Archive | September, 2011

Mercer men’s baseball’s season overview

Last seasons record of 21-16 was enough to earn Mercer’s baseball team a number two seeding in their regions post-season tournament, and after beating number one ranked Burlington (9-5) and number four ranked Sussex (6-5), their season was cut short with back to back losses to Lackawanna (3-0, 3-0) in the championship round. During the […]

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Men’s basketball: what to watch for

The 2010-2011 Mercer men’s basketball team finished last years season 16-17, after being eliminated from the post season by Del Tech Stanton in their Regional Tournament championship game. Since then, the men’s basketball team has transferred three sophomores onto for year universities. Jon Jernigan is now at D-3 Delaware Valley College, Anthony Obery is with […]

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Women’s basketball looks to replace three graduates

Last season the Lady Vikings were eliminated in the first round of their regional post-season tournament by Burlington County, resulting in a final record of 18-12. Since then, three of last years girls have moved onto four year schools during the summer. Alexis Sweet, who is the newest member of Mercer’s “Thousand Point Club” and […]

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Women’s soccer getting ready for big season

u7x9cc0 Last year the Women’s Soccer team finished with a final record of 7-8 and one draw, after loosing to Burlington in the District XIX post-season tournament’s championship game, 1-2 (OT). During the summer Mercer’s women’s soccer program was able to pick up a couple key recruits including team captain and forward Nicole Tarfow (#20) […]

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A military cover up betrays American trust

With the tenth anniversary of September 11 on everyone’s mind, I’d like to dedicate some time focusing on Pat Tillman. For those not familiar with Pat Tillman’s story, he was an NFL player who left his contract with the Arizona Cardinals in order to serve his country in the military after 9/11. Tillman was killed […]

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Hookah fad is worse than cigarette smoking

When you hear students making comments like “That shisha hit hard!” they are not talking about drugs or even alcohol, they are talking about smoking a hookah. Blowing a puff of dense smoke from a hookah is the new craze for students in college. For those who aren’t familiar with hookahs, according to the Britannica […]

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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 […]

Increase in opioid deaths strikes New Jersey

Matt Carvin describes himself as a carefree, happy go lucky person before addiction entered his life. He became addicted to […]

We, the people, are being priced out of education

I was arguing with the God of the Mercer Bookstore about why I didn’t need a receipt to exchange the […]

Mercer women’s soccer welcomes new coach

u7x9cc0 Mercer women’s soccer team began this year’s season with new coach, Elyse Diamond.              […]

REVIEW: Brick oven pizza at Nomad Pizza

Walking into Nomad Pizza in Princeton on a Friday night, the smell of an old-fashioned brick oven pizza came out […]

Mercer welcomes new president Dr. Jianping Wang has fresh vision for Mercer’s direction

          [Originally published in the September 21, 2015 issue]           On July 1st, 2015 Dr. Jianping Wang began her journey […]

Dean of Liberal Arts retires after 43 years of service at MCCC

Mercer’s Dean of Liberal Arts, Dr. Robin Schore, is retiring at the end of this year after already have been […]

Mercer County artists display work in campus gallery

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College begins the first exhibit of the spring semester. The annual Mercer County Artists […]

Mercer County Community College Vice President Eun-Woo Chang says goodbye after less than two years

Vice President Eun-Woo Chang of Academic Affairs worked his last day in office on February 8 at Mercer County Community […]

New shuttle service to Quaker Bridge Mall

Mercer County Community College has a new shuttle bus service that will take students from the West Windsor Campus to […]

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 […]

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