The Renegade Rip

8-1 win against Victor Valley College

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

March 15, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

Bakersfield College’s women’s tennis team is now 9-1 on the season after beating Victor Valley College (VVC) 8-1 on home court. VVC was short several girls resulting in defaulting three of their matches, two single’s matches and one of the double’s matches. ...

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

March 15, 2019

As times are evolving, The Renegade Rip is also evolving.  We have decided that our previous design was not taking full advantage of our beautiful school col...

Remembering Aaran Porter as a gentle giant

Remembering Aaran Porter as a gentle giant

March 15, 2019

Many described BC student and athlete Aaran Porter, who was killed last month, as a kind, helpful, and respectful person with high integrity, who was ded...

What does love mean?

What does love mean?

March 15, 2019

For this Gadfly Cafe session, people discussed the meanings of love, purpose, and value on March 13 at the Levan Center. The Gadfly Cafe is where students...

Two-day blood drive at BC

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

Free themed T-shirts and saving lives highlighted the recent blood drive on the Bakersfield College campus with people from all over the community in attendance.  The Houchin Blood Bank and the BCSGA hosted their annual two-day blood drive event on March 6 and 7.  Houchin Community Blood Bank is a non-profit organization known for being the main provider of safe and...

Bakersfield College hires armed officer as a campus security measure

Logan King, Reporter

March 14, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, News

Many college campuses across the U.S. have hired armed security officers, including Bakersfield College. In addition to hiring the officer, Bakersfield College offered an active shooter response training in the Levan Center on March 4th.  Due to the increase in active shooter cases across the nation, many institutions have begun to re-address their security and response ...

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

March 14, 2019

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Bakersfield College Public Safety Director Chief Christopher Counts discussed to students, faculty, and staff on how to respond...

Renegade inspired lunch truck arrives on campus

Renegade inspired lunch truck arrives on campus

March 14, 2019

The Bakersfield College food services celebrated the addition of their new food truck with a grand opening sample giveaway on the gym huddle on Feb. 27. Due...

Former California Senator Jean Fuller leads a discussion on women in leadership

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted Women in Leadership, a panel that's meant to empower, encourage and inspire women to pursue leadership positions by having local women in power discuss their influences, challenges, and successes along with words of advice for young women on March 1. The panel included a powerhouse of local women such as Former California Senator J...

Women’s Month kicks off with Wendy Wasserstein’s “Uncommon Women and Others”

Logan King, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The final showing of the play "Uncommon Women and Others" ended its shows cycle on March 2nd at the Simonsen Performing Arts Center at Bakersfield College. The play was written by Wendy Wasserstein and is set in 1972 at Mount Holyoke College. The play communicates the dry comical style of Wasserstein while providing an intimate look into the tenants of second-wave...

BC’s CTE and Pat Smith gives insight on juvenile justice

Jazmin Velazquez, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College hosted the Juvenile Justice Employer Panel on Feb. 27 at Bakersfield College. BC Career and Technical Education and Patricia Smith presented a panel of experts in the juvenile justice field to talk about evidence-based behavior strategies to reduce criminal behavior on youth people in Kern County. Each panelist discussed their role working with yo...

Kern County Career Expo brings future jobs to all ages

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

March 4, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The Kern County Career Expo took place at Rabobank Convention Center in Bakersfield on Feb. 28. Over a thousand high school students, middle schoolers, college students, and parents roamed the area looking for what career might be a good choice for them and what steps are needed to make that an achievable career goal. This is the Second Annual Career Expo, put together ...

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