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February 2013

VIEWPOINTS

Gov. Christie made wrong call on the Good Samaritan Act: Would Bon Jovi’s daughter have died if she was in NJ instead of NY?

Calling for help shouldn’t be a crime, but, in New Jersey, it is. During late fall 2012, your state representatives were trying to save lives by passing the Good Samaritan Overdose Response Act. Co-sponsored by both democrats and republicans, the bill quickly passed both the legislature and the senate. Despite strong support, Governor Chris Christie… Keep Reading

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FICTION

FICTION: The Jocks’ Room

“Anyone see a blind valet bumping into things around here?” Jim Fresno wasn’t expecting an answer to the inane question he asked while he made his entrance into the Jockeys’ room. This room was no ordinary place. In the room, the “t” in the word valet is never silent. From it, small men play a… Keep Reading

DINING/LOCAL/REVIEWS

REVIEW: Triumph Brewing Company in Princeton is triumphant

Triumph Brewing Company is a microbrewery and restaurant that operates three separate locations in Princeton, New Hope and Philadelphia. The flagship location is in downtown Princeton on Nassau Street and has been in operation for 19 years. The Princeton location has a slender exterior building profile that opens into an equally slender walkway which belies… Keep Reading

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CAMPUS/SPORTS

PROFILE: Kelvin Flores overcomes obstacles playing soccer

Since leaving his home country of Honduras at fourteen, Mercer student, Kelvin Flores has faced a series of challenges. To overcome them he has relied on three things, as his cousin, Felix Baquedano explains: “work, soccer and school. The kid [does] nothing else.” Flores says the language barrier was his first major test: “People made… Keep Reading

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