The Renegade Rip

Tribal Traditions

Rudy Llamas

February 21, 2002

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Evelyn Ornelas danced in a diamond dress. The diamonds on the bottom of her skirt glittered on the 70-year-old grandmother celebrated her Choctaw culture. Ornelas was one of several dancers who celebrated tribal traditions on Feb. 11 in the Free Speech area on campus. Each tribe has its own symbols, and for Choctaw tribal members, diamonds are significant, she explained. The...

Higher unit courses require more work, hours for students in class

Tami Olivares

February 21, 2002

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It seems unfair to be enrolled in a two-unit class when students are spending an abundance of time outside of the class reading, studying and doing homework. But the higher the number of units, the more work students should expect. The class schedule listed biology, calculus and chemistry as five-unit classses that meet five days a week. Samuel Lopez, a liberal studies major,...

Free tutoring helps students pass classes

Reagan Ives

February 21, 2002

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Most people don't realize how much tutoring benefits the students and instructors at Bakersfield College. Tutoring is a one-on-one connection and the environment is different from that of the classroom. "It's individuals working with other individuals," said Hillary Neumeister, a professor who trains tutors. The tutors are not teachers, but someone who can guide and help...

Go for the Gold

Rachel Cribbs

February 7, 2002

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OXNARD — Dr. Chuck Wall was afraid he would make a fool out of himself. Chosen to carry the Olympic torch in the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay, he feared that due to his blindness, he may trip and fall. "The fact that I am blind will cause some added difficulties for me which I am a little nervous about because I would like to jog, I don't want to just walk," the 61-year-old...

Bookstore offers new discount

Rudy Llamas

February 7, 2002

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The Bakersfield College Bookstore is offering a 5-percent discount on all textbooks to students with a valid 'Gades card sticker. The bookstore had a similar deal last year when it offered a 20-percent discount on merchandise except for textbooks. But officials came to realize that textbooks are the priority spending for students on campus. According to Omid Sharbati, vice...

New pool almost finished, work on Student Services building delayed

Elizabeth Gregory

February 7, 2002

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Bakersfield College has been undergoing major renovations on campus, according to Bill Rush, interim director of maintenance at BC. "We will be upgrading the campus not only for safety," Rush said. "But in the last 40 to 50 years, there has been a tremendous amount of change in technology." One of the buildings that is under construction is the Student Services building,...

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February 7, 2002

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Outage forces cancellation of all Wednesday classes

Daniel F. Hunt

January 22, 2002

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Updated: 1/24/02, 11:21 a.m. A break in the power grid system on the Bakersfield College main campus caused a disruption of power and a shutdown of the campus, as well as a cancellation of all classes Wednesday. Power was restored late Wednesday night, allowing classes on the main campus to resume today. The initial outage happened at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, when a load line t...

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January 17, 2002

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January 17, 2002

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Jarrod M. Graham

January 17, 2002

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outage notes

January 17, 2002

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Juan Gutierrez, BC public information specialist: 747-1645 Jarrod Graham: "Is this the same outage that struck the campus yesterday afternoon?" Juan Gutierrez: "Yeah, it's the same one. It's a continuation." Graham: "So power was never restored from that time yesterday?" Gutierrez: "Until now, no. We have a team of electrical folk trying to isolate the problem. Some buildings...

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