‘Gade Newsline / May 10, 2002
May 10, 2002
Filed under Campus
Students and staff of Bakersfield College will participate in a “Teach-In for peace in the Middle East” Wednesday.
The teach-in begins at 9 a.m. and features speakers, presentations, music and opportunities throughout the day for the audience to participate in open discussion about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall will begin the event followed by BC professor Dr. Randal Beeman discussing the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. BC professor Daymon Johnson will present “Christianity and Islam: A Historical Perspective.”
For more information, call 395-4028.
The Bakersfield College Adaptive Fitness program will be taking disabled students whitewater rafting on Wednesday.
The group will be leaving BC at 9 a.m. They will ride class III rapids on the Kern River, have lunch and return at 3 p.m.
Mountain and River Adventures reduced the price to $20 per person to accommodate the group and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 395-4390.
Six Bakersfield College students won awards in the student category at the annual Kern Press Club Awards May 3. The awards included: Michael D. Ross, Column; Todd E. Swenson, Page Design/Layout and Sports Photo; Ryan Knaggs, News Story; Leanne Cave, Sports Story; Neil Kitchen, News Photo; and Amber Garcia, Feature Story.
- Compiled by Campus Editor Melissa Smithee and staff writer Lorenzo Miranda