The Renegade Rip

Mulan remake is a letdown

Hector Morales, Reporter

September 17, 2020

Disney Plus just released the new live-action Mulan movie onto Disney plus on Sept. 4th. Customers had to pay an additional amount of $30. The Movie is set to be released to the public for free on Dec. 4. There were so many changes in this version of Mulan compared to the beloved 1998 animation. To dive into them, the story is first introduced to a young Mulan practicing...

Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty is perfect for darker skin tones

Products from Selena Gomez's new makeup line Rare Beauty.

Joselyn Green, Reporter

September 17, 2020

Selena Gomez has created her own makeup line called Rare Beauty. According to an article on Billboard, Rare Beauty released on Sept.3. The product was...

Chadwick Boseman: fit to play a king

Mark Armendariz-Gonzales, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Actor Chadwick Boseman tragically died, on Aug. 28, after a long battle with cancer. Boseman died quietly in his Los Angeles home with his family by his side as he suffered from stage IV colon cancer. Boseman kept his sickness a secret from the public with only close family and friends knowing about it. Boseman is survived by his parents, Leroy and Carolyn Boseman, and...

Love life boring because of COVID? Try Zoom dating

Thalia Pimentel

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Zoom has been part of our everyday or weekly routine for college students. Some students call it “Zoom University” as an inside joke. Since the pandemic...

Super Bowl 55 team favorites and predictions

Mark Armendariz-Gonzales, Reporter

September 16, 2020

With the 2020-2021 NFL season underway, all teams will be fighting for a spot in Tampa, FL for Super Bowl 55. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic continues, all 32 NFL teams are locked in at trying to make a Super Bowl appearance this season. Although there is a lot of talent in the league, some teams look better at making a Super Bowl run than others. The team with the...

Look out Starbucks, Dutch Bros is the new coffee in town

Hector Morales, Reporter

September 15, 2020

Back in June, Dutch Bros coffee announced that they would open a Bakersfield location on the northeast side of town. The coffee shop, located at 1517 Columbus St., would be the first store to open in Kern County. Many coffee fanatics were raving about the opening and anticipated for the coffee chain’s arrival for months. After waiting a whole summer, residents were able to...

Big Sean drops the most average album of 2020

Big Sean releases his fifth studio album “Detroit 2” on Sept. 4, 2020.

Nicholas Covello, Reporter

September 14, 2020

Detroit-based rapper Big Sean has been known as “corny” and “repetitive” for almost 13 years now by many rap fans, and a lot of people simply wrote...

Social Media is an important tool in times of the pandemic

Victoria Meza, Reporter

September 14, 2020

Since its creation, social media has been the tool for everyone to get in touch with their families and friends. Social media has improved the way new and old generations can communicate, and it has been converted into an important tool to establish any kind of relationship. Social media is an important tool; it is very useful, mostly in these times of the pandemic that has...

Op-ed: Art is a relaxing hobby

Here is a painting of a purple flower that only took two days to make because the flower had to be sketched first and then painted. Pinterest provided inspiration because it was where the picture of the flower was found.

Marina Gonzalez, News Editor

September 13, 2020

Art comes in many different forms and has been a great way for people to be creative and express themselves. I was introduced to art by my grandmother,...

Being part of the LGBTQ+ is hard in a conservative family

Mariah Arviso

Mariah Arviso, Media Editor

September 4, 2020

The fact that I built up the courage to write this is funny to me. If anyone that I know reads this, then this is my way of coming out to you. It has never...

COVID changes the dating game forever

Thalia Pimentel

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

September 2, 2020

We can all agree that dating is already difficult as it is. Whether it is us being very picky, stepping out of comfort zones, trust issues, you name it....

“The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is a must-read book during this quarantine

Hugo Maldonado Garcia, Reporter

September 1, 2020

“The Hunger Games” universe finally expanded when the prequel was finally released in stores around the world. According to Suzanne Collins who...

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