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Increase in opioid deaths strikes New Jersey

Matt Carvin describes himself as a carefree, happy go lucky person before addiction entered his life. He became addicted to Percocet at age 18 and everything changed. Carvin’s story is only one of many stories of people from New Jersey who have also had to battle opioid addiction. Carvin, now a 24 year old Hamilton resident […]

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REVIEW: Brick oven pizza at Nomad Pizza

Walking into Nomad Pizza in Princeton on a Friday night, the smell of an old-fashioned brick oven pizza came out of the door. The sound of people chatting and wine glasses clinking filled the room. People seemed to be enjoying themselves. The owner of Nomad Pizza, Stalin Bedon started his business with a pizza truck […]

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Mercer County artists display work in campus gallery

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College begins the first exhibit of the spring semester. The annual Mercer County Artists Exhibition. This exhibit will be on display from February 22nd through March 24th. Any artist who is 18 or older and lives, works, or attends  school in Mercer County is eligible to submit recent work […]

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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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Show me the honey: annual beekeeping demo at Howell Living History Farm

Standing in the morning sun, a cool breeze blowing, a crowd of about 25 people gathers around three white boxes to watch 30,000 honey bees fly endlessly in and out of small holes. Spring arrived late this year, and the honey bees have a lot of catching up to do. Bob Hughes, a professional beekeeper, […]

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

u7x9cc0 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 […]

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Transgender discussion panel succeeds despite vandalism

Including panelists, 20 people attended a transgender issues panel held at Mercer in SC 104 on April 16, 2015 despite […]

Increase in opioid deaths strikes New Jersey

Matt Carvin describes himself as a carefree, happy go lucky person before addiction entered his life. He became addicted to […]

We, the people, are being priced out of education

I was arguing with the God of the Mercer Bookstore about why I didn’t need a receipt to exchange the […]

Mercer women’s soccer welcomes new coach

Mercer women’s soccer team began this year’s season with new coach, Elyse Diamond.              Elyse […]

REVIEW: Brick oven pizza at Nomad Pizza

Walking into Nomad Pizza in Princeton on a Friday night, the smell of an old-fashioned brick oven pizza came out […]

Mercer welcomes new president Dr. Jianping Wang has fresh vision for Mercer’s direction

u7x9cc0           [Originally published in the September 21, 2015 issue]           On July 1st, 2015 Dr. Jianping Wang began her […]

Dean of Liberal Arts retires after 43 years of service at MCCC

Mercer’s Dean of Liberal Arts, Dr. Robin Schore, is retiring at the end of this year after already have been […]

Mercer County artists display work in campus gallery

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College begins the first exhibit of the spring semester. The annual Mercer County Artists […]

Mercer County Community College Vice President Eun-Woo Chang says goodbye after less than two years

Vice President Eun-Woo Chang of Academic Affairs worked his last day in office on February 8 at Mercer County Community […]

New shuttle service to Quaker Bridge Mall

Mercer County Community College has a new shuttle bus service that will take students from the West Windsor Campus to […]

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 […]

College president Dr. Patricia Donohue retiring at end of semester

Mercer’s President, Dr. Patricia Donohue, is retiring at the end of this year after eight and a half years leading […]

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