The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College professor showcases art around the world

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

October 18, 2019

Diego Gutierrez, an adjunct professor at Bakersfield College, is giving back to the community by teaching students about his greatest love, art. It’s possible to say Gutierrez was destined to become an artist. His grandfather, Victor Monterrubio, was an experienced painter in Mexico and worked for Coca-Cola as an illustrator for over 40 years. When Gutierrez was eight,...

Spotlight: Veterans’ resources on campus

Jacqueline Aquian, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Veteran programs at Bakersfield College offer many services for BC vets. Colleges, universities, and other communities take notice in the veterans and their hard work to protect this country. Bakersfield College has the Veterans Resource Center on campus and Financial aid has the Veteran California Promise Grant (CCPG) which has drawn much recognition. The Veteran Resource Center ...

Renegade Struggle: How Richard strives for family

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

"I remember one day being in there feeling like my worst. Like I'm not able to do anything anymore. But being able to get out of that and being able to strive and just keep striving and stay focus is a wonderful thing." BC student Richard McDowell, 21, may have the drive to succeed like every college student but it wasn't so easy gaining the mindset he has today. McDow...

Drillers dominate wrestling

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

BHS has always done well and achieves recognition in Wrestling. BHS has won many state championships and has qualified in division one and state finals for half a century. BHS is one of the only schools in the country that is known for its success in the wrestling community. Andy Varner, BHS wrestling coach, loves his passion and career as a coach. Varner said he loves the exp...

Renegade Struggle: Overcoming Adversity

September 17, 2018

“One day I was at church singing... my mic dropped and I went into a seizure. It was a life-risking [seizure]. It was the worse one you can possibly...

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