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Two former teachers to join KHSD board and have big plans for the district

November 10, 2018 / By

For the first time in two decades, two women will serve as Kern High School District trustees, helping to steer the direction of the one of the state’s largest districts.

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES: First-time voter wants to make a difference with his vote

November 6, 2018 / By

Adan Cruz, a 21-year-old Bakersfield College student, voted for the first time today, Election Day 2018.

COMMON: ‘Voting is one of the greatest things a young person can do’

November 2, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.

Sol on the street: Bakersfield College students weigh in on McCarthy’s bill to build the border wall

October 29, 2018 / By and

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By

BY BIVIANA URIBE

For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at DoSomething.org’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.

Q&A: New York Times writer Sonia Nazario talks about immigration and journalism

October 24, 2018 / By

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is currently an opinion writer with the New York Times. She won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for her six-part series “Enrique’s Journey,” which follows a Honduran boy immigrating to the United States, searching for his mother eleven years after she was forced to leave her family to find work in the U.S.