It was an offshoot of the "The Vision," the school paper of the Apayao Institute of Science and Technology

Changed its name to BAGNOS in 2000.

The Original Masthead of BAGNOS shows a star with four rays representing the college's functions on instruction, production and. research, and extension.

BAGNOS is an Iloko term closest to the meaning of a "guiding light".

The school paper is guided by the provisions of RA 7079 - An act providing for the practice of campus journalism in school

Recruitment of Student Writers

    Advertisements are usually posted during the months of July and August Interested students are oriented and given competitive exams Recruits who passed automatically qualifies to be an editorial board member. Non-passers are encouraged to give article contributions and attend to the organization's regular weekly trainings