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No Doubt Rocks Steady

Roger Hornback

December 6, 2002

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function openSlideShow351(){window.open(slideshowpath + 351,'selectUser',config='scrollbars=No,resizable=Yes');}CLICK HERE FOR SLIDESHOW Concert Review: Three female-led bands hit Centennial Garden recently and left no doubt in the fans’ minds that women singers know how to rock Bakersfield. No Doubt, Garbage and Distilled performed to a sold out audience of fans. When th... Read more »

Club to restore campus fountain

Courtney Ross

December 6, 2002

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The fountain next to the Science and Engineering building is being renovated over the holiday break. According to Joe Patterson, the president of the Engineers Club, the fountain has not been used in the last two years that he has been at Bakersfield College. The fountain is located in the quad area of the Science and Engineering building. Richard Knight, the club's vice... Read more »

‘Gade Newsline / Dec. 6, 2002

December 6, 2002

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'A Christmas in Kern' slated for Monday The BC Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will present "A Christmas in Kern" on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Fox Theater, 2001 H St. Children under 12 and military personnel in uniform are free, student admission is $3 and general admission is $5. The event will include musical guests. Gay, lesbian students seek club adviser A gay and lesbian club... Read more »

MOVIE MINUTEA ‘Death Star’ of a movie

Lorenzo Miranda

December 6, 2002

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"Solaris," the remake of Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's 1972 movie of the same name, should be renamed "Slow-aris" for making its running time of 95 minutes seem twice as long. George Clooney stars as Dr. Chris Kelvin who is called on to investigate a series of strange incidents that occur on a space station near the planet of Solaris which are vaguely described by a... Read more »

Holiday spirit shines through in ‘Lightasmic’

Ben Oliver

December 6, 2002

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Josh Barnett is an ambitious man. By the age of 9, he was already decorating his grandmother's house with 1,000 Christmas lights. His one-man operation grew until 2001, when he had decorated his parents' home with a computer-run display featuring over 185,000 lights synchronized with music. He was given a Beautiful Bakersfield Award in 2002, he said. Now, Barnett has taken... Read more »

Nursing student proves that he is ‘handi-capable’

Amber Garcia

December 6, 2002

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Ryan Clark thinks of himself as an ordinary guy. He's married and has several pets, loves to ski and ride bikes, is a great cook and is on his way to becoming a registered nurse. He's usually too busy to stop and take into consideration the fact that he only has one arm. "I don't think of myself as different from anyone else," the 32-year-old Bakersfield College student... Read more »

Indecent exposure lands man in jail

Tami Olivares

December 6, 2002

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A Bakersfield man pleaded guilty Nov. 8 to exposing himself at Bakersfield College, according to Kern County Superior Court records. Kenneth Wesley Peyton, 37, was on parole from previous indecent exposure convictions at schools, and received three years in prison. According to court files, Peyton came on campus Oct. 15 impersonating a student and exposed himself to a female... Read more »

Hoop it up

December 6, 2002

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While most of the students at Bakersfield College will be enjoying Christmas vacation, the men and women's basketball teams will continue to hit the hardwood over the winter break. Women's head coach Paula Dahl led her squad to its first home victory of the season Tuesday night as BC defeated Rio Hondo 61-59. Kristen Black led all scorers with 17 points. Head coach George... Read more »

Undefeated wrestlers compete in regionals

Leanne Cave

December 6, 2002

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When the Bakersfield College wrestling team travels to Victorville on Saturday to compete in the Southern California Regional, it will represent BC in an unfamiliar way, undefeated at 9-0 in dual matches. This is the first time since 1973 that the Renegades have gone unbeaten with eight of the 10 wrestlers highly ranked in the state. "We've had good teams in the past," said... Read more »

Football attendance hits new low

Demethrasis Blackmon

December 6, 2002

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As one of the most successful community college football programs in the nation, Bakersfield College has enjoyed a winning tradition few schools can match. But with success comes expectations. And in recent years, BC has been struggling with declining attendance. According to Athletics Department attendance records, from 1955 to 1984, BC averaged between 9,000 and 17,000... Read more »

Whatta zoo!

Tami Olivares

December 6, 2002

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Owners and their pets strutted their stuff during Pet Fest 2002, held at Silver Creek Park recently. Dogs showed off their talents at the annual amateur Frisbee toss. Exotic animals, including snakes, were on display and local retailers gave away free pet goodies. The highlight of the day came when Buddy the K-9 made a grand appearance. Buddy, a mechanical German shepherd riding... Read more »

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