The Renegade Rip

KCCD offers inmates a chance for higher education

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

September 20, 2019

While inmates are in jail, they have to figure out what to do with their time.  Many get jobs inside to build their skills for the time when they are released.  The work experience that is acquired during their time before release is a revamping of the talents that they already possess. The Kern Community College Inmate Scholar program serves ten California Department of Cor...

CCC Chancellor talks about financial aid program through Senate Bill 291

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019

With many students struggling to live day by day because of low funds, California Community Colleges call for more financial aid to provide for students. Speaker Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a student media teleconference to inform about the Senate Bill 291, on March 7. “Senate Bill 291, introduced on Feb. 14 by state Sen. Connie M. Leyva, D-Chino, seeks to establish...

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