The Renegade Rip

First project for Measure J to fix BC parking lots underway

First project for Measure J to fix BC parking lots underway

March 11, 2018

On March 7, Bakersfield College commuters drove onto campus to see signs that certain parking lots will be closed from March 12 through April 27. The...

BC parking flows to streets

BC parking flows to streets

September 7, 2016

With two sides of Bakersfield College bordered by residential areas, one thing is for certain at the beginning of a school year: There will be parking...

BC students deserve free parking

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Why should students at Bakersfield College have to pay for parking? It is ridiculous that after all of the money we put into going to school here, we still have to pay to park on campus. Considering other expenses college students have throughout a semester here, the thought of an added one like parking seems a bit over the top. Still, this would be fine if not for the fact...

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...

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...

Parking disaster at BC

Staff Editorial

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The spring semester is finally upon us and that gives all college students the chance for a fresh start, but a new semester also brings with it the added dread of having to navigate around campus trying to find a parking spot in an already hectic campus. Before someone can actually attend class, they must first drive around the gauntlet of students and then fight off the...

Students dread BC parking for the Fall

Robert Mullen, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Campus

With news of the proposed changes to parking circulating, student opinion seems to be swinging against it. Gunnar Fredericksen, theater major, understands that budgetary concerns might be causing this, but he isn’t pleased with the removal of free parking and increase of daily permits. “I think it’s a little ridiculous that they’re taking away the free parking,”...

BC plans to charge for free parking.

Rober Mullen, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under News

Come Fall of 2013, students at Bakersfield College will find parking much more expensive. “We’re looking at both the parking fee, the amount, and we’re looking at eliminating free parking,” said Sean James, BC’s executive director of administrative services. This comes as part of an effort to deal with the costs regarding maintenance and security in BC parking lots. “We’ve...

Parking changes upset students

Parking changes upset students

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

September 19, 2012

Filed under Campus

This semester has brought on changes, some good some bad, like new teachers, different classes and higher parking fees. The one-day parking pass is now...

Parking rules inconvenient mess

Staff Editorial

September 19, 2012

Filed under Editorial

Parking.  It has sparked debate and headache for students at Bakersfield College for many years, and yet no real evidence can be found to show that the administration has heard our grievances. Our on-campus student numbers have grown, and like class sizes and cut programs, it sends the message that there doesn’t seem to be room for us all. Administrators are constantly...

Current college issues concern students

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2012

Filed under News

With the school’s budget situation, financial aid rumors and the rising cost of attendance and parking fees, many students are feeling weary of their futures here at Bakersfield College. Interim president Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg said these issues have been addressed to herself and student government officials, and she wishes there was a simple solution. “Our resources...

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