The Renegade Rip

The sign inside the lactation booth asking users to clean after themselves.

Lactation booths can be found around campus

April 29, 2018

Bakersfield College recently added lactation booths around campus to give parents privacy and sanitation when feeding their children. Nicky Damania,...

Connecting BC, CSUB, and Taft College veterans

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 16, 2018

The current Veteran Program at Bakersfield College (BC) is being connected to Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB) and Taft College. The Veteran’s Club at BC is a resource for any veterans that are BC students. The aim is to provide information and assistance, along with creating a feeling of belonging for the veterans. The services provided to veterans at BC include priority...

Speakers inspire audience at the Annual Renegade Talks

Joe Saldivar, Bakersfield College biology professor, presents “Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Fork in the Academic Road.

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 16, 2018

Bakersfield College presented its annual Renegade Talks on April 10 in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theatre. The Renegade Talks series is...

BC kicks off the spring season with annual Spring Fling Carnival

BC Student Life employee Ashly Harp, enjoys some hula-hoops with little girl.

Naythan Bryant, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College held its annual Spring Fling Carnival in celebration to kick off the spring season on Wednesday, April 11. The event was coordinated...

Levan Center for the Humanities hosts a panel discussion on women in politics

Central Valley Democrat and Co-Executive Director of the Kern County Women’s March, Kimberly Kirchmer, describes the impact that working with other women in politics has had on her perception of self.

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College’s Levan Center for the Humanities hosted a panel discussion on women in politics on Thursday, April 5. The event was organized by...

M.E.CH.A club started the Arte a la Fresco at 5 p.m.

Bakersfield College’s M.E.CH.A hosts annual Noche de Cultura

April 15, 2018

The Bakersfield College M.E.CH.A club had a Noche de Cultura event that took place on Friday, April 13 in the Outdoor Theater from 6-9 p.m. The event also...

Bakersfield College welcomes speaker Jimmy Santiago Baca

Jimmy Santiago Baca reading one of his many poems about the struggles he faced at a younger age.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

April 15, 2018

Bakersfield College welcomed guess speaker, Jimmy Santiago Baca on April 4 in the Levan Center for the Humanities. The event had two different times one...

Bakersfield College Men’s Tennis loses to LA 4-5

Kaleb Johnson jumping upward in order to reach and return the tennis ball across the court during his singles match against LA Pierce.

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018

The Bakersfield College men’s tennis team lost to Los Angeles Pierce College during the BC home game on Thursday March 15, with a final score of 4-5. With...

FDA shortens wait time for donors with tattoos

Phlebotomist Angie Johnson in one of the Houchin mobile blood banks as she preps a BC student before drawing blood, she was one of many medical professionals at the Annual BC Blood Drive at Bakersfield College.

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

A recent change administered under the Food and Drug Administration, which went into effect on Feb. 2, has shortened the waiting period for those wishing...

Sign tells students when the parking lot will be closed.

First project for Measure J to fix BC parking lots underway

March 11, 2018

On March 7, Bakersfield College commuters drove onto campus to see signs that certain parking lots will be closed from March 12 through April 27. The...

Distinguished speaker at BC talks about MLK Jr.

Dyson looking over to the crowd.

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 28, 2018

The Office of Student Life welcomed Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Feb. 8 to speak at the indoor theater. Dyson’s speech is part of the the Distinguished...

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,...

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