The Renegade Rip

Intricacies of making skin glow

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

March 1, 2017

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Skinceuticals is advanced skincare backed by science. It is a medical-grade brand that is exclusively sold at doctors’ offices, dermatologists, and medi-spas. My skin would not be as clear, smooth, and glowing without it. I continuously say to people that you can wear the most expensive makeup on the market, but if you’re not taking care of your skin, it just won’t lay...

Rising up against my doubt

Rising up against my doubt

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 1, 2017

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I think most would agree that I am confident in my sexuality. Why wouldn’t I? It’s who I am. However, that hasn’t always been the case. There were...

Tradition over time

Tradition over time

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

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Baseball is a classical drama staged outdoors beneath the lights, in front of thousands. Its history spans generations, surviving tragedy and triumph alike....

Secrets of skin care

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

February 16, 2017

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Skin care is the number one necessity that both women and men forget about or slack on. I cannot express enough how important it is to take care of your skin. It’s the first thing people notice and that shows age the quickest. Living in Bakersfield is also a huge factor that takes a beating on your skin. We have pollution, and we have extremely dry and hot summers that...

The holy land of equality

The holy land of equality

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 16, 2017

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I jokingly say that my husband and I made a pilgrimage to New York City to visit the holy-gay landmark of The Stonewall Inn, referring to the trip most...

Billionaire buys seat

Billionaire buys seat

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 15, 2017

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On Feb. 6, billionaire heiress Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 51-50 vote. The historic vote, requiring a tiebreaker cast by...

Finding out what hides beneath

Finding out what hides beneath

February 15, 2017

I want to start this off by telling you all that you are enough, no matter what anyone tells you. You are enough. So often we walk around in a dull haze...

Making love last forever

Making  love last forever

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 11, 2017

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I am certain I have shared numerous times that my husband and I have been together for 13 years. I boast the number because in the gay community, we may...

Column: How to blow off stress

Column: How to blow off stress

February 1, 2017

Last year was simply draining. From dealing with mass shootings like the one in Orlando, police brutality, or the election being the highest rated reality...

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 1, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s inauguration took place Jan. 20. Soon thereafter, the Senate confirmed retired Marine Corps general James Mattis as Secretary...

Column: Healthy beauty products

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

February 1, 2017

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Pink, green, blue, and purple. Those are just some of the many colorful heads of hair roaming around campus. The past few years have shown a major trend in colorful hair, but dyeing your locks these fun crazy colors may have some consequences if not cared for correctly. Breakage, brittleness, and dryness are some after effects of constantly dyed hair. That’s where I...

Same old song same old dance

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

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I am so happy the Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, and still waiting for the day sarcasm becomes a font. In arguably their easiest path to the big game by even the most casual of football fans standards, it feels like the Brady/ Belichick-era Patriots are in their 30th appearance. Tom Brady is plastered across ESPN and over-saturating your Facebook feed, and the “deflategate”...

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