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Atlantic City’s gamble doesn’t pay off for NJ students

When gambling was legalized in New Jersey in 1976, Atlantic City was touted as an economic dynamo that would be a financial boon to the state. The goal, according to Barbara Kozek, writer for the official Atlantic City website, was for the casinos to “use the glorious resources it has been given by nature, to […]

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Student show opens in The Gallery at MCCC

9zi7chg Full disclosure: Reporter is currently an intern at The Gallery. This year’s annual Visual Arts Student Exhibition located at the Mercer Gallery, opened on April 22 and includes 103 pieces of work by 60 fine arts students at Mercer. Rachel Levitt, a third year student as well as an intern at the Gallery has […]

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Mercer’s student production of Romeo and Juliet was a success

The Mercer County Community College rendition of Romeo and Juliet ran from April 10 to 19 and was fantastic. The way this timeless tale was produced stands out from all the rest. The theater was packed on opening night. People filed into the relatively small theater, murmuring in hushed voices as they waited for the […]

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Rock band No Reason records “Every Path Has a Purpose”, goes on tour

Up and coming local rock band No Reason has been playing in the area lately. Founded in January 2011 as just a couple friends getting together to play a couple of covers at a birthday party, they are now played shows with as many as 2000 people in the audience. The band has just finished […]

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Video game design systematically marginalizing women

The video game industry has a problem with gender representation. But if the media ever hopes to reach its full potential, game developers and publishers need to stop alienating more than half the planets population. Females purchase and play video games, but reflective of the patriarchal society we live in, the video game industry is […]

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Lively App may change the future of music

Standing in the crowd surrounded by 50,000 cell phones recording the live performance on the stage, Dean Graziano had already begun planning his newest business adventure. Dean Graziano, founder and CEO of the Lively app and former resident of Mercer County wanted to create a way for attendees of events like concerts or comedy shows, […]

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