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Smoking issue still unsettled

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

The ongoing discussion of a smoking policy being implemented at Bakersfield College may be very near its end. The policy was supposed to be finalized in March of 2016, but due to questions of individuals of the District...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Once again, counselors face backlog at end of year

May 3, 2016

Bakersfield College’s counseling office has stopped accepting formal appointments for the last two weeks of the school year, forcing students to wait until after the early registration periods for BC...  Read More »

Fish and Wildlife gives kit fox information

May 3, 2016

As part of The Renegade Rip’s ongoing investigation into the removal of kit foxes from Memorial Stadium, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife was contacted, and provided legal and regulat...  Read More »

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Kit fox: BC admin responds to kit fox issue

April 19, 2016

In an interview with The Rip on April 13, Anthony Culpepper, vice president of Finance and Administration at Bakersfield College, explained the administration’s role in attempting last year to remove ki...  Read More »

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Features

Campus hosts one-act plays

Campus hosts one-act plays

Misty Severi, Reporter

The theater department of Bakersfield College hosted two one-act plays on April 27 in the Black Box Theatre.The first play, “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You”...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Chicano culture celebrated on campus

May 3, 2016

Bakersfield College’s MEChA hosted Noche de Cultura (Night of Culture) on April 28 to celebrate culture with students, parents,...  Read More »

Random Renegade: Elizabeth Black

May 3, 2016

Bakersfield College student Elizabeth Black, 22, is planning to become a nurse after she graduates from BC. “I would like...  Read More »

Internship program accepts elite Renegades

May 3, 2016

Two students from Bakersfield College will be visiting Washington D.C. this summer, after recently being accepted into the prestigious...  Read More »

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Opinion

Is animal testing acceptable? (Con)

Is animal testing acceptable? (Con)

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

Over 400 years ago, William Harvey used animals to research how blood circulated in the body. In 1922, animal testing was put on the map when it was found that isolated doses...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Is animal testing acceptable? (Pro)

May 3, 2016

Death penalty is dumb

May 3, 2016

Letters to the Editor: Campus community speaks on kit foxes

May 3, 2016

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Sports

Resurfaced track gets a taste of WSC

Resurfaced track gets a taste of WSC

Kyle Cortez, Reporter

Bakersfield College hosted the Western State Conference Finals meet on April 29 where 11 teams competed. The meet had many delays and officials were still reviewing fi...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Swim takes three to state

May 3, 2016

Conference has come to an end for the Bakersfield College swim team, but three swimmers’ last stop will be the CCCAA Swim...  Read More »

Success at the beach for BC

May 3, 2016

The Bakersfield College beach volleyball team has enjoyed plenty of success as all 11 members of the team have qualified...  Read More »

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Softball earns first playoff trip since 2012

May 3, 2016

From a 3-11-1 preseason catastrophe to begin the 2016 campaign, which featured six straight losses, to winners of 14 out...  Read More »

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Martinez netted as soccer coach

May 3, 2016

Bakersfield College has named Vayron Martinez the head coach of the men’s soccer team. There hasn’t been a men’s...  Read More »

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Reviews

‘Sixteen Candles’ need to be blown out

Crystal Valdez, Features Editor

So for this movie review, I was asked to spice it up. Instead of going to see a movie in theaters, the suggestion was made that I should watch an older movie on Netflix, something...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 2 comments

So-so view on Drake’s ‘Views’

May 3, 2016

Four studio albums and seven years into his music career, and the question still remains: Are we going...  Read More »

Rock band punks out at own show

April 19, 2016

As a first time reviewer and viewer of the punk rock band SWMRS, I had pretty high expectations of the...  Read More »

Von Zimmer’s album is decent

April 19, 2016

As someone who pays more attention to the lyrics than if a song is musically complex, I would say that...  Read More »

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