The Renegade Rip

Current BCSGA elected officials run unopposed in this year’s elections

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College student body election campaigns are off with a slow start.  There seems to be very little interest in the available office positions.  The senatorial and executive debates have been canceled due to lack of candidates.  Available candidate positions are several senate seats and all executive positions.  With elections being held the week of April 8, it...

The author of “Fast Food Nation” visits students at Bakersfield College

The author of “Fast Food Nation” visits students at Bakersfield College

April 5, 2019

Investigative author Eric Schlosser visited the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to discuss his books “Fast Food Nation” and “Command and Control”...

LETS Teach conference holds workshops for students pursuing a teaching career

LETS Teach conference holds workshops for students pursuing a teaching career

April 5, 2019

The Leaders and Educators for Tomorrow’s Students (LETS Teach) conference gathered students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching or becoming...

Bakersfield College’s art program showcased student’s artwork in exhibition

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College Art Program showcased its best works and efforts to the public in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery located in the lobby of the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library on March 14 in its annual spring exhibition of student artwork. The exhibition includes multiple types of art forms such as photography, ceramics, sculptures, and paintings. Several student...

Fees increase transportation options

Fees increase transportation options

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

A meeting took place in Levinson Hall April 2 discussing the Transportation Services resolution that is being put up to vote in the upcoming BCSGA elec...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students voiced concerns, ideas, and learned about current resolutions being brought to campus. The main takeaways from the town hall meeting, other than student input, were current resolutions that are in the works for Bakersfield ...

BC’s band and orchestra host annual spring concert

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra performed their annual spring concert that included six student performers in the Edwards Simonson Performing Arts Center on campus on March 22.  The doors opened at 7:30 p.m., and guests were able to purchase $10 general admission tickets and students with an ID were charged $8 for the performance.  The students ...

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

March 27, 2019

Bakersfield College Men’s host a dual meet to the College of the Sequoias (COS) at the BC pool deck, on March 22. Men’s swimming took first place...

BC softball team fails to take the victory from Riverside City

BC softball team fails to take the victory from Riverside City

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 27, 2019

The BC Renegades Softball team hosted against Riverside City and came out with a loss of 11-9, on March 23. The Renegades started off scoring three...

Speakers talk and perform as part of a series for Women’s History Month

Speakers talk and perform as part of a series for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

As part of Women's History Month and More (WHAM), the Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted, “Exhume and Release: An Evening of Poetry, Art and...

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC

Logan King, Reporter

March 27, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21. This show was the second of five shows scheduled for this semester. The show began with a brief introduction to the planetarium by Astronomy Professor and Planetarium Director Nick Strobel. Strobel explained the equipment the planetarium houses and how it functions. A...

Mental health workshops provided for students at no cost

Stacie Norris, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Bakersfield College is now offering workshops in the mental health field to all current BC students free of charge. These workshops, also known as Educate, Equip, Empower (or E3) will continue for the remainder of March and are facilitated by Natalia Hatley and Anabel Jimenez. Currently both women are attending California State University Bakersfield and are soon to graduate...

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