The Renegade Rip

Time to finally be who I want to be

Time to finally be who I want to be

Robin Shin, Online Editor

April 17, 2013

Filed under Perspectives

By Robin Shin Online Editor “All of you people born here, if you had to take that (citizenship) test — well, Canada would be building a fence ...

Dr. Phil’s ‘Life Code’ gives readers surprising insight

Robin Shin, Online Editor

March 14, 2013

Filed under Reviews

Let me start this review by telling you that I have never watched a single episode of Dr. Phil’s show or even heard much about him, except in parodies where they made fun of him or he made fun of himself.   This book gave me the first impression from anything Dr. Phil related.  What was the first impression? It was really good.  Maybe I am just very naïve or desperate...

Polish student breaking barriers

Polish student breaking barriers

March 14, 2013

America is a country of the free, power, resources, and to some,  the beginning of the rest of their life.  It is a country where many legal immigrants...

DREAM Act more complicated than you think

Robin Shin, Online Editor

February 27, 2013

Filed under Campus

The DREAM Act may not have passed yet, but when the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was enacted on Aug. 15, 2012, it was an enactment given to DREAMers to be pardoned from deportation and given the opportunity to stay for two years with a work permit. While it was enacted, many people were misinformed or uninformed of DACA. DACA does not offer a path to a green card...

Benefits from smoking ban

Benefits from smoking ban

Robin Shin, Online Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

As a student who dislikes smoking, when I heard about the vote on whether they will make the Bakersfield College a smoking free or smoking designated c...

All is fair in love and networking

robin shin, online editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In this new generation of mass communication, we are able to communicate with those who live in places we haven’t even heard of, as long as they have an Internet connection. We use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and many other social networks to get our lives known and shared by those who have the same interest.   You meet a cute girl or guy in class, you want to know t...

Gamers using Steam online marketplace for questionable transactions

Gamers using Steam online marketplace for questionable transactions

February 13, 2013

Steam, a software developed by Valve Corporation, is a growing community where people can make easy purchases of games, software’s and now virtual ite...

Former Korn guitar player makes new music, planning tour

Former Korn guitar player makes new music, planning tour

Robin Shin, Online Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Features

Brian “Head” Welch, best known as the former guitarist of the nu metal band Korn,  released his newest album “Between Here & Lost” with h...

Crafty ladies create eco-friendly candles with much love

Robin Shin, Online Editor

January 30, 2013

Filed under Features

Only a handful of people in the world are able to have the motivation to make their hobbies into a business.  The two founders of Happily Ever After Candles (HEAC), Elizabeth Valle, 26, and Stephanie Velasco, 22, are two childhood friends who are currently building their hobbies into a business. Valle is a business major at Bakersfield College, and Velasco transferred out...

Cosplayers gather at Bak-Anime

Cosplayers gather at Bak-Anime

January 30, 2013

After their last convention in the summer of 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Bak-Anime returned Jan. 20, at their new location: Bakersfield Marriott hotel,...

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