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College addresses mold problem in faculty office, but questions about notification remain

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Starting in early October, professors and staff with offices on the first floor of the BS building encountered a strong musty smell permeating the area. The smell, which Student Advocate Dee Smith-Jones described as “like someone mopped the floor and let it sit,” got so bad that faculty took their concerns to Professor James Maccariella,…

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If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

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Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me to see some parts of our campus poorly maintained. By contrast, when walking the Princeton campus I immediately think how well maintained it is. When my friends and I spend an afternoon around the campus,…

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Safety concerns resurface after sex offender Mercer student arrested

What happened: The crime, the suspect, the arrest Mercer student and repeated sex offender, Adam L. Woolf, was arrested following an incident at the campus gym on February 7. He has been charged with five counts of second-degree luring, three counts of fourth-degree lewdness, and five counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child. A…

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Smoking huts are now shelter to soda vending machines

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Soda and candy vending machines are now occupying three old smoking huts that were moved after Mercer County Community College’s new smoke-free policy was enacted January 1, 2013. Dr. Diane Campbell, Dean of Student and Academic Services, said in a recent interview with the VOICE that the decision on the smoke-free campus was made with…

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Mercer County Community College files faulty crime data for at least three years

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On April 5, 1986, Lehigh University freshman Jeanne Clery was, according to police reports, beaten, tortured, sodomized, raped and strangled in her own dorm room by another Lehigh student. No one had told Jeanne’s parents or the parents of her many classmates about the 38 violent crimes that had happened on the campus in the…

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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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