Commentary

Commentary: Targeted harassment of the GSA Club shows an unmet need for education on LGBTQ+ issues

September 18, 2019 / By

My sister was more than excited about the first Gay-Straight Alliance meeting at Frontier High School.

Commentary: Schools must value and mentor our students — not punish and discard them

August 27, 2019 / By

By Ucedrah Osby

My home in Bakersfield is no more than a 30-minute drive from any of the six prisons in Kern County.

Commentary: Bakersfield needs landmark to honor Jaswant Singh Khalra and the Sikh community

August 21, 2019 / By

By Manpreet Kaur

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the Indian Government waged a “dirty war” in Punjab.

La Cebolla: Rich in flavor, painful in the body

August 19, 2019 / By

BY ERICK JARED

I’ve grown up watching my mother cook almost all her meals with one staple ingredient — la cebolla, or an onion.

Commentary: LUPE isn’t just a club; it’s a safe haven for undocumented students

August 9, 2019 / By

BY C.R.

Being an undocumented student isn’t easy — especially as a first-generation college student.

I have struggled every step of the way while on the road to higher education.

Sol on the Street: Incoming freshman receive tips from recent graduates about how to succeed in college

August 6, 2019 / By

With the beginning of a new school year about to begin, many students are about to start college for the first time.