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EDITORIAL: The student email switch was a fiasco

“A significant amount of my day is taken up by students not knowing how to log into their Outlook email,” says Ariel Contreras, current Mercer library employee. On Nov. 1 Mercer disconnected student and faculty Gmail accounts from their myMercer portals in order to convert to the new Microsoft Office Outlook programs. The big switch,…

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Men’s Soccer: Underdog team wins Region 19 Championship

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On Saturday October 28, a collection of soccer players with origins spanning from Trenton to Jordan traveled to the Proving Grounds at Conshohocken, PA to battle an undefeated Essex team for a championship title. Coming into this game with 16 wins under their belt Mercer was faced with the task of playing the underdog role…

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On brink of no confidence vote in college president, faculty relent

Full-time faculty union members gathered on Thursday, Nov. 9, preparing to hold a vote of no confidence in Mercer president, Dr. Jianping Wang. Instead, they elected to table the vote. A vote of no confidence is essentially a resolution that, if approved, states that the full-time faculty has no confidence in Dr. Wang or her…

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As Mercer prepares to add a men’s lacrosse team questions arise about possible Title IX problem

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Fall 2017 marks the first official phase in the development of Mercer County Community College’s men’s lacrosse program. Head Coach Robert Siris, formerly boys lacrosse head coach at Hopewell Valley High School, is tasked with building the program as he makes the transition from high school to collegiate level head coach. Siris told The VOICE:…

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Who’s next? Dr. David Edwards leaves, paving the way for 5th Mercer VP in five years

Mercer’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. David Edwards, will be leaving his position to assume the same role at Camden County College at the end of this month. Dr. Edwards is Mercer’s fourth Vice President in five years. The others include Dr. Guy Generals, who is now the president of Philadelphia Community College; Dr.…

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Music professors teach body awareness tools to help prevent injury

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Music professors teach body awareness tools to help prevent injury Joshua Wilson, a Piano Instructor at Mercer County Community College says, “There’s a difference between a band-aid, you know, putting a band-aid on it, saying I’ll fix it later as opposed to really going in and being like, well, why is that injury really happening.”…

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