Women in the workplace

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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

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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

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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 »

Planetarium in need

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Vanessa A. Munoz, Opinions Editor
March 19, 2015

Since the fall semester of 2014, student Jackie Estrada has been writing one part of the student blog and giving advice to students about how to get through the semester. “My own creativity was being tested, so I had to try to be creative, and I wasn’t this type of person,” said Estrada. The Director... Read more »

Blog gives advice to BC students

Amber Hayden, Online Editor
March 19, 2015

Since the fall semester of 2014, student Jackie Estrada has been writing one part of the student blog and giving advice to students about how to get through the semester. “My own creativity was being tested, so I had to try to be creative, and I wasn’t this type of person,” said Estrada. The Director... Read more »

BC finally has a new computer science club

Tyler Goucher, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Drum roll please… Bakersfield College finally has a computer science club. Headed by computer enthusiast, Chad Hidalgo, Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is a new club that started in November 2014 and was officially recognized by SGA in January 2015. Being that there has been no computer science club... Read more »

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