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Chicano Department by the M.E.Ch.A. Historian

brownie93312@sbcglobal.net

November 15, 2002

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To all those that oppose the Chicano Department, I would like to say that you should do some research on the history of the Chicano Movement. America makes up only four percent of the world's population; however, America uses about forty percent of the world's resources. Do not get me wrong, I do not hate America. I love America, but I hate the corrupt many that control America.... Read more »

Chicano Department.

brownie93312@sbcglobal.net

November 15, 2002

Filed under Unapproved Reader Submissions

To all those that oppose the Chicano Department, I would like to say that you should do some research on the history of the Chicano Movement if you have not already. America makes up only four percent of the world's population; however, America uses about forty percent of the world's resources. Do not get me wrong, I do not hate America. I love America, but I hate the corrupt... Read more »

District, faculty agree on new 3-year contract

November 15, 2002

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The Kern Community College District and faculty negotiating teams have reached a tentative agreement that will give teachers a 22.48 percent salary increase during the next three years. Teachers' pay will increase by 5.33 percent in January, 7.33 percent in July and 8.34 percent in July 2004, according to an e-mail sent to teachers from Steve Eso, president of the Bakersfield... Read more »

Opinions split on impact of 16-week semester

Mary Lamkin

November 15, 2002

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Two weeks can make a big difference in class times and scheduling, according to students and faculty, who are approaching the end of Bakersfield College's first 16-week semester. Peggy Harmon, 50, a liberal studies student, said it'll be nice having a couple of weeks more for the winter break, but added that the drawback is in adding those few extra minutes to class times,... Read more »

Naked couple makes fast exit from Fine Arts

Tami Olivares

November 15, 2002

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Two Bakersfield College students were conducting their own course in sex education in a campus classroom when they were interrupted by a custodian. The custodian said he caught a young man and woman believed to be students naked in the Fine Arts 30 auditorium on Nov. 6. The custodian, who asked that his name not be used, was heading toward the door about 2 p.m. when he saw... Read more »

Korn County

Ben Oliver

November 15, 2002

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Jonathan Davis is the epitome of the heavy metal menace. The former mortician's assistant, steps out onto the stage at Centennial Garden. Dressed in a long sleeve black shirt, and an ankle-length kilt with a large silver cross on the front, the king overlooks his subjects: a sea of sweaty, awestruck people, who immediately recognize the guitar intro to Korn's "Here to Stay." Gripping... Read more »

Community to pick up pool maintenance tab

Leanne Cave

November 15, 2002

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The $3.35 million state-of-the-art William A. Wheeler Aquatic Center, which includes a newly constructed 50-meter pool and a renovated older pool, opened this summer to help meet the needs of the community. And the community will pay the price for maintaining the beautiful facilities on the Bakersfield College campus. According to BC Athletics Director Jan Stuebbe, the maintenance... Read more »

‘8 Mile’ is the role Eminem was born to play

Anissa Segovia

November 15, 2002

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If you're looking for power, energy, truth or just soft porn, "8 Mile" is a must-see movie. Eminem portrays Jimmy Smith Jr., also known as Rabbit, a young man who struggles with who he is and who he really wants to be. Brittany Murphy plays Alex , who is called his girl in the movie but who sleeps around, a hood rat girl who will do anything to get a ticket out of her world.... Read more »

More than muscle mania

Demethrasis Blackmon

November 15, 2002

Filed under Sports

Exercising is one of the keys to healthy living. The fitness center, which is located on the north side of Gil Bishop Sports Center, is a facility that provides a wide variety of information, equipment and an atmosphere that caters to college students of all ages. The center is continuously supervised at all times by an instructor, said Jenny Dahl, who was on duty Wednesday... Read more »

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