Haggard’s birthday bash raises funds to move historical house to Pioneer Village

Amber Hayden, Photographer
April 23, 2014

Even with the absence of Merle Haggard, his birthday was celebrated by guests at the Kern County Museum on April 6. The event was hosted by Citizens Preserving History try to raise funds to move the Haggard family home once more. Diane Sharman, Cofounder of Citizens Preserving History, commented about... Read more »

Wonderly will walk from Bakersfield to D.C.

Elias C. Ahumada, Reporter
April 23, 2014

Luke Wonderly begins his peace walk to the White House on April 26 from the famous Bakersfield sign, but Wonderly’s journey began when he was 15 years old. “I was born in Bakersfield in the late ’50s into a large family of six, which is predominantly very religious,” Wonderly said. He mentioned... Read more »

Bakersfield Sound brought back home

Joseph Coley Jr., Online Editor
April 23, 2014

Bakersfield music fans were given a special treat when Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants paid a visit to Sandrini’s on April 19. Not only were the fans who are in the know of Shiflett’s vast musical background allowed to be close in a small, intimate setting with rock ’n’ roll royalty, but... Read more »

Events Calendar

April 23, 2014

Wednesday, April 23   Bakersfield College Renegade Pantry sign-up day. Campus Center CC-4. For more information: thepantry@bakersfieldcollege.edu.   Thursday, April 24   “Laughter Yoga” Art and Spirituality Center, Mercy Hospital, 2215 Truxtun Ave. 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Free admission.... Read more »

Alumna still finds time for newspaper after 73 years

Myrissa Johns, News Editor
April 23, 2014

More than 70 years have passed since her time on The Renegade Rip, Bakersfield College’s student newspaper, and 92-year-old Josephine Audap still reads and edits newspaper publications. “There’s a columnist that makes the same mistakes over and over and nobody apparently notices them except me,”... Read more »

Mental health is just as important for the students

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter
April 23, 2014

The Student Health & Wellness Center fee is included into every single Bakersfield College student’s tuition, and yet not many know or take advantage of the services being provided to them. The center is split into two departments – medical and mental. While the medical center is run by a doctor... Read more »

The Renegade Rip brings home both general excellence awards

April 23, 2014

Bakersfield College’s student newspaper, The Renegade Rip, gathered numerous awards in March and April – including two in general excellence – after announcements of winners by three journalism organizations. The most prestigious announcement came from the California Newspaper Publishers Association,... Read more »

Stepanovich bids adieu to festival

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor
April 23, 2014

Bakersfield College hosted the annual Red and White Wine and Food Festival on April 11, making it the last festival for Mike Stepanovich, director of the Bakersfield College Foundation, who will be retiring this year. Stepanovich, who created the event for Bakersfield College seven years ago, said that... Read more »

High-tech sim man aids BC students

Sim Man Simulation from BC Journalism on Vimeo.

Myrissa Johns, News Editor
April 2, 2014

“Clear!” students yelled to ensure that no one was touching their patient as they delivered a shock to the Code Blue cardiac arrest patient, working to get its pulse back during a simulation on March 25. Bakersfield College Allied Health programs’ students are working with simulation mannequins... Read more »

GET bus gets community feedback on routes

Bus riders wait for the bus driver to let them board the bus at the BC bus stop. Golden Empire Transit has been working to ensure riders’ satisfaction in regard to changes to the bus routes., Rigoberto Lopez
April 2, 2014

Although some people feel that the changes to the Golden Empire Transit bus routes hinder their days by causing them to walk farther to get to a bus stop, others feel that the changes are an improvement. The GET has had the same bus route for over 25 years now. The city of Bakersfield has grown dramatically... Read more »

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