The Renegade Rip

1970s rock lives on today

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

November 16, 2011

Filed under Campus

International student Ivan Mendez has set out to create a new type of show with the concept of a mock concert series. Mendez and his band-mates, Blaine Robey and Mauro Lepore, are attempting to create a show that bridges the gap between local show and a large-scale tour with their band that covers the 1970s band America. “We’re just doing it for fun,” says Mendez....

Anniversary of Kern Water brings political bigwigs to BC

Anniversary of Kern Water brings political bigwigs to BC

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

November 2, 2011

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Kevin McCarthy, Republican congressman and majority whip for the House of Representatives, attended the Kern County Vision 2061 event at Bakersfield College...

Old-fashioned style, new art

Old-fashioned style, new art

November 2, 2011

By Chrystal Fortt Features Editor   The “Traditions” exhibit at  Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery is fille...

BC performs healing songs

Jon Nelson, Reporter

November 2, 2011

Filed under Campus

The choirs of Bakersfield College came together at St. John’s Lutheran Church to present an evening of music for the community. “I was very pleased with the performance, and so were my students. I have heard nothing but favorable comments from audience members, most of whom were musicians,” said Ronald Kean, who has been director of choral activities for the past 17...

Career Day offers BC students job chances

Career Day offers BC students job chances

October 19, 2011

Many employers showed up to Bakersfield College’s Career Day and gave students different employment opportunities on Oct. 6 and many students came out...

Park ranger speaks at BC

Park ranger speaks at BC

October 19, 2011

Supervising State Park Ranger Bill Moffat was the main focus of an on campus Society of American Foresters dinner hosted by the Agriculture Department...

Fake earthquake coming to BC campus

Jon Nelson, Reporter

October 19, 2011

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College will be among the eight million people who duck and cover as part of the Great California Shake Out. On Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m. alarms will sound signaling everyone on the BC campus to go into an earthquake drill. For the mock disaster, students and staff will drop under desks and tables and hold in position until directed to stop. They will then...

BC garden gets a boost

BC garden gets a boost

October 19, 2011

Bakersfield College has recently received large donations of materials for its Vegetable Production class. Green Heart donated 11,000 vegetable transplants,...

Clubs get to strut their stuff for Club Week

Clubs get to strut their stuff for Club Week

October 5, 2011

Club week promotes students getting involved on campus and signing up for clubs. Each club hopes to gain new members and promote their goals for the...

SGA wants to whip BC into shape

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

October 5, 2011

Filed under Campus

The Student Government Association has been implementing their Be Fit program, a campus-wide initiative to promote healthy eating, exercise, and a healthy lifestyle. They have allocated $8,000 to the initiative. Among the many activities the past two weeks, they have had a table promoting fruit and vegetable juicing and a healthy vegetable cooking demonstration. The fruit...

Facebook doesn’t need changes

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

October 5, 2011

Filed under Campus

Usually a place where friends and family go to keep in touch, Facebook was a topic of controversy when it unveiled its changes to the site to it’s millions of users in late September. Bakersfield College students had many opinions on these new changes made to the social networking site. The main disruption with students was how abrupt the changes occurred. “I don’t...

SGA seeks new senators and to improve campus

SGA seeks new senators and to improve campus

September 8, 2011

On Aug. 31, the SGA began the first stage of their new BC Be Fit program by starting a flash mob to Beyonce’s “Move Your Body” with members of the...

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