‘3:10′ remake not always convincing but appealing to males

Anna Robledo

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

James Mangold's remake of the 1957 film "3:10 to Yuma" stays true to the 1950s Western genre. However, because of an overexposure of great digital effects and crazy action, a la "Transformers," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and even... Read more »

Tom Waits album is raining dogs, not cats

Chris Garza

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

A wish-wash of lost characters symbolize Tom Waits' 1985 album "Rain Dogs." The sound is of timeless character and would be hard to place in a specific genre, let alone a time period. A surreal mix of tales and instrumentation... Read more »

Mama Tosca’s: great Italian

Rigo Villalobos

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

Not only a good but an incredible experience, with the whole extension of the word, is what I encountered in the visit to Mama Tosca's Ristorante here in Bakersfield in the Marketplace plaza on Ming Avenue. In my life I have experienced... Read more »

New live album keeps you Trapt listening to it

Marcinda Coil

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

Trapt's new live album is a decent album to own because of its mixed music typifying a greatest hits album. However, the band's attempt to debut two brand new songs ("Stay Alive" and "Everything to Lose") on a live album was unnecessary... Read more »

The library should be for research and homework

Ashlee Flores

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

The library computers at Bakersfield College should be used for school purposes only. End of discussion, no questions asked. I've come to this conclusion because the majority of the time I go to the computer commons needing to... Read more »

Nature’s not our enemy

Maryann Kopp

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

Man versus nature. Considering that it is the year 2007, you would think that we would have resolved this pseudo-conflict by now, but we haven't. Recently there was some commotion over cutting down the water supply to different... Read more »

Spanking teaches kids discipline

Crystal Roberts

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

In a world where children are running amuck and not grasping any moral values, spanking proves to be a positive part of raising a child. Spanking some children is a good thing. It is a way to teach discipline to a child, to get... Read more »

Marijuana revenue would diminish with legalization

Letter to the editor

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

Editor: With regards to the piece by Bryan Lung on taxing legal marijuana: Though I agree with the position that it should be regulated rather than remain illegal, the tax revenue that would be generated would fall far shorter... Read more »

Shame on ‘Shame On’

Staff editorial

September 26, 2007

Filed under Opinion

Many of us have seen the "Shame On" signs around business areas in Bakersfield, but what's odd is that according to reports and a Rip staff member, the people holding these huge white signs with red lettering are being paid by... Read more »

Panel of four discuss leadership and ethics

Katherine J. White

September 26, 2007

Filed under News

By KATHERINE J. WHITE kwhite@bc.cc.ca.us Sports editor One must become human before becoming a leader. That is the Confucian take on becoming a leader as expounded by Bakersfield College philosophy instructor Michael McNellis... Read more »

Universities invade BC for Transfer Day

Steven C. Vogel

September 26, 2007

Filed under News

By STEVEN C. VOGEL svogel@bakersfieldcollege.edu Rip staff writer During the morning hours of Sept. 11, the grassy area between the library and student services became the home to nearly 50 four-year schools aiming to draw students... Read more »

BC Foundation puts new Web site online

Maryann Kopp

September 26, 2007

Filed under News

The Bakersfield College Foundation, which is responsible for providing services such as scholarships to BC students, recently launched a new Web site that can be accessed at www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/foundation. "The foundation... Read more »