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Front view of Barrington's Jamaican Kitchen at 4120 Ming Ave. Bakersfield, CA. Photo provided by Barrington's Jamaican Kitchen.

Spotlight on Black-owned businesses: Barrington’s Jamaican Kitchen

Kaleigh Day, Features Writer March 5, 2021

  If you’re searching for an island paradise in Bakersfield, you can find it in a parking lot. Though it sounds counterintuitive, nestled between Petsmart and Wienerschnitzel off of Ming and Stine is...

Healing through Music

Healing through Music

Kaleigh Day, Features Writer February 17, 2021

Regardless life circumstances, music is a common denominator. With a few notes, one can be moved to tears or transported back to their childhood. By eliciting these visceral and emotional responses, music...

graphic from The Empty Space's Instagram

Creating Virtual Space for Theatre

Kaleigh Day , Features Writer February 1, 2021

 In a time where the word “unprecedented” has made what feels like a permanent home in email greetings and the news cycle, it’s no surprise that people are turning to the arts for comfort. Seeing...

Stephani Williams/The Runner. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Brandy Plaat, a Biology major, stocks up on fruit at the pop-up Food Pantry. Located near the Student Union and the Café.

CSUB offers food options on and off campus

Chase Anderson, Features Editor January 25, 2021

With the Spring semester starting and many new students joining the CSU Bakersfield family it is important to know that there are various food options for students both on and off campus. The Food Pantry...

The sweet drink is a fruity way to satisfy your taste buds.

Runner recipes: Blended rainbow vodka slush

Destinee Sims, Features Editor December 27, 2020

While quality vodka over ice can satisfy a craving for a stiff drink, adding rainbow sherbet and sparkling beverages elevates the flavor to new heights. This rainbow vodka slush is perfect for...

Add your cheese bites to your favorite snack bowl and serve!

Runner recipes: Baked cheese bites

Destinee Sims, Features Editor December 20, 2020

With a house full of dietary restrictions, it can become difficult to keep a steady variety of tasty snacks. A common favorite for those on a low carbohydrate diet is cheese bites, but the options found...

All photos of this apple crisp were taken after doubling the recipe quantity.

Runner recipes: Warm apple crisp

Melanie Romo, Assistant Features Editor December 6, 2020

Since the leaves have started changing colors and the weather has cooled, it seems like many people want to enjoy every aspect of the holiday season a little more this year. From pumpkin carving to Christmas...

Preview: Common Ground Club to host “Feast of Gratitude” Zoom event

Preview: Common Ground Club to host “Feast of Gratitude” Zoom event

Melanie Romo, Assistant Features Editor December 4, 2020

As the fall semester is coming to an end and the end-of-the-year festivities are commencing, the Common Ground Club at CSU Bakersfield is honoring the occasions and will host the "Feast of Gratitude" for...

5 ways to get charitable: Runners look for ways to give back this holiday season

5 ways to get charitable: Runners look for ways to give back this holiday season

Destinee Sims, Features Editor December 2, 2020

As the holiday season begins and decorations come out, community members are beginning to look for ways to give back and spread the holiday cheer.   In a poll hosted on The Runner’s Instagram,...

Establishing emergency assistance: Sacramento State holds “Emergency Housing Program: Creation and Development Process” webinar

Establishing emergency assistance: Sacramento State holds “Emergency Housing Program: Creation and Development Process” webinar

Jennifer Samano, Features Writer November 30, 2020

In recognition of “Hunger and Homelessness Week,” Sacramento State (SSU) hosted “Emergency Housing Program: Creation and Development Process” on Nov. 18 for CSU students and faculty to attend...

CSUB celebrates International Education Week by keeping up with our students overseas

CSUB celebrates International Education Week by keeping up with our students overseas

Janelle Calderon, Mulitmedia Editor November 30, 2020

CSU Bakersfield Programming and Associated Students Inc. held a brown bag discussion via Zoom on Nov. 19 in light of International Education Week.  Runners digitally gathered to celebrate campus...

Destigmatizing hunger & homelessness and building empathy one talk at a time

Destigmatizing hunger & homelessness and building empathy one talk at a time

Melanie Romo, Assistant Features Editor November 30, 2020

Community members gathered on Nov. 18 for CSU Bakersfield’s Associated Student Inc.’s (ASI) Runner Hour to talk about stigmatized topics every community has faced: hunger and homelessness.   Wednesday’s...

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