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Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey last October–which she made available on her website–threatening the social media platform with “increased regulations” if it did not do more to stop people from using it for “propagating hate.” Although regulating speech on social media that “propagates hate” in general would violate… Keep Reading

CAMPUS/LOCAL/National

Mercer’s president selected for Governor’s transition team

Mercer’s President, Dr. Jianping Wang has been chosen as co-chair of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on Education, Access and Opportunity. Transitions teams help the incoming administration decide the direction of the new government by recommending candidates for key posts and forming policy platforms. Their help is critical in making sure the new government can… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Women’s hoops end losing streak with just five players

Women’s basketball, coming off a five-game losing streak played the Hawks of Delaware Technical Community College on Saturday, Dec. 2 for the final home game of the fall 2017 semester. Illness, finals and other factors took a hard toll on the availability of Head Coach Mike Tenaglia’s roster as he was down to only five… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Women’s cross country team goes to Nationals

After claiming their second straight Region 19 title on Saturday, Oct. 28,  Mercer’s women’s cross country team made a ‘cross country’ journey of their own, all the way to the Midwest for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) meet in Fort Dodge Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 11. Their performance this year marked a substantial… Keep Reading

CAMPUS/DINING

Mercer students present gourmet dining at outstanding value

Hidden away in the corridors of Mercer’s Engineering Science building exists a quaint yet classy operation dedicated to serving high-end cuisine, open to the public. It is also a joint class session for three of the most advanced courses in Mercer’s hospitality program. Students working toward their A.A.S. degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management… Keep Reading

DINING

REVIEW: Mafalda’s in Hamilton serves up great Italian

Mafalda’s on Nottingham Way in Hamilton is a small, cozy, friendly Italian spot with a mellow ambiance. The soft lights and cool background provide a perfect background so you can chat while having your meal. The VOICE visited Mafalda’s on a Sunday night. Things were quiet. Waiter Juan Rodriguez, said: “The reason it is pretty… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Men’s Basketball: Vikings speed past Hawks to snap losing streak

On Saturday, November 11 a win over Valley Forge lifted the Mercer County Men’s basketball team to a 3-1 record, put them over .500 for the first time since 2014 and surpassing their win total from last year’s 2-24 campaign. In the three weeks following that victory, they dropped five straight games falling to 3-6… Keep Reading

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/LOCAL

311 rocks the Wellmont Theater in Montclair

311 (pronounced three eleven), the rock, reggae, rap group from Omaha, Nebraska, packed in the crowd like a rush hour subway at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair on Saturday October 28. Coming off a full summer tour behind their 2017 album “Mosaic,” the band continued right into fall. This is the first time they’ve done… Keep Reading

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