The Renegade Rip

Smoking issue at BC not forgotten as new semester underway

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

September 25, 2013

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Initially intended to go into effect this semester, Bakersfield College’s smoking ban has been delayed due to administrative conflict between the Student Government Association and the Kern Community College District. The policy, originally overseen by last semester’s Student Government General Counsel Nick Acosta, was a result of a campus-wide online poll for students,...

Rape suspect raises some concerns on BC campus

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

September 12, 2013

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A string of sexual assaults over the past two months have brought forth some concerns for northeast Bakersfield residents as well as students on the Bakersfield College campus. On July 18, the first sexual assault was reported to the Bakersfield Police Department. Then two subsequent reports of sexual assault, one on Aug. 1, and the last one reported was on Aug. 18, according...

Centennial events approaching quickly

Myrissa Johns, Reporter

September 12, 2013

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Bakersfield College staff, students and community are preparing to celebrate BC’s centennial year. Bonnie Suderman, dean of instruction, spoke about “100” reasons for students to get excited about the centennial celebrations. “I think the 100 Stars does that very well,” Suderman said. Suderman explained that BC has started a program called “100 Stars” in...

Dream season capped off with first state title

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

December 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

Behind another big performance from its rushing offense and the defense, the Bakersfield College football team was able to beat City College of San Francisco 35-14 to get BC’s first state title in front of 16,125 fans at Memorial Stadium on Dec. 8. The Renegades (11-2) defense forced four turnovers and returned one for a touchdown, while their offense controlled the game...

COLUMN: Fall sports start the year right for BC

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 28, 2012

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As the fall sports at Bakersfield College come to an end, it’s time to look back and see how we have faired. Overall, I’ll give BC sports a solid B-plus for this semester. I think this fall semester has been a lot better than last year’s, and it’s not just because of the football team making the State Championship game. When you look at the overall picture, you can...

Men’s hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Men’s hoops responds after OT loss in Thanksgiving tourney

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 28, 2012

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After losing in overtime to San Diego Mesa College in the first day of the Thanksgiving Tournament, the Bakersfield College basketball team was able to...

Women’s hoops falls to 1-2 with OT loss

Women’s hoops falls to 1-2 with OT loss

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 28, 2012

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The Bakersfield College women’s basketball team fell below .500 with a 71-69 overtime loss to Santa Barbara College on Nov. 21. BC’s first basket...

Women’s hoops splits first two games at home

Women’s hoops splits first two games at home

Jason Reed, Reporter

November 15, 2012

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After a lopsided victory over Cabrillo College on Nov. 8, the Bakersfield College women’s basketball team lost against Riverside College on Nov. 9. BC...

BC volleyball looking toward playoffs

Nestor Fernandez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

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On Nov. 9, the Bakersfield College volleyball team traveled to Glendale College and put together a solid match in defeating the Vaqueros in straight sets 25-17, 25-13, 25-16. BC made the playoffs, but they won’t know who they will play until Nov. 18. Leading the way for the Renegades was Caitlin Bernardin with 18 kills and 14 digs, Edithza Urias had 15 kills and Samantha...

Turnovers prove costly to men’s hoops in first tourney

Esteban Ramirez, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

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Turnovers plagued the Bakersfield College men’s basketball team against College of the Sequoias on Nov. 9 and Allan Hancock on Nov. 10 in the Cuesta Tournament. BC lost to COS 74-58 and lost to Hancock 96-78. “We played hard, but we didn’t play smart,” said BC coach Rich Hughes. “The thing is, we’ve just got to be smarter with how hard we play and not get...

BC wrestling takes second

BC wrestling takes second

November 15, 2012

On Nov. 10, the Bakersfield College wrestling team hosted the SCWA East Conference Tournament and was able to finish in second place after a slow start...

Renegades rally at home to keep playoff hopes alive

Renegades rally at home to keep playoff hopes alive

October 31, 2012

After struggling to move the ball in the first half, the Bakersfield College football team faced its first halftime deficit at home, but rallied back behind...

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