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My name is Mike and I’ve wanted a Chevy Avalanche since I was in 4th grade. A couple weeks ago it happened. I drove to Charlotte with my beautiful girlfriend (Who I met at Valentine Commons) and bought a black 2004 Avalanche. I love it.  It’s raised higher than a normal Avalanche but it’s tasteful, not at all obnoxious. The tint on the windows is pretty extreme. It might be illegal but I guess I’ll find out eventually. The guy I bought it from just advised me to roll down all of the windows if I get pulled over so…

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NC State Female Engineers Being a female engineer has its challenges and setbacks…. don’t get me wrong, it is a lot more common now than it used to be, but we are still a minority. Coming to NC State and starting my major (Mechanical Engineering), I learned that 94% of Mechanical Engineers are male and only 6% is comprised of females. As much as I enjoy hanging out with guys, as I’ve always had more guy friends than girls, I still found myself needing some strong ladies in my life that understood the hardship of also being a female engineer….

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NC State Football NC State Football has been very inconsistent in recent years, with more ups and downs than a roller coaster, and many disappointed fans.  As a college student at a D1 program, college football is of major importance and is practically an institution.  NCSU football has been a bit of a running joke among students here, and at the start of this year was no different. The team took a trip down to Florida to play FSU, a perennial football powerhouse.  The Wolfpack won 27-21, and this started a chain of events which were unprecedented in my time…

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Is Freshman Year Too Early to Live Off Campus? No!  Welcome to the #VCLife blog! My name is Luke Tart, I am one of the Marketing Assistants you may see at the front desk, and I’m a Junior in Environmental Technology and Management.  This year will be my third year living at VC and I have loved every year!  Coming in as a freshman we did not have the mandate saying we had to live on campus. Even still, many freshmen had to find off-campus living this year after all the dorms filled up.  So, if you find you find…