The Renegade Rip

Current BCSGA elected officials run unopposed in this year’s elections

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College student body election campaigns are off with a slow start.  There seems to be very little interest in the available office positions.  The senatorial and executive debates have been canceled due to lack of candidates.  Available candidate positions are several senate seats and all executive positions.  With elections being held the week of April 8, it...

Eric Schlosser informs the audience on the huge issues of fast food and nuclear weapons in the Levan Center on April 4.

The author of “Fast Food Nation” visits students at Bakersfield College

April 5, 2019

Investigative author Eric Schlosser visited the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to discuss his books “Fast Food Nation” and “Command and Control”...

Presenters Fay Sandoval and La’Stevia Dixon from Edison School District spoke about “Teaching From the Heart” at the LETS Teach Conference workshop.

LETS Teach conference holds workshops for students pursuing a teaching career

April 5, 2019

The Leaders and Educators for Tomorrow’s Students (LETS Teach) conference gathered students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching or becoming...

BC’s band and orchestra host annual spring concert

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra performed their annual spring concert that included six student performers in the Edwards Simonson Performing Arts Center on campus on March 22.  The doors opened at 7:30 p.m., and guests were able to purchase $10 general admission tickets and students with an ID were charged $8 for the performance.  The students ...

BC’s mens tennis victorious over Vaqueros 7-6

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

April 5, 2019

Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis team defeats Santa Barbara City College (SBCC), 7-2, on March 26. Moses Jimenez lost to SBCC in his single match, 7-6. Conrad Dalton won his single match against SBCC , 6-1. Four out of the six BC’s singles matches won by default. Jimenez and Dalton both lost in their double match to SBCC. Two of the three BC’s doubles match won out...

Reedley College defeats BC’s men’s golf

Logan King, Reporter

April 5, 2019

On March 27 the Renegade Men’s golf team hosted a match at the Rio Bravo Country Club. Bakersfield College faced off against Reedley College who was victorious in this match. The conditions on the course were rather difficult according to the head coach Wes Coble. With overcast skies and gusting winds, the BC team had a hard match. The Renegades played above their average despite...

Viewers gather for the screening of “Dawn of the Space Age,” at the William M. Thomas Planetarium on March 28.

Stargazers learn about the wonders of the night sky at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Dawn of the Space Age” took place in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on March. 28.  It was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of t...

The GOTO Chronos star projector provides the introduction to “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” at the William M. Thomas Planetarium on March 21.

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC planetarium

April 4, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21.  This show was the second of five shows scheduled for t...

Benjamin Hunter came in 1st on the 1000 Free during the dual meet against the Giants at the BC pool deck, on March 22.

BC men’s swimming took first place over COS

March 27, 2019

Bakersfield College Men’s host a dual meet to the College of the Sequoias (COS) at the BC pool deck, on March 22. Men’s swimming took first place...

BC softball team fails to take the victory from Riverside City

Alantis Rede (furthest back) and Natilee Parrish (close front) watching starter pitcher Kylee Fahy throwing out a bunt ball to first, on March 23.

Haley Duval, Photo Editor

March 27, 2019

The BC Renegades Softball team hosted against Riverside City and came out with a loss of 11-9, on March 23. The Renegades started off scoring three...

Portia Choi gives a presentation about the history of Korea and reads some of her poetry from her book.

Speakers talk and perform as part of a series for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

As part of Women's History Month and More (WHAM), the Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted, “Exhume and Release: An Evening of Poetry, Art and...

Looking at black holes with the GOTO Chronos at BC

Logan King, Reporter

March 27, 2019

“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” was featured at the William M. Thomas Planetarium March 21. This show was the second of five shows scheduled for this semester. The show began with a brief introduction to the planetarium by Astronomy Professor and Planetarium Director Nick Strobel. Strobel explained the equipment the planetarium houses and how it functions. A...

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