The Renegade Rip

Construction on the Memorial Stadium will bring new upgrades to BC

Construction on the Memorial Stadium will bring new upgrades to BC

April 29, 2019

Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium is currently under construction as part of the Measure J bill. The stadium will be divided into two separate phas...

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

BC breaks ground to present new ABC Building

January 24, 2019

Construction and demolition have been heard all throughout the campus as Bakersfield College readies for the new and improved Campus Center. BC held the...

Measure J progresses

Measure J progresses

January 24, 2019

The Campus Center is next in a long list of renovations funded by Measure J and food services was moved from their all too familiar spot within it. The...

AECOM to partner with BC for Measure J bond

AECOM to partner with BC for Measure J bond

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Bakersfield College faculty met at the Levan Center on Oct. 25 to discuss the future of the campus using Measure J – a $503 million bond to construct...

Measure J funds are being allocated to projects around BC

Alexandra Apatiga, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Last November of 2016, Kern County citizens voted to pass Measure J, a $503 million bond that would go toward renovations and construction projects within the Kern Community College District, with the first allotment of funds provided in April of this year. With the first year since Measure J’s passing coming to an end, many students and volunteers who have supported the...

Veterans Resource Center to kick off $502.8 million bond

Morgan Park, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

Measure J, the $502.8 million bond measure passed in November to build and refurbish structures across the Kern Community College District, is making steady progress. KCCD chancellor Tom Burke confirmed that of the bond’s funds, the divide for each school will be as follows: $415 million will go to Bakersfield College, $44 million to Porterville College, and $44 million...

Measure J funds to come in April

Measure J funds to come in April

February 15, 2017

Around the time Measure J (the $503 million bond measure that will fund new constructions and renovations across the Kern Community College District) passed...

Measure J passes, secures BC renovations

Morgan Park, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Last week’s election saw the passing of several new bond measures in Kern County, the largest of which was Measure J, a nearly $503 million bond that will enable new construction and renovations throughout the Kern Community College District. The schools of the KCCD include Bakersfield College, BC’s Delano campus, Porterville College and Cerro Coso College, all of which...

Measure J vital for BC but unknown to its students

Measure J vital for BC but unknown to its students

November 6, 2016

Voting day is fast approaching on Nov. 8 as the Measure J committee pushes its resources toward informing students of what the bond measure will mean for...

Shafter, Arvin satellite campuses included in Measure J provisions

Shafter, Arvin satellite campuses included in Measure J provisions

October 18, 2016

Measure J, the $503 million bond measure that would enable new construction and renovation across the schools of the Kern Community College District, ...

Measure J open house

Measure J open house

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

October 7, 2016

The energy among the community members gathered on the second floor of the Chase building at 1675 Chester Avenue was palpable. Many among them discussed...

$503 million bond measure to shape the future of the KCCD

$503 million bond measure to shape the future of the KCCD

Morgan Park, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Kern County citizens are set to vote on a new bond measure this coming November that could drastically change the face of Bakersfield College, as well...

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