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PROFILE: Shaunice Palms’s legacy of effort and teamwork

Shaunice Palms wasn’t born a pro basketball player. She hadn’t even played before high school, when she decided to join Nottingham’s girls’ basketball team as a freshman, but that didn’t affect her new interest in the sport she went on to play four years later at college. “I loved it immediately. I didn’t even know… Keep Reading

CAMPUS

Faculty hope admins will seek input before making changes

As the spring semester starts things Professor of Mathematics Kyle Anderson is relieved that all his classes ended up in rooms that make sense for what he teaches and none were changed at the last minute. “[Last fall I initially] had BS208A assigned as the room for my Honors Calculus II class. But then, sometime… Keep Reading

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/LOCAL

Chaz Bear, aka Toro Y Moi, plays Coda in Philly

Tucked back in the cluster of buildings that line Walnut Street in Philadelphia is a nightclub concert venue called Coda. Known for hosting DJ sets among other types of shows, electronic artist Toro Y Moi–also known as Chaz Bear, but whose real name is Chadwick Bundick–played on Saturday, Jan. 27. Toro is a 31-year-old singer-songwriter… 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

LOCAL

Is New Jersey the Christmas Tree State? It should be!

New Jersey is known as the Garden State, famed for its tomatoes and corn, but in winter, when nothing else grows, it’s Christmas trees that sustain the agriculture economy. According to the New Jersey Christmas Tree Growers Association, our state is ranked seventh in the nation for number of Christmas tree farms. There were 700… 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

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