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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 Snyder's 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...

Letisia's 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.  ...

Headshot of journalist Tiffany Cross taken from the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School's website.

Tiffany Cross and Tracy Salisbury speak at the Gender Matters Symposium

Giselle Gamez, News Reporter April 8, 2021

  CSU Bakersfield hosted its 13th annual Gender Matters Symposium on Thursday, March 25 virtually and focused on the women of America this year. The symposium featured educator, Tracey Salisbury, and...

Bucky's Hot Chicken truck at 1125 Coffee Road Bakersfield, CA. Photo from Buck'y Hot Chicken's Instagram May 20, 2020.

Food Truck Friday: Bucky’s Hot Chicken Truck

Landon Logue, Features Reporter March 26, 2021

  If you have been craving some Nashville-style hot chicken but can’t afford the flight to Tennessee, look no further than our beloved city of Bakersfield. Located on the corner of Brimhall and Coffee...

Screen shot of April Baker-Bell on Zoom speaking about her book

A linguistic injustice: Baker-Bell highlights the relationship between Black English and systematic racism

Destinee Sims, Freelance March 25, 2021

  April Baker-Bell, an author and academic from Michigan State, challenged the anti-Black culture created by traditional white-focused linguistic curriculum during an informational Zoom session on Mar....

Products from My Sister's Scrub. Photo provided by My Sister's Scrub.

Black-Owned Businesses: My Sister’s Scrub

Kaleigh Day, Features Writer March 22, 2021

  Everyone needs a bit of me time in their lives. For many, this includes a curated skincare routine. In December of 2018, My Sister’s Scrub was launched to celebrate the camaraderie and sisterhood...

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