The Renegade Rip

Is desert the new normal in a drought- stricken region?

A.K. Pachla, Reporter

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

On days when the temperature is in the hundreds, one thing I hear people ruefully reminding themselves is “at least it’s a dry heat.” Having lived in both Bakersfield and Michigan, I know it’s true that there’s something to be said for low humidity in general. Once the air gets warm enough, it’s the difference between opening your front door into a dry sauna...

The BC women’s locker room has had three theft incidents

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

September 3, 2015

Filed under News

The Bakersfield College Department of Public Safety has received three reports of theft of personal belongings from the women’s locker room. BC is not aware of how the thief/thieves are getting into the lockers. They are recommending that students and staff members do not use any college lockers. New locks with increased security features have been purchased by the...

Parking at BC

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

August 31, 2015

Filed under News

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 by the football stadium, making it harder for students to find parking. Amber Chiang, director of marketing and public relations at Bakersfield College said the mulch pile was moved early Friday, August 28 to the southwest corner of...

BC and BARC team up to help the campus

BC and BARC team up to help the campus

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College has taken an initiative in sustainability on campus and has teamed up with local Bakersfield recycling company Bakersfield ARC. On...

BC’s mentor program receives recognition

Elizabeth Castillo, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Making it Happen program at Bakersfield College won an Exemplary Program award from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges on Jan. 21. The award, which included a $4,000 cash prize, was given to the MIH program for being the best representation of this year’s theme, “Transitions from High School to College: Assisting Students in Meeting Their Educational...

Four-year degree open to students

Four-year degree open to students

February 4, 2015

Bakersfield College announced on Jan. 20 that it will be one of 15 colleges in California to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree program. Students who...

News briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Filed under News

Nov. 19 – Dec. 3   CARE/CalWORKs “Adopt a Family” for our Holiday Tree located in the EOP&S office is accepting presents until Dec. 5th for underprivileged children.   Bakersfield College has changed its parking permit system. To order your Spring 2015 parking permit, visit www.permitsales.net/BAKCOLLEGE. New parking permits are required each...

BC hosts forum to better inform

BC hosts forum to better inform

October 8, 2014

  Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak, congressman David Valadao, and assemblyman Rudy Salas attended and answered questions for students at Bakersfield...

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

Teacher goes extra mile to communicate

April 17, 2013

By Luis Garcia Photo Editor   Over 140 students and faculty members packed the Levan Center at Bakersfield College to hear math professo...

Results are in for elections

Jazmine Montoya, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

By Jazmine Montoya Reporter   Election results are in. Bakersfield College students have chosen a new president and officers for the next school year. With 228 votes, Travis Tillis defeated Rudy Strong for Student Government Association president. Strong had 135 votes. All of the other elected officers ran unopposed. Elizabeth Gonzalez will fill the vice p...

Kean to retire with final show

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

April 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

By Patricia Rocha Reporter   After 19 years at Bakersfield College, choir director Ronald Kean is going out on top. After a total of 30 years teaching, a successful performance over spring break at New York’s infamous Carnegie Hall, and an upcoming finale performance, Kean is excited to retire for new adventures. His final performance will be held on May 4...

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

New NASCAR raceway debuts soon

April 17, 2013

By Adam Cree Reporter   Kern race fans rejoice. The Kern County Raceway is almost here, and it promises to be fast. Fans will have to wai...

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