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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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Once again, Roquemore blows off process
     DtB readers know that Irvine Valley College has a very mixed record with regard to its invited commencement speakers. Some have been good. Some have been embarrassing in one way or another. (Plagiarism anyone?)      The chief difficulty here is familia...
     DtB readers know that Irvine Valley College has a very mixed record with regard to its invited commencement speakers. Some have been good. Some have been embarrassing in one way or another. (Plagiarism anyone?)      The ...
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Last night’s appointment
     Re last night’s board action of appointing Barbara J. Jay to the SOCCCD Board of Trustees:      I was unable to attend the special meeting (from 2 until 5:30) to interview candidates for Bill Jay’s replacement, but people who did attend have told me th...
     Re last night’s board action of appointing Barbara J. Jay to the SOCCCD Board of Trustees:      I was unable to attend the special meeting (from 2 until 5:30) to interview candidates for Bill Jay’s replacement, but peopl...
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Texas A&M Galveston Professor Hits ‘Breaking Point,’ Fails Entire Class (CBS Houston)
Texas A&M Galveston Professor Hits ‘Breaking Point,’ Fails Entire Class (CBS Houston)
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On education reform
     My favorite recent book on K-12 education (reform) is Amanda Ripley’s The Smartest Kids in the World (and how they got that way) , which emphasizes new and impressive data comparing the success of students in school systems around the world. I recommen...
     My favorite recent book on K-12 education (reform) is Amanda Ripley’s The Smartest Kids in the World (and how they got that way), which emphasizes new and impressive data comparing the success of students in school syste...
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     Went to the trustee “listening session” today at Irvine Valley College. It was held in the Café, that silly space on the north end of the library.      Four trustees were in attendance: Marcia Milchiker , Dave Lang , Tim Jemal , and Jim Wright . No one...
     Went to the trustee “listening session” today at Irvine Valley College. It was held in the Café, that silly space on the north end of the library.      Four trustees were in attendance: Marcia Milchiker, Dave Lang, Tim J...
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Astronomers discover largest known structure in the universe is ... a big hole (Guardian UK)
Astronomers discover largest known structure in the universe is ... a big hole (Guardian UK)
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Last night’s appointment
     Re last night’s board action of appointing Barbara J. Jay to the SOCCCD Board of Trustees:      I was unable to attend the special meeting (from 2 until 5:30) to interview candidates for Bill Jay’s replacement, but people who did attend have told me th...
     Re last night’s board action of appointing Barbara J. Jay to the SOCCCD Board of Trustees:      I was unable to attend the special meeting (from 2 until 5:30) to interview candidates for Bill Jay’s replacement, but peopl...
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The April meeting of the SOCCCD Board of Trustees: <i>live and direct!</i>
     It’s 6:27 and I’m a couple minutes early. The crowd is thin here in the Ronnie Reagan meeting room.      Aha! Two trustees have entered, smiling. The Chancellor too. This thing will start more or less on time, I guess.      Tonight’s board meeting (ope...
     It’s 6:27 and I’m a couple minutes early. The crowd is thin here in the Ronnie Reagan meeting room.      Aha! Two trustees have entered, smiling. The Chancellor too. This thing will start more or less on time, I guess.  ...
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‪ How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food (New York Times, Opinion) By MARK LYNASAPRIL 24, 2015      …I, too, was once in that activist camp. A lifelong environmentalist, I opposed genetically modified foods in the past. Fifteen years ago, I even participated in...
‪How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food (New York Times, Opinion) By MARK LYNASAPRIL 24, 2015      …I, too, was once in that activist camp. A lifelong environmentalist, I opposed genetically modified foods in the past. Fifteen y...
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Replacing Bill Jay
       The regular meeting (closed session then open session) will start later in the afternoon.
       The regular meeting (closed session then open session) will start later in the afternoon.
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Rancho Santiago College Foundation Accused of Brown Act Violations in Saudi Arabia Deal (Navel Gazing) …Last month, a dozen or so Rancho Santiago employees blasted the idea of the multi-million dollar consulting agreement--which provides the Saudi schools w...
Rancho Santiago College Foundation Accused of Brown Act Violations in Saudi Arabia Deal (Navel Gazing) …Last month, a dozen or so Rancho Santiago employees blasted the idea of the multi-million dollar consulting agreement--w...
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     Denizens of IVC received this "advisory" today from IVC Campus Police.      It's the cops' response to recent thefts.      Here's what they've got:      "If you see something, say something."      "Take it, lock it, or hide it."      Such is the advice...
     Denizens of IVC received this "advisory" today from IVC Campus Police.      It's the cops' response to recent thefts.      Here's what they've got:      "If you see something, say something."      "Take it, lock it, or h...
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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
We stayed in early June, 2011. Everything was very nice, and the workers there were lovely. Good food.
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