Monthly Archives: March 2017

Jonathan Kozol: Education Inequality Starts in Early Childhood

March 29, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, Reyna Olaguez

This past weekend, National Book Award Winner and acclaimed education writer Jonathan Kozol spoke at Cal State Bakersfield to a packed room of educators and students about education inequalities in public schools across the country, particularly the disparities that exist in preschool education.

Do You Feel Safe at School — Students, Teachers Weigh In on Concealed Carry

March 23, 2017 / By

By Kaelani Burja

Editor’s Note: Last fall The Kern High School District Trustees voted to allow non employees and teachers with Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) permits to carry guns on campus.

What Kind of Legislation Would You Pass in Congress?

March 22, 2017 / By

By Chris Romo

Editor’s Note: As our nation’s elected officials busy themselves introducing and passing various pieces of legislation, South Kern Sol youth reporter Christian Romo went out into the community to ask young people what bills they would pass if they were in office.

Having ‘The Talk’ With My Undocumented Parents

March 17, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Anonymous

Parents across the nation must now deal with the stress and anxiety of having “The Talk” with their children.

7 Consejos de Que Hacer y No Hacer Sobre Problemas Migratorios

March 10, 2017 / By

Por Randy Villegas, Traducido por El Popular News.

Una coalición de abogados locales ha estado haciendo presentaciones en CSUB para informar a los residentes de esta comunidad sobre sus derechos, no importando su estado migratorio.

Why Community Change Starts With Us

March 10, 2017 / By

By Diana Cisneros

I am part of a community that is currently stricken by fear. Political tensions have changed the reality that many individuals face in Kern County and transformed their realities into terrorizing nightmares.

7 Do’s and Don’ts from Immigration Attorneys

March 8, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, Randy Villegas

In late February, a coalition of lawyers gathered at CSUB to inform community residents about their rights, regardless of their immigration status.