The Renegade Rip

Moorpark College gets demolished by BC’s team

Franco Castelo, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade football team played against Moorpark College on Nov. 3 in Memorial Stadium and left with a huge win, with the final score of 31-0. For the first half, both teams played well.  Cameron Roberson scored the first touchdown with a return of 77 yards.  Bakersfield College displayed great plays and dominated both offensively and defensively. By the end of t...

Women’s soccer edges out win against Citrus

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

On Oct. 30 the Bakersfield College Women’s soccer team defeated Citrus College 1-0 at Memorial Stadium.  The first half was dominated by the Renegade’s soccer team. Even though the Renegades produced many goal-scoring, opportunities were not able to finish them either because there were offside calls or goalkeeper saves. The first half finished 0-0.  BC score...

Bakersfield College holds its annual Vetfest

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Veteran’s Services presented the annual Vetfest in front of the CSS building to provide services, insight, food, and entertainment to attendees and student veterans on Nov. 7.  Vendors and tents such as the Wounded Hero Fund, local gyms and the Marines were set up all around to inform and provide service for veterans, students, and locals. ...

BC honors veterans, provides care packages

Ruben Lira, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

As part of Veterans week at Bakersfield College, the Veterans Center held a care package drop off zone, “Operation Not Forgotten” on Nov. 8 in front of the Administration building. Donations were taken to send to troops overseas who are fighting and can expect to have a care package before Christmas. A care package contains goods that include hygiene products,...

Veterans Week: Bakersfield College hosts a panel on The First World War

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Presented as part of Bakersfield College Veterans Week, The Levan Center hosted a panel discussion, “World War I: A Retrospective,” on Nov. 6 to discuss the importance of the 100th anniversary of World War I and the impact it had on future wars and soldiers.  Bakersfield College’s history professors Paul Beckworth, Olivia R. Garcia, F. Javier Llamas, and Tina Mend...

BC holds mock crime scene for criminal justice students

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Criminal Justice Professor Harlan Hunter’s students worked to collect data and evidence in the staged crime lab located in the basement of the Language Arts Building during CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) Week which started Nov. 5.  In the crime lab, a dummy was staged covered in blood, positioned next to a gun. Proxy money, drugs, and alcohol were also spread out ac...

Gold Medalist delivers speech to Bakersfield College students

Ja'Nell Gore, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Gold Medalist, Oz Sanchez came to the Leven center on Nov. 8 to speak about different struggles he faced in life and how he made it through them. He emphasized that people have the power to control their own personal narrative. After overcoming adversity, he won two gold, three, bronze and one silver medal in the Paralympic Games. As a young adult Sanchez fell into the...

Esther Iverem brings traditional African art

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

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...

The Wiley and May Louise Jones Gallery presents “Collector” by Matthew Craven

Haley Duval, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

The Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery located in the Grace Van Dyke Bird Library at Bakersfield College was proud to present and showcase COLLECTOR- Matthew Craven and his body of work in their recent art exhibition.  Craven is a Los Angeles based artist known for his history-based collages for reconfigured original historical figures into new aesthetic compositions.  ...

Stone Cold wrestling

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Filed under Columns

WrestleMania was first broadcasted on March 31, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City in front of a crowd of more than 19,000 people.  Since then, millions of people from around the world have attended WrestleMania, which has been referred to like WWE’s Super Bowl.  One that has stood through the test of time is the Submission Match between Steve Austin ...

Men’s soccer ends in 0-0 tie

Franco Castelo, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade men’s Soccer team played against Citrus College on Friday, October 19 and came away with a tie of 0-0.  Throughout the entire game, both teams played defensively moving the ball on both sides of the field.  However, the first half was more of quick plays and playing defensively rather than the second half which was more on the aggressive side for bot...

Men’s soccer bests Glendale College during home game

Saad Kazi, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

Freshman defender Edgar Gonzalez found the net twice in Bakersfield College’s men’s soccer home match against Glendale College on Oct. 16, helping his team clinch a 4-0 win. The shutout comes after the Renegades scored a combined total of only three goals in their three previous road games, all of which ended in ties. Freshman forward Jorge Pimentel started the mome...

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