The Renegade Rip

The Renegade Rip brings home both general excellence awards

April 23, 2014

Bakersfield College’s student newspaper, The Renegade Rip, gathered numerous awards in March and April – including two in general excellence – after announcements of winners by three journalism organizations. The most prestigious announcement came from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, a statewide organization that holds an annual contest for professional...

Renegade Rip wins excellence at conference

October 17, 2012

The Renegade Rip, Bakersfield College’s student newspaper, earned general excellence for the 2011-12 school year during an awards banquet Oct. 6 at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California Regional Conference at Cal State Fullerton. The general excellence award, judged by professional journalists in a mail-in competition, is achieved when a...

Rocha wins first place


March 28, 2012

Patricia Rocha of the Renegade Rip student newspaper staff won first place for mail-in critical review at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference held March 22-24 in Burbank. Rocha’s review of “Star Wars” movies – after watching them for the first time – won against more than 100 other entries statewide. In the same category, the Rip’s Jon...

The Rip takes awards at JACC


October 19, 2011

Bakersfield College’s student newspaper and online production – the Renegade Rip and – earned general excellence for work published in fall 2010 and spring 2011 at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges annual Southern Regional Conference at Cal State-Fullerton on Oct. 14-15. To achieve general excellence, publications must earn a certain points...

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