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CSUB sociology professor, Gonzalo- Santos, who recently became a U.S. citizen, speaks about the new immigration reform bill outside of Congressman Kevin McCarthys office Thursday, April 16. (Brian Willhite/The Runner)

Professor’s citizenship, an ‘act of solidarity’

April 24, 2013

Ashley Zaragoza Editor in Chief On April 10, just six days before Senate bill 744 (immigration reform) was introduced, professor of sociology Dr. Gonzalo Santos became a U.S. citizen. The timing of...

Members of the Native American Heritage Reservation Council of Kern County. (Tara Baraceros/The Runner)

Kern County Museum hosts Wild West Day

April 17, 2013

Katy McCoy Managing Editor The annual Wild West Day event was held at the Kern County Museum on Saturday April 13. It has been a few years since the event has taken place at the Kern County Museum...

Facebook Confessions Page Causes Controversy

Facebook Confessions Page Causes Controversy

March 14, 2013

Robin Gracia Staff WriterSex, drugs and an open forum to confess it all: the CSUB Confessions page on Facebook housed, for five days, some shocking revelations and allegations. The confession page was...

Kern County named the most illiterate county in America

Kimberly Gill March 8, 2013

Staff Writer After a census was conducted by Central Connecticut State University, it was determined that Kern County has the highest illiteracy rate, compared to other cities in the United States. The...

Michael Ogundare, a junior, sang a Boys II Men song along with the help of Erica Hawkins, a senior, at the Poetry Slam/Open Mic Night at The Roost on Feb. 20. (Lexi Philippi/ The Runner)

CSUB students participate in poetry slam

Cache Cantrell March 1, 2013

Music played and the room began to fill with students gathering to watch other students and members of the community showed off their poetic and musical talents during the poetry slam/open mic night...

Writing competition encourages student creativity

Kimberly Gill February 27, 2013

Are you interested in writing and money? You can possibly have both by entering the 2013 Betty Creative Writing competition. Dr. Stafford Betty, a professor at CSUB, has been donating the money for each...

Panel offers answers to gun violence

Yienessa Warren February 27, 2013

Citizens of the United States have suffered at least 16 mass shootings during the past 12 months. Tragic events such as: the Clackamas Town Mall shooting; Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting; and Newtown,...

Chancellor Timothy P. White speaks to students in the Student Union Multipurpose Room on Monday. (Katy McCoy/ The Runner)

Chancellor calls CSUB ‘number one’

Yienessa Warren & Katy McCoy February 20, 2013

Staff Writer/News Editor California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White made visits throughout Bakersfield this week to explain to the community his plans for CSU campuses. White was appointed...

CSUB Newman Catholic Club presents Ash Wednesday

Michael Wafford February 20, 2013

Staff Writer As the dulcet drone of a piano was drowned by the sound of a choir's hymns, more than 130 people gathered in the Stockdale Room to attend Ash Wednesday service. The event was held on Feb....

Teacher of the Year speaks to CSUB, community

Kimberly Gill February 13, 2013

Future teachers received the chance to understand the real reality of teaching from Teacher of the year Jeremy Adams who gave a entertaining lecture titled, "The Sinister Convergence: Is American Education...

CSUB students and faculty take a stance against violence

Ryan Barrera February 13, 2013

Savannah Andrews, member of ASI and Sensational Sophomores has developed a program along with various CSUB staff and faculty to bring awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence, called "The...

Students pay a total of $412 per quarter in fees on top of their tuition. Starting in spring quarter, that amount will raise by $15 to $427. (Katy McCoy/The Runner)

Smells like school spirit — and it ain’t cheap

Yienessa Warren February 13, 2013

Staff Writer Student Union fees, $146. Runner Card fee, $4. Instructional Related fee, $53. Health Service fee, $90. Health Facility fee, $2. Associated Student Body fees, $117. The sum of these numbers...

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