‘300’ takes you back to the days of gore

Steven Martin
March 21, 2007

The movie “300” is a film filled with violence, political infighting and images of vivid sexuality. In other words, it’s a film you’ll probably love. One of the great things about this film is that its plot is easy to follow and not convoluted; it’s simple without feeling... Read more »

MAC vs. PC, who really cares?

Earl Parsons
March 21, 2007

A computer is a heartless machine that only knows how to do what it’s told. It’s not your pet, and it’s not your significant other. It’s not even that weird cross-eyed guy you see on the bus that attempts to sell you his booger collection. That’s why I could really care... Read more »

Theory on why men cheat

Lily Fahel
March 21, 2007

I’ve always wondered why men who have beautiful, sexy, caring, loving, kind, nurturing wives or girlfriends who would do anything for them, would ruin a great thing by cheating. I never fully understood the concept, “It was just sex. It meant nothing.” Guess what ladies? It’s... Read more »

Theory on why women cheat

Donny Van Sloten
March 21, 2007

No one likes a cheater. I don’t anyway. Men have always been known to cheat, but today women are just as bad. Now I’m not saying all women cheat, but you cheaters know who you are. One reason for women cheating is because they feel insecure about themselves or their partner. Loneliness can... Read more »

PMS applies to not only women, but men

Lily Fahel
March 21, 2007

Headaches, bloating, sugar cravings and cramps are just a few of the 150 possible symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome. However, the symptoms that commonly create tension and possibly even breakups in relationships are irritability, depression, anxiety, and of course those horrible mood swings-“I... Read more »

Spring break needs to go

Staff Editorial
March 21, 2007

This time next week, Bakersfield College will be in the middle of Spring Break. This vacation was originally designed to be the break in-between the second and third quarters at most four-year universities. Is a spring break necessary at our community college, when it does not provide a break between... Read more »

Races bring out vintage visitors

Jeremy Terrazas
March 21, 2007

An estimated 35,000 to 40,000 fans and about 500 racers gathered at Famoso Raceway from March 9-11 for the 49th anniversary March Meets, known as The Jewel Of Nostalgia Racing. The first racers took off at 8 a.m. Friday morning to begin the time-trial preliminaries, leading up to Sunday’s final... Read more »

Renegade Room wine-tasting event

Earl Parsons
March 21, 2007

The Bakersfield College Food and Nutrition program hosted its second annual charity wine dinner on March 16 to refurbish the Renegade Room. According to Chef Pat Coyle, “This [was] the biggest, fanciest thing we have done all year.” Students in the BC culinary arts program prepared every... Read more »

McCarthy returns for chamber luncheon

Ashlee Flores
March 21, 2007

The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce invited Congressman Kevin McCarthy to speak in Bakersfield, for a luncheon March 16 held at the Holiday Inn Select. McCarthy is the 22nd Congressional District Representative of California. According to the biographical summary given, the 22nd district includes... Read more »

Firefighters practice low-visibility situations

Katherine J. White
March 21, 2007

The disconcerting blur of flashing fire truck lights along the Panorama Drive bluffs this March should ultimately prove comforting. The Bakersfield Fire Department activity along the bluffs should be very comforting especially considering that hypothetical scenario drills are being done there in the... Read more »

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