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Current BCSGA elected officials run unopposed in this year’s elections

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

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The Bakersfield College student body election campaigns are off with a slow start.  There seems to be very little interest in the available office positions.  The senatorial and executive debates have been canceled due to lack of candidates.  Available candidate positions are several senate seats and all executive positions.  With elections being held the week of April 8, it...

Fees increase transportation options

Fees increase transportation options

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

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A meeting took place in Levinson Hall April 2 discussing the Transportation Services resolution that is being put up to vote in the upcoming BCSGA elec...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

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Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students voiced concerns, ideas, and learned about current resolutions being brought to campus. The main takeaways from the town hall meeting, other than student input, were current resolutions that are in the works for Bakersfield ...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

March 25, 2019

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Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students...

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

March 15, 2019

As times are evolving, The Renegade Rip is also evolving.  We have decided that our previous design was not taking full advantage of our beautiful school col...

Remembering Aaran Porter as a gentle giant

Remembering Aaran Porter as a gentle giant

March 15, 2019

Many described BC student and athlete Aaran Porter, who was killed last month, as a kind, helpful, and respectful person with high integrity, who was ded...

Bakersfield College hires armed officer as a campus security measure

Logan King, Reporter

March 14, 2019

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Many college campuses across the U.S. have hired armed security officers, including Bakersfield College. In addition to hiring the officer, Bakersfield College offered an active shooter response training in the Levan Center on March 4th.  Due to the increase in active shooter cases across the nation, many institutions have begun to re-address their security and response ...

CCC Chancellor talks about financial aid program through Senate Bill 291

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019

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With many students struggling to live day by day because of low funds, California Community Colleges call for more financial aid to provide for students. Speaker Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a student media teleconference to inform about the Senate Bill 291, on March 7. “Senate Bill 291, introduced on Feb. 14 by state Sen. Connie M. Leyva, D-Chino, seeks to establish...

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

Public Safety at Bakersfield College Conducts an active shooter training

March 14, 2019

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Bakersfield College Public Safety Director Chief Christopher Counts discussed to students, faculty, and staff on how to respond...

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

February 27, 2019

Kern Community College District (KCCD) Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg spoke in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College and answered questions from students...

Drunk driving issue in Bakersfield

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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Last year there were over 314 DUI arrests in Bakersfield, according to Sergeant Nathan McCauley, the public information officer for the Bakersfield Police Department. All of these numbers were made by 18 to 25-year-olds in Bakersfield, CA. In the United States, in 2017, 30 people on average every day die in drunk-driving caused crashes. That is a death almost every 50...

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

CSUB provides onsite admissions for BC students who plan on transferring

Amy Sarmiento, Reporter

February 22, 2019

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Cal State Bakersfield offered students who applied for the Fall 2019 semester the chance to be admitted on the spot at Bakersfield College on Feb. 12. This...

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