The Renegade Rip

Heavy books, heavy prices, bring heavy worries and lighter wallets

Heavy books, heavy prices, bring heavy worries and lighter wallets

Victoria Miller, Reporter

May 7, 2015

The fact that our campus bookstore is more expensive than mostly any other book vendor makes students question why. To most students, it doesn’t make...

Cheaper way to buy books

Cheaper way to buy books

February 4, 2015

With school back in full swing, students like myself have to wait in the endless line in the bookstore to purchase books. It is becoming a longer wait...

BC bookstore seeks ‘B.I.G.’ council with faculty, students

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

November 6, 2013

It has been two-and-a-half years since Barnes and Noble took over the Bakersfield College bookstore, and the company is now ready to implement a new committee for the Kern Community College District’s bookstores. Bookstore Innovation Group, or B.I.G., is already in use in many of the other college bookstores that Barnes and Noble operates, and KCCD bookstore General Manager...

BC bookstore gets a makeover

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   The Bakersfield College Bookstore just received a makeover. According to store manager Brian Griffin, the changes were expected when Barnes & Noble took over operations nearly two years ago. “Typically, when Barnes & Noble goes into a new college, that’s part of the transition period to go and kind of redo the wh...

BC bookstore embracing change

Breanna Fields, Reporter

March 28, 2012

The Bakersfield College bookstore has embraced the latest social networking trends by providing online updates for products, sales and giveaways via Facebook and Twitter. A number of changes have been made since Barnes & Noble became the new owners of the BC bookstore. In an effort to reach out to students and offer those on a tight budget affordable snacks and supplies,...

Bookstore starts online services

Bookstore starts online services

February 1, 2012

The Bakersfield College Bookstore has started their new online service to better serve students with their textbook and school supply needs. Brian Griffin,...

Bookstore starts new beginning

Bookstore starts new beginning

America Garza, Reporter

September 8, 2011

Ownership of the campus bookstore transitioned to Barnes & Noble this semester, but new store manager Brian Griffin says it still belongs to Bakersfield...

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