The Renegade Rip

Father and son make history on their trip

Father and son make history on their trip

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2013

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By Martin Chang Editor in Chief David Mensch traveled with his son Zach from Bakersfield to Sacramento in only his wheelchair. His son rode with him on his...

Cudi’s inner thoughts provide career best

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2013

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By Martin Chang  Editor in Chief Kid Cudi is embracing his inner weirdness with his third album “Indicud” like he never has before. He has created a new sound, a slowed down, pot-soaked groove that through bass lines and sounds that seem to come from outer space, taps into the dark space in Cudi’s mind that he’s been rapping about his whole career. All the so...

Finding relief through music

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2013

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By Martin Chang Editor in Chief When I decided to write about my songwriting process for this page, I originally was going to tell you, the audience, that writing songs is not that big of a deal. That it’s really just putting a few chords together and singing a melody on top. That still is true, and it’s how I write songs, but sometimes the stars align and those simp...

League of Dreams gives disabled kids a chance

League of Dreams gives disabled kids a chance

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2013

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Martin Chang Editor in Chief   The opening day celebration of the League of Dreams baseball season brought together over 200 mentally and ...

Easy to be inspired by the comedy of Norm Macdonald

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2013

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By Martin Chang Editor in Chief Norm Macdonald is the funniest talker in America. It’s not really about the jokes he tells, but it’s how he tells them that makes me laugh like no other. He has a way of putting emphasis on words. His deadpan delivery isn’t so dead. He always seems gleeful when telling his jokes to Howard Stern or Conan O’Brien. He gives his jok...

First DRFTRS event opens to packed house

First DRFTRS event opens to packed house

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 3, 2013

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By Martin Chang Editor in Chief   A new type of music has hit Bakersfield with the help of local artists associated with the DRFTRS record...

Singing up a storm as 50 people compete

Singing up a storm as 50 people compete

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 3, 2013

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By Martin Chang Editor in Chief   From confidence building and making friends to expressing yourself, the contestants at Prime Cut restaurant’s...

Norwood takes first in four races

Norwood takes first in four races

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

April 3, 2013

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By Jason Reed Sports Editor   The Bakersfield College track and field men’s and women’s team continues to stay in the top three throughout...

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

March 14, 2013

For those in Bakersfield looking for a piece of Cuban culture there is local restaurant Rincon Cubano. Rincon Cubano has been open for about eight months....

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

martin chang, editor in chief

March 14, 2013

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  Every March The Foundry celebrates the creativity and imagination of children with their Art Imitates Art exhibit. In the exhibit, which is...

Home opened for creative expression

Home opened for creative expression

March 14, 2013

People are invited to the personal home of LisaAnn Lobasso to celebrate the magic of poetry, art and song. She calls this place in her home Nx Cafe. One...

BC pitcher 4-0 on the season

BC pitcher 4-0 on the season

March 14, 2013

The Bakersfield College baseball team is off to a 15-3 start in the 2013 season and part of it has to do with right-handed sophomore pitcher, Ryan Stapp. Stapp,...

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