The Renegade Rip

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...

Gadfly Cafe: Animals as food, test subjects, and pets

Haley Duval, Senior Photo Editor

October 18, 2019

The Gadfly Cafe held its second discussion of the semester in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College, on Oct. 16.   The Gadfly is an open discussion for students and faculty staff to engage and share thoughts on a variety of different subjects and issues. Bakersfield College's Philosophy professor and host of the Gadfly for the past three years, Reggie Williams,...

Bakersfield College professor showcases art around the world

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

October 18, 2019

Diego Gutierrez, an adjunct professor at Bakersfield College, is giving back to the community by teaching students about his greatest love, art. It’s possible to say Gutierrez was destined to become an artist. His grandfather, Victor Monterrubio, was an experienced painter in Mexico and worked for Coca-Cola as an illustrator for over 40 years. When Gutierrez was eight,...

Vince Fong speaks about issues within California

Jacqueline Gutierrez , Reporter

October 18, 2019

Assemblyman Vince Fong spoke in the Levan Center about his journey, homelessness, and answered audience questions on Oct. 9.  Vince Fong, who was born and raised in Bakersfield, now represents his hometown in Sacramento.  Fong explained that he sits on the budget committee and that he is the vice chair for transportation. Fong also explained how he deals with the ho...

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