The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College has annual “Transfer Day” event

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

Bakersfield College held its yearly Transfer Day in the Renegade Crossroads on Sept. 10. There were 50 colleges and universities providing information to potential transfer students. Not only were representatives from various California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) campuses present, but out-of-state universities and fashion and design colle...

Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety discusses increase in car burglaries near campus

Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety discusses increase in car burglaries near campus

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

A rumored increase in vehicle burglaries on Panorama Drive has had Bakersfield College students worried this semester. On Feb. 15, Cristopher Counts, Director...

Renegamers hold Extra Life event

Renegamers hold Extra Life event

May 2, 2017

The Bakersfield College Renegamers hosted an Extra Life charity event for the second time, in partnership with California State University of Bakersfield...

Food truck catches on fire at ‘Noche de Cultura’

Food truck catches on fire at ‘Noche de Cultura’

April 24, 2017

A black truck attached to a taco van caught fire outside of the Outdoor Theater during the Noche de Cultura event. Two explosions were heard before some...

Pop-up art show from students

Pop-up art show from students

April 20, 2017

A Bakersfield College drawing II class displayed art pieces in a pop-up art show on April 6 on the grassy area by the Fine Arts department. Music played...

Public safety issue email of bomb threat near campus

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

March 23, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

Christopher Counts, the director of department of public safety, issued out an e-mail of a false bomb threat located near the Bakersfield College at the GET bus stop north of the campus on March 17. Around 11:35 a.m. public safety received a phone call from the GET bus dispatch center, informing them about an individual male attempting to board a bus, but was rejected from...

BC offers free health tests

BC offers free health tests

March 16, 2017

The Bakersfield College Nursing Program offered blood pressure screenings, body mass index calculations, and provided information about balanced nutrition...

BC campus working on going green

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Campus

In an effort to cut waste and increase recycling on campus, Bakersfield College has partnered with BARC and the Bakersfield Public Works Department Solid Waste Division in holding a week-long pilot program to gauge how effective a permanent and organized recycling program would be. Also, the organizers want this endeavor to educate students on how the recycling program works,...

BC faculty speaks on textbooks

BC faculty speaks on textbooks

March 1, 2017

Textbooks have long been a topic of discussion among students in the college system — be it lamentations over their price, their necessity, or their...

Speaker draws embittered crowd

Speaker draws embittered crowd

February 15, 2017

A large crowd of students was drawn around a religious speaker at Bakersfield College on Feb. 8. Nathaniel Runnels, 25, faced largely negative reactions...

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

HBCU visits campus to offer advice

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College kicked off Black History Month with a recruitment event from The Historically Black Colleges and Universities caravan on Feb. 13. The...

Measure J funds to come in April

Measure J funds to come in April

February 15, 2017

Around the time Measure J (the $503 million bond measure that will fund new constructions and renovations across the Kern Community College District) passed...

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