The Renegade Rip

BC Veterans Resource center gathers items for troops overseas

Jacqueline Gutierrez, Reporter

November 25, 2019

The Veterans Resource Center partnered with the Blue Star Moms and gathered care package items for troops who are deployed overseas at the Operation: Not Forgotten event in front of the admissions building on Nov. 19. “We take donations a few times around the year and they [the Blue Star Moms] take those items and at different points, in the year they pack everything up...

Spotlight: Veterans’ resources on campus

Jacqueline Aquian, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Veteran programs at Bakersfield College offer many services for BC vets. Colleges, universities, and other communities take notice in the veterans and their hard work to protect this country. Bakersfield College has the Veterans Resource Center on campus and Financial aid has the Veteran California Promise Grant (CCPG) which has drawn much recognition. The Veteran Resource Center ...

BC honors veterans, provides care packages

Ruben Lira, Reporter

November 9, 2018

As part of Veterans week at Bakersfield College, the Veterans Center held a care package drop off zone, “Operation Not Forgotten” on Nov. 8 in front of the Administration building. Donations were taken to send to troops overseas who are fighting and can expect to have a care package before Christmas. A care package contains goods that include hygiene products,...

Veterans and officals attending the the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Vernon Valenzuela Veteran’s Center at Bakersfield 
College pose before having their photo taken via drone.

Veteran’s Center groundbreaking drew a crowd near campus center

November 9, 2018

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Veterans’ Resource Center at Bakersfield College brought many members of the community and local veterans to...

Waiting for counselors takes hours

Veteran students use the computer in the veteran lounge to register for classes and do their homework

Darlene L. Williams, Reporter

January 28, 2018

Spring semester at Bakersfield College is in full force as nearly 32,000 enrolled student’s make their way around campus to their various classes. Over...

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