The Renegade Rip

BC has entered wave one of an online format

Bianca Cacciola, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Bakersfield College has entered wave one of transitioning face-to-face classes into an online modality as of March 12. Although there have been no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kern County, campus administration has remained active with updating students and faculty on the status of BC. The campus remains open, but only faculty that are ready to take...

Coronavirus delays Cirque du Soleil show debut

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

March 12, 2020

Cirque du Soleil’s “Axel,” was set to open at Mechanics Bank Arena on March 12, but based on the recommendation by California authorities, the scheduled performances were canceled due to growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.  “Axel,” was a unique variant to Cirque du Soleil’s existing lineup. The show combined acrobatics, figure skating and free skatin...

BC implements daily coronavirus updates

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

March 11, 2020

BC invited students to join a zoom conference call on March 9 for the first installment of daily updates on the coronavirus outbreak. BC employees Nicky Damania, Cindy Collier and Shelly Castaneda assured students and faculty on the call that BC’s Incident Command Center, which is comprised of administrators, is constantly monitoring and evaluating the situation and will ...

BC hosts panel for growing concern of the Coronavirus

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Bakersfield College held a Coronavirus panel in the Levan Center on March 6, to discuss the precautions and preparation being taken on campus to combat the ascending Coronavirus. Bakersfield College President Dr. Sonya Christian led off the discussion and introduced the panel. “As educators we must be role models for students and our community,” Christian said,  as...

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