Archive | February, 2013

PROFILE: Michelle Provost, even a stroke can’t get her down

Nicole Provost, from Hopewell Township, was 16 years old when she witnessed her 18 year old sister Michelle having a stroke.“I will never forget that day, it was one of the scariest things I have ever witnessed and it still continues to haunt my memory.” Nicole and Michelle Provost were on the same cheer squad […]

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Men’s basketball makes the playoffs

At 17 wins and 7 losses, the Mercer County Vikings men’s basketball team is on pace for its best finish since Coach Howard Levy took the job five seasons ago. With four games left to play in the regular season, the Mercer Vikings are in second place trailing only Essex County in Division II of […]

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Baseball team looks for redemption

With the smell of the spring air and the first flowers of the spring almost upon us, the Mercer Baseball team already has the bats cracking and the mitts popping in West Windsor as they prepare for the 2013 campaign. After being defeated in consecutive Region XIX Championship games, the Vikings look to overcome their […]

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MAN ON THE STREET: What’s Hot, What’s Not? Mercer fashion trends

Although it’s the spring semester, unfortunately the winter weather is still with us. Here are the winter 2012/spring 2013 trends. A lot of students (even faculty) are now wearing long chic trench coats, nice leather(or pleather) jackets and luxe fur trim coats. Adding fur to almost anything now-a-days can make it look elegant or just […]

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Dark chocolate has health benefits

Chocolate has long been synonymous with sin and decadence, but could nibbling last week’s box of Valentine’s leftovers actually provide health benefits? That depends, in part, on what you think counts as a benefit. According to an article published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, chocolate has been seen throughout history to stimulate sexual desire […]

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Don’t apply for this job unless you have Twitter: new market demands social media

Brian Hahn, a first year Engineering major at Mercer, does not have Twitter or LinkedIn accounts and he does not check his Facebook profile very often. “I haven’t checked it in a while because I don’t have a need for it.” On the other hand, Michael Quinones, a second year Radiography major, said he uses […]

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The First Amendment is under attack at Mercer

Mercer’s Human Resources department has emailed all college faculty and staff a link to a mandatory online compliance training and […]

Puerto Rican Parade and Immigration thoughts at Trenton

After seven years without any parade, Puerto Ricans celebrated their heritage and culture with their traditional parade and Boricua Festival […]

DACA recipients and their worries for their future

Bumba Bat is a recent Rutgers graduate who lives in Ewing Township. His family brought him to the United States […]

Faculty art exhibition at The Gallery

Students had the opportunity to view their professors artwork at The 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition at The Gallery starting […]

Women’s Soccer: freshmen shine in wet season opener

Chilling rain and 13 mph winds weren’t enough to dampen Mercer’s first major home game for the women’s soccer team this past […]

Russian American in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part II

One night in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when I was 5, the police came. This wasn’t anything new considering my mom […]

Mexican in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part I

My home town is Chihuahua, Mexico just four hours away from the border between Juarez and El Paso, Texas. I […]

Asbury Park – A revival of arts and economy at the shore

    This article is part of The VOICE’s DAY OUT series that takes readers on photographic adventures to interesting […]

In faculty contract fight months of negotiations fail to end stalemate over pay and benefits

Students have seen signs posted on faculty office doors and in windows saying, “No Contract, but Still Working” but what […]

If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me […]

With on-campus daycare unavailable, students must look elsewhere

Every semester it becomes more important for students to complete their degrees and graduate in the time frame they planned. […]

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