The Renegade Rip

KVC sticker is now working on improvements

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

February 17, 2016

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The KVC Sticker, also known as the Kern Value Card, is something that the Student Government Association has been using as a source of income, but it also tries to make it a complete package by adding discounts and supplies that students use and need. SGA has not made it mandatory for students to sign up, but at the cost of $15, students receive 10 free scantrons, two free...

HBCU Caravan Tour comes to BC

Freddie Ward, Reporter

February 17, 2016

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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...

BC app intends to help students

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

February 3, 2016

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There’s a new way to keep up to date with Bakersfield College news, athletics, events, and more, right from the palm of your hand. With websites not always being the easiest to navigate, a lot of apps have been created for faster navigation, special features, and the ability to connect with others through the power of your mobile device. “Even though our website is very...

BC cuts water usage on campus

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  Bakersfield College has taken steps to reduce water usage in this drought. For three years now, BC has changed their water patterns starting with some replacements with toilets and have been making additional efforts to improve the BC water usage. Amir Birjandi, Maintenance and Operations Director at BC, explains that he is trying to eliminate unnecessary grass...

Students now have help with housing

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

September 23, 2015

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  Bakersfield College’s Office of Student Life have recently developed an online housing resources link available on the BC website. This allows the public to post their listings to provide students with information to help them find available housing within the Bakersfield community. “This idea was birthed from a need that arose among the student population,”...

New Ag classes at BC open to students

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2015

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  New Agriculture Mechanics classes are now available to Bakersfield College students. According to Norman Oilar, a BC Agriculture instructor, these new classes will be beneficial to BC and its students. “Agriculture Mechanics courses will benefit Bakersfield College as an opportunity to learn about the mechanized side of the Agricultural Industry. Bakersfield...

Nexus aims to unite community

Carissa Diaz, Reporter

September 23, 2015

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  Bakersfield College launched a new program that brings the alumni back to the community to help guide present students to become the new leaders of our community. The new program Nexus stands for building a community together. The newest alumni program launched on campus focuses on giving current students a chance to learn from key leaders, alumni, such as Sen....

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...

Construction never ends at Bakersfield College

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2015

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  Bakersfield College isn’t done with construction yet; there is more to come this school year. Over the past few semesters, there has been construction throughout the campus. The projects frequently move from one location to another. The new projects will be much less in the way of students than the recent projects. Amir Birjandi is BC’s new Interim Manager...

Popular students hangout area is now fenced off and unavailable

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2015

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  Bakersfield College students can no longer spend time in between classes at the grass area across the parking lot from Kern Schools Federal Credit Union or park in the parking spaces surrounding the area. Students arrived at school this fall semester to find the area fenced off with signs that say “no trespassing, private property.” Because the area is separated...

BCSGA has new ideas as they ready for this year

Alex Rivera, Reporter

September 10, 2015

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  The Student Government Association has many ideas they’re pushing to implement during the fall semester led by the duo of SGA President Clayton Fowler and Vice President Janell Orozco. The items Fowler and Orozco wish to accomplish first are the transportation issues we have at Bakersfield College with the Golden Empire Transit buses. Many students have gone...

BC president’s contract recommended for approval

BC president’s contract recommended for approval

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015

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Over the summer, Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian found herself in a tough battle against the Kern Community College District. Following a far ...

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