The Renegade Rip

Oral history for students at BC Delano Campus

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018

Filed under Features

The Bakersfield College Delano Campus hosted Dr. Patrick Fontes of California State University Fresno to speak on his oral history project, Chicano Legacy of Fresno County: Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences, to Delano students on March 14. Here Fontes gave students a general overview of Mexican history in the United States and the California Central Valley, focusing...

BC Delano campus will join in the fight against cancer at Relay for Life

Misty Severi, Reporter

March 15, 2016

Filed under Features

Imagine walking around a college track field at 2 a.m. The only light you see is caused by the faint glow of the candles burning inside of paper bags with people’s names written on them. The names are the names of the loved ones who lost their fight against cancer, and now you’re walking around this track to help win the fight in memory of them. Bakersfield College Delano...

Gang activity peaks in Delano Community

Elias C. Ahumada, Opinons Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under News

“Stop the violence, stop the violence, don’t they see who they are hurting?” said Maria Juana Gonzalez-Pena, 49, who’s son, Alberto Juan Gonzalez, 19, was found dead in a triple homicide in Delano on Oct 25. Homicides aren’t the only crimes that some residents in the area have been exposed to. Some residents have experienced home invasions, car thefts, and rape. In...

Delano campus holds festivities to mark 100 years, more to come

Ruben Hill, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under News

2013 marks the 100th year that Bakersfield College has been open. To celebrate, on Oct. 9 the BC campus in Delano held a centennial celebration. The celebration was filled with fun, food, and entertainment. Several events were held on the Delano campus, such as raffles for small scholarships, sign-ups for tutors, a candy giveaway. There was even a Mariachi band and guest...

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