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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
By KATHERINE J. WHITE
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 »
By STEVEN C. VOGEL
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 »
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 »