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Bakersfield College’s art program showcased student’s artwork in exhibition

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College Art Program showcased its best works and efforts to the public in the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery located in the lobby of the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library on March 14 in its annual spring exhibition of student artwork. The exhibition includes multiple types of art forms such as photography, ceramics, sculptures, and paintings. Several student...

Artists’ work celebrates unique narrative

Logan King, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Levan Center for Humanities hosted an interdisciplinary talk the evening of March 13th. Art, Architecture, and Archetypes bring professors from multiple disciplines together to speak on the intimate connection between making art and storytelling.  This is the second event of the series for the Spring 2019 semester.  History, mythology, philosophy, and anthropology all brought their own unique perspective on a...

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

A Small note from the editors regarding the new Rip design

March 15, 2019

As times are evolving, The Renegade Rip is also evolving.  We have decided that our previous design was not taking full advantage of our beautiful school col...

This year’s theme for BC’s WHAM is about women and war

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

February 22, 2019

In 1980, former president Jimmy Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Week for the week of March 8. Later, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, making March National Women’s History Month. At Bakersfield College, Women’s History and More (WHAM) organizes a wide array of events that will feature guest speakers, movie...

Body modifications throughout history

Body modifications throughout history

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Famous Greek Philosopher Plato thinks your tattoos are barbaric! Not in the way you are probably thinking though. The history of tattoos goes far...

BC’s THEA B2A and B2B showcases Valentines Day performance

Jasmin Velezquez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Bakersfield College THEA B2A and B2B classes performed a free Valentine’s Day themed show on Feb 13. The show consisted of improv games and monologues describing love and heartbreak. “It took about 4 or 5 classes to get everything together,” said BC professor Kimberly Chin. Students stopped by to watch enjoyed the show. It made people laugh as the performers gave funny...

BC details the history of museums

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

There are approximately 850 million visits each year to American museums, more than the attendance for all major league sporting events and theme parks combined. “Who knew?” Professor David Koeth asked when listeners gave puzzled reactions to this statement. Different aspects of museums were shared by Bakersfield College faculty members Duane Anderson, Rae Ann Kumelos, Nan Gomez-H...

Esther Iverem brings traditional African art

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Journalist Esther Iverem read passages from her most recent picture book “Olokun of The Galaxy,” and showcased her award-winning Olokun figures on Oct. 30 in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College. Iverem spoke to the audience of about 60 people to give a personal presentation of her book, which is filled with beautiful poetry and unique illustrations, that tel...

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield Art Association hosted the “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibition during Bakersfield’s annual First Friday Artwalk on Sept. 7. The exhibition...

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

April 4, 2018

Bakersfield College Department of Performing Arts and Professor Kimberly Chin came together on Wednesday, March 14 for a pop-up performance called “A...

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition took place on March 22 inside the Bakersfield College Library. The reception started at 4 p.m. and people were able...

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