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Author Sonia Nazario delivers speech at BC

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Pulitzer-winning journalist Sonia Nazario visited Bakersfield College to deliver a speech on immigration and journalism.   Joined by media leader Joaquin Alvarado, Nazario lead a discussion with BC students and faculty in an examination of today’s media Nazario began by recounting her family history of immigration.    Her father fled Syria due to persecution of Christian...

Women’s Soccer team faces second lost of the season

Franco Castelo, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegades women’s soccer team played against Clovis College friday Sept. 21 at Memorial Stadium, leaving with their second loss of the season. Throughout the game, both teams showed their endurance and training, making callouts and finishing shots. The first half both teams had great possession going back-and-forth on the field. Clovis scored the first goal with 11 minutes in the...

Bakersfield locals attend The Padre to enjoy the annual Dueling Pianos

Saad Kazi, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

From the basement of The Padre on the night of Saturday, Sept. 22, the instrumentals from the lobby were still able to be heard. Why? Because Dueling Pianos is not a showcase of ordinary piano talent, but instead something that forces passersby into a room and a party of friends to turn a place into a dancefloor. California Dueling Pianos comes under the spotligh...

Renegade football team faces loss during Orange County game

Malachi Parker, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegades went on the road to Orange County on Sept. 22 for a non-conference game against the Golden West Rustlers and unfortunately ended up on the losing side of a low scoring game, that ended 11-13. The Renegades had several drives that were stalled in the red zone, therefore having to settle for three each possession. The Rustlers were able to punch it into the end...

BC’s William M. Thomas Planetarium hosts starlight show and film about space

Todd Banker, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Prof. Nick Strobel greeted people entering the William M. Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College and took tickets for the film NASA: From Dream to Discovery on Sept. 20. After the introducing himself Strobel proclaimed, “You are actually underneath the largest planetary dome in all of the Central Valley.” After Strobel’s short description of the difference between...

Renegade Roundtable: A discussion about hate in today’s political climate

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Reggie Williams, director of the Levan Center, developed the idea of the Renegade Roundtable to create a conversation in today’s political, social, and economic issues. The first roundtable was held on Sept. 26. Michael Harvath, Steven Holmes, Erin Miller, and Neal Stanifer were four BC professors that participated in the roundtable. The topic they chose for this series...

Bakersfield College’s men soccer team continue their win streak at home game

Malachi Parker, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegades put on an offensive show in their home game against the Giants of the Sequoias on Sept. 18, with a 4-2 win, extending their winning streak to four games. The Renegades struck early and more than once in the first half with goals by Edgar Gonzalez and Jorge Pimentel within the first twenty-three minutes of gameplay. With those two scores the Renegades went into...

Bakersfield College’s soccer team suffers first loss of season against Fresno Rams

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

The Renegade Women’s soccer team faced the defending CCCAA State Champions, Fresno City College, at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 18.  Having gone 5-0 to start the season, the Renegades were up for the test against a Fresno City team that didn’t lose a game in the previous season.  “We believe we’re at the same level as this team,” said head coach Scott Dameron of h...

BC’s William M. Thomas Planetarium hosts starlight show and film about space

Todd Banker, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Prof. Nick Strobel greeted people entering the William M. Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College and took tickets for the film NASA: From Dream to Discovery on Sept. 20. After the introducing himself Strobel proclaimed, “You are actually underneath the largest planetary dome in all of the Central Valley.” After Strobel’s short description of the difference between...

Pickleball tournament raises money for BC tennis

Issy Barrientos, Photo Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Sports

The tennis complex at Bakersfield College hosted the Second Annual Pickleball Cup from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Nick Jacobs, the head tournament director, said the majority of the proceeds from the event would go back to Bakersfield College’s tennis team and the remainder would go to the 20-30 Club in town. The 20-30 club, according to its website, is a youth development program...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts for the third time in a row International Peace Day

Haley Duval, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Justice Committee in downtown Bakersfieldjoined the rest of the world to host the global annual eventInternational Day of Peace (Peace Day) on Sep. 21. For the third year in a row the church welcome the community to join them for meditation on peace and loving-kindness, violin and flute music, threshold choir singing, [sacred] words, and candl...

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

September 14, 2018

California state Representative Travis Allen, 44, rallied fellow Republicans to “Take Back California” at The Mark restaurant in Downtown Bakersfield...

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