Archive | April, 2012

There is no room for community at Mercer

A recent VOICE survey of 30 Mercer students found that only 43 percent felt like they were part of a community at the college. Fifty percent said they felt they had grown as human beings because of the socializing they have done here. By contrast, we conducted the same survey (this time with 35 respondents) […]

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Mercer reference librarian is a Pillsbury Bake Off cooking champ

Mercer’s part-time reference librarian, Donna Wolfe, was the winner of the “Dinner made Easy” category for Pillsbury’s 45th Bake-Off Contest held March 25-27 at the Peabody Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Wolfe, who is from Hamilton, was one of four over-all finalists. Although she did not take home the million dollar grand prize, she did […]

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A mall proposal: curfews for 16 and under

New Jersey malls should keep the minors out: they are noisy, they are obnoxious, and they are responsible for a lot of thefts.  It is both annoying and distressing to observe a group of rowdy teens pushing and screaming at one another in the middle of a store, forming shady congregations around seating areas, and […]

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PROFILE: Cito Santiago wrestles to win for Rider

Ramon “Cito” Santiago Jr., a twenty- year-old junior at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ, says he never thought he would become a wrestler, let alone a champion. “I thought I was going to grow up and play Major League baseball,” Cito said in a recent interview with The VOICE. “I didn’t expect for wrestling to […]

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Many college students struggle with depression

In high school Kate Dooney was an honors student, a cheerleader and a passionate photographer. Then she went to William Patterson University and found herself in over her head. Dooney, who was studying early childhood education, began to lose herself a couple months after beginning college. She was no longer in honor level classes, and […]

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REVIEW: Five stars for Dirty Bird in NY’s West Village

When you hear the phrase “dirty bird,” delicious take-out chicken might not come to mind but that’s what you get at Dirty Bird restaurant situated in the heart of New York’s West Village. They are known for using only hormone free, free range chickens from Amish country in Pennsylvania. For less than 7 dollars, you […]

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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 […]

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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