Letters to the Editor / May 10, 2002

May 10, 2002

Filed under Opinion

Gaming policy makes it hard to take BC seriously "NO GAMING: Games (Chess, Checkers, Cards, Dice, Dominoes, etc.) are not allowed within the Cafeteria or Campus Boundaries.... Read more »

COMMENTARYAn open door for ‘virtual’ porn

Jarrod M. Graham

May 10, 2002

Filed under Opinion

The United States 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 form of "virtual" child porn - was challenged... Read more »

Composer wins big with ‘Rainfalls’ song

Rudy Llamas

May 10, 2002

Filed under Features

Jimmy Cuellar began his musical career at the age of 5. He took violin lessons and workshops, but it wasn't until he reached high school that he realized that music is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. "I wanted... Read more »

Kickin’ around

Jessica C. Millman

May 10, 2002

Filed under Features

With the hard fast driving beat of a technoesque song in the background, the students lift their arms and stretch their legs. What follows is a routine of quick kicks and fast punches, with the students wearing a look of intense... Read more »

New VP of student services assumes duties

Tami Olivares

May 10, 2002

Filed under Features

In her first month at Bakersfield College, Juanita Chrysanthou, vice president of Student Services, handled four cases of student discipline. Four cases in one month is a lot, she said. "I have been told by staff that we don't... Read more »

Tennis places second in WSC

Rudy Llamas

May 10, 2002

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College men's tennis team has just wrapped up its season with a 14-2 record, placing second in the Western State Conference. "You couldn't have asked for more, other than an undefeated season," said Rob Slaybaugh,... Read more »

ON THE FIELDWomen who participate in sports perform better in game of life

Leanne Cave

May 10, 2002

Filed under Sports

In the last three decades, research shows that women who participate in sports at every level, but especially at the collegiate level, have become successful in the business world as well as in life. Women who have put on the... Read more »

Japanese family travels to Bakersfield for graduation

Elizabeth Gregory

May 10, 2002

Filed under News

Take three years in the United States away from a loving and close family in Japan, add unfamiliar cultural experiences along with some obstacles that can make living feel intimidating, and - presto - the life of Bakersfield College... Read more »

It’s a wrap

Tami Olivares

May 10, 2002

Filed under News

Less than half of students who apply for graduation at Bakersfield College actually attend the commencement ceremony. Sue Vaughn, director of enrollment services, said the college has been accepting applications for graduation... Read more »

Dance class helps build confidence

Elizabeth Gregory

May 10, 2002

Filed under News

Bright plaid clothing, funky hairdos and tennis shoes express a new style of dance, according to Bakersfield College dance instructor Eve-lyne Thomas. That style was expected to be exhibited during a recital Thursday when her... Read more »

‘Gade Newsline / May 10, 2002

May 10, 2002

Filed under Campus

Middle East 'teach-in' set for Wednesday Students and staff of Bakersfield College will participate in a "Teach-In for peace in the Middle East" Wednesday. The teach-in begins... Read more »