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From Strangeness to Sameness: Music of 2008

2008 has been an exceptional year in music. The listening world witnessed many births and resurrections, with artist’s new and old scoring hit after hit on the charts. Some were good, some great, and some were god awful. I mean … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Conquest, Worth Playing?

Lord of the Rings: Conquest was made by Pandemic, creators of the Star Wars: Battlefront, Mercenaries and Destroy All Humans! series. When I heard they building a Battlefront-esque “Lord of the Rings” game, I marked my calendar and reserved $60 like … Continue reading

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The Comprehensive SGA Report

Below are reports of each SGA member based on individual interviews. Senator Stacy Gibbs Senator Timothy Herzog Treasurer James Kittinger Vice President Melissa Kittinger-Surratt Secretary Emily Polan Senator Sarah Polan President Joey Sclafani Senator Aundrea D. Scott Senator Cameran Sonnenburg … Continue reading

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Easy Sugar Cookies

Makes 48 Cookies 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted 1 cup margarine 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Cream sugar and margarine; add … Continue reading

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What to Do About A House Full Of Holiday Guests

For many people who have relatives come in for the holidays, there is an issue of “What do I do with all of these people?”.  Here is a list to answer just that question for families with lots of children … Continue reading

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Buckeyes (Peanut Butter Balls)

Time to make: 1 hour 30 Buckeyes 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1 lb. dipping chocolate (sold near bakers chocolate) 30 Whole Pecans (Optional) Stir together powdered sugar, peanut butter … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker Suite: A Timeless Holiday Tradition

Ahhh, the Nutcracker suite! A timeless musical tale that has enamored western audiences for more than a century. For many, this ballet is a holiday tradition, synonymous with the mystical joy of Christmas. Each year countless revelers flock to its … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Holiday Recipe

Eclair Cake, You will need: 1 Package of Graham Crackers, 1 3 oz package of Instant Vanilla Pudding, 1 16 oz container Chocolate Icing, Prepare the pudding according to the package. Layer the graham crackers and pudding in a 13X9 … Continue reading

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Check This Out!

YouTube videos made by New River Community College Students at the website Communiversity. You might see someone you know!!

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A Wall-E Review

Plot: Wall-E is a robot trash compactor who builds skyscrapers of garbage on an overly polluted Earth. After relocating trash for 700 years, his life receives much-needed excitement from a survey droid named Eve. Before Wall-E has a moment to … Continue reading

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