The Renegade Rip

BC’s daily Renegade Roundup included local government officials

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

April 6, 2020

More than 240 participants joined in on Bakersfield College President’s all-campus forum with political and community leaders, as panelists, on April 6 to update BC faculty and students on COVID-19 and its impact on the community.  Panel speakers included California State Assembly Vince Fong, Retired California State Senator Jean Fuller, CEO of Kern Economic Development Cor...

Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium

Construction on the Memorial Stadium will bring new upgrades to BC

April 29, 2019

Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium is currently under construction as part of the Measure J bill. The stadium will be divided into two separate phas...

A new set of BCSGA officers have been appointed for next academic year

New BCSGA President Samatha Pulido.

Logan King, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Elections at Bakersfield College have ended seemingly without notice. The election this semester lacked candidates for the majority of open positions and...

KGET Food Drive for Gleaners Received All-Time Record Donations

Amy Sarmiento, Reporters

April 5, 2019

KGET hosted their annual food drive for Golden Empire Gleaners outside the KGET studios in Downtown Bakersfield on March 28 and received a record-breaking amount of food and donations. Gleaners received 17,000 pounds of food and $9,000 in cash in a single day during the food drive. Gleaners is a non-profit organization that helps families with food insecurity. "These ...

BCSGA members discuss resolutions and this year’s elections

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Current representatives for the Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held a town hall on March 21 at Levinson Hall where students voiced concerns, ideas, and learned about current resolutions being brought to campus. The main takeaways from the town hall meeting, other than student input, were current resolutions that are in the works for Bakersfield ...

Taft inmates discuss life choices

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

March 15, 2019

As part of a youth outreach program called Those Outspoken, inmates from the Taft Correctional Institution visited Bakersfield College for a Q&A session in the Levan Center on March 7. Faculty and students were in attendance to listen to the inmates’ life stories and discuss some of the topics in Baz Dreisinger’s book, “Incarceration Nations,” a non-fiction...

Former California Senator Jean Fuller leads a discussion on women in leadership

Amir Guyton, Reporter

March 6, 2019

The Levan Center at Bakersfield College hosted Women in Leadership, a panel that's meant to empower, encourage and inspire women to pursue leadership positions by having local women in power discuss their influences, challenges, and successes along with words of advice for young women on March 1. The panel included a powerhouse of local women such as Former California Senator J...

Women’s Month kicks off with Wendy Wasserstein’s “Uncommon Women and Others”

Logan King, Reporter

March 6, 2019

The final showing of the play "Uncommon Women and Others" ended its shows cycle on March 2nd at the Simonsen Performing Arts Center at Bakersfield College. The play was written by Wendy Wasserstein and is set in 1972 at Mount Holyoke College. The play communicates the dry comical style of Wasserstein while providing an intimate look into the tenants of second-wave...

Discrimination against men

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019

You can’t have a feminist column and not talk about men. Did you know men are discriminated against for their gender? One discrimination is they can receive longer prison sentences compared to their female counterparts. In a study conducted by Sonja B. Starr, a law professor at the University of Michigan, found gender disparities in federal criminal cases. In her...

Budget Forum discusses BC spending

Logan King, Reporter

February 8, 2019

The Levan Center for Humanities hosted the Student-Centered Funding Forum on January 28th. Faculty members from most academic departments were present to hear the college spending plans for the next year. Other topics included issues that have come up over the last year in regard to college spending and allocation of funds among the various campuses in the district. The opening sp...

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...

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