The Renegade Rip

The theatre classes did a performance of “Praying” by Kesha.

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

April 4, 2018

Bakersfield College Department of Performing Arts and Professor Kimberly Chin came together on Wednesday, March 14 for a pop-up performance called “A...

BC students talk about current state of freedom of speech

Philosophy professor, Jack Hernandez, facilitates a discussion between panel members at the “Hate Speech and Freedom of Speech” event.

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

April 4, 2018

A conversation about freedom of speech versus hate speech was held on the campus of Bakersfield College on March 21 in the Levan Center. The discussion...

A line of CATS not being used.

BC students upset about recent parking closure

March 23, 2018

The last issue of the Renegade Rip published a story about Maintenance and Operations starting to use the funds from Measure J to resurface the stadium...

A Life Interrupted includes a display trailer with a truck from a drunk driving accident in 2016.

BPD raises awareness about the dangers of drunk and reckless driving with “A Life Interrupted” presentation

March 23, 2018

The Bakersfield Police Department (BPD) presented “A Life Interrupted,” a multimedia presentation about drunk and reckless driving, to Bakersfield...

Renegade Struggle: Matthew Bray

Matthew Bray, 22, Bakersfield College student stands in Campus Center after sharing his struggle to reach his goals after a car accident.

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Matthew Bray, 22, was on his way to class when a U-Haul truck struck his Chevy, smashing his truck in between two vehicles. The accident took place in...

Spring Serenade Concert features Bakersfield College’s Concert Band and Orchestra

Cheyenne Toussaint and Sebastian Lee performing a cello duet.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

The Spring Serenade Concert took place at The Bakersfield College Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on March 16. The doors opened at 7 p.m., and guests...

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

A student summited artwork in the form of a sculpture with a TV for a head.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition took place on March 22 inside the Bakersfield College Library. The reception started at 4 p.m. and people were able...

Spring Fling Easel Event celebrates women’s history month

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Brush & Blush hosted the Spring Fling Easel Event featuring Frida Kahlo as the theme of the night. Bakersfield College students and their families were invited to celebrate Women’s history month during Spring Fling week in the cafeteria. The event began at 6 p.m. and offered snacks and refreshments. There were several tables with clean canvases set up for each person...

Dolores Huerta speaks about the film on her activism with farmworkers, the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and ways to organize and bring people together to make change.

BC history professors host a documentary preview and discussion with activist Dolores Huerta

March 21, 2018

Dolores Huerta is one of the most historical human rights activist in American history. She is well-known for being the co-founder of the United Farm Workers...

The audience of the Gadfly Café looks at Reggie Williams as he speaks.

Gadfly Café encourages BC students to discuss the concept of truth

March 21, 2018

The Norman Levan Center hosted the second Gadfly Café of the semester to discuss the concept of truth on March 14. Professor Reggie Williams, the director...

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...

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