The Renegade Rip

Future of BC Parking

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

August 22, 2018

Bakersfield College’s parking lot renovations will be completed by the end of October of this year, according to Tamara Baker, the community relations of faculties, maintenance and operations. “We have finished three of the four phases or renovation; the very last phase is going to be P8 which is the student parking lot on University next to the football fields. That...

BC students deserve free parking

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

October 7, 2015

Why should students at Bakersfield College have to pay for parking? It is ridiculous that after all of the money we put into going to school here, we still have to pay to park on campus. Considering other expenses college students have throughout a semester here, the thought of an added one like parking seems a bit over the top. Still, this would be fine if not for the fact...

Removal of free parking slated

Robert Mullen, Reporter

November 21, 2013

According to Zav Dadahboy, Bakersfield College vice president of student services, there will no longer be free parking at BC beginning in the spring 2014 semester. This decision was not reached during the Oct. 10 Kern County Community College Board of Trustees meeting because current laws do not require community colleges to provide free parking. Consequently, the decision...

Free parking section to stay, for now

Robert Mullen, Reporter

November 6, 2013

On June 28 Zav Dadahboy, the vice president of student services at Bakersfield College, met with the student government association to discuss with them plans to remove free parking from BC and increase the price of parking permits. On Oct. 10 the Kern Community College District’s board of trustees voted to approve the price increase on parking permits, however, the issue...

Still free parking; more revenues being explored

September 12, 2013

The fall 2013 semester was originally going to see the end of free parking on campus, and an increase in parking permit cost. Currently, however, permit prices have not increased, and free parking still exists in the south parking lot. Sean James, Bakersfield College’s executive director of administrative services, had hoped that recommendations he had submitted to generate...

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