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Summer Classes Mean Less Time in the Classroom - Not More Monday, June 23, 20140

Summer Classes Mean Less Time in the Classroom - Not More

It can be hard to picture yourself inside as the weather starts getting warmer, but taking classes during the summer means less time in the...
1,325 Awards Given Out to NVCC's Largest Commencement Class (Yes, again.) Friday, May 30, 20140

1,325 Awards Given Out to NVCC's Largest Commencement Class (Yes, again.)

On May 29, 2014 at its 49th commencement, Naugatuck Valley Community College celebrated, for the fifth year in a row, the largest graduating class...
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Danbury Center Achieves Campus Status

For more than 5 years, the Danbury has broadened the reach of Naugatuck Valley Community College and allowed students to earn credit without traveling into Waterbury. More importantly, the college branch has continuously expanded throughout its existence, with over 1100 students taking courses there this fall.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (313)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Absent Young Voters

Many college students may not understand the significance of their thoughts or opinions regarding the welfare of politics. Their insights and initiatives on how to make Connecticut, or even this country, function in a more fruitful and beneficial way are important; however, many do not voice their thoughts. Young peoples’ votes carry more weight than they realize. As recent elections have proven, political decisions can be decided by just a handful of votes.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (190)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Making Strides to Walk in Waterbury

For the first time in the Greater Waterbury area, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC), an organization for breast cancer awareness through the American Cancer Society, will hold a walk through Library park to raise awareness about breast cancer, and to celebrate its survivors.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (191)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Students Create Nail Polish to Protect from Date Rape

Four male undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are creating a discreet tool women can use to protect themselves against drug-assisted sexual assault. Nail polish. These students are designing, and are close to producing, a nail polish that will change color in the presence of several date rape drugs.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (125)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NVCC Responds to Students in Need

NVCC Responds to Students in Need

Upon recognition of the alarming rate of college students going hungry, NVCC began the necessary research to find the best way to provide for its students. 

“We recognize the concerns, we appreciate them bringing them to our attention and we intend to do something about it,” says Sarah Gager, Dean of Student Services. Over the summer, NVCC has attained funding to provide storage cabinets and refrigerators of healthy snacks for its students at both the Waterbury and Danbury campuses. 

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (130)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A Servant to God and NVCC

A Servant to God and NVCC

After thirty-two and a half years of dedicated work at Naugatuck Valley, grounds superintendent Leonides Luciano has seen a lot of change happen at the school and in his church, the First Assembly of God in Naugatuck, where he was elected a pastor in January. He has formed a connection with NVCC different from most who are involved with college by being an employee, a graduate, and the parent of a student.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (96)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Chow Time on Campus

The cafeteria has become one of the centerpieces of this school, a place where students can meet to talk, play cards, duel at the ping pong tables, and shoot the cue ball at the pool table. Social activity thrives here but something not often talked about is the food culture that accompanies it...

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (94)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Treating Pain While Creating Addicts

In the past 15 years, over 100 million prescriptions for Oxycodone were given to Americans. This is equal to one prescription for every three people. Almost half of these prescriptions never should have come to be. “Drug dealers with MD’s” are the corrupt doctors of today. They are protected by federal law and...

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (109)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Do Apps Help or Waste Your Time?

From the minute we wake up, we depend highly on our phones. We use it to check the time, set our alarms, upload pictures on Instagram, or post a status on Facebook. Many times people go out to eat and from the moment everyone sits down, the phones are in their hands. We are now living in the age of...

Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (119)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Edward Snowden: Hero or Villain?

The term whistleblower is becoming popular again thanks to Edward Snowden, who released information and details about a global surveillance apparatus run by the National Security Administration (NSA). Many wonder if Snowden really is a whistleblower, or if the term is being misused.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (122)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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