Archive | March, 2010

Gay kiss-in still causing controversy

At noon on February 18 the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Friends (LGBTF) club clashed with security during an SGA approved kiss-in event. The event, which took place in the Student Center, followed a tradition of non-violent awareness-raising actions and was intended to spark discussion of gay issues both on and off campus. During the event, […]

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As “Megan’s Law” turns 15, are we any safer?

What happened to megan? It was a warm afternoon in late July, 1994, when a seven-year-old girl named Megan Kanka was beckoned across the street by her neighbor, a 33-year-old man named Jesse Timmendequas. He asked her if she wanted to see his new puppy. Once she was inside his house, he raped her then […]

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If you put your opinion in print, make it count

As I gathered and read hundreds of different college newspapers that were on display at the College Media Advisors Convention (CMA)  in New York over spring break, I found an unusually high number of opinion articles on lame topics like over-priced grilled cheese and typical tuition complaints. When did we become so boring, I wondered? […]

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Mercer’s only parking problem is laziness

Mercer’s real parking problem is that students refuse to be held accountable and they’re straight lazy (Mmm hmm, I went there). There are always parking spots available, and plenty of them at that. In a survey of 35 Mercer students, only three responded that they had ever not found a single spot. When asked where […]

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Interview with a sex offender

On March 18, 2010, VOICE reporter Daniela Rocha conducted an hour-long interview with a 27 year old sex offender named Kurt Werner at the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel, NJ.  Werner volunteered to talk to the Voice in conjunction with an article on the fifteenth anniversary of New Jersey’s landmark sex offender registry […]

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SPORTS: Three to watch

Amit Aburmad By: Anthony Willis One of Mercer County Community College’s star soccer players has received a full scholarship to Boston College, where he will transfer to play Division I soccer for the Golden Eagles in the fall. Aburmad, who is a second-year Business major at Mercer was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and plans […]

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The First Amendment is under attack at Mercer

Mercer’s Human Resources department has emailed all college faculty and staff a link to a mandatory online compliance training and […]

Russian American in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part II

One night in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when I was 5, the police came. This wasn’t anything new considering my mom […]

Mexican in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part I

My home town is Chihuahua, Mexico just four hours away from the border between Juarez and El Paso, Texas. I […]

Asbury Park – A revival of arts and economy at the shore

    This article is part of The VOICE’s DAY OUT series that takes readers on photographic adventures to interesting […]

In faculty contract fight months of negotiations fail to end stalemate over pay and benefits

Students have seen signs posted on faculty office doors and in windows saying, “No Contract, but Still Working” but what […]

If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me […]

With on-campus daycare unavailable, students must look elsewhere

Every semester it becomes more important for students to complete their degrees and graduate in the time frame they planned. […]

PROFILE: Kento Iwasaki, Mercer grad and professional musician

Musician and Mercer alumni Kento Iwasaki gave a lecture and performed music on the traditional Japanese koto instrument as part […]

Student radio station works to build community

The dominance of of radio, particularly college radio which for decades helped promote obscure bands to stardom, has been steadily […]

Vikings baseball team offers season ending excitement

In a semester that’s been plagued by sex offenders, rising tuition, and questionable awards, Mercer students may find a bit […]

Softball team rides ten game streak into post season

Mercer’s Vikings softball team finished up the regular season with a win against Ocean County on Friday April 21. They […]

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