The Renegade Rip

Roberson reflects on his last season as a Renegade

Malachi Parker, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Electrifying special team specialist Cameron Roberson BC career has come to an end. Roberson started playing at the age of six, and actually had to lie about his age because he wasn’t quite old enough to play yet. Roberson played Pop Warner ball until he was in high school and was able to suit up for the Garces Rams. After his illustrious years at Garces, he was able to...

New member of KCCD Board of Trustees elected

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

November 9, 2018

For almost 40 years, Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg has served Bakersfield College as a dedicated member of the college community. From Faculty Director to Dean, to Vice President of the campus, now, she has the chance to help the Kern Community College District (KCCD) as a whole thanks to the support of the community who elected her as KCCD Board of Trustees member for Area 1. The...

Bakersfield College student holds an undefeated professional record

October 17, 2018

BC student, Miguel Contreras, a 20-year-old professional boxer, had a long journey from his amateur days to his now 6-0 professional career. The record for Contreras stands undefeated and five of those wins come by knockout.  “My mom signed me up to be at PAL (Police Academy League) just so I would have somewhere to be while she was at work, and boxing was one of the...

Bakersfield locals attend The Padre to enjoy the annual Dueling Pianos

Saad Kazi, Reporter

September 28, 2018

From the basement of The Padre on the night of Saturday, Sept. 22, the instrumentals from the lobby were still able to be heard. Why? Because Dueling Pianos is not a showcase of ordinary piano talent, but instead something that forces passersby into a room and a party of friends to turn a place into a dancefloor. California Dueling Pianos comes under the spotligh...

Packed crowd gathers at Pioneer Village for Taco and Beer Festival

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 28, 2018

  The 2018 Taco and Beer Festival was held in the grassy area at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 14 and 15. Prices for one day ranged from $29 for presale to $45 for general admission. Some participating taco vendors were The Original Chicken and Rice Company, Oaxaca On Wheels Food Truck, Straight Outta the Grill, and The Taco Cartel. Breweries such as Temblor...

Women’s soccer concedes second defeat of the season against Clovis College

Franco Castelo, Reporter

September 28, 2018

The Renegades women’s soccer team played against Clovis College on Sept. 21 at Memorial Stadium, leaving with their second loss of the season. Throughout the game, both teams showed their endurance and training, making callouts and finishing shots. The first half both teams had great possession going back-and-forth on the field. Clovis scored the first goal with 11 m...

Women’s volleyball trumps Citrus College

Haley Duval, Reporter

September 28, 2018

The Bakersfield College women’s volleyball team looked to improve on their impressive 10-1 start to the season when they faced Citrus College at home on Sept. 26. The ‘Gades came out of the gate hot, and won the first game by a score of 25-15. Sophomore setter Sarah Armendariz helped keep momentum on the side of the Renegades by being active at the net, both of...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts for the third time in a row International Peace Day

Haley Duval, Reporter

September 27, 2018

St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Justice Committee in downtown Bakersfieldjoined the rest of the world to host the global annual eventInternational Day of Peace (Peace Day) on Sep. 21. For the third year in a row the church welcome the community to join them for meditation on peace and loving-kindness, violin and flute music, threshold choir singing, [sacred] words, and candl...

Bakersfield College has annual “Transfer Day” event

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College held its yearly Transfer Day in the Renegade Crossroads on Sept. 10. There were 50 colleges and universities providing information to potential transfer students. Not only were representatives from various California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) campuses present, but out-of-state universities and fashion and design colle...

Village Fest is a hit with local residents

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield annual Village Fest took place at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 8, and anyone over 21 years of age had the opportunity to taste from many different beers and wine brewers. The event was a fundraiser for Kern County Children’s Advocates Resource Endowment (CARE). Even though the event started at 6 p.m., there were some people arrived earlier becau...

BC’s wrestling teams sweeps victory in first match

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team triumphed over Victor Valley in their first match of the season with a stunning defeat of 56-0. Multiple Renegade players, including Josiah Quiroz and Jeremy Turner, won by forfeit. Kevin Mello and All-American Jeremy Maas withheld long duels to come away with wins. Heavyweight Jacob Hall had to endure the most but still ended his...

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