The Renegade Rip

Catalyst Conference in Long Beach brings security to undocumented students

Katalina Qunitanilla, Editor in Chief

January 25, 2019

Bakersfield College was one of many community colleges that received the Catalyst Grant in December 2018 for $115,000 that will benefit undocumented students attending the college. The California Campus Catalyst is a group of funders, advocates and educators that provide ambition to undocumented students living in fear.  These leaders help students and their families f...

BC student overcomes battle with cancer

BC student overcomes battle with cancer

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

January 28, 2018

“Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.” The words came out of the surgeons mouth, and I immediately went into a haze. I remember not...

BC student shares personal experience with criminal justice reform at annual conference

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Tara Hunt, a Bakersfield College student and a field representative aid for Supervisor Leticia Perez from the 5th District in Kern County, attended the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) 123rd Annual Conference on Nov. 29 at the Sacramento Convention Center to talk about criminal justice reform policies like AB109 and Prop. 47. Hunt traveled to Sacrament...

BC students came to jam out at open rehearsal

BC students came to jam out at open rehearsal

February 15, 2017

The Bakersfield College Commercial Music Ensemble held their first performance of the semester on Feb. 1. The show was an open rehearsal held in PAC 102,...

BC students showcase their talents

BC students showcase their talents

February 15, 2017

On Feb. 2, the Jones Art Gallery opened for the Student Art Exhibition at 3 p.m. and will be open Monday through Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. during the spring...

Guided Pathways will provide assistance to lost students

Guided Pathways will provide assistance to lost students

February 15, 2017

Bakersfield College has joined the Guided Pathways project, which will navigate the average student to a faster graduation process by showing them what...

Hobby shop Mega-Bitez gives students a geeky haven

Hobby shop Mega-Bitez gives students a geeky haven

February 15, 2017

A hobby shop has recently opened right across the street from Bakersfield College, and many BC students have become regulars and go there for a place to...

Counselors motivated to help BC students

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2015

The counseling department at Bakersfield College is putting forth an effort to motivate students and to get them aware of the new and old resources that it offers. This year, the counseling department has added new things that it believes will help students with their college and life careers. The counseling office has gained a few new counselors, and this is believed to...

Students fill BC campus for spring semester

Rigoberto Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2014

Bakersfield College students returned to school with a variety of opinions on the five-week break. There have been some mixed reactions from the students claiming that the vacation was too long and boring for them, and others have claimed that the vacation wasn’t long enough and wanted to spend more time with friends and family. Alyssa Morataya, English major, said her...

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