The Renegade Rip

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...

Black History Month conference at BC

Olivia Patterson, Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Black History Month conference “Hustle and Motivate: It’s for the culture” featured Bakersfield native and keynote speaker Terrance Minnoy, on Feb. 7 at the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. This year's Umoja community club event was coordinated at the Bakersfield campus by Dr. Paula Parks. The Umoja Community represents around a million African Americans...

Patrisse Khan-Cullors visits Bakersfield College

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College invited activist and organizer Patrisse Khan-Cullors to help commemorate the beginning of Black History Month throughout the day at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m. in the Indoor theatre on Feb. 6. Cullors is a freedom fighter most known for co-founding the Black Lives Matter Movement and is a New York Times Best-selling author for her memoir, “When They...

BC hires a new college safety director

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

February 10, 2020

Shelly Castaneda, former Chief Deputy of the Kern County Sheriff’s office, accepted the executive director of college safety position at Bakersfield College on Feb.6, according to an email sent to the Bakersfield College community. Castaneda interviewed for the position on Feb. 2 at the Levan Center. Castaneda spoke in front of a hiring committee and explained how she woul...

The BC Theater Showcase Fundraises for the American College Theater Festival

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 10, 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....

Bakersfield College becomes the first community college to receive the CIQG Award

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College has been selected by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group (CIQG) to be the first community college to receive the 2019 CIQG Quality Award. The award is given annually to one school that has achieved and proven evidence of the standards set by the CIQG. The principles to be met in order to receive the award are, “innovation,...

BC hosts the second annual Journalism Day for Kern High School students

Jorge Barrientos, Mark Nessia, and Jennifer Burger teaching students how to write structured news stories during the newspaper writing workshop at Journalism Day held on Feb. 6 on the main campus of Bakersfield College.

Bianca Cacciola, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College hosted the second annual Journalism Day offered to Kern High School students on Feb. 6 in the Forum and LA buildings located on the...

BCSGA kicks off first Power Lunch with Reyna Olaguez

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Digital Editor

February 10, 2020

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) and Office of Student Life (OSL) hosted the first Power Lunch of the spring 2020 semester with guest speaker Reyna Olaguez, the executive director of South Kern Sol News. She visited BC and spoke at the Levan Center. Olaguez spoke about the challenges she went through to get to where she is today, what Kern Sol’s...

BC Softball teams beats the Santiago Canyon Hawks

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Bakersfield College Renegades Softball came out with a winning score of 12-6 against Santiago Canyon Hawks, on Jan. 25. BC went into the game with confidence and determination to win this game after their two initial loses according to Sophomore Aviana Campos (19). The team quickly got on the board with one run in the first inning. BC kept their strategy; they scored another...

BC softball team loses to San Mateo

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

February 5, 2020

The BC Renegades Softball team loses against San Mateo with a score of 9-0, on Jan. 24. The game started off slow in the first inning with no runs, but in the second inning Mateo scored one run and kept on with their strategy. In an interview with sophomore Alexandrea Venegeas (12) she talks about how the team went into the game more focused which helped the Renegades...

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