The Renegade Rip

Bakersfield hosts “The All of Us Journey”

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 11, 2018

Filed under Features

Bakersfield was the 6th city on the tour calendar this year for The All of Us Journey, an interactive mobile unit on wheels, which houses demonstration segments about Precision Medicine (PM). The “Journey” is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was locally hosted by The National Alliance for Hispanic Health at Maya Cinemas, on Jan. 25. The ed...

The Panorama Invitational shows off Kern County High School students’ work

The Panorama Invitational shows off Kern County High School students’ work

February 11, 2018

The Panorama Invitational will be exhibiting the artwork of Kern County high school students at Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones G...

Locals celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone”

Locals celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone”

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Hundreds of Bakersfield locals gathered at Barnes and Noble for the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone,” the first book in th...

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Gabriel Thompson joins BC students to discuss his book “America’s Social Arsonist”

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

January 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Renegades and members of the community gathered at the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities to welcome award-winning journalist and author of “America’s...

Waiting for counselors takes hours

Waiting for counselors takes hours

Darlene L. Williams, Reporter

January 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Spring semester at Bakersfield College is in full force as nearly 32,000 enrolled student’s make their way around campus to their various classes. Over...

Trans Remembrance Day remember those that have lost their lives

Trans Remembrance Day remember those that have lost their lives

November 30, 2017

Bakersfield College students gathered for Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) in the Fireside Room on Nov. 20. The SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)...

My Struggle: Melissa Puryear

My Struggle: Melissa Puryear

Melissa Puryear, Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Features

I decided to return to Bakersfield College to finish my journalism degree in the summer of 2015. I had only a year to use my GI benefits from having served...

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

BC’s Merritt Holloway performs at CSUB

November 30, 2017

The Music and Theater Department at California State University, Bakersfield held a senior recital on Nov. 18, with CSUB student Merritt Holloway performing...

BC Planetarium hosts Dynamic Earth film

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

A showing of "Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine," a production made by Spitz Creative Media and NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio, among others, was held in the William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College on Nov. 16. The show, which began at 7:30 p.m., was prefaced by an exploration of the constellations visible in the night sky at this time...

My six hour session to color my hair for the first time

My six hour session to color my hair for the first time

November 30, 2017

When I was in 7th grade, I always wanted to dye my hair. At the time, I wanted to dye it red, but my mom was very strict on hair dying because she wanted...

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

‘The Book of Liz’ makes BC students laugh

November 20, 2017

The Empty Space Theater premiered its latest play, “The Book of Liz,” on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. “The Book of Liz” lasted 80 minutes without intermissions,...

Student Health Center helps with healthcare

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

The Bakersfield College Student Health Center will be having an Omni Family Health table available on campus to help students sign up during open enrollment for Medi-Cal and Covered California. An enrollment specialist has been available in the Campus Center Quad on Wednesdays since Oct. 25 and will continue to be on campus on select Wednesdays through the end of January. An...

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