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CSUB Students Share Love, and Friendship Advice for Valentines Day

CSUB Students Share Love, and Friendship Advice for Valentines Day

Jocelynn Landon, Features Editor February 14, 2024

Love is in the air and no matter if you have a partner, a bestie, or are in one of those classic situation-ships... everyone can use a little love advice.   On Feb. 13, Cal State Bakersfield ASI...

Canva Graphic by Jocelynn Landon

Three places to eat this Valentine’s Day in Bakersfield

Angela Torres, Features Writer February 13, 2024

Wondering where to take your valentine this year? There are various spots to choose from in Bakersfield for a romantic date, but here are three spots that can enhance the glamour of a Valentine’s Day...

Some of the 2024 Black Grammy winners on Feb. 4.

66th Grammy Awards show stirs up conversations regarding inconsistent award metrics

Jocelynn Landon, Features Editor February 9, 2024

The 66th annual Grammy Awards show was hosted on Feb. 4, and through celebrity speeches and emotional reactions of fans on social media, there is a conversation around how in 2024 the Grammys are possibly...

Photo by Jocelyn Landon of President Zelezny outside her office.

President Lynnette Zelezny reflects on time in the CSU system

Autumn Layton, Features Editor December 5, 2023

“CSU is in my blood. I started when I was 24 as a student, and now I’m ending my retirement. It’s almost been 50 years,” said President Lynnette Zelezny.        From scrubbing pots as...

An employee of Houstons Hot Chicken brings out Houston’s Hot Chickens hottest tenders and shows
them off to the spectators.

Review: Bakersfields new ‘Houston Hot Chicken’ brings a new taste of chicken

Ruben Gladin, Staff writer November 22, 2023

A new hot chicken place opened on Rosedale Highway, bringing a unique flavor to Bakersfield. The grand opening of Houston TX Hot Chicken, or HHC, was Nov. 4, with a car show and a $1,000 competition to...

Screenshot of Now That Ive Been Honset album cover from Spotify.

Album Review: Maddie Zahm’s new EP, ‘Now That I’ve Been Honest,’ creates space to talk about traumas and discover oneself

Jocelynn Landon, Photographer November 19, 2023

Maddie Zahm is a singer-songwriter known by her fans for creating impactful, tear-jerking and honest music. She writes about being part of the LGBTQ+ community, having an eating disorder, and growing...

CSUBs senior art show displays a wide range of masterpieces

CSUB’s senior art show displays a wide range of masterpieces

Autumn Layton, Features Editor November 17, 2023

Angel Leyva  “I wanted to create an aesthetically pleasing photo with a powerful meaning,” said Angel Leyva, a senior art major. Leyva’s inspiration sparked in high school and from then...

Photo by Ranara Lim of David Barrera.

CSUB welcomes David Barrera to the Arts and Humanities department

Ruben Gladin, staff writer November 15, 2023

“How do we look at the past? How do we look at all types of literature canon that is out there? You go out there and read it,” said Dr. David Barrera, assistant professor for English at California...

Photo of Joseph Mendez by Eduardo Martinez.

Joseph Mendez, triple threat: custodian, mechanic and award winner

Eduardo Martinez, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Four cars lay in the backyard of a Bakersfield home, with another one being worked on in the garage by a California State University, Bakersfield custodian.  Joseph Mendez is a custodian at CSUB...

actors from left to right:
Christian Hernandez, Dulce Chavez-Chocoteco, Sebastian Richardson, Tiffany Melliti, Michael Hendrix, Maia Garcia, Maria Vega, Javier Soto, Jocelyn Torres, Divyang Motavar, Matthew Penner, Nicole Morris, Brizna Fregoso, and Janette Olvera

Review: ‘The courage to write a woman’s wrongs’ evokes a range of emotions

Eduardo Martinez, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Will you go above and beyond, across country lines and gender norms, to right the wrongs committed against a woman?  “The Courage to Right a Woman’s Wrongs” by Ana Caro de Mallén is a comedy...

Photo by Ranara Lim

Bakersfield artists gather for 25th annual Via Arte festival

Ruben Gladin, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

Aspiring artists ranging from students from local public schools to Bakersfield residents gathered for the annual “Via Arte” festival at the Marketplace on Ming Avenue. Sponsored by the Bakersfield...

George the Giant

George the Giant’s Strange Museum of Oddities bring something curious to Bakersfield

Ruben Gladin, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Ladies and Gentlemen, your attention, please. Presenting the one and only George the Giant and his Strange Museum of Oddities and Wonders. Go on and read more for a glimpse into an astounding experience. Born...

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