The Renegade Rip

BC’s men’s soccer team wins two games in a row

Malachi Parker, Reporter

September 14, 2018

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The Renegades men’s soccer team played host to East Los Angeles Community College on Sept. 11. With a back and forth game, and a few controversial calls, the Renegades came out with a 2-1 victory to even their record at 2-2. In the first 15 minutes, the Renegades struck first courtesy, of Edgar Gonzalez striking the ball into the back of the net. However, that w...

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

Colleges offer opportunity to high school students with College Night at the Rabobank Arena

September 14, 2018

With college application season on the rise, eager high school students flooded Rabobank Area for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night Friday, Aug....

Homelessness may affect Bakersfield College students

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

August 31, 2018

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With homelessness on the rise across Kern County, Bakersfield College assists students in need in the form of donations and access to facilities. According to research done by the Kern County Homeless Collaborative, as of January 2018, there are 885 homeless people within the county. The majority of them live in the City of Bakersfield itself. Fewer homeless people live t...

Shuttle the transportation for students at BC

Ruben Lira, Reporter

August 31, 2018

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Bakersfield College administration is addressing the issue of with students parking illegally in residential areas surrounding the campus. Even with an area designated for free parking, there are not enough spots for every student. Tickets have been issued to students who park in the residential areas. BC has introduced a plan to help alleviate the parking shortage caused...

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

August 31, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life hosted a Renegades Rule: Obstacle Course on Aug. 28, on the Student Services Lawn. Campus Center is home...

BC rapist convicted of all charges

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018

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After a year of court proceedings, the assailant who perpetrated a sexual assault in the Fine Arts restroom at BC’s main campus in Spring of 2017 has been convicted. Brandon Robinson, 21, was convicted of 15 felony charges on Aug. 14. The charges range from sexual battery, sexual assault, threatening with intent to terrorize, and robbery in the second degree. The charges...

The Mentalist returns to Bakersfield College

August 30, 2018

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Students in BC’s cafeteria, between reading syllabi and munching on food, were treated to a short presentation of hypnosis and mind-reading on Aug. 21. Richard Aimes, along with his wife and stage partner Marielle, are welcomed to campus every semester. Known as The Perceptives, the duo started off their short show with a few basic brain bungling tricks. Rich began...

BC Welcome Week comes back Fall 2018

Haley Duval, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Photo Galleries

As incoming and returning students at Bakersfield College start the fall semester, they are welcome back with multiple campus events. Each year Welcome Week give a chance to connect with other fellow Renegades and the Bakersfield College community.  Throughout the week students were welcome to attend any of the events, such as the School Supply Giveaway, where students of...

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

BC’s Student Involvement is a hit with students

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

August 29, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Bakersfield College kept up with annual tradition with the Fall 2018 Student Involvement Festival on Aug. 29. Each fall semester greets new groups of diverse...

Bakersfield College gives away school supplies on campus

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

August 27, 2018

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The fall semester is in full swing and students of Bakersfield College are in full need of supplies for their new classes. The School Supply Giveaway that took place at the crossroads on Aug. 21 gave students the chance to win free supplies at just the spin of a wheel. The student had to spin a miniature wheel and whatever slot the needle landed on, they automatically won...

Future of BC Parking

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 22, 2018

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Bakersfield College’s parking lot renovations will be completed by the end of October of this year, according to Tamara Baker, the community relations of faculties, maintenance and operations. “We have finished three of the four phases or renovation; the very last phase is going to be P8 which is the student parking lot on University next to the football fields. That...

BC holds 13th annual Garden Fest

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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Bakersfield College held their 13th annual Garden Fest on April 21 in the Renegade Parks here on campus. All clubs and departments at BC were encouraged to promote their organization. This included free admission and parking for all those in attendance. There were numerous vendors that sold a variety of things such as plants, food, T-shirts and other fun souvenirs. People...

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