High school students win awards at J-Day

May 10, 2002

Editor’s note: High School Journalism Day, or J-Day, is an annual event co-sponsored by the Bakersfield College Journalism Program, The Bakersfield Californian and The Renegade Rip that tests the deadline writing and photography skills of high school journalism students in on-the-spot competitions,... Read more »

FROM THE EDITORRip editor signs off as tour of duty nears end

Rachel Cribbs
May 10, 2002

I am so thankful that I joined The Renegade Rip staff. These last two years have been some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of my life. I joined the staff as opinion editor and immediately discovered the strong friendships and work ethic that holds this staff together. Each semester provided its... Read more »

Letters to the Editor / May 10, 2002

May 10, 2002

Gaming policy makes it hard to take BC seriously “NO GAMING: Games (Chess, Checkers, Cards, Dice, Dominoes, etc.) are not allowed within the Cafeteria or Campus Boundaries. Anyone violating this regulation may be subject to removal and prosecution and the game may be confiscated.” Look familiar?... Read more »

COMMENTARYAn open door for ‘virtual’ porn

Jarrod M. Graham
May 10, 2002

The United States Supreme Court scored a victory for perverts everywhere in its recent decision to strike down the Child Pornography Prevention Act. The 1996 law – which made illegal any form of “virtual” child porn – was challenged by advocates of the adult entertainment industry... Read more »

Composer wins big with ‘Rainfalls’ song

Rudy Llamas
May 10, 2002

Jimmy Cuellar began his musical career at the age of 5. He took violin lessons and workshops, but it wasn’t until he reached high school that he realized that music is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. “I wanted to be involved in music in some way,” said Cuellar, 19, a... Read more »

Kickin’ around

Jessica C. Millman
May 10, 2002

With the hard fast driving beat of a technoesque song in the background, the students lift their arms and stretch their legs. What follows is a routine of quick kicks and fast punches, with the students wearing a look of intense focus. Welcome to tae boxing, taught by Deborah McCormack, a health and... Read more »

New VP of student services assumes duties

Tami Olivares
May 10, 2002

In her first month at Bakersfield College, Juanita Chrysanthou, vice president of Student Services, handled four cases of student discipline. Four cases in one month is a lot, she said. “I have been told by staff that we don’t typically have two cases rolling around every two weeks,”... Read more »

Tennis places second in WSC

Rudy Llamas
May 10, 2002

The Bakersfield College men’s tennis team has just wrapped up its season with a 14-2 record, placing second in the Western State Conference. “You couldn’t have asked for more, other than an undefeated season,” said Rob Slaybaugh, men’s tennis coach, who also received coach... Read more »

ON THE FIELDWomen who participate in sports perform better in game of life

Leanne Cave
May 10, 2002

In the last three decades, research shows that women who participate in sports at every level, but especially at the collegiate level, have become successful in the business world as well as in life. Women who have put on the Renegade uniform are no exception. According to Bakersfield College associate... Read more »

Japanese family travels to Bakersfield for graduation

Elizabeth Gregory
May 10, 2002

Take three years in the United States away from a loving and close family in Japan, add unfamiliar cultural experiences along with some obstacles that can make living feel intimidating, and – presto – the life of Bakersfield College exchange student Nozomi Nagumo can be seen at a glimpse. Nagumo... Read more »

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