Cinco de Mayo

May 10, 2002

M.E.Ch.A. kicked off May by celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Bakersfield College May 1 and 2. Festivities at the two-day event included the band Mariachi San Marcos performing on campus for students. Horses pranced in the free speech area as part of the celebration. Carlos Verlas performed lasso tricks for... Read more »

TOP STORY’Guilt by association’

Rachel Cribbs
May 10, 2002

A Bakersfield College Foundation grant writer once was investigated by the FBI for fraud, embezzlement and extortion. But Michele Bresso, director of marketing and public relations, maintains that all potential employees undergo background checks and only the best candidate is hired for the job. The... Read more »

Crime Beat / May 10, 2002

May 10, 2002

Parents have fight at music competition Bakersfield police were called when one parent assaulted another parent while they were attending a music competition on campus April 27 in the Fine Arts building, campus security reported. According to Detective Mary DeGeare, spokeswoman for the Bakersfield Police... Read more »

Spiff it Up!

fwhitney@bc.cc.ca.us
May 10, 2002

If our administration were really worried about the image BC presents to the public, I would think they would somewhere, somehow come up with $2.98 for a can of silver spray paint for the chain link fence around the baseball diamond. Those old rusty panels along Haley Street look positivly “ghetto”... Read more »

‘Blitz’-krieg Bop

Demethrasis Blackmon
May 10, 2002

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... Read more »

FIRST PERSONConfessions of a webhead or why Spidey is the greatest superhero

Lorenzo Miranda
May 10, 2002

It’s Friday, May 3, at 6:45 p.m., and rotating in my hot little hand is my general admission ticket for the motion picture “Spider-Man” for 8 p.m. that night. At about 7, I will head from my friend’s house by way of their van to Pacific Theatres to score some good seats for the... Read more »

MOVIE REVIEWYour friendly neighborhood Spider-Man

Lorenzo Miranda
May 10, 2002

In a downpour, a group of muggers approach their potential victim as a shadowy figure lingers from a building above. This silent observer then chooses to strike, shooting a weblike substance upon the assailants to whisk them away from the frightened woman. An array of punches, flips and kicks later,... Read more »

Student writers place in districtwide literary competition

Reagan Ives
May 10, 2002

League For Innovation contest winners BC WINNERS Short Story First place: “Danielle,” Julia Kennedy Second place: “Marriage: Always About the Cleaning,” Joshua Ochoa Third place: “Jessie and Mom,” Susan Damant Personal Essay First place: “It’s... Read more »

CLUB CORNERAssociation gives opportunity to learn about new cultures

Amber Garcia
May 10, 2002

The International Students Association is trying to stick to its motto, “Promoting Diversity.” The 10-year-old club is advised by Bakersfield College counselor Shohreh Rahman and has 94 members from 27 different countries, intended to give support to foreign students attending BC and allow... Read more »

TV REVIEWGlimpse into rocker’s life offers ‘bloody hell of a good time’

Amber Garcia
May 10, 2002

Most of us remember the good old days when Ozzy Osbourne was rock ‘n’ roll’s Prince of Darkness, biting the heads off of bats and doves, and inspiring hordes of young children everywhere to worship Satan. Now, he can’t even work his TV remote. Such is the beauty of MTV’s... Read more »

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