The Renegade Rip

‘Gade Feedback / March 15, 2002

Reagan Ives

March 14, 2002

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Why did you break up with your last boyfriend or girlfriend? Diana Trigo, Business: "He didn't understand that school came first. He wanted me to always be with him." Matthew Reynolds, Business Marketing: "That's easy, she cheated on me." Kristina Smith, Human Services: "Because he was irresponsible and didn't know how to be a man, and I paid all the bills. I had to ...

Equestrian Excellence

Reagan Ives

March 7, 2002

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The wind was kicking up and so were the horses at the Intercollegiate Horse Show at Robertson's Stables in Bakersfield. "This wind is going to make it interesting," said Kathi Hickerson, the BC Equestrian Team coach, and teacher of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) class at BC. For BC, the show was successful. The team went on to receive numerous ribbons...

Le¢n lectures on ‘uppity women’

Rachel Cribbs

March 7, 2002

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Vicki Le¢n is an uppity woman. She has written more than 28 books in her 59 years, four of which are about other uppity women. She is a woman who chose to have a career and writes books for a living. Le¢n pays tribute to "unsung women" by writing about them in her Uppity Women series. She gave a lecture about her work on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Bakersfield College Forum...

Despite disabilities, students pursue dreams

Rudy Llamas

March 7, 2002

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High School Day for students with disabilitiesBakersfield College will invite high school juniors and seniors with disabilities to spend the day on campus March 19.Morning tours will be offered that focus on academic and vocational programs available, as well as lunch and an afternoon information display about programs available through California's Department of Rehabilit...

FEATURE PHOTOPerilous Pickle

March 7, 2002

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BC third baseman Rya Baker tags a Ventura player Thursday. See story and additional photos in Sports.

Memorial work begins

Daniel F. Hunt

February 28, 2002

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The concrete has been poured for the Norm Hoffman Memorial which is slated for completion March 16. A ceremony that day will highlight the contributions that the late Bakersfield College professor had on the college, its students and the community. Coinciding with the memorial's finish, the Bakersfield City Council is expected to proclaim that date as Norm Hoffman Day, according...

City leaders discuss ideas, issues

Elizabeth Gregory

February 28, 2002

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Potential leaders filled the seats in the East Forum and Humanities rooms at Bakersfield College. For three hours, local high school students learned about leadership, responsibility community involvement and decision-making at the first Student Leadership Conference hosted by the Center for Political Education at BC. High school students also had the opportunity to interact...

Food for the Mind

Demethrasis Blackmon

February 28, 2002

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Andrea Caldwell used a key chain flashlight as incentive for students to voice their opinions regarding what they felt was necessary to shed a better light on parts of Bakersfield that they felt were neglected. Caldwell presented a workshop in Forum East on the Project Reach Mentor Program. "It's always important to stimulate your mind and to get some intellectual food for...

BC hopes growth will pay off soon

Rachel Cribbs

February 21, 2002

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Bakersfield College enrollment increased 12 percent during the fall semester, according to Sue Vaughn, director of enrollment services. But the college will have to wait until next fall before finding out if it will be paid by the state for its growth. While BC grew 12 percent, 6 percent of that was over its intended target. Vaughn said that by exceeding that number, BC...

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...

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