The Renegade Rip

Board of Trustee candidate agrees to a Q&A to discuss their platform

Mariah Arviso, Media Editor

October 6, 2020

The Bakersfield College Student Government Association conducted a Q&A for the 2020 candidates for a spot on the Board of Trustees on Sept. 30. The Board of Trustees is a group of members that focus on developing new ways to ensure that schools are providing programs that help students succeed with their education. Although all 2020 candidates were invited to the Q&A, only...

Refunds for college students during the coronavirus pandemic

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

March 31, 2020

The Chancellor of California Community colleges, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, signed an executive order (2020-21), on March 20, that allows students attending any community college in California to withdraw from classes with an excused withdraw on their transcripts, as well as receive refunds for any classes dropped.   This order was put into place to ensure the safety and well-bei...

CSEA and KCCD negotiations reach a halt resulting in KCCD declaring impasse

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Kern Community College District has been negotiating a new successor contract with the California School Employees Association (CSEA) since May. After a negotiation meeting on Oct. 31, KCCD had to declare an impasse in the result of an unsuccessful attempt to reach an agreement with CSEA on monetary items that were desired by the district. “The district will be filing...

KCCD Board of Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg speaking at the Power Lunch in the Levan Center about her role.

KCCD Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg engages with the audience at BC Power Lunch

February 27, 2019

Kern Community College District (KCCD) Trustee Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg spoke in the Levan Center at Bakersfield College and answered questions from students...

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