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40th Graduation

New River graduated over 200 students at the 40th graduation ceremony on May 15th 2009.  The commencement speaker was Montgomery County Superintendent of schools Dr. Tiffany Anderson.  She gave an inspiring speech based on a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt.  “The … Continue reading

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SGA Spotlight: James Kittinger

Treasurer James Kittinger is a Dublin resident, born and raised here in Southwest Virginia. Majoring in education, he will graduate with honors this semester and will attend Radford University in the fall. Here at NRCC James takes his duties seriously, … Continue reading

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Quick and Healthy Lunch

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, scrubbed clean 1/4 cup diced ham 1/4 cup chopped vegetables or precooked meat of your choice. Salt Pepper Margarine or butter Directions Poke several holes in the sweet potato with a fork or knife. Cook … Continue reading

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Babka, A Polish Easter Delight

Ingredients 1 cup milk 3 cups flour 1/4 cup slightly warm milk 2 packages Yeast 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 15 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup chopped almonds 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Money Saving Recipes

Tough economic times call for saving money wherever you can.  Recipes that are fast but use basic ingredients are good when the grocery money does not go very far but you still are rushed for time. Leftover Hash Ingredients 1 cup … Continue reading

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Spring Break Ideas

Do you need ideas concerning how to spend your spring break? Here are a few things that other students are doing! Mission work in Haiti Beach rip NRCC Baseball Video game marathon Coach a swim meet Re-model your house Get a drivers license … Continue reading

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Flash Game Reviews

All of today’s flash game productions are presented from Newgrounds.com. Ultimate Crab Battle! •In The Ultimate Crab Battle you play as a young boy riding a laser eyed, rocket shooting torpedo blasting shark whose sole goal is to destroy the … Continue reading

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The True Golden Age of Gaming

For many of us the Super Nintendo represents the true golden age of video games. With nostalgia I think back to those early mornings before school, waking up before anyone else did so I would have a chance to play … Continue reading

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Age and Enrollment at NRCC

As the world shudders under the weight of economic crisis, every aspect of American society is feeling the downturn. College campuses are no exception. Let’s take a moment now to break the zombie-like trance we float in from class to … Continue reading

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The Person Behind The Story: Sean McGrady

Sean McGrady is a 4th semester student in NRCC. A lifeguard, a tutor, he prefers hambugers with only mustard and tries to participate in Phi Theta Kappa. Sean enjoys swimming, reading, running, writing and playing the occasional video game.

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