The Renegade Rip

Pro- Con- Security concern in Sochi Olympics

By Elias C Ahumada and By Daniel Ojeda, Reporters

February 5, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Features

Pro With the Winter Olympics around the corner, athletes from all over the world are making final preparations. All the hard work, training, and sacrifice will be put to the test on the big stage, the Sochi 2014 Olympics, but the athletes competing in this year’s Olympic Games aren’t the only ones making final preparations. Some U.S. military troops are also getting...

Staff Editorial- Classified employees and their importance

February 5, 2014

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Classified employees are sick and tired of being overworked and underpaid. Does that matter to us as students? First, let’s explain that classified employees are basically the workhorse of any school. They are the secretaries, the maintenance workers and the people who process the many financial aid applications every semester. So yes, these employees are very important....

Finally an answer for the age-old question

April 17, 2013

Filed under Editorial

In the process of creating our student newspaper, we have grown accustomed to asking questions to stay informed. However, there is one question that gets asked of us that we cannot, for the life of us, find an answer to: What does “Rip” stand for? There has been some conjecture over the years that it began because the paper would “rip” into people, but we find the...

SGA correctly shows a government at work

April 3, 2013

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Voting, whether it is on a national level or voting for local representatives, has always seemed like a lowest common denominator popularity contest. Elections bring out the worst and most polar sides of people. The constant pandering and sensationalism that accompany campaigns can be sickening and ultimately result in leaving a bad taste in the voter’s mouth. We divide...

Parking rules inconvenient mess

Staff Editorial

September 19, 2012

Filed under Editorial

Parking.  It has sparked debate and headache for students at Bakersfield College for many years, and yet no real evidence can be found to show that the administration has heard our grievances. Our on-campus student numbers have grown, and like class sizes and cut programs, it sends the message that there doesn’t seem to be room for us all. Administrators are constantly...

Diverse Views

December 31, 2001

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A semester ends — our new lives begin Massachusetts Daily Collegian University of Massachusetts, Amherst AMHERST, Mass. (U-WIRE) — The final months of 2001 are not ones that will be forgotten anytime soon. Just as our parents will never forget where they were when they heard that President Kennedy had been shot, our generation will never forget where we were when...

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