The Renegade Rip

Being part of the LGBTQ+ is hard in a conservative family

Mariah Arviso

Mariah Arviso, Media Editor

September 4, 2020

The fact that I built up the courage to write this is funny to me. If anyone that I know reads this, then this is my way of coming out to you. It has never...

Student gives first-person account of pageants

Nashay Matthews, Reporter

September 6, 2012

For the past 10 months I have devoted myself to preparing for what will be one of the most important days of my life so far, competing for the Miss California International pageant. Areas of competition are fun-fashion, interview, fitness wear, on-stage question and evening gown. The pageant will take place Sept. 8 in the Dore Theater at Cal State University of Bakersfield. In...

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