The Renegade Rip

The Kern County Fair lights up Bakersfield

The Kern County Fair lights up Bakersfield

Mason J. Rockfellow, Photo Editor

October 7, 2015

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Photos by: Mason J. Rockfellow and Joe Bergman The Kern County Fair, which ended Oct. 4, was a big highlight for Bakersfield, welcoming everyone to...

Swim Lessons at BC’s aquatic center were a success for all ages

Swim Lessons at BC’s aquatic center were a success for all ages

September 23, 2015

  The swim lessons event held at the Bakersfield College pool Sept. 19, was a success. There were an estimated 30 attendees. The swim lessons...

Evidence technicians come to BC

AK Pachla, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  On Sept. 16, Lt. Jason Townsend’s 6 p.m. Introduction to Evidence class welcomed Bakersfield Police crime scene technicians Jeff Cecil and Lisa Wedeking-White to talk about the process of evidence collection, share a few experiences, and demonstrate some of the tools CSTs use to help solve crimes. Cecil drew on his 14 years of experience as a Bakersfield Police...

Handheld vs. home consoles

Handheld vs. home consoles

Chris Miller, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  When asked whether they prefer the higher production value offered in home-console gaming or the convenience and portability of handheld gaming,...

Village Fest was a success

Alex Rivera, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  Local vendors, breweries, and wineries all made their way once again to the Kern County Museum for the annual Village Fest festival on Sept. 12. Village Fest was another soldout event with tickets being limited to the first 4,500 guests at $73 per ticket. The Kern County Museum had no choice but to send many people waiting in line home due to the venue reaching...

Annual Kern County Fair is back in town

Crystal Valdez, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  The Kern County Fair is making its annual comeback to Bakersfield and students at Bakersfield College are looking forward to it. There will be a medley of carnival food, rides and games, musical performances – as well as animal interactive events, and these are only a fraction of what this year’s fair has to offer. Biology major Michael Martinez, 20, stated...

Bakersfield College hosts 61st annual Alumni Barbecue

Bakersfield College hosts 61st annual Alumni Barbecue

Carl E Littleberry Jr., Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  Bakersfield College hosted the 61st Annual Fall Alumni Barbecue on Thursday Sept. 17th in the BC Fireside room attempting to raise funds for...

Delano Grape Strike 50th anniversary

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 23, 2015

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  The Bakersfield College campus will be celebrating the Delano Grape Strike’s 50th anniversary with a series of campus-wide events that illustrate the plight that sparked the farm labor movement of the 20th century. The Sept. 23-25 events will serve as a reflective for the Delano Grape Strike, which led to the multiethnic farm laborer’s union, the United Farm...

Journalists speak at first alumni Nexus event

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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Alumni media journalists returned to Bakersfield College as guest speakers for Nexus’s Career Series. Their interview gave students a chance to become familiar with a career path and gave tips on building oneself in the workplace. On Sept. 18 Nexus hosted its first Career Series event of the year with guest Jeremy Price, President of iHeart radio Bakersfield, and Derek ...

Krispy Kreme grand opening

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

September 10, 2015

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  After nearly a decade since Bakersfield’s original Krispy Kreme doughnut shop closed their doors, the popular franchise re-opened to a new location on Sept. 1. Krispy Kreme kicked off their grand re-opening in Bakersfield by offering the first 100 customers prizes. However, the first customer in line received a different prize than the rest of the 99 customers....

New students welcomed

New students welcomed

September 10, 2015

  With the fall semester about to begin at Bakersfield College, there was a New Student Convocation where new students and parents of new students...

BC teaches at Kern Valley State Prison

BC teaches at Kern Valley State Prison

September 10, 2015

A majority of the students attending Bakersfield College are doing so for their own personal reasons, whether it is to transfer to a four-year university...

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