The Renegade Rip

BC students deserve free parking

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

October 7, 2015

Why should students at Bakersfield College have to pay for parking? It is ridiculous that after all of the money we put into going to school here, we still have to pay to park on campus. Considering other expenses college students have throughout a semester here, the thought of an added one like parking seems a bit over the top. Still, this would be fine if not for the fact...

Enrollment at BC has increased in big numbers

Enrollment at BC has increased in big numbers

October 7, 2015

It’s no news to anyone that the number of students on the Bakersfield College campus is on the rise. In late August, Bakersfield College president Sonya...

Renowned pianist comes to BC

Renowned pianist comes to BC

October 7, 2015

Renowned pianist Sean Chen came to Bakersfield College to perform and share his story to students, faculty and people of Bakersfield community on Oct....

Counselors motivated to help BC students

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2015

The counseling department at Bakersfield College is putting forth an effort to motivate students and to get them aware of the new and old resources that it offers. This year, the counseling department has added new things that it believes will help students with their college and life careers. The counseling office has gained a few new counselors, and this is believed to...

‘In and Out of Shadows’ musical shows struggle of undocumented

'In and Out of Shadows' musical shows struggle of undocumented

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

Bakersfield College ended a series of events commemorating the Delano Grape Strike with a performance of author Gary Soto’s third play, “In and Out...

Stanford speakers informs students

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

October 7, 2015

Nursing majors gathered at Bakersfield College to receive information from the Stanford Primary Care Associate Program. The speaker gave tips on how the program works and requirements to get into the program. On Sept. 24, Fred M. Tovar, PCAP’s director of student affairs and assistant director of admissions, and Carlos Flores, Alumni and Kern County regional coordinator,...

BC’s Health Center has hired two new directors

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

October 7, 2015

  The Bakersfield College Health and Wellness Center has added two key personnel to its staff. Raymond Purcell, who has been a registered nurse for 30 years and a nurse practitioner for 20 years, was hired as the new director. Ron Ostrom, who currently serves as an attending physician at Tulare Regional Medical Center and Ojai Valley Hospital, has been hired as the...

Petitioners on BC campus are seen as nuisance to students

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2015

Petitioners have been regularly seen walking around campus and asking students to sign their petitions. However, the policies regarding petitioning are unclear to some students. 3B7 of the KCCD policy on business services states, “The administrative procedures promulgated by the Chancellor or designee shall not prohibit the right of students to exercise free expression,...

BC affected by scribe shortage

Cinthia Loera, Reporter

October 7, 2015

The past two semesters there has been a scribe shortage on campus that has affected the schedules of many disabled Bakersfield College students. A scribe is a student that gets paid $10 per hour to take notes for a disabled student that is incapable of taking notes on their own. Although it seems like an easy opportunity for some quick cash, scribe coordinator Cynthia...

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

After an enduring battle regarding the fate of Sonya Christian’s contract, slating her to continue her position as Bakersfield College president, the...

Women’s soccer drop to Lassen, tie with Ventura

BC goalie Alondra Villa (25) fights for the possession of the ball while Ventura's Melissa Aldrete (6) attempted to head the ball in. The Sept. 18 matchup ended in a 2-2 draw.

Alex Rivera, Reporter

September 23, 2015

Bakersfield College women’s soccer team continues to struggle in their two home game series played on Sept. 17-18. A rested Renegade team returned to...

KCCD votes against approval of BC president Sonya Christian’s contract

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015

The battle between Sonya Christian and the Kern Community College District reignited after the KCCD board voted against the approval of Christian’s contract. The...

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