The Renegade Rip

Problematic artists and their music

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

May 8, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Everyone likes listening to music and that's a fact. It doesn't matter what genre or artists you listen to as long as it makes you happy! Sometimes we, as listeners, run into a problem on whether or not we should continue to listen to an artist who is considered problematic. For example, should we keep on listening to artists who are accused of sexual abuse. Kelly, despite ...

Stop by The Arizona, it’s well worth it

Logan King, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Filed under Features, Opinion, Reviews

On any Sunday Bakersfield has a lot to offer. My preferred way to spend a Sunday morning is to go out for a meal. Breakfast is a meal I take quite seriously. Thus, I chose an old town Kern establishment, The Arizona Cafe. Located at 809 Baker Street since the 1970s, The Arizona has been serving Bakersfield since 1953. Nearby are other Bakersfield institutions like Woolgrowers,...

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger breaks MLB records in historic April start

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

May 1, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

It’s no secret that Cody Bellinger had one of the best starts MLB history. Only 23 and just two years since he got called up to the big leagues, Bellinger is breaking MLB record after record this 2019 season. He does not show any weakness when it comes to playing the game. Bellinger ended the month of April with 14 home runs, tying the MLB record with Albert Pujols in 2006 and Alex R...

New Hellboy movie is more accurate but ultimately disappointing

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The 2019 movie “Hellboy” is based on the Dark Horse comic book character of the same name created by Mike Mignola. It is a reboot of the  “Hellboy” film series that were released in the early 2000s directed by Guillermo Del Toro, and it draws inspiration from the comic books “Darkness Calls”, “The Wild Hunt”, and “The Storm and the Fury”.  Neil M...

Taking care of your body

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 26, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. is heart disease. In a 2015 study, the CDC stated heart disease claimed the lives of 24.4 percent of males of all ages. As for women, it claimed 22.3 percent.  Besides heart attacks, what other heart diseases are there? But first what is heart disease...

Jordan Peele’s “Us” proves his writing chops once again

Amir Guyton, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

In the second thriller since his “Get Out” debut, director Jordan Peele takes viewers on a wild ride in his new horror film titled “Us”. The film features cast members, Winston Duke, and the wonderful Lupita Nyong’o. Peele told Los Angeles Times, “Us” was inspired by the division and xenophobia he observed in post-election America. “The feeling that...

The fallen have certainly been avenged

The fallen have certainly been avenged

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

Holy guacamole Marvel Studios gave it their all and then some with “Avengers: Endgame,” and it did not disappoint at all. If you have not, and you...

Admissions scam rile up college students

Katalina Quintanilla, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As a college student, I’m pissed! I understand that money is a powerful tool in today’s world, but bribing your child's way into prestigious colleges is not fair for those who work their asses off. College is extremely competitive and expensive for a “regular” student so for these celebrities to easily pay off lawyers to get their kids an education is not lawful. "Full...

AAF investor snubs the league

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Like so many semi-pro and developmental football leagues before it, the Alliance of American Football League fell despite high expectations and favorable outlooks on its future. The once prosperous and innovative league wasn’t even able to fund its inaugural season or it’s the super anticipated championship game. The ending of football operations was so abrupt and...

Jane’s Chill Grill provides fresh tastes

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Opinion, Reviews

The Huddle is housing basic food fare for students, but just outside there is a nice variety of food trucks available. Unfortunately, these trucks are not created equal.  Jane’s Chill Grill sets itself apart from the other trucks featured at Bakersfield College. Mexican is available at Pa’l Norte and Burgers at Banderas Grill.  However, Jane’s offers something differe...

Wallows album “Nothing Happens” pleases fans

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Following their 2018 debut EP, Spring the budding indie rock band Wallows released their debut long play, “Nothing Happens” in March 2019.  The band is most commonly known for their vocalist and guitar player Dylan Minnette who starred as Clay Jensen in the hit Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and their hit song from their EP “These Days”.   The three-piece...

Dodgers lead impressive start by breaking MLB records

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Don’t stop them now, the Los Angeles Dodgers made Dodgers franchise and MLB history this 2019 four-game opening day series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Unlike last season the Dodgers are not showing any weakness after coming back from a World Series loss.  On opening day, the Dodgers blasted seven home runs against Diamondbacks’ starter pitcher Zack Greinke.  Known a...

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