The Renegade Rip

BC hosts a speech by Nick Belardes

Trina Goree, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Features

The pitfalls of modern society spark conversation amongst Bakersfield College students. Meth, prostitution, human trafficking, and childhood homelessness were a few of the themes featured in author Nick Belardes’ speech. The Nick Belardes “Your Place in Words: The Individual’s New Responsibility in the Southern Central Valley Through History and Writing” speech was...

Bakersfield College discusses civil rights

Bakersfield College discusses civil rights

April 8, 2015

Bakersfield College’s Leven Center was host to a civil rights act lecture recently. The lecture touched on numerous issues that the Mexican American...

Roomates: a problem or a solution?

Trina Goree, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

PRO: I live for a roommate. There are so many benefits from living with others; my thoughts are tumbling over one another in an effort to get everyone out. I have lived in many different living environments in my short life, maybe a hint to the free spirit I am. The most epic moments and experiences have been life spent with roommates. I believe, the more the merrier. ...

Veterans will receive free parking pass through Mike’s Pass Program

Trina Goree, Reporter

March 19, 2015

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College veterans will soon benefit from “Mike’s Pass,” a new fund that will pay for veteran students parking passes through a Mike’s Pass Program. The fund was recently approved this semester. There were a series of steps in order to gain approval for the fund. Tina C. Mendoza, veterans educational adviser, worked with the Foundation Department, Public...

BC students wish they’d known about the parade

BC students wish they’d known about the parade

March 5, 2015

Not many Bakersfield College students attended the annual Black American History Day Parade, though there were some alumni present. When asking BC students...

Renegade pantry open on campus

Trina Goree, Reporter

February 24, 2015

Filed under News

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 will be the first Renegade Pantry distribution of the semester. There have been a few changes to the way the Renegade Pantry operates. This includes the sign in process. Bakersfield College students can now register for the pantry at www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/campus/pantry. The sign up time given to students has now been extended as well. BC students...

PizzaRev allows customers to create their own pizza

Trina Goree, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under Reviews

The newest pizza chain to open in Bakersfield is PizzaRev, which was a hit and miss in my experience. I loved that I was able to take part in crafting my own pizza. The ability to design a pizza with whatever food cravings of the day was extremely satisfying to a foodie like me. The idea of crafting your own pizza also gave me, and would give the not so adventurous person...

Added GenEd a horror

Trina Goree, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Bittersweet emotions regarding the fast approaching graduation will be the topic of discussion for weeks to come. With the start of the spring semester and last semester’s finals over, Graduation 2015 hopefuls have learned whether they will be among the thousands of BC students to achieve commencement this academic year. Graduation 2015 will be a triumphant victory...

Mesa Mexican Grill pleases newcomers

Mesa Mexican Grill pleases newcomers

November 19, 2014

Mesa Mexican Grill restaurant is one of the latest eatery’s to open in Bakersfield. Luckily for Bakersfield College students, the restaurant is conveniently...

Students say mid-semester is flying by quick

Trina Goree, Reporter

November 5, 2014

Filed under Features

Mid-semester feelings vary among Bakersfield College students. It has arrived; the halfway mark in the semester that will determine whether the semester has gone in one’s favor, or not. “It’s crazy that it’s almost over, that it’s coming to an end,” mentioned Clayton Fowler. These feeling are not his alone; in fact, the majority of BC students that were asked...

What are we doing in the restroom, ladies? Eating, sleeping and talking?

What are we doing in the restroom, ladies? Eating, sleeping and talking?

November 5, 2014

  Where one relieves oneself is usually a topic best left unsaid, but I feel the time is way overdue to discuss, or at least share, my views regarding...

Company repurposes military gear

Trina Goree, Reporter

October 22, 2014

Filed under Features

  Female veterans on campus had mixed emotions about Sword and Plough, a company specializing in repurposing and recycling military gear. Although Bakersfield College veterans have no problem with the mission of Sword and Plough, the veterans are not in support of the idea of military gear being sold for financial gain, even though the material used is a surplus...

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