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September 2013

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About a year ago, Mercer County Community College decided to completely revamp the computer software on which the entire college operates. The switch from the Integrow system to the Colleague system began over the summer of 2013 “when the atmosphere around the college was less chaotic,” according to Jim Gardner, Mercer’s Public Relations Manager. The… Keep Reading

LOCAL

Construction on Old Trenton Road causes delays

Construction on Assunpink Creek Bridge on Old Trenton Road in West Windsor, NJ is forcing thousands of commuters daily to find alternate routes until the work is scheduled to conclude in December. Affected commuters include MCCC students, staff and faculty. Commuters were given two weeks’ notice before construction on the bridge began to find alternate… Keep Reading

CAMPUS

Smoking huts are now shelter to soda vending machines

Soda and candy vending machines are now occupying three old smoking huts that were moved after Mercer County Community College’s new smoke-free policy was enacted January 1, 2013. Dr. Diane Campbell, Dean of Student and Academic Services, said in a recent interview with the VOICE that the decision on the smoke-free campus was made with… Keep Reading

LOCAL

Judges rule text senders could be liable in civil court

Three New Jersey State Appeals Court judges: Judges Ashrafi, Espinosa and Guadagno, announced on August 27, 2013 that text senders, with substantial evidence, may be liable to a civil lawsuit should their message cause an accident. The decision came after the Kubert v. Best case. In September 2009, in Mine Hill Township, NJ, Shannon Colonna… Keep Reading

CAMPUS/DINING/VIEWPOINTS

TOP 5: Mercer’s Cafeteria

I find myself stuck on campus for lengthy periods of time. Either out of laziness or just having too many obligations here on campus I end up eating in the cafeteria more frequently than I would like. The West Windsor campus cafeteria offers a decent variety of food, but not exactly what I would call… Keep Reading

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