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Women’s cross country team goes to Nationals

After claiming their second straight Region 19 title on Saturday, Oct. 28,  Mercer’s women’s cross country team made a ‘cross country’ journey of their own, all the way to the Midwest for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) meet in Fort Dodge Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 11. Their performance this year marked a substantial… Keep Reading


Mercer students present gourmet dining at outstanding value

Hidden away in the corridors of Mercer’s Engineering Science building exists a quaint yet classy operation dedicated to serving high-end cuisine, open to the public. It is also a joint class session for three of the most advanced courses in Mercer’s hospitality program. Students working toward their A.A.S. degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management… Keep Reading


REVIEW: Mafalda’s in Hamilton serves up great Italian

Mafalda’s on Nottingham Way in Hamilton is a small, cozy, friendly Italian spot with a mellow ambiance. The soft lights and cool background provide a perfect background so you can chat while having your meal. The VOICE visited Mafalda’s on a Sunday night. Things were quiet. Waiter Juan Rodriguez, said: “The reason it is pretty… Keep Reading


Men’s Basketball: Vikings speed past Hawks to snap losing streak

On Saturday, November 11 a win over Valley Forge lifted the Mercer County Men’s basketball team to a 3-1 record, put them over .500 for the first time since 2014 and surpassing their win total from last year’s 2-24 campaign. In the three weeks following that victory, they dropped five straight games falling to 3-6… Keep Reading


Death of Mercer student Nick Pratico shakes community

The body of Mercer student Nicholas Pratico was found in the woods across Old Trenton Road, dead of an apparent suicide. Although the suicide seems to have occurred on September 20, the day Pratico went missing, according to Hamilton Police Detective Sergeant Brian Schroeder, the body was not discovered until October 23, 33 days later.… Keep Reading


311 rocks the Wellmont Theater in Montclair

311 (pronounced three eleven), the rock, reggae, rap group from Omaha, Nebraska, packed in the crowd like a rush hour subway at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair on Saturday October 28. Coming off a full summer tour behind their 2017 album “Mosaic,” the band continued right into fall. This is the first time they’ve done… Keep Reading


After DACA, what’s next for Dreamers?

There are more than 800,000 children whose families brought them to the US from other countries when they were little, but then overstayed their visas. The children, commonly known as Dreamers, are undocumented, and while they are allowed to attend public schools through high school, after that things get much harder. Many colleges won’t accept… Keep Reading

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