The Renegade Rip

The first Gadfly of the semester tackles education in today’s society

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features

On Sept. 12, the Norman Levan Center hosted the first Gadfly Café of the semester. The topic of the conversation was Education: Its Past, Present, and Future. The event started as usual with Professor Reggie Williams announcing upcoming events. Chairs almost ran out as students assembled, but as the conversation grew the number of people waned. The event officially began when Will...

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

September 14, 2018

California state Representative Travis Allen, 44, rallied fellow Republicans to “Take Back California” at The Mark restaurant in Downtown Bakersfield...

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga classes to the Bakersfield Community. Owners of the Samsara Wellness Center, Katherine and Stephen Winters,...

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College held its first pep rally for the Fall Semester at the crossroads. The Pep Rally opened the season for athletes. The cheerleaders were...

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

Kern County Sheriff’s office hosts job fair for those interested in law enforcement and other careers

September 14, 2018

The Sheriff Office Headquarters hosted a job fair on Sept. 8, to provide information on 10 Kern County Departments that have on positions available. Before...

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosts second annual Dia de la Familia event in Delano

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosts second annual Dia de la Familia event in Delano

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features

The Central Valley Farmworker Foundation hosted the second annual Día de la Familia event at Delano’s Cecil Park on Sept. 9 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The...

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

September 14, 2018

With college application season on the rise, eager high school students flooded Rabobank Area for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night Friday, Aug....

Innerbody Works Yoga hosts Cat Yoga in downtown Bakersfield

Innerbody Works Yoga hosts Cat Yoga in downtown Bakersfield

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

Nearly 40 yoga students spent an hour performing an array of yoga poses of all levels, accompanied by eight cats pawing around. Though a few were licensed therapy cats, most kittens were up for adoption through MEOW Co.

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield Art Association hosted the “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibition during Bakersfield’s annual First Friday Artwalk on Sept. 7. The exhibition...

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Saad Kazi, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports, Top Stories

Several golfers showed up on the fair-weathered morning of Sept. 8 to participate in Magdalene Hope’s Tee Off for Hope golf tournament at the Kern River...

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

“The Happytime Murders” is not a film worth a watch in theatres.

Op-Ed: Oversaturating songs on albums lessens quality

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Editorial, Features, Opinion

Music has always been a primary source for me to zone out on long drives, zone in while working out, or most importantly to express how I’m feeling in a particular moment. With that being said I’ve come a long way since buying explicit songs on my family’s shared iTunes account without my parents’ permission. As a college student it is invaluable to have the ability...

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