Archive | May, 2011

Chevy Volt vs. The Nissan Leaf: What can we expect?

At the beginning of the twentieth century, legendary inventor Thomas Edison believed he could develop a battery for electric cars that would be more economical and could go longer distances than the short rage electric vehicles that were around at the time. Just over a century later, Edison’s dream of a practical electric car has […]

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Prescription drug abuse: how serious is the problem? Has it come to Mercer?

According to a recent survey of 100 Mercer students conducted by The VOICE, 66 percent said the had abused prescription pills such as Percocet, Vicodin, and OxyContin at some point in their lives. These pills contain Schedule II and Schedule III narcotics such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. While many of the students surveyed do not […]

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Princeton’s House of Cupcakes falls short of the hype

  As recent winner of the Food Network show “Cupcake Wars” one would expect amazing things from Princeton’s own “House of Cupcakes,” but, quite frankly, the offerings are somewhat disappointing. On each episode of Cupcake Wars four specialty bakers face off in three different kinds of challenges to become the winner of cash and exposure […]

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230: NYC Upscale Rooftop Bar & Lounge

On Fifth Ave and West 27 Street in New York City there is a partially heated rooftop bar and a penthouse lounge voted number 1 by NBC in 2009 as Best Rooftop Bar in New York City. The venue known at 230 Firth, is open 365 days a year, 4pm to 4am. Outdoor heaters and […]

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Three B’s Bistro: Do three B’s equal an A?

Three B’s Bar & Bistro is Lakehurst’s newest dining experience at the newly constructed shopping center on Rt. 70. It has opened to much hype and curiosity, but does that hype translate into something worthy of your hard earned cash? When you enter you can either go to the left and have traditional restaurant style […]

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Nino’s Pastry Shoppe: The best sweets you’ll ever eat

The best cake, doughnut and butter cookies I ever ate came from Nino’s Pastry Shoppe, located at 3800 Quakerbridge Rd, in Hamilton, NJ. The cake was a chocolate and vanilla three tier wedding cake that was so moist it just melted in my mouth,. It was covered with a vanilla, whipped cream icing that was […]

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Transgender discussion panel succeeds despite vandalism

Including panelists, 20 people attended a transgender issues panel held at Mercer in SC 104 on April 16, 2015 despite […]

Atlantic City’s gamble doesn’t pay off for NJ students

When gambling was legalized in New Jersey in 1976, Atlantic City was touted as an economic dynamo that would be […]

College president Dr. Patricia Donohue retiring at end of semester

Mercer’s President, Dr. Patricia Donohue, is retiring at the end of this year after eight and a half years leading […]

Dr. Eun-Woo Chang sets new agenda as incoming VP at MCCC

On August 14, 2014, former Dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics of Montgomery County Community College, Dr. Eun-Woo Chang replaced […]

Show me the honey: annual beekeeping demo at Howell Living History Farm

Standing in the morning sun, a cool breeze blowing, a crowd of about 25 people gathers around three white boxes […]

Student show opens in The Gallery at MCCC

Full disclosure: Reporter is currently an intern at The Gallery. This year’s annual Visual Arts Student Exhibition located at the […]

Community college worked for Tom Hanks and me; it can for you, too

What do James Dean, Eddie Murphy, Tom Hanks, you and I have all have in common? We have all attended […]

Community college bullshit was perfect prep for Ivy League

Mercer grad and former VOICE Editor-in-Chief Sara Gatling transferred to Columbia University where she graduated cum laude in 2013 with […]

Beloved English Professor Fran Davidson retires after 30 years

English Professor Fran Davidson is retiring at the end of this semester after 30 years of service to Mercer. She […]

Coach Kerins helps baseball team continue to thrive

Since moving from assistant to head baseball coach in 2012, Kevin Kerins has had a powerful effect on the team. […]

Mercer’s student production of Romeo and Juliet was a success

The Mercer County Community College rendition of Romeo and Juliet ran from April 10 to 19 and was fantastic. The […]

REVIEW: Big Easy Restaurant provides most mouth-watering soul food in Trenton

The Big Easy Restaurant is located on 120 South Warren Street, just a five minute walk from Mercer’s Trenton campus. […]

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