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BC professor hosts art gallery

Megan Fenwick, Reporter

Bakersfield College art professor Diego Gutierrez Monterrubio showcased his art in Metro Galleries on Feb. 3. The show was free and part of the monthly Art Walk held downtown during every First Friday. Monterrubio’s art...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Speaker draws embittered crowd

Speaker draws embittered crowd

Megan Fenwick, Reporter

A large crowd of students was drawn around a religious speaker at Bakersfield College on Feb. 8. Nathaniel Runnels, 25, faced largely negative reactions from those listening to his message, which included offensive remarks,...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Muslim student worries for family

Muslim student worries for family

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

The political battle making headlines around the world is separating families here in Bakersfield. Huda, 22, is a Bakersfield College student whose parents came here from Yemen in hopes of building a new life for themselves. When...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Public Safety pursues man who exposed himself to students

Public Safety pursues man who exposed himself to students

February 15, 2017

Two incidences of indecent exposure sprung campus security into action around 7:21 p.m. on Feb. 6. In an email to students sent at 9 p.m., Department of Public Safety director Christopher Counts described the incident,...  Read More »

Guided Pathways will provide assistance to lost students

Guided Pathways will provide assistance to lost students

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College has joined the Guided Pathways project, which will navigate the average student to a faster graduation process by showing them what they exactly need for a major and how to stay on that path. On Dec....  Read More »

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Campus

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

BPD arrest car thief suspect on campus

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

Vehicle theft in the Administration parking lot ended with an arrest on Feb. 10. At about 1:20 p.m., the Public Safety office received a call reporting a white male adult...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

Fernanda Martinez, Reporter

Bakersfield College students who have purchased a Kern Value Card are now eligible to receive $5 off the purchase of their next monthly GET Bus Pass. GET Bus monthly passes...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Graffiti around the campus on political views

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

Graffiti was found in multiple restrooms across campus that had words encouraging and bashing President Donald Trump and part of his platform. The restrooms that had graffiti we...  Read More »

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Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

Kern County looking to help the homeless with a census surve

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

On Jan. 26 the Kern County Homeless Collaborative held a census throughout the day in Bakersfield to survey people who are currently homeless, and a group volunteering for...  Read More »

Feb 1 • No Comments

Random Renegade: Colter Allison

February 1, 2017

Beginning his third semester as an adjunct professor at Bakersfield College, Colter Allison has big goals for the future of the...  Read More »

Students share studying methods

December 2, 2016

This semester is coming to a close, which means that project deadlines, last chance extra credit opportunities, and finals are...  Read More »

DA reps speak to BC class about law

December 2, 2016

Deputy district attorney David Wolff came and spoke to Patricia Smith’s Introduction to Criminal Justice class, along with Angela...  Read More »

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Features

BC students came to jam out at open rehearsal

BC students came to jam out at open rehearsal

Ambria King, Reporter

The Bakersfield College Commercial Music Ensemble held their first performance of the semester on Feb. 1. The show was an open rehearsal held in PAC 102, inside the Bakersfield...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

Ambria King, Reporter

Bakersfield College kicked off Black History Month with a recruitment event from The Historically Black Colleges and Universities caravan on Feb. 13. The event allowed those...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

BC students showcase their talents

BC students showcase their talents

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

On Feb. 2, the Jones Art Gallery opened for the Student Art Exhibition at 3 p.m. and will be open Monday through Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. during the spring semester. There...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Drama club entertains with games of improv

Lizette Chavez, Reporter

The Bakersfield College Drama Club hosted an improvisation show, “Brian’s Beard,” Feb. 9-10 in the black box room. The cast of actors consisted mainly of BC students...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

‘Pick your own oranges’ helps fund the Ag Dept.

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College students, teachers and members of the community showed up to buy and pick oranges Feb. 7-8, to help fund the...  Read More »

Hobby shop Mega-Bitez gives students a geeky haven

February 15, 2017

A hobby shop has recently opened right across the street from Bakersfield College, and many BC students have become regulars and...  Read More »

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Sports

Men’s tennis seeking first win of season

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

After a rocky start to the season, the Bakersfield College men’s tennis team hopes to make a comeback.  The team has started this season with a three-match losing streak,...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Women’s tennis hot, on nine-match streak

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

The Bakersfield College women’s tennis team has started this season winning its first seven matches, including two Western State Conference matches. The Renegades have three...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Despite pitching prowess, defensive errors cost wins

Despite pitching prowess, defensive errors cost wins

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

In a series beginning Feb. 9, the Bakersfield College Renegades suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of the visiting El Camino College Warriors, dropping their record...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Men’s swim team trains hard for upcoming Mt. SAC swim meet

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

Head coach Matt Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga are ready to lead the Bakersfield College men’s swimming team this season, and the team is ready to compete. The team...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

BC women’s swim team performs well despite weather conditions

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

The Bakersfield College women’s swimming team starts off well during their first swim meet, impressing both head coach Matthew Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga. The...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

BC women vie for playoff spot

BC women vie for playoff spot

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

Since their loss to Canyons, the Bakersfield College women’s basketball team has come back to win three games in a row against LA Pierce, Santa Monica, and West LA respectively....  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

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Reviews

Three albums, three unique sounds

Three albums, three unique sounds

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

The weekend of Feb. 3 was a great time for music. Three highly-anticipated albums came out on the exact same day: “I Decided.” by Big Sean, “Fin” by Syd of The Internet,...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Resident Evil 7 disappoints

Resident Evil 7 disappoints

February 15, 2017

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard has many flaws, but it could have been worse. I played this game in one sitting...  Read More »

Filthy Frank’s ‘Pink season’ is uproarious

Filthy Frank’s ‘Pink season’ is uproarious

February 1, 2017

After years of Internet success as a comedian and a music artist on YouTube, George Miller or popularly...  Read More »

Food with a steampunk bite

Food with a steampunk bite

February 1, 2017

If you’re not a Tehachapi local, the Steampunk Café and Grill might be hard for you to find, but you...  Read More »

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