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Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

Bakersfield College Student Welcome Week

January 16, 2019

The spring semester kicked off at Bakersfield College and with that came an array of first time and returning students, including the frantic search for...

Renegade Roundtable discusses racial injustice in the Levan Center

Ja'Nell Gore, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus

A roundtable talk on racial injustice and the justice system was held in the Levan Center on Nov. 28. Four different professors from Bakersfield College gave their insight on racial inequality in the justice system. Neal Stanifer started the discussion with the topic of jay-walking. He mentioned how the name jay-walking was given referring to the bird and that it typically...

Bakersfield College Chamber Singers host Christmas dinner concert

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus

The Bakersfield College Chamber Singers marked the beginning of the Christmas Season with their annual Holiday dinner concert "Christmas Through the Ages" on Saturday, Dec. 1. The Bakersfield College cafeteria the held dinner and show with entry through the fireside room. Tickets were $15 for adults and $10 for children under ten years old. As the crowd settled at their...

Annual BC Jazz ensemble brings Christmas spirit

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Who Knew?

The BC Jazz ensemble brought the spirit of Christmas to campus at their annual winter concert in the Simonsen Performance Center on Dec. 3. Directed by Kris Tiner, the group performed familiar Christmas tunes from artists Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite to an almost full house. Tiner thanked the audience for coming and suppor...

Roberson reflects on his last season as a Renegade

Malachi Parker, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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...

BC’s Office of Student Life presents suicide discussion

Saad Kazi, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus

There’s a ‘silent epidemic’ that affects 25% of adults and about 10% of every college campus. It’s called depression, and though no one likes to talk about their own stories, it’s leading some people to take their own lives every day. Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life held an informative presentation discussing the causes, consequences, and stigmas...

Volleyball completes playoff sweep of Mt. San Jacinto

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

The second-highest ranked Bakersfield College Women’s Volleyball team opened the 2018 California Community College Athletic Association SoCal Regional Championships on Nov. 20 at home against 16 ranked Mt. San Jacinto. The Renegades finished the regular season with a record of 23-1 and an impressive 18 sweeps. The number two ranking secured that the Renegades play at home...

Men’s basketball finally wins

Malachi Parker, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team got their first win of the season on Nov. 16, the first day of the Renegade Classic, with their 79-67 win over Porterville. It was a back-and-forth game for majority of its duration. These two teams changed the lead several times in the first half with both defenses holding their ground for the first twenty minutes. The Renegades went into the...

BC football team loses 2018 Patriotic Bowl

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegade Football team made their way to Mission Viejo on Saturday Nov. 17 facing against Saddleback college in the 2018 Patriotic Bowl and left with loss of the final score 31-34. With that being said, Bakersfield has had an overall great 2018 season wrapping the season up at 6-5. Throughout the season, The Renegades worked hard and put in the hours and days to play...

BC shortstop has his head and his heart in the game

Saad Kazi, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Sports, Spotlight

“My father played, and his father did … It’s one thing that’s been in the family for a long time.” Kamron Willman was already that much assured to fall in love with baseball from the moment he first picked up the bat at the age of 6. But the Bakersfield College shortstop doesn’t take anything for granted when it comes to playing the game at a collegiate level. “I...

Twist of fate to life

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Columns

Looking back ten years ago I never would’ve thought that I’d be in love with wrestling as much as I am now, let alone know that it exists. Most of my family weren’t fans of wrestling so I was basically the odd one when it came to interests.  I always thought of WWE as a larger than life phenomena that I couldn’t imagine my life without.  When I was 11 years old...

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