The Renegade Rip

BC students learn about the Tejon Indian Tribe’s history and achievements

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 11, 2018

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Bakersfield College students received and gained new knowledge about The Tejon Indian Tribe during a presentation hosted by representative, Sandra Hernandez in the fireside room on March 6. The room was full, causing an overspill of students, causing some to stand up in order to hear Hernandez speak about her culture. As she spoke she went through a PowerPoint presentation...

The Sudden Heroes Masquerade Ball honors victims of the Las Vegas shooting

The Sudden Heroes Masquerade Ball honors victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Diana Coronado, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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On Saturday, Feb 3 a night to remember and honor the victims of the Las Vegas shooting was held at The Mark Restaurant. The Sudden Heroes Masquerade...

Exploring life and nature at the Wind Wolves Preserve Park

Exploring life and nature at the Wind Wolves Preserve Park

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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The 5th Annual Spring Nature Festival took place on March 3-4 at the Wind Wolves Preserve Park. The festival included free admission for all to attend...

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

Oliver A. Rosales speaks at Bakersfield College

March 11, 2018

On Friday, March 9, Professor Oliver A. Rosales informed students, staff and the public on his lecture “Writing Bakersfield into U.S. Civil Rights History:...

Locals play Monopoly for a good cause

Locals play Monopoly for a good cause

March 11, 2018

Fans of the board game Monopoly had the opportunity to fundraise for the volunteer center and play the game like they have never seen it before during...

MESA holds annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at BC

MESA holds annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at BC

March 11, 2018

On March 3, Mathematics, Engineering, Science-Achievement (MESA) held its second annual STEM and Pre-Health Conference at Bakersfield College. MESA is...

“The Masks You Live In” encourages discussion about men who hide their feelings

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

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Men do not feel authentic in their relationships. They feel like they have to hide their feelings to fit a societal model for validation and to blend in with other men, but those who do it, are living and suffering in silence, according to the documentary film, “The Masks You Live In,” by writer, director, producer Jennifer Seibel Newsom. Both educators and students...

BC looks for vendors for the 13th Annual Garden Festival

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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Bakersfield College is looking for vendors for the 13th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest is an annual event coordinated and hosted by the BC Agriculture Department. It will be a free event, on campus, on April 21 at Renegade Park. The event offers free parking and free admission. The Garden Fest is offering free booths to BC clubs, students, and vendors. Anyone can have a...

70th Annual Camellia Show arrives to Bakersfield

70th Annual Camellia Show arrives to Bakersfield

March 11, 2018

The 70th Annual Camellia Show took place on March 3 at the Bakersfield Racquet Club and was presented by the Camellia Society of Kern County. The event...

Broadway Dinner helps raise funds for the Chamber Singers’ tour of Australia

Broadway Dinner helps raise funds for the Chamber Singers’ tour of Australia

Hector Martinez, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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The Broadway Dinner had Broadway themes and music performed by the Chamber Singers. The event was a fundraiser for the Chamber Singers for their summer...

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

March 11, 2018

Correction: The print version of this article stated that Hill's speech was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. However, the event was part of the...

Smokers Car Club holds Annual Social and BBQ

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

March 11, 2018

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Smokers car club held their 23rd Annual Social and BBQ at the Elks Lodge on March 2nd. The doors opened at 5:00 p.m. and tickets for this event was $25.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members. The funds collected benefit the Smokers car club March Meet and some community engagement organized by the club president Dan Lee. Lee a significant fixture in the drag racing/ra...

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