The Renegade Rip

Light a Candle for a Loved One at Riverwalk

Stacie Norris, Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Be Finally Free Ministry held the second annual Light A Candle for a Loved One at the Park at Riverwalk on Jan. 24. The ministry reaches out to those in the community who are affected by drug addiction or alcoholism. This year’s event had different booths set up to offer referral information to those who wanted help in overcoming addiction for themselves or for...

M. Night Shyamalan’s movie “Glass” is not a standalone

M. Night Shyamalan’s movie “Glass” is not a standalone

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

January 25, 2019

There is only one word I would use to sum up the movie "Glass." Disturbing. James McAvoy’s portrayal of Kevin Wendell Crumb, a man with multiple...

Bakersfield College leaders discuss campus issues to BC students

Bakersfield College leaders discuss campus issues to BC students

January 24, 2019

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) hosted its first power lunch of the semester Jan. 16 in the Levan Center. The Vice President...

Job resource for BC students

Job resource for BC students

January 24, 2019

A new resource is available to Bakersfield College students in search of employment. Jobspeaker is a mobile application available on iPhone and Android...

St. John’s Lutheran Church Hosts Meridian Voices and Synergy Chamber Players

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

January 24, 2019

“Passion for the arts, passion to share, and commitment to excellence,” Conductor Angel Vasquez-Ramos believes these are just a few things that went into putting together “LEGACY,” an evening of choir and chamber music hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church on Jan. 20. The show featured Meridian Voices and the Synergy Chamber Players performing the works of composers...

The African Children’s Choir visits Ridgeview Community Church

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The African Children’s Choir composed of children from poverty-stricken towns in Uganda, performed at Ridgeview Community Church on Jan. 20. This organization, also known as Music for Life, focuses on bringing awareness to audiences around the world about Africa’s vulnerable children and their potential to have bright futures.  About 20 children from ages 8 to 10 performed in...

BC’s supply giveaway bolstered with partnership with Urbane Cafe

BC’s supply giveaway bolstered with partnership with Urbane Cafe

January 24, 2019

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association (SGA) held their quarterly 'spin the wheel' event in front of the Student Life Office on Tuesday,...

The Mentalist makes another appearance at Bakersfield College

The Mentalist makes another appearance at Bakersfield College

January 24, 2019

Rich Aimbs, better known amongst the Bakersfield College community as The Mentalist, performed on Jan. 17 in the Huddle at Bakersfield College. Aimbs...

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

January 16, 2019

The spring semester kicked off at Bakersfield College and with that came an array of first time and returning students, including the frantic search for...

Bakersfield Marketplace hosts annual Menorah lighting

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Hosted by the Chabad of Bakersfield, the local Jewish community came together to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and witnessed the 16th Annual Public Menorah lighting at the Marketplace on Dec. 5. More than 50 attendees celebrated over traditional pastries, dreidels, and live music and dancing. Rabbi Shmuel Schlanger expressed his gratitude to see so many n...

Helping end isolation in detention one immigrant at a time

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

December 5, 2018

    The Kern Welcoming and Extending Solidarity to Immigrants (KWESI) is a nonprofit organization under the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kern County. Their volunteers visit immigrants detained at the Mesa Verde detention facility in downtown Bakersfield. Their goal is to end the isolation of immigrants in detention by visiting, providing emotio...

Cosplayers attend formal ball

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

The Cosplay Senpais held its first annual Cosplay Formal on Dec. 1 at Wasp Nest Studios. Cosplay Senpais is a Facebook live show featuring two hosts Lisa Fong and Charlene “Charley” Welch who teach people about every aspect of cosplay, tutorials on how to make cosplay and make it fun along the way. The reason they call themselves “Senpai” because they are like the upperclassman...

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