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MAN ON THE STREET: What’s Hot, What’s Not? Mercer fashion trends

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Although it’s the spring semester, unfortunately the winter weather is still with us. Here are the winter 2012/spring 2013 trends. A lot of students (even faculty) are now wearing long chic trench coats, nice leather(or pleather) jackets and luxe fur trim coats. Adding fur to almost anything now-a-days can make it look elegant or just…

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Making Mercer a smoke-free campus was the wrong choice

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On January 1, 2013, a controversial campus-wide smoking ban took effect at Mercer. When the policy was announced, a few students said they appreciated the idea of a less smoky environment, but the majority either didn’t care about it or were against it. Those who opposed the policy naturally included smokers, but also included students…

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MERCER SCAVENGER HUNT

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The “smoking huts” are gone, and with them, a lot of MCCC’s community. Killing time between classes, for much of Mercer’s student body, used to be a no-brainer: hang out at the smoking huts, get in a debate with students, meet new people, and waste time with dignity. Now we just need a new way…

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SEX ED: What’s in your wallet?

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NOTE: With this article The VOICE debuts our SEX ED feature. Based on sad findings in a sex survey of Mercer students taken in the fall 2012, the editors worked together to devise a way to address the shamefully inadequate education our students have received about how to care for their sexual health.  Then the…

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To cure poverty, empower women

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During the most recent presidential election cycle, pundits on both sides of the political aisle insisted that voters paid too much attention to “social issues” and not enough attention to economic issues. The truth is that the “social issues” often are economic issues, a fact made clear in our cover page story on the forces…

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EDITORIAL: Mercer County Community College undermines student success

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Students at Mercer should not have to worry about their safety, should not have to think twice about providing personal information in order to enroll in classes. They should have confidence in the policies enacted by their institution, should trust their administration to follow the law. But it has become evident that we cannot rely…

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