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A Fatz Review

First impression and atmosphere: “Where everyone’s a regular.” What? Beautiful stone pillars and elaborately constructed buildings do not match my idea of a typical cafe. Before entering Fatz, I remember wondering, “Am I able to afford this?” With its luxurious … Continue reading

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I AM… SASHA FIERCE Review

I AM…SASHA FIERCE Beyonce Knowles Two years after her last studio collection (the Grammy-winning birthday album B’Day), Beyonce Knowles has split her personalities. In a move nearly identical to Mariah Carey’s The Emancipation of Mimi, Beyonce has released an album … Continue reading

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Student Activities

November 19- NRCC Men’s basketball pizza sale 11-1 in Godbey hallway. November 20-Human service & early Childhood Development organization Barbecue sale Godbey Hallway 11-1pm PBL Used Book sale in Godbey Hallway 10 am to 1pm Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony … Continue reading

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An Obscured Pursuit of Justice

If a student government does not serve its students, can it be called a government? Plato argued that a politician’s pursuit of justice involves assisting the people, but how is this possible when a government isolates itself from the heart … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Facts

Spring Registration Begins December 2nd! Take the time to check on the status of your aid before the distractions of exams and the holidays. Payment for classes can only be delayed to January 14. If classes are not paid for … Continue reading

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Study Tips

Learning How to Prepare for “Finals” Finals matter. Finals often equal 30-40% of one’s total grade, and if someone does poorly on a final, it can hit very hard. Almost every major requires a minimum of a C or higher … Continue reading

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Cans for Gas

We have all run into the problems with gas prices. Even if the rising gas prices did not effect you directly, it did affect your other costs. How can this be avoided? Though it would be tough to change the … Continue reading

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Do Teachers Make A’s?

“I’ve found that my teachers have been really available, and I’m happy that they’re willing, for the most part, to discuss things.” In a nutshell, Jordan Kime has defined the source of New River’s exceptional experience: its teachers. Though the … Continue reading

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Student Activities

Wednesday, November 5, 2008: The Basketball team will sell pizza this Wednesday from 11 am to 1pm along the front hallway of Godbey Hall. Activism for Africa meets in the Mall site Room 134 at 5:00pm. Thursday, November 6, 2008: … Continue reading

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Got A Ride?

For some of us, one of our big worries is how to get to and from the Mall site and the Dublin campus. Blacksburg Transit has a survey in the works to find out if it should increase the bus … Continue reading

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