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A New Type of Art Unleashes a Wide Range of Emotions

Ernesto Leon, Features Assistant Editor March 21, 2022

Art is a display of emotion; it’s a showcase of feelings that are brought out by the artist for it to have a physical manifestation. Art comes in a variety of forms and one of those is analog collage...

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St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrating Irish history and culture

Graciela Aguilar, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

Celebrate this year's St. Patrick’s Day   St. Patrick’s Day is an annual holiday celebrated March 17 to commemorate Saint Patrick, a 5th-century missionary. St. Patrick is credited with bringing...

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Top 5 Spring 2022 Fashion Trends

Alexis Shofner, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Leaving comfortability behind this year’s spring fashion is all about boldness. The trends are redesigning some old favorites while giving us the confidence and creative freedom needed to face the world...

Illustration of a to-do list,, mood board, lightbulb, gardening, and clothes by Faith Okoli

5 ways to bloom in spring

Alexis Shofner, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

Spring signifies a period of rebirth in the natural world around us. There is no better time to reset, reorganize, and reevaluate our lives than this critical season. From cleaning tips to mood board ideas,...

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Pasta Night is a success at Vida Vegan

Alexis Shofner, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

As a vegan, Vida Vegan has been a frequent spot for me since their opening in 2019. The eatery serves a variety of dishes, from “chickn’” sandwiches to veganized ceviche, and is heavily influenced...

Illustration done by Faith Okoli for Womens History Month

Affinity Group Celebrates International Women’s Day

Marlene Hererra, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

In anticipation of Women’s History Month, CSU Bakersfield’s affinity group, the Organization of Women Leaders prepared a variety of virtual sessions held on March 8 in honor of International Women’s...

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Netflix Series Love is Blind: An Interesting Approach to finding Forever Love

By Gisselle Gamez, Opinions Writer March 8, 2022

Imagine choosing your life partner without even knowing what they look like. In the Netflix reality television program "Love is Blind" fifteen men and women participate in an experiment to find love without...

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Women First Responders Are Becoming More Common

Ernesto Leon, Assistant Features Editor March 7, 2022

For eight weeks it was nothing but constant studying and a job to do. Studying trauma and medical assessments there was a goal to become an EMT and join EMS. It was her dream to become a first responder,...

Shakespeare Unmasked: Gissela Zelaya, left, playing the role of Desdemona, Vanessa Beltran, right, Playing the role of Emilia. Zelaya is holding tight to the arm of Vanessa Beltran.

Jumping into Women’s History Month with Shakespeare

Fatyma Cendejas, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

This week, join CSU Bakersfield's theatre department as they kick off Women's History Month with a special performance of "Shakespeare Unmasked: Celebrating Shakespeare’s Women." “In creating...

Mother and son Advocating Support Team for Indigenous & Native People.

Cameron D.C. Garcia(Left)- Chalon Nation, Mother and son Advocating Support Team for Indigenous & Native People. Cameron D.C. Garcia(Left)- Chalon Nation, BC Student and incoming CSUB Fall 2022 transfer student. Arianne Chow(Right)- Chalon Indian Council of Bakersfield Chairwoman, CSUB Student. 

Photo by Aaron Pryor provided by Arianne Chow.

Native on foreign land: The Native American experience at CSUB

Carlos Hernandez, Digital Content Producer February 27, 2022

Students walking through CSU Bakersfield take in the cold breeze as they pass by empty benches and hear the rustling of the trees. Making up less than 1% of the student population, these students don’t...

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The Best Study Spots Around Campus

Xochitl Martinez, Features Editor February 25, 2022

This spring semester at CSUB, the university expanded in-person classes. With this change comes more students that are new to the campus. To help new and returning students find their favorite study spot...

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Top 5 Chameleon Facts

Alexis Shofner, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

Chameleons are one of the most interesting lizards to learn about within the reptile species. Living in today’s world from the past, the oldest findings of them are from over 60 million years ago. Below...

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