The Renegade Rip

Mark Moon, the head coach of the men’s and women’s Bakersfield College swim teams, shows off his technique during the swimming relay.

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...

From the left: Barbar Lopez, 79, Karen Tallman, 57, James
Tallman, 55, and Buddy Lopez, 83 throw their own tailgate
party at the homecoming game.

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...

Guests pose and smile as Vice Mayor and Ward 4 councilman Bob Smith cuts the ribbon
for the opening of the newAnnex of the Gay and Lesbian Center in Bakersfield.

The LGBTQ center hosts ribbon and open house celebration

October 23, 2017

The Gay and Lesbian Center of Bakersfield held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 12 for the Annex, their new second facility. The location...

Bakersfield College alumnus Andrew Morgan plays drums on an orginal piece
performed by the Andrew Morgan Quartet.

BC brings talent and creativity with music

October 23, 2017

Several musicians, including Bakersfield College students, performed at the Panorama Creative Music Summit which was in the Indoor Theatre at Bakersfield...

The 1965 BC Choir sings the song “The Lord Bless You Keep You,” to the audience.

Recalling BC choir of ‘65

October 23, 2017

Members of the 1965 Bakersfield College Choir joined together to watch their documentary “One Heart, One Voice” which was produced by Fabian Productions...

BC students perform in band and orchestra

Kathryn Kuby, the Bakersfield College concert band and orchestra conductor, as she conducts the BC orchestra at the Sound of Autumn fall concert.

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

October 23, 2017

The Bakersfield College concert band and orchestra performed at the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center Friday night, Oct. 6 for the Sound of Autumn...

Director of Financial Aid Jenifer Achan sits and paints among other guests participating in the activity.

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

October 23, 2017

The “Pop Goes the Easel” event held in the cafeteria on Oct. 9 saw 21 members of Bakersfield College and the community in attendance. The BCSGA Scholarship...

BC student Ivory Williams, 44, smiles in the campus
center quad as she recounts her daily school schedule.

Renegade Struggles: Ivory Williams

October 23, 2017

Bakersfield College student, Ivory Williams, 44, spends her days in the library typing up her homework when she’s not sitting in class. Williams likes...

Film goers take their seats and wait for the presentation to begin.

Students explore the night sky from the planetarium

October 23, 2017

The William M Thomas Planetarium at Bakersfield College featured “Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet,” a film documentary produced by California...

Garcia’s story of a struggled youth

Ignacio Garcia entertains the crowd with stories about his childhood in San Antonio, Texas.

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 23, 2017

In the Indoor Theatre at Bakersfield College, Ignacio Garcia spoke about his life during his youth with his speech being titled “Becoming Brown in America:...

BC students decorate handmade sugar skulls

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

The BC DREAMer’s hosted a free Sugar Skull Workshop at Bakersfield College on Oct. 13, in hopes of BC students and their families making a connection with Mexican culture. The event was created by Manuel Rosas, EOP&S Counselor who invited all of our dreamers to come out and join other fellow BC students. This workshop was possible due to donations from local businesses...

Magenta (Jaden Snow), Dr. Frank-N-Further (Avairrianna), and Colombia (Vicky Luck) re-enacting a scene from the 1978 “Rocky Horror Picture Show” movie.

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ held at The Empty Space

October 23, 2017

The “Rocky Horror Picture Show” was performed by Velvet Darkness at The Empty Space theater on Oct. 6. These local performers reenacted the scenes...

The news site of Bakersfield College