businesses crumbled under the pressure of closures and lack of clientele, some adapted to the challenges they faced,...

Book Review: Growing Boldly by Emily Ley

Book Review: ‘Growing Boldly’ by Emily Ley

Dionna Woolfolk, Staff Writer September 12, 2021

  “Building a life you love requires that you do something!” Words to aspire by! A quote taken from the book “Growing Boldly,” Emily Ley has created a self-discovery book meant to influence and...

Staying entertained with summertime activities

Jessianne Solis, Features Writer June 12, 2021

Story edited by Damian Lopez, Editor-in-Chief   Summer is among us, and we are free to do whatever we want. It is time to take a break from school and do all the fun activities not possible...

Disneyland during the pandemic: Is it still the Happiest place on Earth?

Disneyland during the pandemic: Is it still the ‘Happiest place on Earth’?

Landon Logue, Features Writer May 20, 2021

Of course, it is! As the Disneyland Resort reopened its gates on April 30th after its 13-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the magic is back with both major and minor changes to daily operations....

CSUB Mass vaccination hub

CSUB Mass vaccination hub comes to an end

Rosa Salazar, News Editor April 26, 2021

The mass vaccination hub at CSU Bakersfield will close its doors on May 14.     People ages 16 and older are still encouraged to receive their first Pfizer vaccination at the hub by making an appointment...

A color of Bakersfield

A color of Bakersfield

Jessianne Solis, Features Writer April 21, 2021

Murals are one of those things that every city has. From murals on the side of small businesses, random walls in the neighborhoods, and even restaurants. Many people appreciate the mural for the looks,...

Cover art for Zach Snyders Justice League from HBO Max

Is Snyder’s Justice League worth it?

Landon Logue, Features Writer April 20, 2021

“The Snyder Cut” is here. After years of fan petitioning begging for the original cut of Justice League, it has finally arrived at HBO Max. This backstory for the cut of the film is almost legend...

Letisias simple and savory seafood cocktail

Letisia’s simple and savory seafood cocktail

Letisia Cruz, Copy Editor April 15, 2021

  With so much time spent watching food/cooking TikToks, I find myself constantly wanting to eat delicious food. However, most of the recipes I see on the app require endless hours in the kitchen, unique...

Usher in Spring with Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Usher in Spring with Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Kaleigh Day, Features Writer April 12, 2021

  As Spring begins, many are looking forward to longer days and warmer temperatures. If you’re like many parents and are looking for activities to stimulate your children’s minds while staying at...

Asian American students share their experience with racism

Asian American students share their experience with racism

April 8, 2021

  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many obstacles upon the U.S. population, one of which has been around for a long time but has, until just recently, been incredibly silenced: Asian American hate.  ...

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