COLUMN: Fashion is what makes an impression

Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
November 30, 2011

This will be my last fashion column in the Renegade Rip. In the past 10 columns, I gave a lot of advice for the money-saving fashionista, fashion-forward, and not-so-fashion-forward person, but I never talked about why fashion is important. Fashion is much more than an interest to fashion-forward people. Whether... Read more »

Old-fashioned style, new art

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Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
November 2, 2011

By Chrystal Fortt Features Editor   The “Traditions” exhibit at  Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery is filled with traditional film photography of Virginia and old postcards. Margaret Nowling is the curator for the gallery and chose the artists for this exhibit because... Read more »

COLUMN: This autumn stay warm and stylish

Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
November 2, 2011

It always becomes really cold the day before Halloween.It’s the worst time to wear cute skimpy outfits and it’s probably the last time you’ll wear something like that till June. You purchase an entire new winter wardrobe or you can plan on wearing your spring clothes if you want to freeze. If there’s... Read more »

Trends for ghouls and goblins

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Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 19, 2011

Halloween is coming up and there are so many costumes to choose from. Bill West is the store manager of Spirit Halloween store on Stockdale Highway, and he knows all about the popular Halloween costumes for college students. “For the college-age group, the popular costumes for the ladies are the Leg... Read more »

COLUMN: The Style channel is really not too stylish

Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 19, 2011

The Style channel is my favorite channel, but I have many complaints about it, especially because it’s called the Style channel. When I hear Style channel, I automatically think that all the shows on the channel are about fashion. That’s my biggest problem with the channel; most of the shows aren’t... Read more »

Clubs get to strut their stuff for Club Week

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Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 5, 2011

Club week promotes students getting involved on campus and signing up for clubs. Each club hopes to gain new members and promote their goals for the year. The Theater Club has many reasons for being a part of club week. Besides wanting to get out the word about their club, they want to promote the annual ... Read more »

Challenger for Moss’s throne approaches

Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 5, 2011

The ’90s were known for the grunge-style “heroin chic” and we have Kate Moss to thank for that. Moss became a new fashion model/icon somewhere in between walking in John Galliano’s first fashion show in Paris and becoming the new face of Calvin Klein advertisements. At the dawn of her career,... Read more »

Rodeos for the youngest cowboys

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Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 5, 2011

Wool Riders is one of Kern County Fair’s newest and exciting attractions. Kids ages six to three years old that weighed 60 pounds or less held on to wild sheep for their dear lives and a chance to win $5,000. Six kids are able to sign-up and compete in the same race. After they sign-up, all riders... Read more »

‘Faust’ brings storybook feel

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Chrystal Fortt, Features Editor
October 5, 2011

Walking into The Empty Space for Bakersfield College’s first production of “Faust” is like walking into an old scary storybook. Goethes’s “Faust” is an old German legend that has many different versions of the play. This particular play is scary but humorous, and it sends many messages of... Read more »