The Renegade Rip

BC teacher remembered

Robert Mullen, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Adie Geiser, Bakersfield College’s longtime assistive technology specialist, passed away on Feb. 23 at Memorial Hospital at the age of 49. Geiser had been with the college for 14 years, since being hired into his current role back in 1999. Geiser also taught technology classes for disabled students, consulted for the school on matters pertaining to technology used by...

BC plans to charge for free parking.

Rober Mullen, Reporter

February 27, 2013

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...

Men’s tennis team finishes in sixth place

robert mullen, reporter

February 27, 2013

Men’s tennis played a tournament in Modesto over Feb. 15-16, where they came in sixth of 14. Coach Teri Lynott felt the team did better than they had during their first match, though “The improvement I saw was not on the court, it was off the court. We worked through some issues about preparation and stuff like that, before we go out there to play, and that was good. Even ...

BC golf team continues to struggle on the year

Robert Mullen, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Men’s golf has played five tournaments thus far, with their best standing being fourth of ten, during the Double Eagle Invitational on Jan. 28-29 in Bakersfield. They made seventh of 14 at Stanford on Feb. 4, sixth of seven at College of the Canyons on Feb. 11, third of four on Feb. 13 in Ojai, and last of seven at Santa Barbara on Feb. 18. Their next game will be at Santa...

BC softball team off to a rough start in the season

BC softball team off to a rough start in the season

Robert Mullen, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Bakersfield College softball has hit the season hard, playing eight games in the last two weeks, leaving their current record at 1-10. On Feb. 12, th...

Softball team starts season 0-3

Softball team starts season 0-3

February 13, 2013

It’s been a rough start for Bakersfield College softball. The season’s first three games have been losses.  On Feb. 1 BC traveled to Fresno City Co...

Men’s and women’s tennis start in opposite directions

Men’s and women’s tennis start in opposite directions

February 13, 2013

Bakersfield College women’s tennis has started strong this season, winning two matches and taking first in the tournament. BC opened the season at...

Puppy Bowl brings the cute

Puppy Bowl brings the cute

Robert Mullen, Reporter

February 13, 2013

While February 3 found most of America glued to the Super Bowl, a small, but growing segment of the population got its sports fix in a different way. While...

New VP is here to stay

New VP is here to stay

Robert Mullen, Reporter

February 13, 2013

With the recent budget issues and changes in administrative positions, Bakersfield College has hired on several new deans and other administrative person...

Students have mixed opinions on the voting of the smoking policy

Robert Mullen, Reporter

January 30, 2013

With the vote on Bakersfield College’s smoking policy just ending, students weighed in on which option they wanted most. Christopher Hopkins, undeclared major, doesn’t think anyone should be told whether they can or can’t smoke on campus so long as they are respectful of nonsmokers, but does feel that BC has the right to create designated smoking areas. Ron Page,...

The Expendables rock B Ryder’s bar

Robert Mullen, Reporter

January 30, 2013

By  Reporter   For more than two hours, The Expendables entertained a packed house at B Ryder’s Rockin’ Sports Bar, following opening acts by the reggae rock bands Dub Seeds and Fortunate Youth. With more than 15 years’ experience, the four man band from Santa Cruz know their style well and show they are more than capable of mixing metal, reggae, and...

Softball coach Taylor confident

Robert Mullen, Reporter

January 30, 2013

After making it to the second round of the Super Regionals last year, the Bakersfield College softball team finished last season with a 29-15 record. Yet with several veteran players gone and a freshman-dominated roster, it will be a long hard road to accomplish a similar feat. “We lost eight sophomores, and then two freshmen didn’t return that were instrumental last...

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