The Renegade Rip

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...

Professors discuss college enrollment rates

Saad Kazi, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

In the Oct. 24 Renegade Roundtable “Does Society Send Too Many People to College? “ each of four Bakersfield College professors agreed on one answer: no. Erin Miller, Steven Holmes, Michael Harvath, and Neal Stanifer brought up data and examples to support their points in the Levan Center discussion regarding whether the problem of rising college costs is due to the...

Author of “ The Nature of California,” Sarah Wald speaks at the Levan Center

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted guest speaker Sarah Wald on Thursday, Oct. 18. Wald, Associate professor of English and Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon, gave a presentation on her book, “The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl.” Wald discussed her book “The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl,” and had a Q&A session afterward...

United Farm Workers Foundation hosts workshop to inform on immigration rights

Hector Martinez, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

The United Farm Workers Foundation (UFW Foundation), a nonprofit organization that works to give access to legal status for immigrant workers, had a “Know Your Rights” workshop inside the Collins Conference Center on Oct. 18 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The objective of the workshop was to further explain immigrational rights for those if anyone ever encounters an immigration...

Veteran resource programs grant approved

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The California Community College Board of Governors approved an $8.5 million dollar grant in the 2018-19 state budget to enhance veteran resource centers around California’s community colleges. According to David Lawrence, Veterans Services Specialist, colleges that applied for part of the grant depended on how many veterans were enrolled. “Colleges were allowed to apply f...

AB 705 will affect students hoping to transfer from Bakersfield College

Miranda Defoor, Web and Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, Developing Stories, Front Page, News, Top Stories

Academic Development (ACDV) classes have been offered at Bakersfield College for students returning to college or students who would otherwise have trouble succeeding in transfer-level courses without additional preparation. Many ACDV classes are a stepping stone to the transfer-level courses students need to leave BC, and in that way, a stepping stone to their success. Commu...

BC women’s soccer team continue to build their strong winning streak

Franco Castelo, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

Bakersfield College women’s soccer team faced  Victor Valley College at Memorial Stadium and left with another victory with the score of 4-0. With only seven seconds on the clock, Rhyan Acosta sent the ball from midfield and scores. Acosta displayed consistent and great passes and callouts to her teammates during the entire first half of the game. At minute 21,  Jackie Z...

Volleyball extends winning streak

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade Women’s Volleyball team continued their season of dominance with another convincing win against West LA College on Oct. 10. The match was won 3 games to none with each win coming by 12 points or more.  Lanie Camarillo lead the team with 11 kills overall, and Penelope Zepeda was close behind with 10. Freshman libero Jessica Merante showed off her defensive skills with 13 digs. Zep...

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