The Renegade Rip

‘Gade Newsline for Sept. 28, 2001

September 28, 2001

Faculty approves 16-week semester Bakersfield College faculty members approved a proposed 16-week semester that is expected to take effect in the fall of 2002. In a campus-wide vote, 120 teachers voted in favor of adopting the 16-week semester, while 56 voted to keep the 18-week semester, according to Susan McQuerrey, president of the Academic Senate. Auditions for winter...

Movie Minute: ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’

Sueraine Valderrama

September 28, 2001

Based on the book written by Louis de Bienieres, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" is nothing more than your basic "chick flick," with its romantic plot and historical backdrop. Nicolas Cage plays Italian army officer Antonio Corelli, a cheerful, singing mandolin player who was sent with soldiers to take over a small Greek island. He meets a strong-willed woman named Pelagia (Penelope...

Trina at BC

Tiffany Kuehl

September 21, 2001

I'm insane!!

Club Corner: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Estella Aguilar

September 21, 2001

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at Bakersfield College is one of the largest clubs on campus. About 100 students belong to the club, which is advised by faculty members Patrick and Janet Fulks. The president of the club is Jacob Turner and the campus staff workers are Joseph Litto and Kendra Green. The club holds meetings on Wednesdays in the Fireside Room from noon to 1 p.m....

MOVIE MINUTEBaseball film suffers from predictability, clichÇs

Ryan Knaggs

September 21, 2001

Keanu Reeves, co-star of the classic film "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure," stars as a coach of a rag-tag baseball team from the Chicago projects in "Hardball." Conor O'Neill (Reeves) finds himself in a "pickle" when his addiction to betting on basketball games catches up with him and he owes a local thug $6,000. Unable to pay his debt, O'Neill begs a wealthy friend to...

‘Gade Newsline

September 14, 2001

Event honoring Damron to be postponed Saturday’s pre-game tailgate barbecue honoring retired Bakersfield College football offensive coach Duane Damron has been postponed because of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks, according to a college news release. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, before BC’s game against East Los Angeles College. Damron re...

Crime Beat

September 14, 2001

VCR stolen from Learning Center On Aug. 17 at approximately 4 p.m. a BC staff employee stated that she had noticed a VCR missing from the Learning Center. The VCR was last seen before she left for vacation on Aug. 7. Another BC staff employee had noticed it last on Aug. 17. The estimated value of the equipment was $200. Car crosses line, bumps another car On Aug. 28 at approximately ...

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