The Renegade Rip

A no-smoking campus policy might be put in place soon

Darla Mangrum, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Once again, the No Smoking Policy has been introduced to the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees. There has been a change to the paperwork and the changes were on First Reading in December’s meeting. The paperwork has been changed to allow each individual college campus – Bakersfield College, Cerro Coso and Porterville – the authority to decide which...

How to impress your date while spending $5 or less at the movie

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Being a college student and having a dating life at the same time is near impossible. Students are not exactly the richest people on earth and between buying books, supplies, and paying for college they don’t have much money left to live on. Which means, they have even less to spend on dating. After a long hard week of lectures, reading and homework every student needs...

BC Ag event: beef, beer, and bets

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

November 19, 2014

The 2nd annual “Beef, Beer, & Bets” fundraiser for the Agriculture Department at BC is back. Last year the department wanted to have a fun event with a western theme that would help raise money for the Agriculture Department so they chose steak, beer, and poker. This time the fundraiser is offering even more casino games. This year the Agriculture Dept. is hosting...

Priority registration in line for the semester

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Priority registration for the next semester is already on the calendar and students are having mixed feelings about it. Some feel it is just not fair, whereas others have it and are grateful. Some know what priority registration is, but they are not on the list, and others are looking into it for next year. Scarlet Stewart, a veterinarian tech major, said, “It is unfair...

Book fair brightens up the day for children close to BC

Book fair brightens up the day for children close to BC

November 19, 2014

  The Child Development Center just had their Scholastic Book Fair Nov. 3-7, which earned the center over $712 in free books for the center’s...

Orchestra returns, gets a renovated home

Orchestra returns, gets a renovated home

November 5, 2014

The first instrumental concert featuring the Bakersfield College Orchestra and Band was held Oct. 29 in the BC’s indoor theater. BC professor Tim...

Intervarsity Halloween fun

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

October 22, 2014

  If you are trying to find something fun to do for Halloween, you can always join the party in the Fireside Room hosted by Intervarsity. Intervarsity is a Christian based club that hosts prayer meetings and Bible studies on campus all semester long. The president of the club, Patrina Watt, is inviting Bakersfield College faculty and students to an ‘Open Mic-Talent...

Bakersfield College’s smoking policy still a work in progress

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

October 8, 2014

  The smoking policy is still pending a decision by the Kern Community College District board. In spring of 2013, Bakersfield College’s students and staff members voted on a designated-smoking campus or a tobacco-free campus. The tobacco-free campus won the vote by both students and staff. Last year the paperwork was filed and taken to the district board of...

Child Development gets much needed classrooms

Darlene Mangrum, Reporter

October 8, 2014

The Child Development Center at Bakersfield College has opened up new classrooms for children ages 2-5 years old. The CDC at BC is a state licensed program. It is licensed through the California Department of Social Services, and the teachers are certified through the California Commission on Teacher’s Credentialing. According to Danell Ward, the center’s manager,...

BC Child Development uses cards to help raise funds

Darlene Mangrum

September 24, 2014

  There is a new card being offered that will help benefit Bakersfield College’s Child Development Center. The card, known as S.H.A.R.E.S., stands for Supporting Humanities, Arts, Recreation, Education and Sports. By using a S.H.A.R.E.S. card at a Savemart, FoodMaxx, Lucky or Smart Foods, a person can help donate art supplies such as paint, glue, crayons and...

Students back as construction continues

Students back as construction continues

September 10, 2014

It’s that time again, back to school. Back to rushing around campus to get to the next class on time, back to driving around trying to find the right...

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