Monthly Archives: November 2008

On The Eleventh Day Of The Eleventh Month At The Eleventh Hour

On Tuesday, November 11 Edwards 117 was filled with war veterans, kids, parents and a sense of honor for those who have been or are currently in a branch of the armed forces. Many people turned out for the ceremony, … 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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The Veterans Day Ceremony In Pictures

Veterans From VFW Post 1184 Of Pulaski. Photo By Tim Herzog Kimberly Brewer Translates the Ceremony. Photo by Tim Herzog Student Government Association President Joey Sclafani Introduces The Guest Speaker. Photo By Tim Herzog Mr. Richard Goldberg. Photo By Tim … Continue reading

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Prepare for Exam Time With Academic Assistance and Retention Services

The end of every semester is a stressful time of exams, projects due and anxious calculations of final grades. The everyday demands of life can pile up, making added schoolwork even more taxing and frustrating. New River Community College offers … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day Celebrations

Don’t forget the NRCC Veterans Day Ceremony,  Tuesday November 11, at 11 a.m. in Edwards 117.  NRCC’s music club will sing the national anthem.  Col. Jon Drushal, commander of RAAP, will deliver the address, and NRCC faculty and staff members involved … Continue reading

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Monkey Business or Politics?

Imagine watching a debate. There are several people in the discussion; all of them possess strong opinions. Some employ a rational, friendly voice, while their counter-parts are educated monkeys. The monkeys hear, but they do not listen; they talk, but … 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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Halloween Fun!

Hippies and Gypsies. Jack Sparrow and a Jabberwocky. Vampires and a Smoking Nun on the Run. No, we were not in a bad movie spoof, we were participating in the NRCC Halloween costume contest 2008! Judged by members of the … Continue reading

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