The Renegade Rip

BC four-year program

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Bakersfield College’s Science Department held an informational meeting Feb. 27 to introduce its new pilot program to BC students. Sean Caras, BC engineering professor, was on hand with Cynthia Quintanilla to discuss how students can apply for a four-year Baccalaureate Degree in Industrial Automation. The four-year bachelor’s degree in Industrial Automation at BC was...

Declining gas prices raise questions

Declining gas prices raise questions

March 1, 2016

All over California, people have enjoyed surprisingly low gas prices since the start of 2016. Even in Bakersfield, the average cost of a tank of gas has...

Best cell phone carrier is Verizon

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

From someone with Verizon wireless as his carrier, I can honestly tell you it is by far the best wireless service out there. Better than Sprint with its hidden fees, and don’t even get me started on those lackluster Boost and Metro PCS services. They are a joke. Don’t get me wrong I have had all of these carriers and they all offer fine services. Sprint has some of the...

‘Into the Badlands’ is a great new show

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

In the summer of 2015, the AMC (American Movie Classics) channel announced a new series they said would rival the already critically acclaimed “The Walking Dead.” On Nov. 15, 2015, they delivered on that lofty promise with their new post-apocalyptic concoction titled “Into the Badlands.” ITB or “Badlands” for short, is a kung-fu based drama surrounding two main...

BC’s newest sport, sand volleyball, about to start its first season

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

Bakersfield College welcomes a new sport this spring as Coach Carl Ferreira gears his team up for its inaugural women’s sand volleyball season. The team will open its first season by traveling to Ventura to face Ventura College and Pierce College on Mar. 18. However, fans looking forward to catching the team this year will have to catch them at their only home matches...

Pete Rose deserves to be on the Hall of Fame

Pete Rose deserves to be on the Hall of Fame

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the years the baseball Hall of Fame committee has enshrined 312 people who have contributed tremendously to the history of the game. Whether it be...

BC gets a dose of Vitamin C

BC gets a dose of Vitamin C

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Features

  The Bakersfield College Agricultural Department hosted its annual orange sale on Jan. 27-28, organized by longtime agriculture teacher Bill Kelly. The...

BC women’s basketball team winless, falls to 0-5

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

On Nov. 11, Bakersfield College’s women’s basketball team suffered its fifth straight loss, losing to West Hills-Lemoore 75-61 continuing the team’s rough start to the season. This marked the team’s most competitive game of the season as they led by three heading into the fourth quarter. However, West Hills outscored BC by 17 points in the fourth quarter after trailing...

BC volleyball loses in the second round of playoffs

BC volleyball loses in the second round of playoffs

December 2, 2015

The Bakersfield College volleyball team’s season ended over the weekend, as the team lost to El Camino College 3-1 on Nov. 28 in the second round of...

Volleyball gets even with Citrus

Volleyball gets even with Citrus

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Bakersfield College’s volleyball team continued its late season run through the Western State Conference, beating West L.A. College on Nov. 11 and C...

Women’s hoops using size, speed to its advantage

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

After a 2014-2015 season that saw Bakersfield College’s women’s basketball team reach the final 16 in the playoffs, the team looks to rebuild after losing all five starters, four of whom received basketball scholarships. Alex Green (Fresno Pacific), Rosebrook Hunt (Texas A&M International), Yoemma Esparza (University of Redlands) and conference MVP and All-Ame...

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