Color Me Rad comes back

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March 19, 2015

The Color Me Rad annual event took place at the Kern County Fairgrounds on March 7. Hundreds of people from the Bakersfield community participated in the 5K run to raise money for the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House, which houses Kern County families that live more than 25 miles away from the Bakersfield... 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 »

Advice from an unlikely source

Brooke Howard, Features Editor
March 19, 2015

When I lived in Los Angeles, an elder man once came up to me and said, “Just don’t get out of the line, that’s all you have to do.” I took it pretty literally since at the time I was standing in a line for Chipotle. I started to retort with a joke along the lines of, “Oh... 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 »

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 »

New benefit that rocks the house on cancer

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Elka Wyatt, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Relay for Life has been instrumental in fundraising for cancer research and equipment. One Bakersfield team has been raising funds in a series of events called Rock for a Cure. Sunday, March 15, Rockwell’s Trout’s Blackboard Stages, 805 N. Chester Ave. in Bakersfield and team Too Inspired to be Tired... Read more »

A touch of faith and comedy

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Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Left-winged Roy Zimmerman came to downtown Bakersfield’s Metro Galleries to entertain a crowd with his new show called “The Faucet’s on Fire” with satirical songs and commentary about politics, racism, war, marriage, and much more. Zimmerman explained, how even though he is left-winged, people... Read more »

Virtual Reality The experience: replacing your world in a second

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Tyler Goucher, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Everything is black. There is little noise, except for the communication going on between the man in the room and myself. As the view in front of me brightens, I start to see what could only be described as a three-dimensional menu, almost like an Xbox dashboard. Everything I look at pops out at me.... Read more »

Virtual Reality The story: former BC student shows off virtual world

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Tyler Goucher, Reporter
March 19, 2015

Imagine the world you live in is replaced with an alternate reality. One where anything is possible and nothing is as it seems. What was once considered to be science fiction when we were younger is now becoming a true possibility, if not a probability. Virtual Reality, or VR, is a computer-simulated... Read more »

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