Bakersfield College swim team getting ready for conference

Vincent Perez
April 21, 2010

The Bakersfield College swim teams have been swimming tired at their latest events, according to head coach Charlie Pike. Yet, Pike has a plan for the swimmers. “I’ve been putting them in different off events. Try to mix it up because sometimes if you swim the same events over and over and... Read more »

Bakersfield College softball looks to end season on a favorable note

Natalie Rodriguez
April 21, 2010

L.A. Mission College traveled to Bakersfield College on April 15 to play the Bakersfield College softball team. BC won 8-6 on a walk off two-run home run hit by sophomore Courtney Hockett. Samantha Durazo from L.A. Mission College homered to center in the first inning to score the first run of the game. In... Read more »

Tennis regular seasons comes to a close, looking to Ojai

Michael Morrow
April 21, 2010

The Bakersfield College men and women’s tennis teams entered into the Western State Conference tournament with a chance to advance to the Southern California Regionals tournament with a win in the quarterfinals round. For the men, BC had two players in singles, and three teams competing in doubles.... Read more »

Safety issue closes press boxes

Julian Moore
April 21, 2010

The press boxes at the newly renovated Dean and Adah Gay Complex have been closed since early April. Both press boxes at the baseball and softball fields have been wrapped in plastic to prevent them from being entered. According to Jan Stuebbe, Bakersfield College’s athletic director who has been... Read more »

Bakersfield Collegebaseball looks to close the gap in conference play

Julian Moore
April 21, 2010

With four games to go before the playoffs, the Bakersfield College baseball team is 10-6 in Western State Conference play and 21-10 overall. BC is one game behind L.A. Valley for first, and in a tie with Canyons for second place. BC will be looking to win the conference title and secure a playoff berth. BC... Read more »

Bakersfield College professor extends teaching beyond math to the yoga mat

Denise Gonzales
April 21, 2010

A Bakersfield College mathematics professor passes her teachings in the classroom along to a yoga studio. Kathleen Rush is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor and a mathematics professor. She began her studies in yoga in 1994 while living in Nepal and traveled to Pune, India in 2002 to study yoga with... Read more »

Bakersfield band Automatic Redial dials in ‘hard rock’ sound

Kelly Ardis
April 21, 2010

Don’t ask local band Automatic Redial to describe their sound. Progressive, experimental, hardcore, metalcore their list went on and on. Finally, singer Gary Taylor summed it up. “Just rock, hard rock,” he said. Over the five years of their existence, the band has undergone numerous... Read more »

Indiana vocal group puts a new spin on old favorites in ‘With A Twist’

Katie Avery
April 21, 2010

Take 10 glee-club boys, blend in a beat, add a twist of harmony, and serve up new a cappella album “With A Twist,” released by Indiana group Straight No Chaser April 13. SNC hit off this album by combining Jason Mraz’s hit “I’m Yours” with “Somewhere Over the... Read more »

New Lions Gate comedy kicks ass

Michael Wafford
April 21, 2010

“Kick-Ass” doesn’t really do anything new, but it does what it does extremely well: creating a well-paced, humorous and intense movie. The film opens with Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) narrating the story. He’s a fairly average teenager who enjoys comic books, has a crush on a... Read more »

Square Enix wins with FF13

Martin Chang
April 21, 2010

Square Enix has accomplished something significant with Final Fantasy XIII. They have made a game that is fun and accessible in a way that is unique to role-playing video games. They have also created a story of a quality that I have not seen in video games. I have found the combat in many role-playing... Read more »

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