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BC offers free mental health screening

Dunia Cantu, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Office of Student Life in collaboration with the Student Health and Wellness Center held free mental health screenings for Bakersfield College students on Feb. 19. “We are encouraging it because mental health is something that is often overlooked. There is kind of no representation of anxiety and depression, that is often not recognized or nothing is done until things...

Social Justice and Equity speech at BC

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Award-winning author and professor Lori A. Flores, came to BC to talk about her book “Grounds for Dreaming,” on Feb. 20 in the Levan Center on the main campus. Her book talks about the struggles of Latino farmworkers who confronted strict labor laws, unfair migration policies, racial discrimination, and transnational trauma during the agricultural expansion age. The...

The BC Theater program showcases a fundraiser for the American College Theater Festival

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Bakersfield College theater department had a showcase fundraiser to help fund student participants in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Los Angeles. The fundraiser took place on Feb. 6 and 8, at the Black Box, PAC 107. The Showcase was completely donation based, so there was no exact entrance fee. Every person could give whatever they wanted to....

BC Renegade Roundtable discusses homelessness at the Levan Center

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Bakersfield College faculty members discussed homelessness and explained how people can and help at the Levan Center on Feb. 19. The BC faculty members were Neal Stanifer, Jack Hernandez, Erin Miller, Mike Harvath, and Steven Holmes. With homelessness rising in Bakersfield and Los Angeles, California had an estimate of 151,278 people experiencing homeless in January 2019...

Men’s Basketball loses to LA Valley Monarchs

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Bakersfield College Men’s Basketball team faced off against the Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs on Feb. 19 at the Gil Bishop Sports Center. The Renegades lost a controlling lead of 10 points at the half to lose 64-60. After a slow start to the game, the Renegades were able to go on an 8-0 scoring run. After the scoring run, the Monarchs were able to close the gap, but the Gades kept pulling away, keeping their sco...

Men’s Tennis loses against Ventura College

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis team competed against Ventura College and lost with a final score of 9-0 on Feb. 13. It was the team’s fourth loss in the season following their defeat against Fullerton at the beginning of the month. Currently, they are 0-2 in their conference. “Tennis is the kind of game you can always improve on,” said Noel Dalton BC’s...

Men’s Basketball loses to Antelope Valley

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Renegades faced off against the Antelope Valley College (AVC) Marauders at home on Feb. 12. The game came down to the wire as BC was unable to close the game falling to the Marauders 77-74. The Renegades started off on fire connecting their shots from beyond the arc, hitting four threes within the first five minutes of the game. BC was able to control...

Women’s Basketball falls to the Antelope Valley Marauders

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Women’s Basketball team faced the Antelope Valley College Marauders (AVC) on Feb. 12. The BC Renegades were able to start off strong, but fell short at the end losing 73-66. The first quarter was a three-point shootout. The biggest lead was held by the Gades with 12, but was short lived as the Marauders went on a scoring streak to close the gap...

BC Renegades Softball team loses to the College of Sierra Wolverines

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 19, 2020

BC Renegades softball fell to the College of Sierra Wolverines, 13-4, on Feb. 15. The Wolverines were quick to get on the board with four runs in the top of the first inning. BC sophomore Brooke Lawrence (7) threw many wild pitches which allowed the Wolverines to quickly fill the bases allowing for easy runs. During the bottom of the second inning, BC’s offense stepped...

BC Baseball teams suffers loss against the Giants

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Renegades’ baseball team lost against College of Sequoias Giants, 4-2, on Feb. 11. The Giants quickly got on the board making one run during the top of the first inning. BC sophomore Hunter Adams (5) scored a run in the second inning followed by BC freshman Jose Ruiz (12). Early in the third inning, the Giants scored two more runs making the score 3-2. Renegades’...

BC Softball Team suffers a loss against College of Sequoia

Marina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Bakersfield College Softball team suffered a 7-0 loss in a home game against the College of Sequoia Giants on Feb. 11. In the first inning, the Giants scored three runs by running fast and batting the ball with enough force, and the score had remained the same all the way until the 6th inning. The Renegades tried their best to bat the ball in order to get to first...

Office of Financial Aid hosts Financial Aid Festival at BC

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Financial Aid Office held a festival at the Bakersfield College campus on Feb. 12. The event included with music, food, and information for students interested in financial help. “Financial Aid is a government assistance program to help students get through college,” Financial Aid student worker Alyse Rodriguez-Montes said. “[Free Application for Federal Student...

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