Monthly Archives: October 2009

Men Can Get Breast Cancer?

Despite getting showered in pink every October in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is not purely a disease for women.  Men have cells similar to women’s in the area behind their nipples and these cells can develop breast … Continue reading

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Stay Safe on Campus

The recent publicity regarding incidents on campuses has made safety for college students a priority for staff and parents.  Although New River is historically a safe campus, it pays to always be careful and use common sense to avoid a … Continue reading

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The Field of Electronic Readers is Growing (and getting better)

Imagine taking all of your textbooks to class every day, highlighting important sections the teacher implies will be on the next test, reading the latest issue of the New York Times and listening to your favorite music.  Picture all of … Continue reading

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Facebook Cleaning Tips For The Job/College Hunt

In the world of social networking sites Facebook is one of the Kings.  Facebook can be an excellent way to keep up with old high school friends or to see how you favorite camp counselor is doing in college. But … Continue reading

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500 Days of Summer

I spent my Wednesday night watching this film, and wasn’t a bit upset about it.  For those who enjoy watching a movie that is not geared at pleasing the “main stream” it is a wonderful option. It doesn’t have the … Continue reading

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Web Browser Review

Web browsers:  They are something that almost every student uses at least once a week.  But have you ever thought about the differences between your two browser choices at New River?  What about the other browsers that are available?  Well … Continue reading

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Spring Schedule Is On the Web Site

The Spring 2010 Schedule of classes is on the New River Community College Website.  Registration for Spring begins Tuesday December 1st.  See your advisor soon and avoid the last minute rush.

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Why Do We Turn Back Time?

Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2am Sunday November 1st when clocks are turned back an hour and most people in the United States get an extra hour of sleep.  This hour is lost when the process is reversed on … Continue reading

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Why Not Teach Life Skills?

In recent years my attention has been more and more drawn to the lack of “real life” education in our high school system. I have a brother that is special needs, who is able to participate in classes that teach … Continue reading

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The Drop Date is Approaching

October 27, next tuesday, is the last day to drop a class and recieve a “W” for a grade.

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