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Old computer system prevents Mercer from participating in NJTransit Student Pass

According to New Jersey Transit’s website, other local community colleges, such as Brookdale and Middlesex, offer a discount that allows students to travel to New York at a discounted fare. Even Atlantic Cape Community College and Cumberland County College, way down in south Jersey, get this discount. But Mercer students don’t get the discount even […]

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How to fix Mercer’s visible ID tag policy

According to page 44 of the current student handbook (you can find it on the MCCC website if you look hard enough), “Students must visibly display a valid MCCC ID at all times on campus.” Having an school ID card makes sense. Requiring that students display their ID visibly at all times, does not.  According […]

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The nurse is in…occasionally: new nurse on campus five days per semester

Seven out of the 19 community colleges in New Jersey offer health centers where students can get first aid treatment for minor injuries and illnesses, STD testing, physicals, flu shots, referrals and health and wellness counselling. Until now, Mercer hasn’t been one of them. This semester a nurse will be on campus for a few […]

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Identity theft in the bookstore? A woman bought $1,500 worth of items using another student’s ID

According to Lt. Brian Melnick, the public information officer at the West Windsor Police Department, Tiffany Chappel (41) used another student’s ID (and thus her financial aid money) in the college’s bookstore, purchasing 1,500 dollars worth of items including two tablet books, a Samsung cell phone and prepaid phone cards. Chappel was later arrested by […]

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Can you graduate MCCC in two years?

By: Kathleen Hirschfeld & Ken Napier While many students transfer before graduating, and lots of people attend for personal enrichment without the intention of completing a degree, the title “two-year college” may be an incorrect way to refer to Mercer. According to the most recent statistics available from the New Jersey Higher Education Commission, 5.2 […]

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Gay kiss-in still causing controversy

At noon on February 18 the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Friends (LGBTF) club clashed with security during an SGA approved kiss-in event. The event, which took place in the Student Center, followed a tradition of non-violent awareness-raising actions and was intended to spark discussion of gay issues both on and off campus. During the event, […]

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Transgender discussion panel succeeds despite vandalism

Including panelists, 20 people attended a transgender issues panel held at Mercer in SC 104 on April 16, 2015 despite […]

Increase in opioid deaths strikes New Jersey

Matt Carvin describes himself as a carefree, happy go lucky person before addiction entered his life. He became addicted to […]

We, the people, are being priced out of education

I was arguing with the God of the Mercer Bookstore about why I didn’t need a receipt to exchange the […]

Mercer women’s soccer welcomes new coach

Mercer women’s soccer team began this year’s season with new coach, Elyse Diamond.              Elyse […]

REVIEW: Brick oven pizza at Nomad Pizza

Walking into Nomad Pizza in Princeton on a Friday night, the smell of an old-fashioned brick oven pizza came out […]

Mercer welcomes new president Dr. Jianping Wang has fresh vision for Mercer’s direction

          [Originally published in the September 21, 2015 issue]           On July 1st, 2015 Dr. Jianping Wang began her journey […]

Dean of Liberal Arts retires after 43 years of service at MCCC

Mercer’s Dean of Liberal Arts, Dr. Robin Schore, is retiring at the end of this year after already have been […]

Mercer County artists display work in campus gallery

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College begins the first exhibit of the spring semester. The annual Mercer County Artists […]

Mercer County Community College Vice President Eun-Woo Chang says goodbye after less than two years

Vice President Eun-Woo Chang of Academic Affairs worked his last day in office on February 8 at Mercer County Community […]

New shuttle service to Quaker Bridge Mall

Mercer County Community College has a new shuttle bus service that will take students from the West Windsor Campus to […]

Atlantic City’s gamble doesn’t pay off for NJ students

When gambling was legalized in New Jersey in 1976, Atlantic City was touted as an economic dynamo that would be […]

College president Dr. Patricia Donohue retiring at end of semester

Mercer’s President, Dr. Patricia Donohue, is retiring at the end of this year after eight and a half years leading […]

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