The Renegade Rip

BC tennis raises funds

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The Bakersfield College’s Men and Women’s Tennis Programs held a fundraising event in the BC cafeteria on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. The fundraiser was held to raise money for the tennis players’ uniforms, equipment and travel costs at away games, which can reach close to $300 per player. Nick Jacobs, head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams, shared some of his hopes...

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

November 2, 2017

The Bakersfield College Chamber Festival is where the sound of music came alive on Oct. 23. in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. There was 12...

Students learn about chemistry

Students learn about chemistry

November 1, 2017

Bakersfield College held Chem Rocks, an event to promote Chemistry and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) majors, on Oct. 24 in the...

‘Chasing the Harvest’ editor comes to BC

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College students welcomed editor Gabriel Thompson, for the second discussion of his book, “Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture.” The book discussion started at 7:45 a.m. and was held at the Levan Center. Students were treated with a full breakfast before asking Thompson questions they had about the book. These questions initiated...

One Book panel discusses poverty

One Book panel discusses poverty

November 1, 2017

A panel was held in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Oct. 19 to discuss the book “$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” by...

Masquerade Ball held at Campus Center

Masquerade Ball held at Campus Center

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

With at least 100 people attending the second annual Masquerade Ball at Bakersfield college, people from Kern County were encouraged to attend the costume-themed...

Free community swim lessons held for the third year in-a-row at BC

Free community swim lessons held for the third year in-a-row at BC

October 23, 2017

The third Annual Free Community Swimming Lessons occurred at Bakersfield College on Oct. 7. The free swimming lessons were coached by Matthew Moon, the...

The Bakersfield College swim team holds a six hour swim relay with free lessons

The Bakersfield College swim team holds a six hour swim relay with free lessons

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College Swimming team hosted a six-hour relay showcasing some of the team’s athletes and offered free swimming lessons on Oct. 7. Tanner...

BC brings talent and creativity with music

BC brings talent and creativity with music

October 23, 2017

Several musicians, including Bakersfield College students, performed at the Panorama Creative Music Summit which was in the Indoor Theatre at Bakersfield...

Recalling BC choir of ‘65

Recalling BC choir of ‘65

October 23, 2017

Members of the 1965 Bakersfield College Choir joined together to watch their documentary “One Heart, One Voice” which was produced by Fabian Productions...

BC students perform in band and orchestra

BC students perform in band and orchestra

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College concert band and orchestra performed at the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center Friday night, Oct. 6 for the Sound of Autumn...

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

October 23, 2017

The “Pop Goes the Easel” event held in the cafeteria on Oct. 9 saw 21 members of Bakersfield College and the community in attendance. The BCSGA Scholarship...

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