The Renegade Rip

The Renegade men’s basketball team continues their winning streak

Luis Rojas, Reporter

December 11, 2019

The Bakersfield College Men’s Basketball team received West Hills Coalinga in their sixth game of the season at the Gil Bishop Sports Center, Nov. 27. The renegades couldn’t start their season any better, they are 5-0 and are undefeated. Bakersfield College wanted to prolong their winning streak by hosting West Coaling Falcons, a team that seemed relatively easy. The...

The grand opening of the Vernon Valenzuela Veterans Resource Center

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

December 11, 2019

BC veterans, students, and faculty members celebrated the grand opening of the new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on Dec. 10. The VRC temporarily relocated to Levinson Hall while the construction of the new VRC happened, but now the VRC is located next to the LA building and the forum. The VRC celebrated the grand opening and the renaming of the building. The new building...

Underlying complications led to Bakersfield College student’s death

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Bakersfield College student Goshtasb Behdin, 38, died of sudden cardiac arrest on Nov. 9 in a San Diego area hospital. Behdin had been in a car accident that day, but was expected to be discharged within a couple of days and predicted to make a full recovery. The underlying cause for his cardiac arrest is still undetermined, and an autopsy is pending. Behdin was born on...

The Renegade Women’s Volleyball Team wins their last home game of the season

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

December 2, 2019

The Renegade Women’s volleyball team took on the Panthers from Chaffey College on Nov. 26 and beat them with a score of 3-0. This was the last game of the first round in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), because the Renegade Women won this game they advance, to the second round. In the first set Alyson Dees (19), freshman middle blocker...

BC Men’s basketball team continues winning streak

Mariah Olivarez

November 25, 2019

The Renegades men's basketball team continues their winning streak, 4-0, after their Victory against Cuesta. Last Friday in the gymnasium at Bakersfield College, Cuesta’s and Bakersfield College men's basketball teams played a very close game that ended in Cuestas defeat with an ending score of 80-77. During the first half of the game the renegades were off to a slow...

BC Veterans Resource center gathers items for troops overseas

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 25, 2019

The Veterans Resource Center partnered with the Blue Star Moms and gathered care package items for troops who are deployed overseas at the Operation: Not Forgotten event in front of the admissions building on Nov. 19. “We take donations a few times around the year and they [the Blue Star Moms] take those items and at different points, in the year they pack everything up...

BC beats CSUB and Taft College in a Child Development PSA Film Festival

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 25, 2019

The Child Development departments of CSUB, Taft College, and Bakersfield College met at Bakersfield College to announce the winners and submissions at the Indoor Theater on Nov. 21. Students in the Child department of the three institutions created PSA videos of topics that involved children which they hold close to their hearts. Judges for the film festival included:...

Rad Tech Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

November 18, 2019

In a classroom full of students, supporters, and past and present program directors. Bakersfield College celebrated the Radiologic Technology program's 50th anniversary with refreshments, a showcase of equipment, and conversation. The event was held on campus and was honored by special guest Chris Parlier from the Mayor's office. The Mayor’s office presented the program with...

BC students visit Halloween-themed mock crime scene

BC students visit Halloween-themed mock crime scene

November 18, 2019

Bakersfield College Forensics Professor Pat Smith and students worked on a mock Halloween crime scene in the Language Arts Building basement during the...

BC to present “12 Angry Jurors”

BC to present “12 Angry Jurors”

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

November 18, 2019

There are 12 people sitting at a long table in a jury room. They are discussing the fate of a teen who is being charged as an adult for allegedly murder...

Bakersfield College to host Intersegmental Pathways Symposium at Marriott downtown

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 13, 2019

A summit focused on accelerated student completion will be held at the Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center on Nov. 15. The event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m., breaking down the intersegmental pathways toward efficient education for college students. Bakersfield College students, faculty, staff, and president Sonya Christian will be in attendance. The...

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