The Renegade Rip

Crime Beat

September 18, 2003

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A person using the name McMillan Joyce tried to bill Bakersfield College for $10,612 in computer equipment, according to campus security. The attempted grand theft was reported on Aug. 26 by Dr. Greg Chamberlain, Dean of Learning resources and information technology. An employee of the Kern County Community College District was contacted by Dell Computer to verify a $10,612...

Campus Calendar

September 18, 2003

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Fine arts EVENTS * Phil Paradise Works from Museums and Private Collections, art exhibit, through Oct. 23 at the Wylie and May Louise Jones Art Gallery in the Bakersfield College library. Details, 395-4616. * Kern Shakespeare Festival, "Richard III," Oct. 8,10, 16, 18, 22 and 24; "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Oct. 9, 11, 15, 17, 23 and 25. All shows begin at 8 p.m. in BC's...

‘Gade Newsline

September 18, 2003

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Students should check account balance Students who have not paid the additional enrollment fees mandated by the state have holds placed on their records, according to Sue Vaughn, director of enrollment services. These holds prevent students from adding, dropping, registering or obtaining transcripts, certificates or degrees until the fees are paid. Students can verify their...

BC student wins $100 in Rip contest

May 8, 2003

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During a recent trip to Las Vegas, luck was not with BC student Karen Howeth. "I was there for like five days and didn't win nothing," she said. But when she checked her answering machine on Monday, she found that luck had finally paid her a call. "When I came home and saw the message on the machine that I won a hundred dollars, I was like, 'Yeah! Come home and win in Bakersfield.'...

‘Gade Newsline

May 1, 2003

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ASBC elections set for this week The Associated Students of Bakersfield College will hold elections Tuesday and Wednesday in Campus Center. At press time, a list of those seeking office was not available from ASBC officials. Band, dancers help celebrate Cinco de Mayo Bakersfield College Cinco de Mayo festivities will kick off in the Free Speech area at 10 a.m. Monday. There...

Correction

May 1, 2003

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Jim Brown, who was a shot-putter for the Bakersfield College track team in 1971-72, was misidentified in the caption of a photo on the Sports page that accompanied a story on the Track & Field and Cross Country Alumni Dinner in the April 25 edition. The Rip regrets the error.

‘Phone Booth’ rings true with edgy drama

Lee Maxwell

April 24, 2003

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Have you ever been walking past a ringing pay phone and felt compelled to pick it up? Well, that's how the movie "Phone Booth" initiates a great premise for its storyline. This fast-paced, intense drama races nonstop toward a very edge-of-your-seat conclusion. "Phone Booth"stars up and coming actor Colin Farrell as Stu Shepard, a skanky entertainment industry-public relations...

‘Gade Newsline

April 24, 2003

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International Students to host dinner Thursday The Bakersfield College International Student Services and International Students Association will host an International Dinner on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. The dinner will feature food from almost 30 different countries, and boast live performances and music from nations around the world. Tickets are $10 for adults...

‘Head of State’ combines comedy with social commentary

Daniella Williams

April 3, 2003

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Picture the scene: Mount Rushmore, home to one of America's most beloved monuments. As the patriotic music swells, we see a rapper, complete with two "dancers" begin to perform. Raise the roof, homie. Looking for political equality? "Head of State" manages to triumph over racial barriers in around 95 minutes. With Chris Rock running the show, both directing and co-writing,...

‘Gade Newsline

April 3, 2003

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Student composers unite for concert For the first time, Bakersfield College and California State University, Bakersfield, students and faculty members will team up for the ninth annual Young Composers Concert at CSUB on Saturday. Students and faculty of both institutions will perform orginal student works ranging from pop, jazz and rock, to serious chamber music. This year's...

Crime Beat

April 3, 2003

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Student reports convertible top slashed A 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible had its top slashed with a sharp object repeatedly on March 26 in the Bakersfield College parking lot on University Avenue, campus security reported. The Bakersfield Police Department was contacted. The vandalism did not appear to be a robbery attempt. The incident was reported as a felony because...

Corrections

April 3, 2003

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* Jason Medlock was the writer who expressed dismay over the turnout at a recent campus protest of the budget cuts in a letter to the editor in the March 28 edition. His name was incorrect. * Connie Daniel, Tiffany Rivas, Nathan Hevle and Daniel Norville are students at East Bakersfield High School. Their school was misstated and Daniel, Hevle and Norville were misidentified...

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