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School warms hurricane victims

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  A reception center was opened in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy at John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, New Jersey by the Princeton Recreation Department. The reception center was created in the gymnasium of the school and provided warmth, food and drink, tele­vision, showers, electricity to charge electronics and a place to sleep for…

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Handicap access at Mercer: is there a problem?

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In 1990, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to integrate them into society. State and local government agencies, which include public colleges like Mercer, are required to provide access to their facilities so that they do not discriminate against individuals with physical…

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Women’s XC started with just two players two years ago, now there are 11

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The 2011 Mercer Women’s Cross Country team finished second in the Region XIX finals. They had fallen just short of their goal of defeating Essex County College, a much larger program. One year earlier, the team was not able to field the minimum five runners required to place in a cross country event. “To come…

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Soccer star Irene Calabria learned to play with the boys

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On a balmy fall day outside of the Mercer County Community College athletics building, Mercer women’s soccer team standout sophomore defender Irene Calabria sits down for an interview. Just having completed one of her rigorous offseason workouts, she is breathing heavily but doesn’t appear sapped of energy. Friendly and quick to laugh, several of her…

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