The Renegade Rip

Construction still going

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

February 3, 2016

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Bakersfield College is currently undergoing construction and also has upcoming construction projects. Don Birdwell of Maintenance and Operations said that the construction project by the Agriculture Department is the new STEM project. The project is planned for completion on May 16. Once the STEM project is completed, the people using SE 46 will be moved and SE 46 will be...

New deans, one coming from LA

Sara Lievanos, Reporter

February 3, 2016

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In Fall of 2015, Bakersfield College began conducting a nationwide search to fill three open administration positions as deans, which as of early December, finally concluded. For two of these openings, BC didn’t have to look very far to find qualified faculty members who were willing to take on the job. Bakersfield College’s Cornelius Rodriguez was hired as the new dean...

BC app intends to help students

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

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There’s a new way to keep up to date with Bakersfield College news, athletics, events, and more, right from the palm of your hand. With websites not always being the easiest to navigate, a lot of apps have been created for faster navigation, special features, and the ability to connect with others through the power of your mobile device. “Even though our website is very...

Mock trial will take place at BC for the first time

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

February 3, 2016

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The mock trial is a familiar law school tradition, and with Bakersfield College’s addition of a prelaw curriculum, it seems fair to hold one here. On Jan. 29, SGA Director of Student Organizations Chad Hidalgo opened the boardroom to sign up interested students. There are 23 other California community colleges offering the prelaw career pathway, and Hidalgo hopes to one...

A local farm sells at BC

Crystal Valdez, Features Editor

February 3, 2016

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Renegades were given the opportunity to start the new semester with healthy food options with the help of Murray Family Farms. Bakersfield College and Murray Family Farms hosted a farmers’ market at Renegade Crossings located near the free speech area on campus on Jan. 21. Farmer Jovan Rader, 26, was working the stand as students purchased and asked questions about the...

BC in need of scribes

MIsty Severi, Reporter

February 3, 2016

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Bakersfield College Scribe Coordinator Cynthia Garbett is still searching for more paid scribes this semester. “There are 11 scribe positions still available,” Garbett said. “Scribes are important because they take notes for students who are unable to take notes themselves.” They must have already taken those classes before and received an A or a B. Scribes must...

Mentalist blows minds on campus

Mentalist blows minds on campus

February 3, 2016

Bakersfield College welcomed students back for the spring semester with a Mindsurfin’ Mentalist show that encouraged student participation. Mentalist...

Speed bumps for safety

Speed bumps for safety

January 14, 2016

Bakersfield College is welcoming students back for the spring semester with a gift, newly installed speed bumps.  Maintenance & Operations closed...

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

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After an enduring battle regarding the fate of Sonya Christian’s contract, slating her to continue her position as Bakersfield College president, the...

BC’s annual Alumni Barbecue celebrates 61st year Sept. 17

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

September 10, 2015

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Bakersfield College is celebrating its 61st annual Alumni Barbecue on Sept. 17. “This is a time to meet and greet, get together, hear from coaches, talk some football and some red & white,” says Becki Whitson, president of BC’s Alumni Association. Whitson is also “expecting a good sized crowd this year.” This year the barbecue will be held in BC’s cafeteria....

Parking at BC

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

August 31, 2015

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During the first week of this year’s fall semester a large pile of mulch was found taking up multiple parking spaces in the southeast lot by the football stadium, making it harder for students to find parking. Amber Chiang, director of marketing and public relations at Bakersfield College said the mulch pile was moved early Friday, August 28 to the southwest corner of...

Former BC student jams in Los Angeles

November 19, 2014

Breanna Fields, a former Bakersfield College student, continues to follow her rock ‘n’ roll dreams as the bassist for the Hollywood-based band, Glam...

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