The Renegade Rip

California Community College Chancellor hosts a meeting for students

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

May 12, 2020

The Chancellor of California Community Colleges, Eloy Oakley, held a student media teleconference, on May 12, to provide an update on the future for community colleges during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The majority of colleges moved to online distant learning as the pandemic progressed. Chancellor Oakley wanted to explain to all faculty and students that his offices will continue to provide th...

Bakersfield College campus.

The future of BC during 2020

May 7, 2020

In terms of the campus being reopened there has been a lot of speculation about what will come next for Bakersfield College. BC began the transition to dist...

BC Faculty discusses the summer and fall sessions

Angel Magdaleno

May 6, 2020

More than 360 participants joined in via Zoom for the all campus forum. The forum took place on May 6, with a group of panel speakers to talk about the protocols that Bakersfield College will implement for the summer and fall sessions.  The panel speakers included BC President Sonya Christian, Executive Director of Facilities Bill Potter, Interim Director of the Health Cen...

The 2020 Student Leadership and Involvement Awards Ceremony was hosted online

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

May 1, 2020

Bakersfield College moved forward and arranged the annual Student Leadership and Involvement ceremony awards via Zoom and Facebook Live on April 30.  In the past two months, the BC community has put forth their efforts to continue in striving through the COVID-19 pandemic, and following through with the ceremony is just one of many.  The ceremony was hosted by Dire...

BC holds SGA elections online

Gian Gayatao

Bianca Cacciola, Editor-in-chief

April 19, 2020

Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) held elections for the upcoming academic school year from April 13 through April 16. Despite BC...

BC loans Chromebooks to students

Mariah Arviso, Reporter

April 19, 2020

Bakersfield College launched the Laptop Loaner Program on April 9 due to the high demand of laptops needed for students to practice distant learning.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all courses were transferred to an online format. Doing so left many students struggling to continue current courses because they didn’t have the materials or resources needed. Bakersfield Coll...

Community Colleges Chancellor updates students on COVID-19 changes

Adeli Arvizu, Reporter

April 15, 2020

California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a meeting via Zoom for student journalists on April 14 to discuss school updates and answer pending questions.  Alongside the chancellor was Director of Communications Paige Marlatt and Executive Vice Chancellor Marty Alvarado. Oakley briefly welcomed viewers and expressed gratitude toward all the community co...

BC officials discuss possibility of reopening

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

April 14, 2020

Bakersfield College Faculty discussed new plans for the months coming as well as current adjustments on Tuesday April 14.  Bakersfield College President, Sonya Christian, stated she and other officials have begun the preliminary thought processes in reopening the BC campuses. After the curve of COVID-19 goes down, precautions will be continued to be practiced by staff and ...

BC football team falls to Long Beach

Haley Duval, Reporter

November 4, 2019

The Bakersfield College’s football team lost their home game against Long Beach City College, 23-20, at Memorial Stadium, on Oct.26. In the second quarter, BC’s quarterback, Braden Wingle gave the Renegades their first touchdown of the game. In the same quarter, BC’s freshman Malik Delouth made a 13-yard touchdown. By end of the first half, BC was up 14-10. In the ...

BC's main entrance lawn.

Bakersfield College receives accreditation for the next seven years

February 8, 2019

Bakersfield College went through a week-long process during the fall 2018 semester in order to receive accreditation for the next seven years. President Sonya C...

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