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April 2009 - page 2

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/CAMPUS

Kelsey’s Godspell resonates more with younger crowd

The lights fade, the stage is dark. Through the shadows a voice booms “Ye snakes and vipers brew!” The lights begin to rise revealing and urban landscape. Blacktop masks the stage floor, construction equipment, trashcans and no trespassing signs complete the atmosphere. Then through the darkness comes Jesus Christ wearing a pair of American flag… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Vikings face tough loss, then pick up steam

Get your balls and bats ready because the men at Mercer are back at it. Fresh off their 4-3 record in the Myrtle Beach Invitational tournament, the Vikings are ready to get back into regular season action. The men at Mercer had their hands full when they took the field against Gloucester County College.  It… Keep Reading

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CAMPUS

Recent blood drive is no blood bath, but still a success

Over half of the Community Blood Council of New Jersey’s desired number of blood donors from Mercer showed their support in giving back to the community by donating blood on campus March 26 during Mercer’s semi-annual blood drive. Although the CBC NJ only met half of their initial expectations of gathering 50 units of blood,… Keep Reading

CAMPUS/LOCAL

No, Rutgers does not have its own strain of gonorrhea

Rumors about sexually transmitted diseases at New Jersey universities, Rutgers in particular, have been circulating for years. Rutgers, considered a party school by some, has been rumored to have its own strain of gonorrhea and to have very high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in general. One anonymous Mercer student, when interviewed about the… Keep Reading

CAMPUS

Waiting for WiFi expansion at Mercer

  Mercer has the seventh largest enrollment of the 19 community colleges in New Jersey, according to Community College Review, yet Mercer is smaller than community colleges such as Warren County Community College, Cumberland County Community College, and the County College of Morris all of which have a wireless internet (Wi-Fi) network larger than Mercer’s.… Keep Reading

CAMPUS

How convenient is the JKC campus overall?

During the summer session of 2006, right after she earned her high school diploma, Adrienne Cameron began taking classes at Mercer’s James Kerney Campus (JKC). “I chose James Kerney because it is a whole lot closer and whole lot more convenient for me to commute” she says. However, she admitted, “as I got further into… Keep Reading

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