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Mercer Rubber Company alleged pollution at Sayen Gardens is still debatable

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The alleged pollution caused by Mercer Rubber Company at Hamilton’s Sayen Gardens is still under contention, despite years of community concern and government investigations. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) examined samples of water and soil from Sayen Gardens in October 2006, following recommendations by the Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry…

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Jack White is the 2013 ambassador of Record Store Day, which celebrates independent owned record stores in the USA.

In the 1970’s, Prof. Canter of Mercer’s Radio Program found himself drawn to record stores. “I grew up on rock and top 40. So I was buying records all the time. I saved money from my work when I was a high school student so I could buy records.” The article “Record Stores Fight to…

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Survey finds 50 percent of Mercer students haven’t gotten the flu vaccine

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  Melissa Emley, Photography major at Mercer,  recalls that “It felt like having elephant sitting on my chest or something like that.” Emley’s case is one of many others reported as influenza this year. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced that “the proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza were above the…

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Do students with learning disabilities get the support they need?

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Mercer has a total of 650 of students with unique learning needs. These students have various re- sources within the college, from tutoring to special accommodations, to help them succeed in their academics. The only thing missing is well prepared professors to handle these studentsneeds in class. The VOICE conducted a survey of 16 professors…

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Gas lines long, tempers short

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Several long lines of cars stretched down the intersection of Route 27 and Allston Rd in the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick Township on Wednesday Oct. 31, all destined for the BP gas station at the corner. Another line of people with gas cans stood on the BP’s premises waiting to get gas for…

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Want to scream? Two local haunts beckon

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Two competing Halloween scare attractions vie for locals’ dollars. The two places, Corner of Chaos, on the corner or Old Trenton and Princeton-Hightstown roads, and Field of Terror on Perrineville Rd, have similar setups and fee structures. As participants proceed through darkened corn mazes on temporarily converted farmland, they encounter actors in ghoulish make-up and…

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