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Election 2017

Jersey Democrats win up and down the ticket in 2017 elections

Tuesday, Nov. 7, the entire New Jersey government went up for grabs as a series of elections were held that would decide the new occupants of the State House and the Governor’s Mansion. The election’s effects will reverberate nationwide, but they will be most profoundly felt on the local level. Legislative Districts 14 and 15… Keep Reading

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/LOCAL

REVIEW: Princeton Pro Musica’s Brahms Requiem

Over 100 voices illuminated Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium Sunday, November 5. The Princeton Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra performed Johannes Brahms “Ein Deutsches Requiem” (A German Requiem); one of the most well-known and cherished musical compositions of all time. Since 1979, Princeton’s Pro Musica Chorus and Orchestra has been setting life to major choral works… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Where do we stand on taking a knee?

In the past few weeks the country has been discussing professional athletes kneeling during the National Anthem, an act originally initiated in 2016 by Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback played with the San Francisco 49ers starting in 2011 when the team had a 13-3 season but lost to the New York Giants who went on to win… Keep Reading

LOCAL

55 locals shave their locks to support St. Baldricks cancer research

St. Baldrick’s Foundation hosted a their fifth annual head shaving and auction event to support funding for childhood cancer research in Sergeantsville, New Jersey on Sunday Sept. 24. Fifty-five people registered to shave, including New Jersey Senator Kip Bateman and Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli. During the shaving organizers also held an auction of donated local goods… Keep Reading

LOCAL

Donut miss this local artisan doughnut shop just minutes from campus!

Donuts Time Cafe is seven minutes from Mercer’s West Windsor campus–on Rt. 33 in Hamilton–and it is the perfect destination for a snack in between classes. They serve all kinds of flavored coffee, “fancy” doughnuts, breakfast doughnut sandwiches, and will also take custom orders as well. Amra Solayman and his wife–aka “Mr. & Mrs. Donut”–opened… Keep Reading

CAMPUS

Music professors teach body awareness tools to help prevent injury

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.”… Keep Reading

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