Monthly Archives: November 2009

Be An Angel This Holiday Season

Many children and elderly residents of the New River Valley will have  presents under the tree this year with the help of angels from New River Community College.  Student Government Vice President Felicia Hoston is arranging the placement of an … Continue reading

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NRCC Knights Basketball

Check out these pictures of the latest NRCC Knights mens basketball game by Staff Photographer Jimmy McKenna.

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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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No Couples Living Together Before Marriage? No way.

Excuse me Governor McDonnell, but I’m a little pissed off at your ignorance and would like to introduce you to the 21st century. Here in America we are allowed to live with the people we love regardless of a marriage … Continue reading

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Funny T-Shirt Day

“Student Activities sponsored a “Make-Your-Own- Funny- T-shirt & Picture” event in the Martin Hall Lounge from 10:00 am to 4:00pm.  Many students on campus stopped by to take a picture and print it on a T-shirt for free.  The event … Continue reading

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Volleyball Team Gains Valuable Experience this Season

The volleyball team competed against Virginia Western Community College on November 5.   It was a close game in all four matches. Game 1: NRCC dominated. Game 2: VWCC picked up. Game 3:  After a hard battle, VWCC took over … Continue reading

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The Food Bank Needs You

Around this time every year, we start to hear a lot more from the food banks in the area asking us to donate. Why is it that we only think to donate once the holidays comes around? There is a … Continue reading

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Black Friday Survival Guide

Black Friday is a glorious day for shoppers, we train all year for our one day at hitting all of the most spectacular deals! We pine for a leak in the big businesses letting us know just what we will … Continue reading

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Nothing to Do on Thanksgiving?

It is not written anywhere that Thanksgiving means you have to cook all day, eat yourself silly and then lay around and watch TV until bedtime.  There are lots of things to do on a nice (or cold and rainy) … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast Ideas

In honor of the holiday, the Knight Rider would like to shre a few of our own favorite tips, tricks and recipes. Happy Thanksgiving! Turkey Roasting for Beginners By Pam Linkous If you have a good thermometer, you can roast … Continue reading

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