The Renegade Rip

Sandi Taylor with Bakersfield College's softball team during her years as head softball coach. Bakersfield College’s President Sonya Christian announced Taylor will be officially retiring on June 25 after 30 years working at BC.

Q&A: Bakersfield College athletic director Sandi Taylor on retirement and proudest accomplishments

May 31, 2020

Bakersfield College announced that athletic director and longtime head softball coach, Sandi Taylor, will be officially retiring on June 25 after 30 years...

Sonya Christian discusses “Back to college” during Renegade Roundup

Olivia Patterson, Reporter

March 25, 2020

During BC’s daily virtual forum on Wednesday March 25, many topics were discussed and the newest topic was the program launched by Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian, “Back to College.”  “Back to College,” will allow new and current students to start a five-week-late-start class with the goal of getting the large amount of unemployed scaled up by o...

BC pledges support in time of uncertainty

BC pledges support in time of uncertainty

December 2, 2016

Bakersfield College president Sonya Christian took to the BC Delano Campus to make a public statement addressing the college’s undocumented students...

$503 million bond measure to shape the future of the KCCD

$503 million bond measure to shape the future of the KCCD

Morgan Park, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Kern County citizens are set to vote on a new bond measure this coming November that could drastically change the face of Bakersfield College, as well...

BC Vice President leaves for Glendale

BC Vice President leaves for Glendale

June 21, 2016

Anthony Culpepper who served as Bakersfield College’s vice president of finance and administrative services since March 2014, has accepted a pos...

Kit-fox probe begins

Kit-fox probe begins

May 3, 2016

California Department of Fish and Wildlife has launched an investigation into the removal practices that were employed by Bakersfield College Faciliti...

BC president discusses plans for college

Marcus Castro, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2015

  Now that the contract issue with Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian has been resolved, Christian talked about her plans and focuses for BC. “Often we have rough patches that we need to go through, but I’m a firm believer that it really makes us a lot stronger,” said Christian. “I want everyone to feel optimistic and positive and just do what...

KCCD approves BC President Sonya Christian’s Contract

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

After an enduring battle regarding the fate of Sonya Christian’s contract, slating her to continue her position as Bakersfield College president, the...

Christian conflict remains

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 23, 2015

The ongoing saga between Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian and the Kern Community College District continues after the KCCD board of trustees...

KCCD votes against approval of BC president Sonya Christian’s contract

Sonya Christian's contract was approved at the Oct. 6 KCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015

The battle between Sonya Christian and the Kern Community College District reignited after the KCCD board voted against the approval of Christian’s contract. The...

Christian’s leadership resonates

Staff

September 10, 2015

Bakersfield College president Sonya Christian has been offered a three-year contract, which is what many of us had hoped for. The last three months have shined a spotlight on Christian after enduring a fight to stay on as our BC president once the Kern Community College District decided that she might not be fit to continue running the BC campus. The truth is that many...

BC president’s contract recommended for approval

BC president's contract recommended for approval

Javier Valdes, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015

Over the summer, Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian found herself in a tough battle against the Kern Community College District. Following a far ...

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