Author Archives: Sarah Polan

About Sarah Polan

Sarah Polan entered New River Community College in the summer of 2008 at age 16 after being homeschooled her entire life. She had already been a member of the Roanoke Times "Edge" staff for two years at that point. Sarah came to New River with the dream of rebuilding the long forgotten school newspaper and with the help and encouragement of Janet Hanks and the IT staff, the online Knight Rider was born. Sarah has served as editor and contributing writer for three semesters and continues to coordinate and produce the e-paper biweekly. She also edits an on-line national publication for the Boy Scouts of America Southern Region Venturing division and will be contributing an article to the nationally published Scouting magazine blog. She has also provided a student blog post to the student organization VA21. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys traveling in search of her dream college which she will transfer to next year.

The Knight Rider

The Knight Rider is on a temporary hiatus from publishing due to waining interest from student writers.  The paper will remain available for archived stories to be accessed however, it will not be updated until a nonfiction writing class is … Continue reading

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Press Release:Community College Baccalaureate Association Essay Contest

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Thanksgiving Feast Ideas

In honor of the holiday, the Knight Rider would like to shre a few of our own favorite tips, tricks and recipes. Happy Thanksgiving! Turkey Roasting for Beginners By Pam Linkous If you have a good thermometer, you can roast … Continue reading

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Recipe: Preacher Cookies

Preacher Cookies (One Minute Fudgies) These are great cookies if you need a quick but decadent treat that will be loved by all. 2 Cups Quick Oats 2 Cups of Sugar 6 Tablespoons Baking Cocoa ½ Cup Unsalted Butter 1 … Continue reading

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VA21 Is Coming To New River

If you are interested in politics in Virginia then you should attend the meeting with VA21 Representatives Thursday November 12th in the student lounge.  There will be a representative there from VA21 which is a nonpartisan student political think tank.  … Continue reading

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Scholarship Month

It’s Scholarship month!  In honor of this wonderful observance The Knight Rider would like to provide you with a few sources for free money! www.fastweb.com www.scholarships.com www.iefa.org www.college-scholarships.com There are also several scholarships available through the school, for more information … Continue reading

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Facebook Cleaning Tips For The Job/College Hunt

In the world of social networking sites Facebook is one of the Kings.  Facebook can be an excellent way to keep up with old high school friends or to see how you favorite camp counselor is doing in college. But … Continue reading

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Web Browser Review

Web browsers:  They are something that almost every student uses at least once a week.  But have you ever thought about the differences between your two browser choices at New River?  What about the other browsers that are available?  Well … Continue reading

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Graduation Applications Are Due Soon

The deadline for graduation applications is quickly approaching.  The deadline is November 13th so if you still need to meet with your advisor you should be scheduling a visit.  All forms are due to the Admissions Office in Rooker Hall. … Continue reading

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Parking Passes

The New River Security recommends that all students register their vehicle and receive a free parking pass.  To register, you need to know your license plate number and fill out a short form at the security office in Godbey Hall. … Continue reading

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