Monthly Archives: March 2009

New River Community College: A Place For A Free Press

The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States says that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the … Continue reading

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Questions Answered About Christiansburg Site

Dear Students, As the NRCC Student Government representative from the Christiansburg site, I have had questions brought to my attention. These questions pertain to the lounge, library, study area, microwave, vending machines, and student activities. I first spoke to Ben … Continue reading

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Facebook Changes

Have you seen Facebook recently? If you Twitter, you might have thought you logged into the wrong site. Facebook has just released another brand new design to its users. The majority of these users absolutely hate the new layout, yet … Continue reading

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What Should Be Done About Healthcare?

This is part one of a series of articles/essays I’ve written previously, and will be running them one by one. I understand that healthcare is a volatile topic, and want to make it clear that I know the situation will … Continue reading

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Loyal Opposition

Let me make a few things clear. I am not a reporter. I am a commentator, like Bill Maher, Jon Stewart, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. None of these gentlemen simply tell you what’s going on, they put their own … Continue reading

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A Personal Interview With Christina Davis

Christina Davis was one of the lucky students who attended the lobbying days in Richmond in February. She was a Foundation Scholarship Recipient for the college and went to represent the college. On the trip she met Anne B Crocckett-Stark, … Continue reading

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Suffering from Tight Desk Syndrome?

Relax, close your eyes and drift back to the sixth grade.  You surely remember those carefree days of middle school dances, eating lunch alone when your BFF was sick and worrying the bean burrito your mom made you eat would … 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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A Letter to Sean McGrady

A letter to Sean McGrady,                 I greatly appreciate your tribute to the exposure of the unorganized and undoubtedly dumb founded SGA. Students need to know the truth and you are the Tom Brokaw of NRCC. Corruption is always a … Continue reading

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Budget Issues

Finance is a scary subject these days, but NRCC continues surviving. Our college has an annual 18 million dollar budget, 10 million of which comes from the General Assembly of the Virginia Community College System. 8 million originates from tuition. Over the past two years the college … Continue reading

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