The Renegade Rip

New Hellboy movie is more accurate but ultimately disappointing

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Feminism: Comparing crime and consequences

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

Is there a double standard between crimes committed by men versus crimes committed by women? You bet your sweet bippy. But before we begin talking statistics, let’s define what a crime is. A crime is “an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.”  Basically, it’s doing stuff you know you shouldn’...

The front of Rio Açai  Bowl on Chester Avenue.

Rio Açai Bowl is the healthy and delicious alternative to greasy fast food

April 1, 2019

With three locations in Bakersfield, Rio Açai Bowl is Bakersfield’s local hot spot for açai and poke bowls. It's no wonder they consider themselves...

OpEd: The NFL seeking for a star

Hilario Ismeal Gomez, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The NFL Combine a.k.a “The Underwear Olympics” kicked off Feb 6 and lasted till Mar 4 within Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This is a showcase for hundreds of the top NFL Draft prospects to showcase theirs on the field skills as well as test the limits of their athleticism. Many make millions by showing off how freaky they can be athletically with their super...

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