Despite threats, few cars are towed
Although RVCC officials warned that towing would begin on Feb. 15, the threats have been mostly empty. Officials must first confirm that the school’s approach is in line with new state regulations that govern towing.
Is there a worse feeling than walking out of class to find an empty spot where your car should be? Chris Wade couldn’t think of one when his Ford Focus was one of six cars towed in mid-March. Wade was a victim of the administration’s sole attempt to crack down on inappropriately parked vehicles by towing. Click here to read more
Roger Greenberg (Ben Stiller), the title character of this odd yet poignant movie, is the antithesis of the movie hero. He is an angry, depressed, insecure, and neurotic 40-year-old curmudgeon. He makes ends meet as a part-time carpenter and vents his frustrations by writing complaint letters to American Airlines, the New York Times, Mayor Bloomberg, Starbucks and the Yellow Pages. He wants to do nothing else with his life.Click here to read more.
Gaming Review-Just Cause 2
An author with a unexceptional career is surprisingly hired to complete the manuscript of a retired British Prime Minister’s memoirs. What looks to be a surefire bonanza for the spirited, confident young scribe, $250,000 for four weeks work, soon becomes a more demanding — and more dangerous — task. Even before he sees the unfinished autobiography for the first time he’s mugged walking home from the publisher’s office. Click here to read more.
RVCC is becoming more gay friendly, according to English teacher David Chase. But Chase is eager to take it to the next level.
Trojan: No a/c ‘til 4-19
The unseasonably early heat wave at the beginning of the week left campus classrooms and offices steamy. As temperatures topped 90 degrees on Wednesday and students and staff wilted, RVCC facilities Vice President, John Trojan, announced that the school would fire up campus air conditioning units two weeks earlier than planned.
RVCC celebrates National Library Week
Next week is National Library Week and The Evelyn S. Field Library has organized a series of events to celebrate libraries and their contribution to the public good for National Library Week, April 12-18.
Sports Scene —
I had the pleasure of chance meetings this afternoon with both Bill Harnden, the woman's softball team coach, and Gerard Del Guercio, the men's baseball coach. Both teams are having a tough season, but the coaches continue to be upbeat.
Shoot hoops and help people
The Hoops for the Needy charity basketball tournament and half-court shooting competition is set for noon Tuesday, April 20 at the outdoor courts near the Arts Building.
Chris Hedges Assesses the
Starting with our society'sobsession with the life and death of Michael Jackson, former New York Times overseas correspondent Chris Hedges critiqued contemporary American society and politics captivating several hundred people in the open conference room on March 24. A podcast of the speech is available on the Lion’s Den website. Click here to read more.
Read to little kids during the Week of the Young Child
Sunday begins the Week of the Young Child. Members of the college community can help celebrate the event by reading to kids who attend RVCC’s Children’s Campus, next to the arts building.
No more nuked popcorn
According to John Trojan, vice president of Finance and Facilities, the late morning incident was the second time this year in which an overcooked bag of popcorn “inconvenienced the entire community and endangered first responders.” Click here to read more.
Phys-Ed building water main break shuts system
A water main break in the basement of the gym on Tuesday led school officials to shut hot water to the building. Click here to read more.
Artist Paul Henry Ramirez Returns to RVCC to Speak to Art Students
On March 23, artist and former RVCC student Paul Henry Ramirez spoke to Professor Anne Tsubota’s Portfolio Development class and critiqued the students’ work. Ramirez is a contemporary artist whose paintings and installations have garnered much acclaim. His latest site-specific installation, “BLACKOUT,” is on display at the Newark Museum, which commissioned the work.
What’s in the RVCC Art Gallery?
The first part of a two-part show of student art work, curated by their teachers among Art Department faculty, is on display in the RVCC Art Gallery. Click here to read more.
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Spring blood drive adds another
See Tim Burton, William Kentridge, others at MoMA
Tickets are still available for the RVCC bus trip to the Museum of Modern Art on Saturday, April 17. Click here to read more.