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The Renegade Rip

What a ‘W’ can mean for students

Fernanda Martinez, Reporter

March 30, 2017

Filed under News

Every semester, Bakersfield College allows students to drop classes on two separate occasions. The first opportunity to drop a class is two weeks after the start of the class and the last is more than halfway through the semester. However, the last withdraw date does have the effect of leaving a ‘W’ on a student’s transcript. This semester, the final date to drop...

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

KVS sticker reduces bus pass

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College students who have purchased a Kern Value Card are now eligible to receive $5 off the purchase of their next monthly GET Bus Pass. GET...

BC students take action against BPD

BC students take action against BPD

February 1, 2017

Just as last semester was coming to a close, Bakersfield College students Xavier Hines and Timothy Grismore were arrested and taken into custody by police...

Elected mayor of Arvin and BC alum shares his vision for the city

Elected mayor of Arvin and BC alum shares his vision for the city

February 1, 2017

Jose Gurrola Jr. was recently elected as mayor of Arvin. Gurrola, 23, was born and raised in Arvin and believes “Arvin is poised for tremendous growth...

Food with a steampunk bite

Food with a steampunk bite

February 1, 2017

If you’re not a Tehachapi local, the Steampunk Café and Grill might be hard for you to find, but you should find it. It’s located at 20324 W. Valley...

Much more than I was expecting

Samantha Kelly, BC Student

April 3, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

I was intrigued when I saw the ladies of the Muslim Student Association at a booth applying henna and informing students about their traditional headscarf, the hijab. Noticing my curiosity, I was greeted by the friendly faces of the MSA. They told me about the henna and asked if I was interested in wearing a hijab around for a day. I was elated. I have been interested...

Take time to think of our soldiers overseas

Gregory D. Cook, BC Student

February 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Editor: Twelve years of unchanging news can callus even the most sensitive of well-meaning psyches. It was birthed as the iron fist of a wounded nation striking out in well-deserved vengeance, the very embodiment of biblical justice. The Great Eagle had been bruised and bloodied, but it was not down, and it swelled its chest with pride and sank its claws into its enemies. We...

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