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Roy Bauer
Works at Irvine Valley College
Attended University of California, Irvine
Lives in Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County, CA
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Shite hits fan? Out of the blue, Poertner retires
     I’m told that the shite really hit the fan at Monday’s board meeting—a meeting that lasted until way past 11:00 p.m. (In recent years, the meeting has seldom gone past 9:00.) Things got hot especially during the discussion of the budgets—and  during th...
I’m told that the shite really hit the fan at Monday’s board meeting—a meeting that lasted until way past 11:00 p.m. (In recent years, the meeting has seldom gone past 9:00.) Things got hot especially during the discussion of...
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Report: Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financially  (OC Reg)      …[B]efore we boast about our quality of life, consider the grim statistics in the county’s annual Community Indicators Report, released last week. • Nearly 1 in 4 resid...
Report: Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financially (OC Reg) …[B]efore we boast about our quality of life, consider the grim statistics in the county’s annual Community Indicators Report, released ...
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The SOCCCD saga: an update
     Perhaps you're aware that DtB offers an account of our district's history called the "SOCCCD saga."      You can find it here . (It is among our "pages," indicated on the "tabs" above.)      Recently, I appended an UPDATE, covering events of the last t...
Perhaps you're aware that DtB offers an account of our district's history called the "SOCCCD saga." You can find it here. (It is among our "pages," indicated on the "tabs" above.) Recently, I appended an UPDATE, cov...
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‪ see June 17 update ‬ of our "SOCCCD saga"
‪see June 17 update‬ of our "SOCCCD saga"
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I've recently added an UPDATE to our SOCCCD Saga page. Click here: ‪ see June 17 update ‬
I've recently added an UPDATE to our SOCCCD Saga page. Click here: ‪see June 17 update‬
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Monday's SOCCCD Board Meeting
     Below: from Tere’s Board Meeting Highlights for Monday’s meeting of the SOCCCD Board of Trustees, under the heading “presentations”: • A current status report was provided on the Workday project and related software projects, following the board's requ...
Below: from Tere’s Board Meeting Highlights for Monday’s meeting of the SOCCCD Board of Trustees, under the heading “presentations”: • A current status report was provided on the Workday project and related software projects...
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Report: Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financially  (OC Reg)      …[B]efore we boast about our quality of life, consider the grim statistics in the county’s annual Community Indicators Report, released last week. • Nearly 1 in 4 resid...
Report: Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financially (OC Reg) …[B]efore we boast about our quality of life, consider the grim statistics in the county’s annual Community Indicators Report, released ...
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For-Profit-College Fiasco: Why a Watchdog Needs a Watchdog (NYT)      Last year, the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain collapsed under the weight of government investigations and allegations of fraud. Its demise left tens of thousands of Corinthian stude...
For-Profit-College Fiasco: Why a Watchdog Needs a Watchdog (NYT) Last year, the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain collapsed under the weight of government investigations and allegations of fraud. Its demise left tens...
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Ten years ago...
In a possible world (Dissent; June 9, 2006) Protecting life as we know it   (Dissent; 6/13/06) O HERE'S MY POINT. I am continually amazed by the short memory of SOCCCD denizens. Some battle will be fought--over, say, how to respond to violations of faculty ...
In a possible world (Dissent; June 9, 2006) Protecting life as we know it (Dissent; 6/13/06) O HERE'S MY POINT. I am continually amazed by the short memory of SOCCCD denizens. Some battle will be fought--over, say, how to re...
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The founders leaned distinctly to starboardRegarding this sketch of SOCCCD history: it's light—an understatement—on the events after the beginning period (roughly, 1967-1973) up to about 1996, the start of the period I'm most...
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I've recently added an update to our "SOCCCD Saga" page. Click here: ‪ here ‬
I've recently added an update to our "SOCCCD Saga" page. Click here: ‪here‬
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Philosophy, teaching
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Like to write, like to take pictures, like to make graphics, like to play and sing with family/friends, like to hang with kittens and puppies
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  • Irvine Valley College
    Philosophy, blogging, 1986 - present
    Director, Absurd Studies
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Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County, CA
Previously
British Columbia, Canada - Orange County, CA
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A quiet sort
Introduction
    • Combating Neanderthals in academe and beyond
    • Briefly, a First Amendment poster boy (no more, I hope).
    • Known as B. von Traven on Dissent the Blog; no secret that BvT is ROY BAUER of Irvine Valley College/Trabuco Canyon (Santa Ana Mountains)
    • Born: Murrayville, BC

Bragging rights
Pissed off lots of powerful people and survived. A private person forced into the public, at least for a while. With newsletter and blog, helped bring down Steve Frogue, John Williams, et al. Made trouble for other local Neanderthals
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  • University of California, Irvine
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B. von Traven, OC Blue Philosopher
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