The Renegade Rip

CLUB CORNERAssociation gives opportunity to learn about new cultures

Amber Garcia

May 9, 2002

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The International Students Association is trying to stick to its motto, "Promoting Diversity." The 10-year-old club is advised by Bakersfield College counselor Shohreh Rahman and has 94 members from 27 different countries, intended to give support to foreign students attending BC and allow other students to learn more about different cultures, according to the club's president,...

MOVIE MINUTE’Frailty’ depicts blind faith

Jessica C. Millman

April 25, 2002

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Demons and axes and gloves, oh my! This can sum up the movie "Frailty," along with a more than usual dysfunctional family. This is actor Bill Paxton's directing debut, he also stars in this movie and decided that twisters were not quite scary enough. The movie starts with an apparently ideal family, the Meiks: Dad, played by Paxton, and his two sons, played by child actors...

FEATURE PHOTOA big draw

April 25, 2002

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Ricky Shaw takes blood from Sarah Sanders during the blood drive held by Houchin Community Blood Bank in the Fireside Room on Thursday.

‘Gade Newsline / April 26, 2002

April 25, 2002

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Art Department hosts student art sale The Bakersfield College Art Department will present its annual sale of student art May 6 and 7 in the Fireside Room in Campus Center. Handcrafted ceramics and hand-blown glass pieces are just a few of the items available in this unique sale. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 6 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7. Proceeds of the sale bene...

Crime Beat / April 26, 2002

April 25, 2002

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Vandalism trial set for May The misdemeanor trial of a Bakersfield College employee was postponed, according to Kern County court records. Food service employee Pamela Miller is accused of scratching the green 1993 Toyota Camry of BC custodian Edison Cruz. Miller has denied the charge. Cruz's wife videotaped the alleged crime on campus Feb. 12. John Tello, Miller's attorney,...

‘Gade Newsline / April 19, 2002

April 18, 2002

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Campus SIFE team earns honors Bakersfield College students in Free Enterprise Team (SIFE) took home top honors at the Western Region SIFE competition. The eight-member squad of Dominick Martin, Alex Balfour, Tianna Fallgatter, Diana Trigo, Maricela Maciel, Jonny Machado and Omar Monarrez won the right to represent BC at the 2002 SIFE USA National Exposition in Kansas City, May 1...

Crime Beat / April 19, 2002

April 18, 2002

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Female students reported a male riding a bicycle was harassing them in the northeast parking lot on April 10, according to police reports. Campus police spotted the man by the Humanities building and tried to question him but he fled riding his bicycle westbound on Panorama Drive. No other incidents were reported. — Compiled by staff writer Tami Olivares

MOVIE MINUTE’Ice Age’ comes to life

Reagan Ives

April 18, 2002

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"Ice Age" was funny enough to be entertaining. Although the plot was somewhat weak in some places and a little slow in others, the characters tended to be believable enough to make up for whatever the story lacked. In "Ice Age," a misfit bunch of prehistoric mammals try to return a human baby to its family. The characters were well developed. Distinct personalities, from...

Crime Beat / April 12, 2002

April 11, 2002

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Bomb threat evacuates Fine Arts building The Admissions and Records Department received a bomb threat Tuesday at 9 a.m. The caller said the bomb was set to go off in the Fine Arts building. The BC emergency team made a complete search for anything unusual in the building after all students and personnel were evacuated. Nothing was found. Student turned in for allegedly dealin...

MOVIE MINUTE’Time Machine’ trapped in past

Tami Olivares

April 11, 2002

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If you believe in fate, then "The Time Machine" is for you. If you believe that technology has evolved since the 19th century, then you should quite possibly consider seeing another movie. DreamWorks and Warner Bros. have released the second version of H.G. Wells novel "The Time Machine." The movie is directed by Simon Wells, great-grandson of H.G. Wells, and stars Sienna...

‘Gade Newsline / April 12, 2002

April 11, 2002

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Health Center to host Health and Wellness Fair On April 17, the Bakersfield College Student Health Center will be holding the Health and Wellness Fair. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Free Speech area, hosting a plethora of activities. Many vendors will have current information and there will be on-site testing for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol. ...

Washington fund to match donations to Chicano center

Tami Olivares

March 14, 2002

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Bakersfield College's Chicano Cultural Center is contacting businesses about a unique scholarship program. For every local dollar given to the center for scholarships, the Washington, D.C.-based Hispanic Scholarship Fund will match that amount two-to-one. The Chicano Cultural Center has until March 31 to raise funds up to $50,000. Anything exceeding the cap that was raised...

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