The Renegade Rip

California Community Colleges chancellor informs students of changes with AB 705

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

October 25, 2018

California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted an interview for community college reporters on Oct. 18. Student reporters in California community colleges were given the opportunity to interview Oakley on various topics such as the Vision for Success, AB 705, the Guided Pathway framework, and much more. The Vision for Success was adopted by the Boa...

BC holds voter information seminar

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Robert Price, a columnist at The Bakersfield Californian, gave an in-depth look of state propositions at the Bakersfield College library on Oct. 4. Price presented the California propositions on a slideshow and explained the "yes" and "no" voting options for each one. Initially, Price shared his thoughts on young people voting and its importance. "I think everybody should...

Veteran resource programs grant approved

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 17, 2018

The California Community College Board of Governors approved an $8.5 million dollar grant in the 2018-19 state budget to enhance veteran resource centers around California’s community colleges. According to David Lawrence, Veterans Services Specialist, colleges that applied for part of the grant depended on how many veterans were enrolled. “Colleges were allowed to apply f...

AB 705 will affect students hoping to transfer from Bakersfield College

Miranda Defoor, Web and Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018

Academic Development (ACDV) classes have been offered at Bakersfield College for students returning to college or students who would otherwise have trouble succeeding in transfer-level courses without additional preparation. Many ACDV classes are a stepping stone to the transfer-level courses students need to leave BC, and in that way, a stepping stone to their success. Commu...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts for the third time in a row International Peace Day

Haley Duval, Reporter

September 27, 2018

St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Justice Committee in downtown Bakersfieldjoined the rest of the world to host the global annual eventInternational Day of Peace (Peace Day) on Sep. 21. For the third year in a row the church welcome the community to join them for meditation on peace and loving-kindness, violin and flute music, threshold choir singing, [sacred] words, and candl...

Sheila Kolodji and Dominique Harrison slide down the obstacle course on Aug. 28.

Bakersfield College students took part in an obstacle course during Welcome Week

August 31, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life hosted a Renegades Rule: Obstacle Course on Aug. 28, on the Student Services Lawn. Campus Center is home...

Bakersfield Colleges Health Hut along with the Student Health and Wellness Center hosting booths to provide information to students attending to BC Pulse Health Fair.

Annual Renegade Pulse Health Fair provides resources to BC

May 2, 2018

The 18th Annual Renegade Pulse Health Fair took place at the Bakersfield College campus on April 18. Many vendors were on campus that day including from...

Bakersfield College player Joe Pineda preparing for a pitch against LA Pierce in the bottom of the second inning on April 19.

BC baseball team loses six game winning streak against LA Pierce, 11-10

April 29, 2018

Renegades baseball had their six game winning streak broken in an 11-10 loss at the hands of second place LA Pierce on April 19. Each team gave their all...

Bakersfield College player Kyle Willman making contact with the ball in the bottom of the second inning against LA Valley on April 26.

Renegade men’s baseball team conquers LA Valley 7-1

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College baseball defeated LA Valley by a score of 7-1 on April 26. The game, played at Gerry Colis Field, was BCs last home game of the regular...

Illustration of the Veteran’s Center that will be located by the Forum and LA building and completed in 2020. also known as the Assessment Center, will get a facelift and interior upgrades which will be home to BC’s Veteran’s Center, funded by Measure J.

Summer plans for BC demolition and improvements just the beginning of $415 million plans for a “Better BC”

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College (BC) will continue to roll out the next phase of plans for campus parking improvements, partial demolitions and construction beginning...

The first seven industrial pose in front of equipment.

BC’s first graduating class for Industrial Automation

April 29, 2018

The first seven students who have earned an industrial bachelor’s degree at Bakersfield College will graduate at the next commencement ceremony on May...

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