The Renegade Rip

Declining gas prices raise questions

Declining gas prices raise questions

March 1, 2016

All over California, people have enjoyed surprisingly low gas prices since the start of 2016. Even in Bakersfield, the average cost of a tank of gas has...

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...

BC women’s track shows promise

BC women’s track shows promise

Kyle Cortez, Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College women’s track and field team continues to show promise, while the BC men’s team looks to improve. The Renegades hosted the...

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...

Construction still going

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under News

Bakersfield College is currently undergoing construction and also has upcoming construction projects. Don Birdwell of Maintenance and Operations said that the construction project by the Agriculture Department is the new STEM project. The project is planned for completion on May 16. Once the STEM project is completed, the people using SE 46 will be moved and SE 46 will be...

A haunting performance by the BC choir

A haunting performance by the BC choir

November 4, 2015

  Instead of your average fall choir concert, Bakersfield College choir director Jennifer Garrett held Haunting Melodies on Oct. 30. It was...

BC students and alumni at Via Arte

BC students and alumni at Via Arte

October 21, 2015

  Bakersfield College students and alumni were among artists expressing their chalk drawings Sept. 10-11 at the 17th annual Via Arte show ...

Mulch has been an issue

Mulch has been an issue

September 10, 2015

  During the first week of this year’s fall semester, a large pile of mulch was found taking up multiple parking spaces in the southeast lot...

Students are encouraged to get more involved at SGA event

Students are encouraged to get more involved at SGA event

September 10, 2015

On Sept. 2, Bakersfield College’s SGA hosted its first student Involvement Festival during welcome week. The festival was used as an aid to help students...

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