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Hold graduation in the Icardo Center

May 27, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

 The Runner Staff Graduates spend years working toward the ultimate goal of attaining a degree from CSU Bakersfield. Graduation is the culmination of countless hours of sweat, stress, and work – only to be rewarded by a...

Elects should continue outreach to students

May 21, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

CSU Bakersfield held ASI elections on May 13 and 14. The big winners of the day were Mike Kwon and Jennifer Sanchez; Kwon was elected as the next ASI president while Sanchez won the executive vice president position. Nevertheless,...

The Runner endorses Kwon and Sanchez for ASI Pres, EVP

the Editorial Board

May 12, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When CSU Bakersfield emails its students an online ballot for the Associated Students Incorporated elections on Wednesday and Thursday, students will be able to vote for 28 of their peers across 16 positions within our student...

ASI’s secret minutes hinder honest reporting

May 6, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As journalists, it is our obligation to our sources, our audience and our professional ethics to both accurately and thoroughly report news as it happens. It would follow, then, that our sources, in the interest of facilitating...

Reach a deal with campus staff

April 29, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Regardless of one’s feelings toward unionization and collective bargaining, the stories told in the California Faculty Association’s third Race to the Bottom publication cannot be characterized as anything but saddening. In...

Editorial: CSUB takes initiative during water drought

April 24, 2015

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

As any number of CSU Bakersfield students could attest, the university is often slow in making decisions. From eventually deciding to switch from a quarter-to-semester system (CSUB is one of six schools in the system still operating...

Five issues to keep an eye on this quarter

April 16, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By The Runner Staff For many students, faculty and staff, the beginning of Spring quarter signals the final 10-week stretch of classes separating them from summer vacation and, in the case of some students, graduation. Spring...

Editorial: Dorm names fall short on creativity

February 23, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By The Runner Staff The new Student Housing East complex is impressive. The newer, cleaner and more modern buildings present an improvement over the old dormitories toward the west side of campus in many ways. However, they...

Editorial: Student e-mail only good in theory

February 23, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By The Runner Staff California State University, Bakersfield is currently working on trying to get students a school e-mail to ensure that students get information not only from the college but from their teachers as well. Though...

Editorial: Dorm names fall short on creativity

January 21, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By The Runner Staff The new Student Housing East complex is impressive. The newer, cleaner and more modern buildings present an improvement over the old dormitories toward the west side of campus in many ways. However, they...

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

November 7, 2014

Filed under Campus, Editorials, Opinion

When students arrived on campus throughout Oct. 28, many were receiving news of a tragic development regarding one of our peers. That day, word had spread that California State University, Bakersfield student and Kappa Sigma fraternity...

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