A BC writing contest puts students into the future

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

The Bakersfield College Writing Center is hosting a creative writing contest this semester, and the deadline for entries is approaching quickly. The topic of the contest is “the future.” Entries are allowed to be about any time in the future as long as it pertains to the future. Each student is allowed... Read more »

Mallory is in need of donations

Marcus Castro, Reporter
April 22, 2015

The Moran family is getting help and still needs more for their youngest child while she fights Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Type B. Mallory’s Miracles is two-year-old Mallory Moran’s journey through her fight. Moran’s father, Tom Moran, is a Bakersfield College American Sign Language instructor... Read more »

Renegade Talks event


Victoria Miller, Reporter
April 22, 2015

On April 9, Bakersfield College once again hosted the Renegade Talks event. Inspired by TED talks, Renegade Talks is a variety of 10-minute presentations with positive messages. This event consisted of six BC faculty members who shared their insights and research on multiple topics. Lisa Harding, a faculty... Read more »

Women in the workplace


Brooke Howard, Features Editor
March 19, 2015

Paola Colindres Campo, a food scientist from General Mills and other large food companies in the U.S., came to speak at Bakersfield College as a part of the Women’s History and More event on March 11. This year’s Women’s History focus was on women in sciences. Campo’s speech, named “Challenges... Read more »

Veterans will receive free parking pass through Mike’s Pass Program

Trina Goree, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College veterans will soon benefit from “Mike’s Pass,” a new fund that will pay for veteran students parking passes through a Mike’s Pass Program. The fund was recently approved this semester. There were a series of steps in order to gain approval for the fund. Tina C. Mendoza, veterans... Read more »

BPD officers give BC club a demonstration


Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Criminology Club and adviser Patricia Smith were given demonstrations by two bomb squad officers and their bomb robot and a K-9 officer and his partner, a Belgian Malinois, on March 13 at the Bakersfield Police Department in downtown Bakersfield. The club was greeted by police... Read more »

Group hopes to inform locals on global warming issue

Elizabeth Castillo
March 19, 2015

A group in support of political action for climate change hopes to bring the discussion to Bakersfield. Citizens’ Climate Lobby will hold a volunteer training and orientation workshop on March 21 to help residents of Bakersfield foster political will for climate change. The group’s focus is to eventually... Read more »

Pantry improves service


Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Renegade Pantry hopes to be more active this semester and continually serve those at BC who suffer from food insecurity. Last semester there were few disbursements of food items from the pantry. Co-coordinator Gabby Caraballo said that the pantry is now better able to serve BC. “I... Read more »

LINK attempts to gain support for North Koreans

Elias Ahumada, Photo Editor
March 19, 2015

Bakersfield resident Kyle Johnson, 25, hosted an event on the weekend of March 6-7 at his home in Bakersfield that was put together by the non-profit organization Liberty in North Korea, or LINK. The event was held outside of Johnson’s house and nine people showed up. Johny Williams, Haley Mah, and... Read more »

$5 dates are popular with BC students

Darla Mangrum, Reporter
March 19, 2015

For the past couple of months, The Renegade Rip has had some ideas for going on some dates that can cost $5 or less per person. These dates may not cost much but from what Vivian Diedda and her family said, they have really helped their family of four find something to do on the weekend that has been... Read more »

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