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BC to show off school spirit with plenty of homecoming events

BC to show off school spirit with plenty of homecoming events

October 5, 2016

Bakersfield College is going all out with this semester’s homecoming event. This year’s homecoming is centered on the Homecoming Football Game on Saturday,...

Women’s soccer on 3-game winning streak

Women’s soccer on 3-game winning streak

October 5, 2016

The BC women’s soccer team (6-2-2) has gone on a three-game winning streak after starting the season 3-2-2. The Renegades beat Glendale College 3-1....

BC volleyball takes a much needed victory

BC volleyball takes a much needed victory

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under Sports

While conference play has not begun for the Bakersfield College volleyball team, their victory against Moorpark on Sept. 30, may have meant something much...

Cross country finishes low at meet

Cross country finishes low at meet

Veronica Morley, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under Sports

The BC cross country team made a valiant appearance at the WSC Preview Meet at Hart Park on Sept. 30. Overall, the men’s team finished 8th out of 12...

Losing streak for Renegades is over

Losing streak for Renegades is over

September 20, 2016

The BC men’s soccer team broke a three-game losing streak on Sept. 16 with a 4-1 home victory over Allan Hancock. The Renegades allowed 11 goals during...

BC football hopes to rebound after 45-7 loss

BC football hopes to rebound after 45-7 loss

September 20, 2016

BC’s football team is 2-1 on the season after beating Chaffey College 45-35 and losing to the top-ranked team in the state, Riverside City College 45-7. The...

Letters to the Editor: Campus community speaks on kit foxes

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Editor:  In The Rip articles by Joe Bergman concerning the controversy surrounding the removal of the endangered and federally protected kit foxes at Memorial Stadium – removal that has warranted an investigation by California Fish and Wildlife -- the alleged purpose for removing the foxes seems to focus on the “beautification” of the stadium. Confucius famo...

Kit fox: ESRP expert responds to the handling of kit foxes

Kit fox: ESRP expert responds to the handling of kit foxes

April 5, 2016

Regarding the issue of eradicating kit foxes from Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium, an expert from the Environmental Species Recovery Progra...

Kit fox: Removal methods questioned

Kit fox: Removal methods questioned

April 5, 2016

The Renegade Rip has been investigating claims that officials at Bakersfield College violated the Federal Endangered Species Act, namely in the eradi...

Champs gear up for playoffs

Mohamed Bafakih, Contributing Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

As the regular season comes to a close, the Western State Conference South Division basketball title is in the hands of the Bakersfield Renegades. The second half of conference play has tested BC, however, in many ways, but as the state’s No. 17 team gears up for the playoffs, it’ll put them in better predicaments to finish out games. The stretch of grind-it-out games...

The FAFSA awakens student interest

Freddie Ward, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

The FAFSA awareness kick off on Feb. 9 at Bakersfield College was excellent and a lot of students attended, according to Valerie Mackey, Financial Aid assistant. Students were given fliers with dates and times of upcoming financial aid workshops and staff members were there to answer general financial aid questions. Games were played. To test a student’s knowledge on Financial...

BC app fails to impress some users

Chris Miller, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under Features

Most students at Bakersfield College are either unhappy with or have no plan to ever use the BC app. The BC app, which launched Feb. 1, was made with convenience for students in mind, so that they would have an easier time finding information about BC without having to navigate through the BC website itself. Despite the convenience the app was intended to bring, most...

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