The Renegade Rip

BC looks for vendors for the 13th Annual Garden Festival

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Bakersfield College is looking for vendors for the 13th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest is an annual event coordinated and hosted by the BC Agriculture Department. It will be a free event, on campus, on April 21 at Renegade Park. The event offers free parking and free admission. The Garden Fest is offering free booths to BC clubs, students, and vendors. Anyone can have a...

Anita Hill signs books

Anita Hill speaks about sexual harassment and sexual assault at BC

March 11, 2018

Correction: The print version of this article stated that Hill's speech was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. However, the event was part of the...

Chamber Singer takes the stage as she performs her solo during the song “This is Me.”

Sydney Bound Benefit Concert packs the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame

March 11, 2018

The Sydney Bound Benefit Concert for the Bakersfield College Chamber of Signers packed the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame on March 10. The first concert...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson discussing his experience as an author.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Utilizing your resources

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Keeping up with college courses can be daunting, even if you have a strong support system. As your workload starts to build during the semester, you may...

Distinguished speaker at BC talks about MLK Jr.

Dyson looking over to the crowd.

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 28, 2018

The Office of Student Life welcomed Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Feb. 8 to speak at the indoor theater. Dyson’s speech is part of the the Distinguished...

Bakersfield College hosts panel about “Bridging the Racial Divide”

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

February 25, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted a panel of law enforcement officials in the Noman Levan Center on Feb. 20 for a 2018 public forum about transformational policing entitled “Bridging the Racial Divide.” This panel was coordinated and moderated by Public Safety/Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Tommy Tucson, in an effort to enlighten BC students and attending members of the public,...

Chasidy Sotello uses her quick reflexes to catch the ball in time.

BC Women’s Tennis wins against Santa Barbara 5-4

February 25, 2018

The Bakersfield College Renegades went up against The Santa Barbara Community College Vaqueros on Feb. 13. The SBCC won overall against BC in their tennis...

BC Softball Team wins against Santa Barbara 2-1

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

February 25, 2018

The Bakersfield College softball team won against Santa Barbara with a 2 to 1 score on Feb 22. Pitcher Kylee Fahy is the current winning pitcher with three hits and eight strikeouts. Haleigh Hutton helped bring the team to victory after the tough game against Santa Barbara. The next Gades softball home game is March 1 against Ventura and the next away game is March 3 at P...

The event “Global Connection” brings the world to Bakersfield College

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

Bakersfield College and the International Student Association will be celebrating world cultures and traditions in an event called “Global Connection” on March. 13 at the Renegade Crossroads and Fireside Room. The event will provide BC students, faculty, and staff with an opportunity to meet international students who are eager to learn about American culture as well...

BC’s Softball Team conquers Taft College 3-1

Bakersfield College pitcher Kylee Fahy warms up with catcher Naizemarie Ubay before their double-header against Taft College.

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

February 25, 2018

The Bakersfield College softball team was victorious in a two game set against Taft College on Feb. 20. The first game was won by a score of 3-1 as BC...

WWE Smackdown wrestles it out in Bakersfield

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

February 25, 2018

“WWE Smackdown Live” on the USA Network had a television taping happen at the Rabobank Arena on Feb. 13. The doors opened with a near full audience at 3:30 p.m. This show included wrestlers like the current WWE Champion AJ Styles, current WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair, Randy Orton, etc. The show started at 4:50 p.m. with a dark match [a non-televised match]...

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