The Renegade Rip

Village Fest is a hit with local residents

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

The Bakersfield annual Village Fest took place at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 8, and anyone over 21 years of age had the opportunity to taste from many different beers and wine brewers. The event was a fundraiser for Kern County Children’s Advocates Resource Endowment (CARE). Even though the event started at 6 p.m., there were some people arrived earlier becau...

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga to Bakersfield residents

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Samsara Wellness Center brings free yoga classes to the Bakersfield Community. Owners of the Samsara Wellness Center, Katherine and Stephen Winters,...

BC football teams scores first victory

Franco Castelo, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Renegade football team had their first home game against El Camino College on Sept. 08. For the first quarter, both teams played safe and displayed patience in their plays. El Camino’s football team began to play aggressively towards the end of the first quarter and the Bakersfield Renegades continued to hesitantly. However, neither team moved the ball successfully...

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....

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

Kern County holds its 24th Hispanic Business Conference

August 31, 2018

The 24th annual Kern County Hispanic Business Conference (KCHCC) and Exposition took place at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center Aug. 30...

BC rapist convicted of all charges

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018

Filed under News

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...

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

August 31, 2018

Kern County will hold elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. On the ballot is Whitney Weddell (D). Weddell is running to be the next Kern County District...

The Housewives of Oildale parodies a franchise

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Features

The Gaslight Theater and Melodrama Music Hall held the play “The Real Housewives of Oildale,” from July 13 to Sept. 8. The hilarious take on the famous “The Real Housewives” franchise was emulated the original shows with added Bakersfield references. Ryan Seachest, a wealthy television producer, took his housewife idea and brought it to Oildale. The moment Seachest walked into Nadine Hoffen...

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

Filed under Campus, Features, Uncategorized

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...

City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

Filed under Features

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

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