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Carl Fedorko

We, the people, are being priced out of education

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I was arguing with the God of the Mercer Bookstore about why I didn’t need a receipt to exchange the book I had for the book I needed. “They’re identically priced. I just want to use the dollars I already paid you for this book,” I thumped the history text like it was a bible,…

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Donated news truck hasn’t been used yet, but has been busy

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A truck donated for use by television students has had a busy few years, although no students have ever been in it. In the summer of 2010 Princeton Video Image Inc. (PVI) donated a mobile television production truck to Mercer for use by students learning broadcast and media skills. With some work, the van would…

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Train in Vain? NJ is the Caboose of Railway Innovation

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New Jersey desperately needs high speed trains. More efficient passenger rails will result in less cars on the road to cause traffic and pollute, as well as reduce American dependence on fossil fuels. Less stressful, cleaner, and cheaper: this can be a reality if New Jersey (and America) embraces high speed rail. On January 22,…

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Don’t hate your job, get a degree and a better job

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If you’ve ever hated your job, this article is for you. Stop sacrificing your dignity in order to meet someone else’s bullshit definition of “work ethic.” Is there a point to working when neither the responsibilities nor salary are motivating? Hell no. Those who dauntlessly show up for their 40 hour per week beating silently…

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The Overdose Prevention Act would make easier for New Jersey doctors to write prescriptions for naxolone

New Jersey lawmakers haven’t been able to stop talking about illegal drugs. Most recently, they’ve been talking about naloxone, pronounced “null-OX-own.” Naloxone has zero possibility for addiction and it definitely won’t get you high, but it does rapidly reverse the effects of opioid overdoses (e.g., heroin, oxycodone, OxyContin, morphine, etc.) This ongoing conversation is evidence…

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