The Renegade Rip

Patrisse Khan-Cullors visits Bakersfield College

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College invited activist and organizer Patrisse Khan-Cullors to help commemorate the beginning of Black History Month throughout the day at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m. in the Indoor theatre on Feb. 6. Cullors is a freedom fighter most known for co-founding the Black Lives Matter Movement and is a New York Times Best-selling author for her memoir, “When They...

BC hosts the second annual Journalism Day for Kern High School students

Jorge Barrientos, Mark Nessia, and Jennifer Burger teaching students how to write structured news stories during the newspaper writing workshop at Journalism Day held on Feb. 6 on the main campus of Bakersfield College.

Bianca Cacciola, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

Bakersfield College hosted the second annual Journalism Day offered to Kern High School students on Feb. 6 in the Forum and LA buildings located on the...

Mind-Reading Group Returns to BC

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

January 23, 2020

Las Vegas-based mentalist group, The Perceptives, entertained Bakersfield College students on Jan. 22 with a free show inside The Huddle.  For the second year in a row, board-certified mentalist Richard Aimes kicked off Welcome Week with an interactive and participatory mind-reading act. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and the Office of Stude...

Jeremy Staat speaking about the Veterans foundation and how he transitioned from the military life to the civilian life at the BCSGA power lunch in Levan Center on Nov. 18.

Bakersfield College professor runs for congress

November 20, 2019

Jeremy Staat, Bakersfield College professor and candidate for congress in the 8th district, spoke about his transition from military life to civilian life,...

BC volleyball triumphs over West LA

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The BC Renegades volleyball team triumphed over the West LA Wildcats in a home game on Nov. 6. The Renegades swiftly defeated their opponents in a three-game sweep and claimed the Western State Conference South Championship for the fourth year in a row. The Renegades won with ease in their first two sets, finishing 25-8 and 25-6 respectively. The women remained concentrated...

The mannequin lays on the couch behind the red tape for a Halloween party gone wrong during a crime lab for Forensic class.

BC students visit Halloween-themed mock crime scene

November 18, 2019

Bakersfield College Forensics Professor Pat Smith and students worked on a mock Halloween crime scene in the Language Arts Building basement during the...

BC to present “12 Angry Jurors”

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Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

November 18, 2019

There are 12 people sitting at a long table in a jury room. They are discussing the fate of a teen who is being charged as an adult for allegedly murder...

Assembly member, Rudy Salas, speaks about the importance of voting, animal overpopulation, bullying in schools, the effects of social media on students, and the PG&E power shutoffs during the BCSGA Power lunch in the Levan Center on Oct. 21.

Rudy Salas visits Bakersfield College to encourage local change by voting

November 1, 2019

Assemblymember Rudy Salas from the 32nd Assembly District visited Bakersfield College on Oct. 21 and spoke about local issues and his journey as an assemblyman.  ...

Biochemist Samuel Sternberg discusses CRISPR use

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Biochemist Samuel Sternberg visited Bakersfield College where he held mass lectures in both the Levan Center and the Forum building on Oct. 24. Sternberg spoke about his book “A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution” which focuses on gene editing.  Sternberg received his doctorate’s degree in chemistry from the University of California Berkeley in 2...

BC Renegades Host Preseason Game Against the Central Valley Marlins

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

October 30, 2019

BC baseball hosted the first preseason game for the upcoming year on Oct. 12. No score was kept as the Renegades hit the field and faced the Central Valley Marlins. With high hopes in mind and eyes on the prize, the team’s goal remains the same for their 2020 season. “Our goal this year, as well as every year, is to win the state championship,” said Ryan Darbee, the Renegades’ sophomore third basem...

Stafford Betty speaks to a student following his presentation and lecture on Gandhi.

Professor honors Gandhi in presentation

September 20, 2019

Stafford Betty, a religious studies professor at CSUB, presented a lecture on Gandhi’s life and lasting legacy at the Levan Center on Sept. 18 in ce...

Makenna Ramirez (3), Maya Ornalez (14), Andrea Campos (22) and Aurora Fernandez (1) warming up for the game.

BC women’s soccer dominates College of the Sequoias

September 20, 2019

The women’s soccer team will remember this home game, the first one of the season, Sept. 6, against the College of Sequoias (COS). The Renegade women play...

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