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A New Day Is Dawning For NRCC Knights

By Xiomara Saucedo An unexpected question on the Fall 2013 SGA Election ballot brought forth a little confusion and curiosity for some of the students attending NRCC. To be specific, it was question number six: “If you could choose a … Continue reading

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We’re Baaaack!

Did you miss us?  The NRCC Student Newspaper suddenly has a staff!  We look forward to bringing you news, ideas, features, and reviews.  If you want to help with this endeavor, see or email Janet Hanks (jhanks@nr.edu) and start your … Continue reading

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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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2010 World Cup Preview

This years World Cup is set to begin on June 11th and end four weeks later on July 11th. It will be the first time in history that the World Cup will be hosted by an African country. Most of … Continue reading

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Claytor Lake or Project 739?

On Tuesday December 5th, I was greeted by four flying saucer shaped generators. More reminiscent of “Area 51″ Nevada, than the New River Valley in Virginia, the Dam, built back in 1939 is still the largest of the company’s 12 … Continue reading

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Exam Survival Guide

The cold hard truth has been there since you first laid eyes on that syllabus back in August. Final exams in December seemed so far away during those first weeks of class, when the tan was still glowing and shorts … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Thanksgiving in the US

Many adults in America remember November from their childhood as a time to make paper turkeys and learn about some strangely dressed people called Pilgrims.  Celebrating Thanksgiving meant time off from school, parades on television and endless lessons in history … Continue reading

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Bridge day 2009 – Autumn’s 876ft Free Fall

The 30th annual Bridge Day festival offered plenty of thrills for the thousands of spectators who came out in the cold to watch 450 BASE (Building, Antenna, Span and Earth) jumpers from around the globe jump the 876 feet down to … Continue reading

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Renewed Interest in Classic Transportation

This past weekend, the parking lot below Rooker hall was used by a group of people from four different states as a training arena for an unusual class. NRCC offers a 3 day Motorcycle Sidecar/Trike Safety Class that is only offered … Continue reading

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Wind Powered Sign a Sign Of The Future

Most of the students at NRCC have driven past the windmill in front on the Volvo Plant and some may often wonder why it is there! Well, members of the Alternative and Hybrid Energy class ELE 176, had a chance … Continue reading

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