BC and CSUB food pantries to close for winter break; students still in need of food during time off

03.12.2018 / By
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With winter break just weeks away, the food pantry at Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield are preparing to close for winter break, but that doesn’t mean student hunger takes a break.

Less homework, less stress: a different way of assigning homework

28.11.2018 / By

Third-grade teacher Laura Afifi likes her students to be stress free. She knows she can’t control tensions at home, but one stress factor she can control is the amount of homework assigned to her students.

State officials recommend new rules for controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos

21.11.2018 / By
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In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.