The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

August 31, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life hosted a Renegades Rule: Obstacle Course on Aug. 28, on the Student Services Lawn. Campus Center is home...

The Empty Space presents “Dancing In Lughnasa”

Charr Davenport, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Features

The Empty Space Theater opened its production of “Dancing in Lughnasa” on Aug. 24 to a nearly full house. The play, directed by Mendy McMasters, runs until Sep 8 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. “Dancing in Lughnasa,” originally written by Brian Friel, is set in Ireland during 1936. It is told through the eyes of Michael (played by Brian...

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

The Housewives of Oildale parodies a franchise

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

August 31, 2018

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The Gaslight Theater and Melodrama Music Hall held the play “The Real Housewives of Oildale,” from July 13 to Sept. 8. The hilarious take on the famous “The Real Housewives” franchise was emulated the original shows with added Bakersfield references. Ryan Seachest, a wealthy television producer, took his housewife idea and brought it to Oildale. The moment Seachest walked into Nadine Hoffen...

BC Welcome Week comes back Fall 2018

Haley Duval, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Photo Galleries

As incoming and returning students at Bakersfield College start the fall semester, they are welcome back with multiple campus events. Each year Welcome Week give a chance to connect with other fellow Renegades and the Bakersfield College community.  Throughout the week students were welcome to attend any of the events, such as the School Supply Giveaway, where students of...

Go Pokemon Go

Ruben Lira, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Features

Two years have passed since the release of the mobile app game Pokémon Go from Niantic Labs. Almost everyone was playing the game when the game first released. Constant crowds would pepper the parks and streets searching far and wide for the Pokémon to add to their collection. Players would even stay up as late as 4 in the morning, hunting digital creatures, level up their ...

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

August 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Bakersfield College kept up with annual tradition with the Fall 2018 Student Involvement Festival on Aug. 29. Each fall semester greets new groups of diverse...

Bakersfield College gives away school supplies on campus

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

August 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Uncategorized

The fall semester is in full swing and students of Bakersfield College are in full need of supplies for their new classes. The School Supply Giveaway that took place at the crossroads on Aug. 21 gave students the chance to win free supplies at just the spin of a wheel. The student had to spin a miniature wheel and whatever slot the needle landed on, they automatically won...

City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

Filed under Features

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

The Empty Space presents “The Two Gentlemen of Verona”

The Empty Space presents “The Two Gentlemen of Verona”

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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The play “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” is running at the Empty space theatre, from April 13 to April 28 at 8PM. The two-hour long show was originally...

“The Little Mermaid” impresses locals

“The Little Mermaid” impresses locals

May 2, 2018

On April 20 and 21 Independence High School presented their own take on the classic story of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” directed by Heather Brandon. Friday...

Locals enjoy poetry as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hector Martinez, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Filed under Features

Take Back The Mic, a community awareness event, took place at the Mercy Hospital Downtown Bakersfield, on which several public members got the opportunity to deliverpoems to all those who attended this event during the Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This event was presented by the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. It was on April 19, from 6:30 p.m. to...

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