The Renegade Rip

Big Chocolate ready for performance

Metiqua Eng, Reporter

February 1, 2012

Cameron Argon is a 21-year-old, up-and-coming recording artist and DJ from Laguna Hills, better known as Big Chocolate. Prior to his formally known name “Big Chocolate,” that stemmed from an old joke from his scene-kid days, Argon started his career as lead singer of the heavy metal band Disfiguring The Goddess. His openness to different sounds and genres led to his...

Newest Dewar's location: bigger and better

Newest Dewar’s location: bigger and better

February 1, 2012

Dewar’s Ice Cream and Fine Candies has moved to a new location and has expanded in size. The new store, which opened on Jan. 7, is located at 2700...

Nile hosts charity event for Penn school

Nile hosts charity event for Penn school

Jon Nelson, Features Editor

February 1, 2012

Local bands, artists and vendors all lent their time and energy to the Giving Tree Battle of the Bands and Art Show at the Nile on Jan. 21. The show...

COLUMN: No more jammies ever

Patricia Rocha, Copy Editor

February 1, 2012

The dictionary defines pajamas as “a loose usually two-piece lightweight suit designed especially for sleeping or lounging.” It’s kind of a sad fact that I should even have to explain that, but the harsh reality is that all too often I see people out in public dressed in clothes that you should obviously only sleep, workout, or clean your house in. These people...

Reading, writing and Mary Jane

Reading, writing and Mary Jane

February 1, 2012

Marijuana users are typically thought of as lazy, irresponsible and incompetent people, but some appear to be the exact opposite. They are all students,...

Ottomatic

November 30, 2011

Student, Immigrant and musician

Student, Immigrant and musician

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

November 30, 2011

International student Ivan Mendez and his America cover band recently showed off their musical abilities to a packed house at Coconut Joe’s banquet hall. “The...

GSA hosts dance for LGBTQ students

Staff

November 30, 2011

Students and friends from Bakersfield College, California State University Bakersfield and various high schools dance during the Bakersfield College Gay Straight Association’s 2011 Winter Formal: Alice’s Masquerade at the Metro Galleries, located at 1604 19th St. on Nov. 18.

The local fog and horticulture store.

Staff

November 30, 2011

In these collection of photos, Megan Luecke shows the fog on the Bakersfield campus and around town, and Gregory D. Cook shows the Horticulture Department's mobile store.

Local gym an outlet for young boxers

Local gym an outlet for young boxers

November 30, 2011

The thought of somebody trying to hit you as hard as they humanly can is a scary one. The fact that it is completely legal, and the main objective of boxing,...

Fitness and fun coexist on campus

Esteban Ramirez, Reporter

November 30, 2011

Fit and Fun was a project by the sports club to get people more active and fit, but at the same time having fun. It started on Nov. 21 and ended on Nov. 23. This is basically a representation of what the sports club does according to club president Sarah Elliott. “We are holding this for our semester project and we choose to do this because it goes with our name. We...

Pixies play at Fox theater

Jon Nelson, Reporter

November 30, 2011

It was all horn-rimmed glasses and skinny jeans as the hippest of the hip welcomed The Pixies to Bakersfield’s Fox Theater. “I wanted to die the whole time,” said Beth Harrell about the Nov.18 concert. The Pixies are probably best known for paving the way for ’90s alternative-rock bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins and for their underground hit “Where...

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