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Devin Mcgee preforming at his Recital in October of 2022

Devin McGee sings his way in a different direction

Autumn Layton, Features Editor May 1, 2023

Mom, Dad, Uncle, and both Sisters all have their bachelors from California State University, Bakersfield. Now it's Music’s Outstanding Award Recipient Samuel Devin Mcgee’s turn to add to the family...

The six panelists, Aaron Wan, Sonia Silva

The Asian American and Pacific Islanders bring awareness to the similarities and differences in their communities

Autumn Layton, Features Editor April 29, 2023

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is in May, but California State University, Bakersfield decided to celebrate early with an important panel discussion to explore the diverse experiences...

Plants and home decor at Haggin Oaks farmers market

Support local businesses at Haggin Oaks Farmers Market

Dina Olvera, Features writer April 13, 2023

The Haggin Oaks Farmers Market is available to the public and located in the parking lot of Kaiser Permanente, on 8800 Ming, Bakersfield. The farmers market is open, whether rain or shine, every...

Students push themselves off the Fun Slide. Photo by Ranara Lim / The Runner

Opinion: Students’ spirits light up at ‘Runner Nights carnival

Kiara Zabala, Outreach and Recruitment April 10, 2023

California State University, Bakersfield hosted it’s ‘Runner Nights Carnival in person for the first time in three years since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The carnival offered free food, games,...

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Game Review: Atomic Heart

Christopher Gomez, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

Imagine if Russia won WWII and became a powerful force across the nation: That’s the main setting of the video game “Atomic Heart.”   You play as an experienced Russian soldier named P-3....

Scream VI movie poster.

Review: ‘Scream VI’ slashes the Big Apple

Zachariah Rush, Opinions Writer March 26, 2023

The “Scream” franchise is one of the longest-running horror franchises in film history. Unlike other classic horror franchises such as "Friday the 13th," where most of its entries are self-contained,...

attendees  pose for a photo before the Organization of Women Leaders event.

Women of CSUB share their stories on International Women’s Day

Autumn Layton, Features Editor March 22, 2023

In honor of International Women’s Day, California State University, Bakersfield celebrated the accomplishments of diverse women throughout the campus.    There are a couple of holidays in March,...

Photo of zero sugar Monster can and case

Review: Zero sugar still gives that Monster buzz

Jacob Torres, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

Energy drinks have spiked in popularity over the years, and are a necessity for many people on the go, college students included.   Recently a new energy drink has hit the shelves, a new sugar-free...

Official movie poster for Cocaine Bear

Movie Review: ‘Cocaine Bear’

Christopher Gomez, Features Writer March 16, 2023

Let it be known, don’t ever let a bear ingest cocaine. "Cocaine Bear” is directed by Elizabeth Banks and is based on an event that happened in Georgia during 1985.   A smuggler named Andrew...

Mimosa Cafe on Calloway Drive. Photo by Autumn Layton / The Runner

Review: Mimosa Cafe fizzes with customer service

Autumn Layton, Features Editor March 14, 2023

A mimosa flight caught my attention while scrolling on Facebook; from then on, I constantly saw pictures and videos of the food and drinks at the Mimosa Cafe. After hearing numerous positive reviews,...

CSUB professor Michael Burroughs consults on new Hulu series Accused

CSUB professor Michael Burroughs consults on new Hulu series ‘Accused’

Jacob Torres, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Michael D. Burroughs, associate professor of philosophy at CSUB and director of the Kegley Institute of Ethics, was involved in an ethics consulting project, along with the media company ATTN, for...

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2022 Albums in Review

Kiara Zabala, Outreach and Recruitment February 27, 2023

2022 gave us more music than we knew what to do with. It seemed as if every day another artist was dropping some album.  The new year means changes will occur, whether we like it or not. Some are...

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