The Renegade Rip

STEM department shows off chemistry

Timothy Plett with the Bakersfield College Artificial Intelligence club giving a demonstration using grapefruit as a power source to see how electrical current affects metals during STEM Week.

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

November 1, 2019

The STEM faculty hosted a Marvelous Metals Event outside on campus.  The STEM department and other related clubs put up booths displaying their work....

Assembly member, Rudy Salas, speaks about the importance of voting, animal overpopulation, bullying in schools, the effects of social media on students, and the PG&E power shutoffs during the BCSGA Power lunch in the Levan Center on Oct. 21.

Rudy Salas visits Bakersfield College to encourage local change by voting

November 1, 2019

Assemblymember Rudy Salas from the 32nd Assembly District visited Bakersfield College on Oct. 21 and spoke about local issues and his journey as an assemblyman.  ...

Veteran’s Resource Center to be relocated on campus

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Veterans Resource Center at Bakersfield College offers a program to help veterans transition back into civilian life. The Veterans Resource Center faculty director Paul Beckworth directs and coordinates activities and gets supplies that are needed for the program. One service that the Veterans Resource Center offers for veterans is educational counseling. Armando...

Biochemist Samuel Sternberg discusses CRISPR use

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Biochemist Samuel Sternberg visited Bakersfield College where he held mass lectures in both the Levan Center and the Forum building on Oct. 24. Sternberg spoke about his book “A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution” which focuses on gene editing.  Sternberg received his doctorate’s degree in chemistry from the University of California Berkeley in 2...

As Armando Alvarez (1) slides to reach the ball, he just misses by an inch running into a player from Antelope Valley, while Edgar Gonzalez rushes to steal the ball before the Antelope Valley player reaches it.

Men’s soccer wins first conference game of the season

October 30, 2019

An intense men's soccer game between Bakersfield College and Antelope Valley took place on Oct. 18 in BC’s soccer field. In three minutes of the first...

BC Renegades Host Preseason Game Against the Central Valley Marlins

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 30, 2019

BC baseball hosted the first preseason game for the upcoming year on Oct. 12. No score was kept as the Renegades hit the field and faced the Central Valley Marlins. With high hopes in mind and eyes on the prize, the team’s goal remains the same for their 2020 season. “Our goal this year, as well as every year, is to win the state championship,” said Ryan Darbee, the Renegades’ sophomore third basem...

Women’s soccer suffers last minute loss

Makenna Ramirez (3) trying to dribble Santa Monica defender at the BC Soccer Field, Oct. 18. The Renegades took the loss 1-0.

Luis Rojas, Reporter

October 21, 2019

With three losses and two ties in their last five games, the Bakersfield College women's soccer team loss to Santa Monica College, 1-0, on Oct. 18. The...

BC football team stuffers loss on homecoming night

The Bakersfield College football team celebrating Shane Jonas’s 33-yard touchdown in the second quarter during homecoming night at Memorial Stadium, Oct. 19. The Renegades dropped their conference opener to the Ventura College Pirates, 29-21.

Haley Duval, Senior Photo Editor

October 21, 2019

The Bakersfield College football team dropped their conference opener to the Ventura College Pirates, 29-21, on homecoming night at Memorial Stadium, on...

Hospitals in Kern County have attributed their interest in hiring Bakersfield College students to the Healthcare Fair.

BC holds fifth annual health career expo

October 21, 2019

The office of student employment held their fifth annual health career expo on Oct. 9 in the Huddle. The event featured various booths from Bakersfield...

Professor Eric Avila describing government agency associations that formed in the Great Depression era during his speech in the Levan Center on campus Oct. 10.

UCLA professor Eric Avila ends the Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

October 21, 2019

Hispanic Heritage month ends on Oct. 16, which puts an end to the special celebrations held to honor the Hispanic Culture. Bakersfield College hosted...

Shakespeare Festival returns to campus

Alex Gutierrez, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Department hosted the annual Kern County Shakespeare festival for community members and students. This year marked the 35th annual festival which was presented at the Indoor Theatre on various days. Each year the Art department performs different Shakespearean works. This year's feature presentations were the highly anticipated “Henry V...

The BC Agriculture club hosting a bag toss game at the pep rally on Oct. 17.

Bakersfield College kicks off homecoming week

October 18, 2019

Bakersfield College kicked off homecoming week with the theme of Renegades Around the World, during the week of Oct. 14-19.  During homecoming week, the Office of Student Lif...

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