PHOTO ESSAYBoarding Life

Todd E. Swenson
February 22, 2002

function openSlideShow(){ + 41, 'selectUser', config='height=394,width=230,scrollbars=No,resizable=Yes');} View slideshow While the U.S. Olympic snowboard team swept the event, local snowboarders continue to work on their techniques. With the results of the 2002 games, snowboarding... Read more »

Crime Beat / Feb. 22, 2002

February 22, 2002

Fumes lead to classroom evacuation An instructor called campus police on Feb. 12 around 8 p.m. to report students and instructors feeling lightheaded and sick to their stomachs, according to campus police reports. When the officer entered the building, he called for back-up upon experiencing chest tightness... Read more »

‘Gade Newsline / Feb. 22, 2002

February 22, 2002

Guest actor joins cast of BC play Guest professional actor Robert Kempf will join a local cast for the upcoming play, “The Man Who Came to Dinner” on Saturday, March 9, at 8 p.m. in the Bakersfield College Indoor Theater. Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for students and seniors. Children... Read more »

Basketball winds up final games

Leanne Cave
February 22, 2002

The Bakersfield College men’s basketball team was expected to wind up the regular season against conference foes Citrus Wednesday and Glendale on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Playoff chances? For the Renegades to have any chance at a playoff berth, they will have to win both games, which are on the road,... Read more »

Track teams sweep meet

Demethrasis Blackmon
February 22, 2002

The BC men and women’s track and field teams took center stage at Memorial Stadium as both teams hosted their first Western State Conference mini-meet of the season. Women’s head coach Pam Kelley and men’s head coach Bob Covey were pleased with the overall results, but hinted that there... Read more »

Free tutoring helps students pass classes

Reagan Ives
February 22, 2002

Most people don’t realize how much tutoring benefits the students and instructors at Bakersfield College. Tutoring is a one-on-one connection and the environment is different from that of the classroom. “It’s individuals working with other individuals,” said Hillary Neumeister,... Read more »

Higher unit courses require more work, hours for students in class

Tami Olivares
February 22, 2002

It seems unfair to be enrolled in a two-unit class when students are spending an abundance of time outside of the class reading, studying and doing homework. But the higher the number of units, the more work students should expect. The class schedule listed biology, calculus and chemistry as five-unit... Read more »

Tribal Traditions

Rudy Llamas
February 22, 2002

Evelyn Ornelas danced in a diamond dress. The diamonds on the bottom of her skirt glittered on the 70-year-old grandmother celebrated her Choctaw culture. Ornelas was one of several dancers who celebrated tribal traditions on Feb. 11 in the Free Speech area on campus. Each tribe has its own symbols,... Read more »

BC hopes growth will pay off soon

Rachel Cribbs
February 22, 2002

Bakersfield College enrollment increased 12 percent during the fall semester, according to Sue Vaughn, director of enrollment services. But the college will have to wait until next fall before finding out if it will be paid by the state for its growth. While BC grew 12 percent, 6 percent of that was... Read more »

MOVIE MINUTE’Birthday Girl’

Elizabeth Gregory
February 22, 2002

You may just want to take a couple of shots of Smirnoff before watching “Birthday Girl.” This short British comedy is certainly a disappointment considering its cast: Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Vincent Cassel and Mathieu Kassovitz. Chaplin, known for his role in “The Thin Red Line,”... Read more »

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