Archive | May, 2011

Coping with the seven stages of Mercer

1. Shock and Denial: I did a pretty spectacular job of denying Mercer.  I had gotten in to all the other colleges I applied to, and continued pretending I was choosing between schools.  I knew I would have to pay for college myself, and that I couldn’t afford any of my schools, even with scholarships.  […]

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Military recruiters don’t belong in high school cafeterias

With the retirement age rising recently, I think its not only fair but also morally necessary that the minimum age requirement for the U.S military be raised as well. I think 21 is the ideal age, and military recruiters should not be allowed to recruit in high school cafeterias. In this country you have to […]

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EDITORIAL: Phelps didn’t belong at CMA

Over spring break seven VOICE staffers travelled to the 2011 College Media Advisers convention in New York City. The convention was attended by more than a thousand students and advisers from journalism programs across the country. Days were filled with lectures and workshops on new media and journalism from some of the most prominent names […]

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Mercer’s Wi-Fi not always there when you need it

Mercer’s Student Center does boast a strong Wi-Fi signal, but if you want to use Wi-Fi devices anywhere else, you may be out of luck. I had a class in ET building last summer, and I learned to expect the Wi-Fi signal to be unpredictable and sometimes next to impossible to use, but ET looks […]

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Online classes are harmful to students, promote cheating and dishonesty

Students do not benefit from online classes, in fact, such classes are harmful. With too many opportunities to cheat, a significant likelihood of falling behind and an impersonal learning experience, online classes are not good for students. Cheating is made extremely easy with online classes. The instructor has no way of knowing who wrote the […]

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Dinosaurs found in New Jersey!

As part of Mercer’s Distinguish Lecture series, Biology Professor, Laura Blinderman, invited  Dr. William Gallagher to Mercer County College to present a lecture on dinosaur remains found in New Jersey and the Dinosaur Mass Extinction Theory. Before Snooki, the Situation, and the rest of the Jersey Shore cast reigned in New Jersey, dinosaurs of various […]

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CAMPUS CRIME REPORTS: Mercer files annual reports revealing low crime, doesn’t fix years of incorrect filings

By: Kevin Xavier and Carl Fedorko The rape and murder of a Lehigh University sophomore, Jeanne Clery, drew national attention […]

Mental health care difficult for Mercer students to access due to stigma and lack of availability

  In a typical week, Dorothy Gasparro sits down with twelve to fifteen Mercer students to help them work through […]

Judges rule text senders could be liable in civil court

Three New Jersey State Appeals Court judges: Judges Ashrafi, Espinosa and Guadagno, announced on August 27, 2013 that text senders, […]

Mercer County Community College Baseball still alive in JUCO World Series, sets new record for wins

After suffering a walk-off loss 3-2 on Sunday Mercer Baseball bounced back yesterday with a 5-2 victory over Vincennes University […]

Mercer County Community College Takes on Cecil College in the NJCAA Super Regional Tournament

Mercer Baseball is now two wins away from the Junior College World Series after winning the Region 19 Championship 17-3 […]

MCCC Vice President Guy Generals Moving on to CCP

Mercer Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals Jr. will be leaving the college to be the next […]

Junior College World Series in Vikings’ sights after best season on record for Mercer County Community College

After having their final week of games washed away by rain the Vikings finished the 2014 regular season ranked No. […]

Letter to the Editor – Ambiguity is a fact of life

The following is a letter to the editor and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the VOICE editorial staff. […]

Obamacare’s extreme length makes it ripe for repeal

The government trend of drafting several-thousand-page legislation eliminates people from the political process and makes government less transparent. The Affordable […]

Mercer County Community College baseball earns No. 2 National ranking faces rival Lackawanna Saturday

Hunting for the first National Championship in school history Mercer baseball (29-4) has jumped up a spot to no. 2 […]

MCCC faculty contract ratified by Board of Trustees, ends bitter dispute

For the last seven months Mercer’s faculty union and the college’s administrators have been locked in a heated negotiation over […]

MCCC fashion program is steadily growing under Allegra Ceci’s guidance

Asia Mack, a second year fashion design student at Mercer, wasn’t sure what to major in when she finally picked […]

MCCC nursing student Sarah Poinsett beats cancer

Sarah Poinsett was 26 years old, working full time in a daycare, raising her six-year-old, Kayla, on her own, and […]

Rock band No Reason records “Every Path Has a Purpose”, goes on tour

Up and coming local rock band No Reason has been playing in the area lately. Founded in January 2011 as […]

C&C Cafe in Trenton features great Caribbean food

A mixture of Caribbean and soul food can be found at C&C Cafe which is located on the bottom level […]

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