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

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 ...

Tattoos have become more than just a trend

Priscilla Dauven, Photographer

April 17, 2013

By Priscilla Dauven Reporter Tattoos are a form of expression; our bodies are like an empty canvas waiting to be turned into a beautiful masterpiece. Many people get tattoos to represent something or someone important in their lives. Tattoos are a beautiful form of expression that seem to be a huge trend among the younger generations nowadays. Unless you have a tattoo,...

Easy to be inspired by the comedy of Norm Macdonald

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2013

By Martin Chang Editor in Chief Norm Macdonald is the funniest talker in America. It’s not really about the jokes he tells, but it’s how he tells them that makes me laugh like no other. He has a way of putting emphasis on words. His deadpan delivery isn’t so dead. He always seems gleeful when telling his jokes to Howard Stern or Conan O’Brien. He gives his jok...

A place to call home

Robert Mullen, Reporter

April 3, 2013

By Robert Mullen Reporter I was born in Bakersfield. I was raised here for most of my life and even after I moved up to Frazier Park, Bakersfield was still home, and I still visited just about every other week. I was incredibly excited moving back here for college and still feel right in this city, as opposed to a small mountain town that never really charmed me. Some...

The family force

Mitchelle De Leon, Reporter

April 3, 2013

By Mitchelle De Leon Reporter   At eight o’clock on most nights, my father taps my door and announces, “Time to eat.” We then heat our dinner, which my mother prepares hours earlier. My brother groans, suggesting that we should have eaten by seven. My father turns on the warm lights directly above the table, illuminating our once peach-colored carpet, now...

Much more than I was expecting

Samantha Kelly, BC Student

April 3, 2013

I was intrigued when I saw the ladies of the Muslim Student Association at a booth applying henna and informing students about their traditional headscarf, the hijab. Noticing my curiosity, I was greeted by the friendly faces of the MSA. They told me about the henna and asked if I was interested in wearing a hijab around for a day. I was elated. I have been interested...

Parties suck, have a kickback

Tyler Goucher, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Aw, another eventful Saturday night in the happening town of Bakersfield … not! Just like the weekend before and the weekend before that, what starts out as promising plans turn into a struggle to find some place to go before the liquor stores stop selling alcohol. Welcome to Bako nightlife. A text always shows up on my phone with either an address or someone asking...

Your own worst enemy

Your own worst enemy

March 13, 2013

For most of my life women have constantly confused me. Although I am female, I was raised around boys so there are some things that I just don’t understand...

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