The Renegade Rip

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Daniella Williams

March 27, 2003

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BC Engineers' Club hosts Campus Casino Night The BC Engineers' Club will host the first annual Campus Casino Night Friday April 4, from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Huddle. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Ticket price includes tri-tip dinner, soda and $500 in casino dollars. For more information, click on www2.bc.cc.ca.us/engineersclub or call Joe Patterson at 588-8565. Golden...

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Dominic Troffer

March 20, 2003

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Instrument drive to benefit students Anyone with a musical instrument that is no longer being used can donate it to benefit local junior high music programs. Ed Knudson, dean of student learning, is organizing the instument drive as a project for the Leadership Bakersfield class. Instruments will be given to students who apply through their band directors. Donated instruments...

MOVIE MINUTE: ‘Hunted’ fails to gel

Lee Maxwell

March 20, 2003

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"The Hunted" spends its entire 80 minutes hunting for cohesion. The actors in this movie should have hunted for a better script. This cat and mouse movie is entirely devoid of the kind of suspense it takes to make a good action thriller. L.T. Bonham, played by Tommy Lee Jones, is a self-taught survivalist brought out of retirement to track his former pupil, Aaron Hallam, played...

‘Gade Newsline / March 7, 2003

March 6, 2003

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Garden Shed opens for business A selection of perennials for planting outdoor as well as a variety of houseplants are available at the Garden Shed on Wednesdays. A limited supply of fresh eggs also will be on sale. Proceeds benefit the horticulture or agriculture program by funding lab supplies, field trips and scholarships. The Garden Shed is located in the horticulture unit, ...

‘Gade Newsline / Feb. 28, 2003

February 27, 2003

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Renegade Room Restaurant opens for dinner The Renegade Room Restaurant at Bakersfield College offers fine dining every Tuesday and Thursday evening in March. Students of the BC's Culinary Arts program prepare and serve the meals. The Renegade Room Restaurant at Bakersfield College is located in the Family and Consumer Education (FACE) Building. Free parking is available a...

Crime Beat / Feb. 28, 2003

February 27, 2003

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Toilet paper powder sparks emergency response BC personnel activated the college's emergency response plan when a student worker reported a powdery substance falling from a toilet paper dispenser in the women's restroom in the Bakersfield College administration building Wednesday. The strange substance turned out to be toilet paper residue, according to an e-mail sent to ...

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February 20, 2003

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BC hosts youth leadership conference Feb. 28 More than 150 Kern County high school students will take part in the 16th Annual Youth Leadership Conference at Bakersfield College Feb. 28. The conference offers a variety of workshops where students learn about leadership, personal finance, goal setting and strategic planning. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. For...

Crime Beat / Feb. 21, 2003

February 20, 2003

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Boys caught with stolen BC cart Three male juveniles were caught riding in a stolen Bakersfield College golf cart Jan. 23 on North Chester Avenue, according to Det. Mary DeGeare of the Bakersfield Police Department. The boys, ages 12, 15 and 16, were caught by a Kern County Sheriff's deputy with the stolen golf cart, which had spray paint over the BC logo. College autho...

MOVIE MINUTEA ‘Death Star’ of a movie

Lorenzo Miranda

December 5, 2002

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"Solaris," the remake of Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's 1972 movie of the same name, should be renamed "Slow-aris" for making its running time of 95 minutes seem twice as long. George Clooney stars as Dr. Chris Kelvin who is called on to investigate a series of strange incidents that occur on a space station near the planet of Solaris which are vaguely described by a...

‘Gade Newsline / Dec. 6, 2002

December 5, 2002

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'A Christmas in Kern' slated for Monday The BC Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will present "A Christmas in Kern" on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Fox Theater, 2001 H St. Children under 12 and military personnel in uniform are free, student admission is $3 and general admission is $5. The event will include musical guests. Gay, lesbian students seek club adviser A gay and lesbian club...

Club to restore campus fountain

Courtney Ross

December 5, 2002

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The fountain next to the Science and Engineering building is being renovated over the holiday break. According to Joe Patterson, the president of the Engineers Club, the fountain has not been used in the last two years that he has been at Bakersfield College. The fountain is located in the quad area of the Science and Engineering building. Richard Knight, the club's vice...

MOVIE MINUTEFilm features clichÇs, killer videotapes

John Vodopija

October 24, 2002

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Americans have been given the most convincing argument to kill their televisions. Based on a Japanese movie, "The Ring" follows the troubles of reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) whose niece watches a videotape on a motel television that causes the viewer to die in seven days. When the skeptical reporter decides to investigate the girl's death, she and her son watch the...

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