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Recent blood drive is no blood bath, but still a success

Over half of the Community Blood Council of New Jersey’s desired number of blood donors from Mercer showed their support in giving back to the community by donating blood on campus March 26 during Mercer’s semi-annual blood drive. Although the CBC NJ only met half of their initial expectations of gathering 50 units of blood, […]

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No, Rutgers does not have its own strain of gonorrhea

Rumors about sexually transmitted diseases at New Jersey universities, Rutgers in particular, have been circulating for years. Rutgers, considered a party school by some, has been rumored to have its own strain of gonorrhea and to have very high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in general. One anonymous Mercer student, when interviewed about the […]

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Waiting for WiFi expansion at Mercer

  Mercer has the seventh largest enrollment of the 19 community colleges in New Jersey, according to Community College Review, yet Mercer is smaller than community colleges such as Warren County Community College, Cumberland County Community College, and the County College of Morris all of which have a wireless internet (Wi-Fi) network larger than Mercer’s. […]

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How convenient is the JKC campus overall?

During the summer session of 2006, right after she earned her high school diploma, Adrienne Cameron began taking classes at Mercer’s James Kerney Campus (JKC). “I chose James Kerney because it is a whole lot closer and whole lot more convenient for me to commute” she says. However, she admitted, “as I got further into […]

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Graffiti of hate: anti-Semitic symbols and slogans found in Mercer bathrooms

Anti-Semitic graffiti has been found in the men’s bathrooms in three buildings on campus. Someone wrote the phrase “What about the good things Hitler did?” in a stall in the men’s bathroom in the front entrance of the FA building. Other messages found include swastikas, Satanic Pentagrams, and Nazi salutes. The style of handwriting and […]

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The First Amendment is under attack at Mercer

Mercer’s Human Resources department has emailed all college faculty and staff a link to a mandatory online compliance training and […]

Russian American in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part II

One night in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when I was 5, the police came. This wasn’t anything new considering my mom […]

Mexican in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part I

My home town is Chihuahua, Mexico just four hours away from the border between Juarez and El Paso, Texas. I […]

Asbury Park – A revival of arts and economy at the shore

    This article is part of The VOICE’s DAY OUT series that takes readers on photographic adventures to interesting […]

In faculty contract fight months of negotiations fail to end stalemate over pay and benefits

Students have seen signs posted on faculty office doors and in windows saying, “No Contract, but Still Working” but what […]

If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me […]

With on-campus daycare unavailable, students must look elsewhere

Every semester it becomes more important for students to complete their degrees and graduate in the time frame they planned. […]

PROFILE: Kento Iwasaki, Mercer grad and professional musician

Musician and Mercer alumni Kento Iwasaki gave a lecture and performed music on the traditional Japanese koto instrument as part […]

Student radio station works to build community

The dominance of of radio, particularly college radio which for decades helped promote obscure bands to stardom, has been steadily […]

Vikings baseball team offers season ending excitement

In a semester that’s been plagued by sex offenders, rising tuition, and questionable awards, Mercer students may find a bit […]

Softball team rides ten game streak into post season

Mercer’s Vikings softball team finished up the regular season with a win against Ocean County on Friday April 21. They […]

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