The Renegade Rip

Brian’s Beard Improv takes on the Black Box Theatre

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Digital Editor

February 5, 2020

Brian’s Beard, the improv group from Bakersfield College, performed at the Black Box Theatre on Jan. 30. During the show, the performers acted on improv suggestions given to them by the audience members. The Black Box Theatre was full of BC students, faculty members, and CSUB students who joined together and enjoyed the mature content provided by Brian’s Beard. The...

BC Baseball team triumphs over Cerro Coso College

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

February 5, 2020

The Bakersfield College Renegade baseball team won against Cerro Coso Community College on Feb. 1 with a final score of 9-0. The Renegades started the game off by relying heavily on their defense to make play after play of pop flies, groundouts, and bailing out the pitchers from wild pitches. Cerro Coso Community College only had three hits and Bakersfield only gave up one...

Men’s BC basketball team loses to the West LA Wildcats

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 5, 2020

In a two-hour delayed game, the Renegades fell to the Wildcats 75-71. The Bakersfield College Renegades men’s basketball team took on the LA West Wildcats at the Gil Bishop Sports Center at home on Jan. 22. Both teams were able to hold their own all game, but the Gades fell short in the closing seconds of the game. The Gades trailed by as much as eight points in the first...

BC Baseball team suffers loss against the Moorpark Raiders

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Digital Editor

February 5, 2020

The Renegade baseball team suffered a loss against the Moorpark Raiders at their third home game for this semester with a score of 7-5 on Jan. 25. During the 1st through 4th inning neither team scored, but both teams managed to get players on plates. Those players included Garrett Pavletich, 10, a Bakersfield College freshman, who made it to first base in the top of the...

BC softball season opening in a disaster

Humberto Chairez, Reporter

February 5, 2020

It was the first home game of the softball season for the Bakersfield College Renegades, and they were given the task to face off against the defending State Champions Mount San Antonio College (SAC) from Walnut California. The Renegades are coming off a back to back Conference Championships seasons, which leaves a lot of high hopes going into this season and many more expe...

Valeria Ugalde “Drummer Boy” piece. Inspired by Josh Dun from Twenty One Pilots.

Panorama invitational features local high school artists

February 3, 2020

Bakersfield College hosted The Panorama Invitational on Jan 30. For the past three years high school students’ artwork from has been showcased at The...

Red Cross prepares Kern County to stay ahead of disaster

Shawn Collins, Reporter

February 3, 2020

In response to the recent chemical spill, the American Red Cross opened an emergency evacuation center at First Baptist Church in Taft. The center closed the same day it opened, but was able to provide free services to a handful of Taft residents. According to Red Cross Regional Communications Manager, Nicole Maul, the goal of the Red Cross’ emergency evacuation centers...

Human trafficking panel addresses BC campus

Priscilla Carballo, Reporter

January 31, 2020

A human trafficking awareness panel was held inside the forum building at the Bakersfield College campus on Jan. 30. The panel hoped to shed some light on what human trafficking is, and how it affects the community and everyday living. Many showed up to observe the event and participate in a question and answer session held at the end of the documentary. When entering and...

BC Athletics program welcomes R. Todd Littlejohn

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Digital Editor

January 30, 2020

Bakersfield College welcomed R. Todd Littlejohn, former Bakersfield High School Driller and BC Renegade, as the new head coach for football at the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. During, Littlejohn’s time as a Renegade he majored in sociology and later transferred to West Texas State [where he had a great career] and Fresno State. While Littlejohn finished up...

Mind-Reading Group Returns to BC

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

January 23, 2020

Las Vegas-based mentalist group, The Perceptives, entertained Bakersfield College students on Jan. 22 with a free show inside The Huddle.  For the second year in a row, board-certified mentalist Richard Aimes kicked off Welcome Week with an interactive and participatory mind-reading act. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and the Office of Stude...

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...

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