The Renegade Rip

‘Chasing the Harvest’ editor comes to BC

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

Bakersfield College students welcomed editor Gabriel Thompson, for the second discussion of his book, “Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture.” The book discussion started at 7:45 a.m. and was held at the Levan Center. Students were treated with a full breakfast before asking Thompson questions they had about the book. These questions initiated...

One Book panel discusses poverty

One Book panel discusses poverty

November 1, 2017

A panel was held in the Norman Levan Center at Bakersfield College on Oct. 19 to discuss the book “$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” by...

Renegade Struggles: James Tompkins

Renegade Struggles: James Tompkins

November 1, 2017

“Struggle, I think, is a part of success,” said James Tompkins, 34, as he opened up about his past year at Bakersfield College, and what he defines...

Local residents run 5k in costumes at the Park at Riverwalk for charity at the Haunted Hustle

Local residents run 5k in costumes at the Park at Riverwalk for charity at the Haunted Hustle

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Features

More than 150 local residents gathered at the Park at Riverwalk at 8 a.m. on Oct. 28 to participate in the Haunted Hustle, a 5k marathon hosted by Super...

Theater plays silent film with live music

Theater plays silent film with live music

November 1, 2017

The Fox Theater held a special screening of the original 1925 silent version of “The Phantom of the Opera” for one day only on Oct. 22. The film featured...

CALM hosts Halloween event and gives out candy to the attendees

CALM hosts Halloween event and gives out candy to the attendees

November 1, 2017

Boo at the Zoo, hosted by the California Living Museum (CALM) on Oct. 21 and 22, had adults and children trick-or-treating as they made their way around...

BC celebrates Latina Empowerment Day in Fireside Room

BC celebrates Latina Empowerment Day in Fireside Room

November 1, 2017

Hosted by the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) with the goal of helping females expand their leadership abilities, the Latina Empowerment...

Masquerade Ball held at Campus Center

Masquerade Ball held at Campus Center

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Features

With at least 100 people attending the second annual Masquerade Ball at Bakersfield college, people from Kern County were encouraged to attend the costume-themed...

Annual ‘Via Arte’ artists chalk up

Annual ‘Via Arte’ artists chalk up

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under Features

Hundreds gathered for The Bakersfield Museum of Art’s 19th Annual Via Arte Italian Street Painting Festival on Oct. 22. The event was held from 10...

Free community swim lessons held for the third year in-a-row at BC

Free community swim lessons held for the third year in-a-row at BC

October 23, 2017

The third Annual Free Community Swimming Lessons occurred at Bakersfield College on Oct. 7. The free swimming lessons were coached by Matthew Moon, the...

The Bakersfield College swim team holds a six hour swim relay with free lessons

The Bakersfield College swim team holds a six hour swim relay with free lessons

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College Swimming team hosted a six-hour relay showcasing some of the team’s athletes and offered free swimming lessons on Oct. 7. Tanner...

BC celebrates Tailgade

BC celebrates Tailgade

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College Alumni Association hosted this year’s Tailgade party on Saturday Oct. 14 from 3-6 p.m. prior to BC’s Homecoming game against...

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