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Old computer system prevents Mercer from participating in NJTransit Student Pass


According to New Jersey Transit’s website, other local community colleges, such as Brookdale and Middlesex, offer a discount that allows students to travel to New York at a discounted fare. Even Atlantic Cape Community College and Cumberland County College, way down in south Jersey, get this discount. But Mercer students don’t get the discount even…

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I lost 94lbs on Weight Watchers but now I have to go off campus to stay on track


Since last April I have lost over 94 pounds using the Weight Watchers point system. The real challenge has been to find the right foods, ones that have a manageable number of points. This has become even more challenging whenever I have tried to find food in MCCC’s cafeteria. On a typical day this semester…

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Mercer’s MLK day: Performers celebrate King’s legacy, speakers discuss whether King’s dream has been fully realized


On Monday January 16, at Mercer’s James Kerney campus in Trenton an “I Can Succeed” event was held to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker at the event was Mercer alumnus John H. Harmon, who is president  and founder of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.…

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Mercer’s Wi-Fi not always there when you need it


Mercer’s Student Center does boast a strong Wi-Fi signal, but if you want to use Wi-Fi devices anywhere else, you may be out of luck. I had a class in ET building last summer, and I learned to expect the Wi-Fi signal to be unpredictable and sometimes next to impossible to use, but ET looks…

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