The Renegade Rip

Tempers flare, cool in Free Speech area

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor

March 5, 2014

Nathaniel Runels, a former Bakersfield College student who preaches weekly at BC, was back on Feb. 19, drawing a major crowd, that at times seemed on the verge of rioting. A crowd of hundreds watched Runels’ activity while other student debated him. Some students offered support or encouragement to Runels and a couple attempted to debate with the debaters, some members of...

Former student spreads religious view

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter

February 5, 2014

There is a former student loudly preaching his religion while standing on top of the concrete benches in Bakersfield College’s Free Speech area. Nathaniel Runels, who many students have observed on the campus, is doing what he said is being an “obedient Christian” of “biblical Christianity.” Runels, who was once a student, now practices what he preaches by obeying...

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