The Runner

Speakers discuss California drought

Annie Russell

February 3, 2016

Assistant Features Editor   Where vast lakes once sat only a land of dry cracked ground remain under a blue sky. Yards are dead with only weeds and water is limited. The fire season increased burning homes, row after...

CSUB continues to adjust to state mandates

Patricia Rocha

September 13, 2015

News Editor   With California rainfall at record lows and both state and city water mandates in effect, CSU Bakersfield’s facilities management has risen to the challenges a drought brings to such a large, lush ca...

Editorial: CSUB takes initiative during water drought

April 24, 2015

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...

Answering the Call: CSUB’s plan to respond to the California drought

Steven Barker

April 24, 2015

News Editor In response to California’s worsening drought and concerns surrounding perceptions of excessive water consumption, CSU Bakersfield has pledged to reduce its water use by 25 percent this calendar year. The decis...

Senate bill to authorize additional CSU, UC funding

Steven Barker

April 14, 2015

News Editor California’s Senate Education Committee voted on Wednesday to unanimously pass a state bill that would direct increased funding to the CSU and UC systems. Introduced by three state senators – Marty Block,...

Runner Cast: Carrie Swidecki dances for the kids at the Runner Dance Marathon

April 28, 2014

Fernando Miranda Multimedia Reporter Guinness World Record Holder Carrie Swidecki took some time at the end of the Runner Dance Marathon to answer a few questions for Runner Cast. Here is what she had to say: [soundcloud url="ht...

Street Project to Destroy Family Homes

March 11, 2014

By: Sandy Ornelas Assistant to the News Editor The city of Bakersfield will be starting a new construction project in 2015 to improve the traffic flow on 24th street, expanding the street to three lanes in each direction from...

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