Archive | May, 2011

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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Nazi rally in Trenton draws crowds of protestors

Photos by: Jenny Kerris & Jason Pomerantz: A small number of neo-Nazis held a rally in New Jersey’s capital on April 16, 2011 and met staunch opposition from many locals, including members of the New Black Panther party. The police presence proved successful in preventing violence from erupting.   On Saturday April 16 2011, The National […]

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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 […]

The VOICE supports Press For Ethics Week

The student journalists on the staff of The College VOICE, are just that, students learning the craft of journalism, how […]

Philadelphia Flower Show displays feature Dutch designs and student entry takes home gold

This year the Philadelphia Flower Show theme was, “Holland Flowering the World” which inspired entrants to come up with new […]

Snyder puts Avengers on ice in Vikings home opener

Mercer County Community College’s baseball team got to play on home turf for the first time on Thursday, March 23. […]

What the flock? Suburban chickens rule the roost

We are in the middle of a chicken craze. Residents of towns across the state have taken to backyard poultry […]

After Reddit mocks diversity disaster, college uses real student successes for promo models

When entering MCCC, you can’t miss the life-sized images of students hanging from the lamp posts lining the perimeter campus […]

New bill would tighten pedestrian responsibilities

South Jersey assemblyman Chris Brown introduced the Driver and Pedestrian Mutual Responsibility Act on On Feb. 6, 2017. If passed, […]

LGBT students need to come out and show their pride at MCCC

My name is Zayvion Thompson and I am proud openly bisexual male.I am currently a second year Communications and New […]

STUDENT PROFILE: Interview with Colette Leonard James

The VOICE’s ongoing STUDENT PROFILES series explores the lives of individual Mercer students and their unique, surprising, often courageous stories. […]

Friends can be found even on commuter community college campus, if you look

A common complaint heard on campus is that people come to class and then immediately leave for home or to […]

Ellucian NO! App falls short of promise

Last fall, Mercer launched Ellucian Go as their all-purpose college navigation app. According to the Ellucian website, the app is […]

New York’s Times Square really is worth the bucket list

The array of lights, sounds, billboards, smells, the buzzing hive of activity, and all the yellow taxis have made Times […]

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