The Renegade Rip

In college, age is just a number

In college, age is just a number

Freddy Ward, Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Features

BC has a variety of first time and re-entry students who have returned to college for various reasons. They realize educational opportunities can occur...

Renegades get down to raise funds

Renegades get down to raise funds

March 1, 2016

On Feb. 24, Bakersfield College’s nursing department and SGA hosted a Zumbathon fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Zumba instructor...

The FAFSA awakens student interest

Freddie Ward, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

The FAFSA awareness kick off on Feb. 9 at Bakersfield College was excellent and a lot of students attended, according to Valerie Mackey, Financial Aid assistant. Students were given fliers with dates and times of upcoming financial aid workshops and staff members were there to answer general financial aid questions. Games were played. To test a student’s knowledge on Financial...

HBCU Caravan Tour comes to BC

Freddie Ward, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under News

Historically Black Colleges and Universities recruiters toured the BC campus on Feb. 8. Afterward, information tables were set up with brochures for students, and they were able to speak with recruiters on a one-on-one basis regarding transfer and admission procedures for various black colleges. Alexandria Watson, a psychology student at BC, said she requested additional...

BC counseling reaches out

Freddie Ward, Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under News

On Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Bakersfield College counseling department will resume its Counseling Outreach Tables, according to BC counselor Jonathan Schultz. Schultz said counselors will be available to answer general questions students may have regarding educational plans, priority registration, transfer procedures and any other quick counseling questions a student...

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