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Demethrasis’ Blitz

Demethrasis Blackmon

April 26, 2002

Filed under News

For all of the Bakersfield College sports fans who love Renegade football, but cringe at the notion of no gridiron for eight months, there is an oasis on the horizon. The Bakersfield Blitz has begun its inaugural season at the Centennial Garden. The Blitz are part of the arenafootball2 league, which consists of 34 teams nationwide. The original arena football league is... Read more »

Farewell

Rachel Cribbs

April 26, 2002

Filed under Opinion

Rachel Cribbs Editor in Chief Four semesters ago when I came to Bakersfield College, fresh out of Bakersfield High School, I didn't plan to work on The Renegade Rip. I had already completed four years of journalism on the Blue and White and was going to focus on my English major. However, that all changed when Editor in Chief Bryan Swaim, also from BHS, asked advisor Kathy... Read more »

Anti-child porn editorial

Jarrod M. Graham

April 26, 2002

Filed under News

Anti-child porn / May 6, 2002 By JARROD M. GRAHAM Online Editor The U.S. Supreme Court scored a victory for perverts everywhere in its recent decision to strike down the Child Pornography Prevention Act. The 1996 law - which made illegal any visualization of minors participating in sexual activity, including the depiction of underage characters by adult actors - was challenged... Read more »

NO GAMING

marc.miller@juno.com

April 26, 2002

Filed under Unapproved Reader Submissions

NO GAMING Games (Chess, Checkers, Cards, Dice, Dominoes, etc.) are not allowed within the Cafeteria or Campus Boundaries. Anyone violating this regulation may be subject to removal and prosecution and the game may be confiscated. Look familiar? This sign is posted at the north and south entrances into BC's cafeteria. I can understand prohibiting dice and cards, as they... Read more »

Crime Beat / April 26, 2002

April 26, 2002

Filed under Campus

Vandalism trial set for May The misdemeanor trial of a Bakersfield College employee was postponed, according to Kern County court records. Food service employee Pamela Miller is accused of scratching the green 1993 Toyota Camry of BC custodian Edison Cruz. Miller has denied the charge. Cruz's wife videotaped the alleged crime on campus Feb. 12. John Tello, Miller's attorney,... Read more »

‘Gade Newsline / April 26, 2002

April 26, 2002

Filed under Campus

Art Department hosts student art sale The Bakersfield College Art Department will present its annual sale of student art May 6 and 7 in the Fireside Room in Campus Center. Handcrafted ceramics and hand-blown glass pieces are just a few of the items available in this unique sale. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 6 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7. Proceeds of the sale bene... Read more »

‘Gade Feedback / April 26, 2002

Tami Olivares and Melissa Smithee

April 26, 2002

Filed under Opinion

What is the most unusual thing you remember learning in high school? Amy Roomsburg, Political Science: "My U.S. history teacher in high school told me George Washington was an idiot." Omid Sharbati, Business/Economics: "It always pays to make friends with the security guards." Mercy Ozaeta, Undeclared: "The odor of formaldehyde from dissecting a fetal pig and real... Read more »

Makin’ the Cut

Demethrasis Blackmon

April 26, 2002

Filed under Sports

The warm spring afternoon gave way to a cool breezy evening as teams from the Western State Conference converged on Memorial Stadium to compete in the track and field preliminaries Saturday. Bakersfield College will be well represented when the top qualifiers from each event will return to Memorial Stadium Saturday to compete in the conference finals. One of the top athletes... Read more »

FEATURE PHOTOA big draw

April 26, 2002

Filed under Campus

Ricky Shaw takes blood from Sarah Sanders during the blood drive held by Houchin Community Blood Bank in the Fireside Room on Thursday.

STAFF EDITORIALElection gives students chance to flex power

April 26, 2002

Filed under Opinion

Coming to therip.comNot sure who you're going to vote for in the election? Over the next couple of weeks, therip.com will be posting campaign statements from candidates as we receive them, as well as the endorsements of current ASBC President Sumeet Batth.Voting is the cornerstone of American democracy. As citizens, it is our civic duty to vote in every election, and the upcoming el... Read more »

MOVIE MINUTE’Frailty’ depicts blind faith

Jessica C. Millman

April 26, 2002

Filed under Campus

Demons and axes and gloves, oh my! This can sum up the movie "Frailty," along with a more than usual dysfunctional family. This is actor Bill Paxton's directing debut, he also stars in this movie and decided that twisters were not quite scary enough. The movie starts with an apparently ideal family, the Meiks: Dad, played by Paxton, and his two sons, played by child actors... Read more »

TOP STORYBC icon remembered by friends, coaches

Leanne Cave

April 26, 2002

Filed under News

Friends spoke passionately about the impact that Gil Bishop, former director of athletics and basketball coach at Bakersfield College who died April 17 at the age of 88, had on the community during his memorial service on Monday. "A lot of you have great memories and stories to tell about Gil," said Don Pruett, during the service at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Bakersfield.... Read more »

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