The Renegade Rip

Gold Medalist delivers speech to Bakersfield College students

Ja'Nell Gore, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Gold Medalist, Oz Sanchez came to the Leven center on Nov. 8 to speak about different struggles he faced in life and how he made it through them. He emphasized that people have the power to control their own personal narrative. After overcoming adversity, he won two gold, three, bronze and one silver medal in the Paralympic Games. As a young adult Sanchez fell into the...

Veteran’s Center groundbreaking drew a crowd near campus center

Veteran’s Center groundbreaking drew a crowd near campus center

November 9, 2018

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Veterans’ Resource Center at Bakersfield College brought many members of the community and local veterans to...

BC’s Agriculture career expo gives students insight to the AG industry

BC’s Agriculture career expo gives students insight to the AG industry

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Agriculture students from all around Bakersfield were treated to a glimpse of the future of agriculture through Bakersfield College’s Agriculture Career...

Bakersfield College hosts Movies for Mental Health

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Mental illness affects millions of people, but it can carry a stigma. Films and discussions on this issue took place in BC’s Fireside Room for Art with Impact: Movies for Mental Health on Oct. 17.  Leslie Poston, Movies for Mental Health Facilitator, presented three short films that consisted of stories of people with mental illness followed by open discussions. Last...

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

BC’s Orchestra performs seasonal concert

Katalina Quintanilla, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra came together to perform their seasonal “Fall for Music” concert at the Edward Simsonsen Perfor...

California Community Colleges chancellor informs students of changes with AB 705

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

October 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

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’s Veteran Center receives Community College Board grant

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

October 11, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

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 ...

Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Living Colour bassist performs at Bakersfield College indoor theater

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Features

Music is a form of art that can inspire, create, motivate, and even heal. Doug Wimbish, the bassist of Living Colour, visited the Indoor Theater on Sept. 24...

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

Panorama Creative Music Summit hosts composer along with student performers

September 27, 2018

Bakersfield College held the Panorama Creative Music Summit on Sept. 22. It began with Chris Tiner, the music director, hosting a Q&A with compose...

BC holds discussion for music fans

BC holds discussion for music fans

September 27, 2018

Director of the Levan Center and Professor Reggie Williams hosted the first of three installments of Deep Cuts and Conversation emphasizing music on Sept. 20....

BC wrestling victory over Victory Valley

Saad Kazi and Malachi Parker

September 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Sports

Bakersfield College’s wrestling team triumphed over Victor Valley in their first match of the season with a stunning defeat of 56-0. Multiple Renegade players, including Josiah Quiroz and Jeremy Turner, won by forfeit. Kevin Mello and All-American Jeremy Maas withheld long duels to come away with wins. Heavyweight Jacob Hall had to endure the most but still ended his...

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

BC’s Pep Rally is a hit with students

September 14, 2018

Bakersfield College held its first pep rally for the Fall Semester at the crossroads. The Pep Rally opened the season for athletes. The cheerleaders were...

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