The Renegade Rip

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...

‘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. ...

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...

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...

MOVIE MINUTE’40 Days and 40 Nights’

Rudy Llamas

March 14, 2002

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The comedy "40 Days and 40 Nights" may be filled with sex, but not much else. Josh Hartnett plays Matt Sullivan, a depressed man who has trouble finding a mate, while obsessing over being dumped by his ex-girlfriend, Nicole, played by Vinessa Shaw. Hartnett consistently seeks advice from his brother, who happens to be a priest in the making. He then comes to the conclusion...

Spring Fling 2002 calendar of events

March 14, 2002

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Spring Fling, an event designed to promote student involvement, is put on by the Associated Students of Bakersfield College. All next week, Spring Fling activities will be held in the Free Speech area and Campus Center and campus clubs will have tables set up to dispense information to interested students. Monday 10-11 a.m. — Trivial Pursuit 11 a.m.-noon — Tug ...

‘Gade Newsline / March 15, 2001

March 14, 2002

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Bookstore to return textbooks The bookstore will begin the process of returning textbooks left unpurchased from spring semester. The last date to purchase current semester textbooks is March 22. Books for late-starting classes will remain available through the end of the semester. Students with questions should visit the bookstore. Biology students to host used book sale...

‘Gade Newsline / March 8, 2002

March 7, 2002

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Wind ensemble spreads 'Spring Fever' The Bakersfield College Wind Ensemble will present "Spring Fever" Sunday at 4 p.m. in St. John's Lutheran Church, 912 New Stine Road. The doors open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students, seniors and uniformed military personnel. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Proceeds will benefit Bakersfield College mus...

Crime Beat / March 8, 2002

March 7, 2002

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Vendor's books are found A custodian called the campus police after reading in The Rip that books worth $1,500 were stolen from the Language Arts building Feb. 26. He said the books were not stolen after all because he put three cases of books in the custodial closet after not knowing who owned them. The books were taken to the campus police office and the owner was notifie...

MOVIE MINUTE’Monster’s Ball’

Jessica C. Millman

March 7, 2002

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This movie is not for everyone. "Monster's Ball" can certainly bring to mind the 1970s Marlon Brando classic, "Last Tango in Paris." Desperate, lonely characters engage in sexual acts of violent passion, both as a momentary escape and as their only way of expressing their anguish. The film, set in a small Georgia town, also makes one re-examine feelings on the death penalty....

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