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The perfect Princeton pub crawl

Out of the many bars in downtown Princeton, a few stand out because of their great selection of beer on tap, happy hour specials, live music, youthful crowds and great prices. With the economy not getting any better, any way to save is a good way, especially where entertainment is concerned. Bars such as the […]

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Law and disorder: Sheriff interrupts class

Mercer County Sheriff Kevin C. Larkin and what appeared to be a female aide interrupted a State and Local Politics Class (POL 102) held in MS 205, at Mercer’s West Windsor Campus on February 1. Associate Professor Michael Glass was conducting a discussion of what changes students would propose to the state budget to avoid […]

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In the spotlight: LGBT issues

                Brandon Teena Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, was born female but lived as a man as an adult. Teena grew up in Nebraska. He stated that he planned to save up money for sex reassignment surgery. On Christmas Eve, in 1993,  two males, John Lotter and Tom […]

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Hate crime hits too close to home

Two openly-gay Mercer students were assaulted outside of the Broad Street Diner in Trenton around 2:30AM on Saturday, February 21.  The students, who wish to remain anonymous and will be referred to as student A and student B, are both members of Mercer’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Friends (LGBTF) club. The two students attended the […]

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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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Congressman Rush Holt talks to the VOICE about the issues that affect students most

Driving around town you may have seen green and black bumper stickers that read “RUSH HOLT” and in smaller writing “My congressman IS a rocket scientist,” but an unscientific survey suggests Mercer students know little about the man who represents their interests in congress. Holt is a Democratic congressman who has been the representative of […]

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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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