The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College students perform LGBT play “The Boys in the Band”

Charr Davenport, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Performing Arts Theater Department presented the controversial 1968 play “The Boys in the Band” from Nov 14 - 17. More importantly, the cast and crew made an effort to help educate people about the LGBTQ+ community after each show. “The Boys in the Band” is a play about Michael (played by Robert Montero-Blanks), a gay man who is throwing a...

Cultures explored during International Education

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Who Knew?

International Education Week kicked off on Nov. 13 with two days of celebration at Bakersfield College with the theme, “Passport to the World.”  Bakersfield College International Student Organization (ISO) represented a diversity of countries and cultures.  With the help of ISO, BC students had the privilege to learn about their own international students as well...

BC graduation rates increase

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Many students dismiss the idea of attending a community college right after high school. Why? The reputation of attending a community college is that many never finish what they start and end up dropping out. However, Bakersfield College changed that stigma with an increase with their graduation and transfer rates. According to the California Community College’s webs...

Women’s Volleyball continues wins streak against Antelope Valley

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Women’s volleyball team successfully completed another sweep against Antelope Valley College at home on Nov. 7. The first two games were both won convincingly by a score of 25-10. The final game was a tester but saw the Renegades winning by a score of 28-26. Lanie Camarillo and Bianca Logsdon lead the Renegades having 11 kills each, Logsdon’s...

Men’s basketball against El Camino

Malachi Parker, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team took the road on Nov. 7 for their season opener against El Camino Community College and came up short losing 70-79. The Renegades had a strong first half, battling back from a 15-point deficit early and forcing the El Camino into 14 turnovers. The Renegades went into the half up by six led by Anieus Medrano who had 11 at the break. The second...

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

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...

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