The Renegade Rip

Exploring life and nature at the Wind Wolves Preserve Park

Visitors petting mules and feeding them as well.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 11, 2018

The 5th Annual Spring Nature Festival took place on March 3-4 at the Wind Wolves Preserve Park. The festival included free admission for all to attend...

BC looks for vendors for the 13th Annual Garden Festival

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Bakersfield College is looking for vendors for the 13th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest is an annual event coordinated and hosted by the BC Agriculture Department. It will be a free event, on campus, on April 21 at Renegade Park. The event offers free parking and free admission. The Garden Fest is offering free booths to BC clubs, students, and vendors. Anyone can have a...

Kern County citizens gather around tables to look at the beautiful camellia flowers.

70th Annual Camellia Show arrives to Bakersfield

March 11, 2018

The 70th Annual Camellia Show took place on March 3 at the Bakersfield Racquet Club and was presented by the Camellia Society of Kern County. The event...

Dr. Dyson talks racism and sexism at BC

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson discussing his experience as an author.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 9, 2018

Bakersfield College hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, who spoke to students in an open forum on Feb. 8. As a part of Black History Month...

Distinguished speaker at BC talks about MLK Jr.

Dyson looking over to the crowd.

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 28, 2018

The Office of Student Life welcomed Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Feb. 8 to speak at the indoor theater. Dyson’s speech is part of the the Distinguished...

Dawn Schiller shares a message of hope for victims of human trafficking

Dawn Schiller human survivor of Human Trafficking,  speaks to a packed auditorium at the Maya Cinemas on Jan. 29.

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Community members filed in Bakersfield’s own Maya theatre on Jan. 29 to hear Dawn Schiller, a human trafficking survivor, share her story.  The theater...

Mini Comic-Con will take place on March 11th

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 26, 2018

On March 11, the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel on Truxtun Ave will be home to the Bakersfield semiannual mini Comic-Con. The minimum admission fee will be $1 for those 8 years old and older. Parking is free however. All of the proceeds from the event will go to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission. Steve Wyatt, the “promotor, boss, and toilet washer,” organized the first mini...

Fish Fry For Life’s proceeds benefit local pro-life organizations

Sabrina Lopez, Reporter

February 26, 2018

Catholics and Protestants alike came out in droves Friday, Feb. 16 to support the ninth annual Fish Fry for Life. Like the previous year’s the event took place in the parish hall of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where guests were treated to generous helpings of lightly fried fish, mounds of golden French fries, and some tasty coleslaw. This fundraising event was started nine...

CSUB welcomes Dr. Cameron O’Connor to share his love for music

Cameron O’Connor performed for the Music and Theatre Department at Cal State Bakersfield, on Thursday Feb. 15th.

Diana Coronado, Reporter

February 26, 2018

On Feb. 15 California State Bakersfield Music and Theatre Department welcomed former professor Dr. Cameron O’Connor as he shared his love for music through...

Anti-valentine’s day screening takes place in Bakersfield downtown

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

The Beale Memorial Library in downtown Bakersfield welcomed the public and film buffs alike to see the 1944 mystery-thriller classic “Gaslight” for a special anti-valentines screening, Tuesday, Feb. 13. The film, starring the late actors Ingrid Bergman as Paula and Charles Boyer as Gregory, was based on a British play called “Angel Street” by Samuel French, which...

Rachel Magnus, the BMOA curator, discusses the impact of Astrid Preston’s artwork at the museum.

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

Independent musicians with the Kern River Blues Society practice playing classic blues at the Kernville Saloon.

Musicians get together at The Kernville Saloon for a blues jam session

February 11, 2018

The deep bass of electric guitars, coupled with the boom of drums, and the hum of a couple of harmonicas belted out Classic Old Bluesy hits like B.B. King...

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