Comment shows stereotype

Staff Editorial
April 25, 2007

“I’m from the Middle East, so I’m not used to this sort of thing, but I’ve been in similar situations,” Jamal Albarghouti told CNN news agency. The “sort of thing” he is referring to is the shooting at Virginia Tech on April 16. Student Cho Seung-Hui gunned down... Read more »

Chagoya speaks about his artistic inspirations in center

Anna Robledo
April 25, 2007

Mexican artist Enrique Chagoya spoke to a packed audience on April 19 in the Fine Arts building. Chagoya, whose work is drenched with political and social satire entwined with pop culture, described his work as “a conceptual fusion of opposite cultural realities that I have experienced in my life.” Chagoya... Read more »

Death panel professors discuss the definition of death, life care in Fireside Room

Maryann Kopp
April 25, 2007

Four Bakersfield College professors spoke in a panel discussion titled “The Meaning of Death & End of Life-Care” to a packed Fireside Room on April 23. Philosophy professors David Arthur and Reggie Williams spoke on the meaning of death, while nursing professors Michael Evans and Ray... Read more »

Career Day to invade campus

Kyle Beall
April 25, 2007

Today is Career Day at Bakersfield College. Starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m., April 25, in and outside of the Campus Center, Fireside Room, and the cafeteria. Businesses will be giving out information and applications. Over 120 companies have signed up so far. Just to name a few, the different... Read more »

Beeman brings sustainable agriculture to BC

Maryann Kopp
April 25, 2007

Attendees of Randal Beeman’s presentation, “The Sustainable Path to Peace & Prosperity,” were greeted with wine, cheese, and live piano music at the Bakersfield College Fireside Room on April 12. As a part of the Norman Levan Faculty Seminar Series, BC professor of history Beeman... Read more »

Exhibit displays BC students’ art

Katherine J. White
April 25, 2007

Somewhere within Bakersfield College’s Grace Van Dyke Bird Library, a barren tree is sprouting blood-shot eyeballs from the tips of its branches. Also in the same part of the library, there seems to be a vortex of construction cones, electrical outlets and light fixtures. Artist Frida Kahlo is... Read more »

Broken dispensers no excuse

Ashlee Flores
April 25, 2007

While parking permit machines may be out of order, this is no excuse for not having a permit on display, according to Bakersfield College Public Safety. If you drive up to the parking lot on the northeast side of BC and need a one-day permit pass, the machine has a sign on it stating, “Out of order,... Read more »

‘Space funk’ theme sets mood for BC ensemble

Katherine J. White
April 25, 2007

A space alien’s music was played at Bakersfield College’s Indoor Theater on April 21 during BC’s annual “Swing in Spring” jazz event. BC music professor and Jazz Ensemble Director Kris Tiner said that this concert focused on composers not usually performed and who were influential... Read more »

Business women gather for annual conference

Crystal Roberts
April 25, 2007

Training seminars, trade show vendors and speakers highlighted the18th annual Bakersfield Women’s Business Conference on April 19 at the Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center. Over 40 training seminars were available, including seminars such as “Protecting Yourself in Today’s... Read more »

Old birds fly off of their perches for another year

Kyle Beall
April 25, 2007

Above the crowd, the roaring engines were vibrant and alive as history flew by. War Birds in Action was not just an air show, it was a piece of history in the present, restored and preserved. The air show took place at Minter Field in Shafter, April 21. There were still planes arriving when the show... Read more »

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