The Runner

Kern County needs a plan for pot regulation

October 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

By AK Pachla Reporter Kern County has been at odds about how to handle cannabis decriminalization for as long as I’ve been here. When I moved here in October of 2011, the scandal was about the differences between a cannabis...

Keep Kern safe with Measure I

October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

By Kimberly Hernandez Reporter Earlier this year, the California Department of Education’s annual crime statistics revealed that, out of the 58 counties that make up California, Kern County had the highest murder rate in ...

ASI election results

April 7, 2017

Filed under ASI Elections, News

The new Associated Students Inc. board has been elected. The results were posted on Friday April 6. President Mariela Gomez Executive Vice President Precious Nwaoha Vice President Campus Life Mohammed Cook ...

Meet Justin McKinley

April 4, 2017

Filed under ASI Elections, News

Q: Tell us about you, what year are you in? What is your major? What clubs and organizations are you apart of in and out of campus? A:My name is Justin McKinley and I am a Senior Communications Major with a concentration in ...

Hope for the future

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“We are not defined by our President,” would have been a better quote to display in student housing windows instead of the adolescent profanity we saw on the morning of Nov. 9. I wish I could tell you the night before was...

Election awakens fear in minorities

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

  The 2016 elections are over and Donald Trump is the newly appointed president-elect of the United States.    As a staff, we are terrified.    Not just for the minorities in America but f...

Prop 56: $2 tax raise for cigarettes, about time

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

By Riley Heffernan Reporter Proposition 56 proposes an across-the-board $2 raise in tobacco tax that encompasses all things nicotine, except things like Nicorette gum and Nicotine patches- and it’s about time. For ...

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