Monthly Archives: April 2009

President’s Award Ceremony

On Tuesday April 28th 2009 in Edward 117, the President’s Award Ceremony will honor top students at NRCC.  Who’s Who of America’s Junior Colleges, Outstanding Student’s in academic programs and all new Phi Theta Kappa members will be recognized at … Continue reading

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Graffiti Art Contest!

Graffiti Artists Unite and Throw Down Three 10′ by 20′ slots left.  Behind Ceritano’s in Blacksburg. Send photographs of previous graffiti work to 16blocksmagazine@gmail.com Entrants must use spray cans. Pieces must be completed by May 6. Juried exhibition May 8, … Continue reading

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Have You Met Ginny Yet?

How do I pick a major?  What is out there for a career for me when I graduate?  Can I take classes at other community colleges in Virginia?  You need to visit with Ginny! Ginny is the host of the … Continue reading

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Top Movies from NRCC Students

Top Movies by Erin Long Shawshank Redemption Stranger than Fiction Fight Club Dead Poet’s Society Into the Wild Elizabethtown American History X Walk the Line Garden State Forrest Gump Good Night and Good Luck Chocolat Benny and Joon Top Movies … Continue reading

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Money Tight? Here are some tips!

Always make a list before you go shopping.  Impulse purchases are cut to a minimum when you hit the store with a plan in hand. Invite friends over for a pot luck instead of meeting at a restaurant for dinner. … Continue reading

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Quick and Healthy Lunch

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, scrubbed clean 1/4 cup diced ham 1/4 cup chopped vegetables or precooked meat of your choice. Salt Pepper Margarine or butter Directions Poke several holes in the sweet potato with a fork or knife. Cook … Continue reading

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Babka, A Polish Easter Delight

Ingredients 1 cup milk 3 cups flour 1/4 cup slightly warm milk 2 packages Yeast 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 15 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup chopped almonds 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Out In The Parking Lot: Musings From The Edge

Patiently waiting in my car in Parking Lot B a few weeks ago, I observed a little punk knock a Styrofoam box out of his vehicle and soccer-kick it under the car next to him.  “Jerk,” I thought angrily.  I … Continue reading

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The SGA Report

     The April 2nd meeting of the SGA signaled the opening of a new dialogue between its members and the staff of the Knight Rider. Historically tensions have always existed between institutions of government and those of the press. … Continue reading

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Press Release: College Democrats Of America

Contact:  Aundrea Scott – ascott0046@email.vccs.edu College Democrats of America Chapter to be Organized The College Democrats of America (CDA) is a new group being started here on campus focusing on getting youth involved in the political process. One of the … Continue reading

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