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The Renegade Rip Podcast 2-29-12

February 29, 2012

Filed under Audio

This is your Renegade Rip Podcast for February 29 2012. After the news brief, There is a discussion of sports which includes a discussion of Bakersfield College women's basketball, softball and baseball. We also discuss Mixed Martial Arts in general.

Unicycling up and down the BC campus

Unicycling up and down the BC campus

Nicholas Sparling, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Features

Many students around Bakersfield College have seen a gentleman riding around campus on his unicycle, dawned with a large afro and sporting his Bob Marley... Read more »

STAFF ED:The Renegades rip you a new president

February 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Bakersfield College will have a new president in the near future, and the Rip has decided to give the suits at the top our opinion on who should be selected for the much-esteemed position. There is obviously an assortment of candidates to consider for the job, and it was mightily hard to narrow it down. Let us start at the top of the totem pole. Because of his position... Read more »

Lewis throws out first pitch to support BC

Lewis throws out first pitch to support BC

February 29, 2012

Bakersfield College alumnus and Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis threw out the first pitch at the Renegades’ Feb. 18 game against San Diego Mesa College. Lewis,... Read more »

Divorce the Bacon Shake now

Divorce the Bacon Shake now

Martin Chang, Opinions Editor

February 29, 2012

Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

Ever have one of those days that started out okay, not great, just okay, but then it gradually gets worse and worse until you are having an undeniably... Read more »

Students dance, sing and quote in SGA-sponsored Black History Month show

Students dance, sing and quote in SGA-sponsored Black History Month show

February 29, 2012

Filed under Campus

“BC’s Got Talent” was Bakersfield College Student Government Association’s Talent show held on Feb. 24. The show highlighted the talents of... Read more »

SGA seeks more turnouts for elections

Gregory D. Cook, Photographer

February 29, 2012

Filed under News

On March 20-21, the students of Bakersfield College will once again have the opportunity to decide who will be the new officers of their Student Government Association by casting their votes in BC’s spring elections. But this year, the SGA is making a few changes in the process, hoping to improve voter turnout and streamline costs. While voting will still take place online,... Read more »

Levan Institute brings art of Tai Chi to Bakersfield College

Nicholas Sparling, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College is bringing the ancient art of Tai Chi to its halls through the Levan Institute for Lifelong Learning. The class is taught by local martial arts instructor David Woods and teaches students martial arts through slow, graceful, gentle movements. “[Tai Chi is] most commonly practiced by older people who wish to improve their balance, coordination, joint... Read more »

Women’s hoops falls short of playoff berth

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

February 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College women’s basketball team beat West Los Angeles on Feb. 18 to get its first Western State Conference title, but fell short of a playoff berth. BC coach Paula Dahl commented that the reason why they missed out on the playoffs is because Canyons had a better record against Citrus College. “Since we had the same record, they looked at how we did against... Read more »

BC recipient of major Chevron donation

Angie DelGado, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under News

Chevron announced a donation of $1.5 million to schools in Kern County at the Bakersfield College Science and Engineering quad during Engineer’s Week on Feb. 21. “Chevron’s goal is to engage students, and have them understand that careers in engineering, science, and math are tangible and easy to get,” said Adam Alvidrez Government and Public Affairs representative... Read more »

Social networks become an addiction

Crystal Sanchez, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Features

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are becoming prevalent in the lives of many Bakersfield College students. BC students spoke about how social media sites affect their lives and how addiction may soon become a problem. They discuss how the 10 tips to help social media addiction can be effective for curing social media addiction. “I have a Facebook, Twitter... Read more »

‘Arrietty’  impresses

‘Arrietty’ impresses

February 29, 2012

Something that I normally don’t do, but decided to give it a shot, is go watch a full-length animated fantasy at the Maya Theater in Downtown Bakersfield. I... Read more »

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