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Mentalist offers hypnotic experience at BC

Mentalist offers hypnotic experience at BC

December 3, 2014

  Self proclaimed mentalist-hypnotist Rich Aimes appeared and performed for students in the Panorama Grill’s cafeteria Nov. 19. The show,...

BC campus holds Vet Fest for second year

BC campus holds Vet Fest for second year

Alisia Sanchez, Photographer

November 19, 2014

Filed under Features

The Bakersfield College Veterans Club showed support for its veteran students at this year’s second annual Vet Fest, held on campus Nov. 6. The event...

Former NFL player is now instructor at BC

Former NFL player is now instructor at BC

Alisia Sanchez, Photographer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Campus

Former NFL player, U.S. Marine, and Iraq War veteran Jeremy Staat has a number of accomplishments. But, according to Staat, had he not first attended Bakersfield...

What are we doing in the restroom, ladies? Eating, sleeping and talking?

What are we doing in the restroom, ladies? Eating, sleeping and talking?

November 5, 2014

  Where one relieves oneself is usually a topic best left unsaid, but I feel the time is way overdue to discuss, or at least share, my views regarding...

Solar Panels are doing their jobs

Solar Panels are doing their jobs

September 10, 2014

Four years since Bakersfield College installed the solar panels, BC officials confirm it provides the 1.1 kilohertz annually, as it was estimated it would....

Students fill BC campus for spring semester

Rigoberto Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2014

Filed under The Spotlight

Bakersfield College students returned to school with a variety of opinions on the five-week break. There have been some mixed reactions from the students claiming that the vacation was too long and boring for them, and others have claimed that the vacation wasn’t long enough and wanted to spend more time with friends and family. Alyssa Morataya, English major, said her...

Windy day uproots tree on BC campus

January 25, 2014

Filed under News

Bakersfield experienced high speed winds on Jan. 23, so much so that it uprooted a large tree in the middle of campus trapping a woman under it. Fire workers and paramedics worked to get the woman out from under the tree by cutting the limbs off one by one. Look for the full story in the next issue of The Renegade Rip, which will be on newsstands on Feb. 5. ...

New life for old rooms under way

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

September 12, 2013

Filed under Campus

After 57 years in its current location, Bakersfield College is getting a much-needed facelift. Over the past few semesters there have been various construction projects around campus.  These renovations started with the Speech, Arts, and Music building as well as the outdoor amphitheatre and have continued with the remodeling of the small theater located in Fine Arts 30....

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

April 17, 2013

By Luis Garcia Photo Editor   Over 140 students and faculty members packed the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to hear math professo...

Results are in for elections

Jazmine Montoya, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter   Election results are in. Bakersfield College students have chosen a new president and officers for the next school year. With 228 votes, Travis Tillis defeated Rudy Strong for Student Government Association president. Strong had 135 votes. All of the other elected officers ran unopposed. Elizabeth Gonzalez will fill the vice p...

Kean to retire with final show

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   After 19 years at Bakersfield College, choir director Ronald Kean is going out on top. After a total of 30 years teaching, a successful performance over spring break at New York’s infamous Carnegie Hall, and an upcoming finale performance, Kean is excited to retire for new adventures. His final performance will be held on May 4...

SAM renovation plans finally underway

SAM renovation plans finally underway

April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Speech Arts and Music Building is finally going to start renovations. For the past two years, the SA...

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