Revitalizing East Hills Mall

Joshua Ayers

October 19, 2005

Filed under News

Since its construction in 1988, East Hills Mall has been through its fair share of ups and downs - mostly downs. However, with the expected development of new homes to the east of the facility, mall management has high hopes... Read more »

Round up: Soccer team’s winning streak comes to an end

Alfredo Adkins

October 19, 2005

Filed under Sports

With a number of injuries lately, the Bakersfield College soccer team tried a lighter attitude at Monday's practice with games of leapfrog and piggyback rides. The Renegades were coming off their first loss after eight straight... Read more »

42-point win offsets 1-point loss

Leanne Cave

October 19, 2005

Filed under Sports

The Santa Barbara Vaqueros (4-2, 3-1 Western State Conference North Division) will ride into town on Saturday to battle the Bakersfield College football team in an important contest for both teams. "Santa Barbara is first in... Read more »

QB, receivers make the right connections

Leanne Cave

October 19, 2005

Filed under Sports

Every football team has team leaders who are well respected and dynamic on the playing field. The Bakersfield College Renegades are no exception. The four sophomore offensive starters that lead the BC passing attack are quarterback... Read more »

Mesa Marin roars into history

Victor Garcia

October 19, 2005

Filed under Sports

The racecars driving over 100 mph at Mesa Marin will soon be replaced by minivans traveling about 25 mph. The final races at the West's fastest half-mile were held Oct. 14-16. Fans were cheering their hearts out, and the announcer... Read more »

Traveling the GET bus isn’t all it’s cracked up tp be

Josette Simmons

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

Not having a vehicle has made me rely on an inconvenient form of transportation in Bakersfield in order to get everyday tasks accomplished. Golden Empire Transit, which serves Bakersfield area residents, recently broadcast... Read more »

Farewell to a piece of home

Michael Plaza

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

Bakersfield is a growing community. Some work in Los Angeles but are willing to commute in order to have a nicer house in a better community, some people just want to get away from the huge cities, and others are looking to get... Read more »

U.S. needs a lady in the White House

Steven C. Vogel

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

Our nation is constantly undergoing political, social and economic reform, as has been the case for many generations. With this constant flow of reform, one can only wonder how the role of women within American politics will continue... Read more »

Extreme feminists misinterpret male simplicity

Joshua Ayers

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

Someone asked me a few days ago what my thoughts were on feminism. I'd never really given it much thought before then. The idea of women striving to distance themselves from male-determined sociological roles of what a woman... Read more »

Feminine intellect vs. ‘slut chic’

Dotty Burns

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

"I think; therefore I am." Profound philosophical statements such as this are not the kind of things that are coming out of the mouths of American female icons these days. Objects of popular admiration such as Paris Hilton or... Read more »

Feminist principles should be embraced

Katherine J. White

October 19, 2005

Filed under Opinion

The great scholar Confucius once said that "a thousand wombs are not worth one testicle." However, there is no doubt that women are worth more than men and that Confucius might have been suffering from a bad case of womb envy.... Read more »

Unofficial poll finds some use pot while at BC

Christopher Flaherty

October 19, 2005

Filed under News

By CHRISTOPHER FLAHERTY Special to The Rip Of 20 students polled on campus, one in four has witnessed or participated in marijuana use on campus. Many of the students polled, who said they hadn't witnessed marijuana use,... Read more »