Tag Archives: New Jersey

Chris Christie shifts stance on DREAM act

The DREAM Act, a bill which allows access to in-state tuition benefits at public universities for undocumented college students, was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie in December 2013. The Act enjoyed bipartisan support in the State Legislature and passing the Act was a goal of Christie’s November 2013 campaign for re-election. DREAM stands […]

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After Home Invasion, West Windsor Man Wants Wife’s Ashes Returned Instead of Legal Recourse

The ashes of Nancy Farrell Robinson, the late wife of Arthur Robinson Jr.(78),were stolen in a burglary February 20 from their home on Hathaway Drive in West Windsor. The incident took place between 6:30 and 9pm according to West Windsor Police. The thieves stole costume jewelry and a green bag containing the rosewood box with […]

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West Windsor, NJ Police seek burglars who stole human remains and prescription drugs

UPDATED AT 7:14 PM MONDAY Human remains were among the items stolen from two West Windsor homes that were forcibly entered sometime late afternoon or early evening on Thursday. The victim whose wife’s cremains were stolen was identified by West Windsor Police as 78 year old Arthur Robinson Jr. of Hathaway Drive. The other burglary […]

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Mercer County Community College is awarded $9 million by the state to improve STEM education

In May of 2013, Mercer County Community College was awarded $9.7 million dollars by the state to improve science, engineering, and computer programs and facilities. The funds come as part of the Building Our Future Bond Act, a statewide initiative to improve higher education in New Jersey. “This is a move that is long overdue […]

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Mercer County Community College faculty picket annual gala to protest contract negotiations stalemate

Each November the college hosts a gala in the Mercer Conference Center to showcase college programs for the community before the board of trustees meets and the president, Dr. Patricia Donohue, presents her annual report. This year the main hall –which usually includes large tables full of edible arrangements, ice sculptures and dozens of faculty […]

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Mercer’s men baseball add new recruits to get ready for next season

After suffering another disappointing loss in the Region 19 tournament last May to Lackawanna College 4-3, the Mercer Baseball program is continuing to stockpile talent. With the team still hunting for it’s first region title since 2008, Coach Kevin Kerins and his staff have brought in over 20 new recruits to the college’s West Windsor […]

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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 […]

Philadelphia Flower Show displays feature Dutch designs and student entry takes home gold

This year the Philadelphia Flower Show theme was, “Holland Flowering the World” which inspired entrants to come up with new […]

Snyder puts Avengers on ice in Vikings home opener

Mercer County Community College’s baseball team got to play on home turf for the first time on Thursday, March 23. […]

What the flock? Suburban chickens rule the roost

We are in the middle of a chicken craze. Residents of towns across the state have taken to backyard poultry […]

After Reddit mocks diversity disaster, college uses real student successes for promo models

When entering MCCC, you can’t miss the life-sized images of students hanging from the lamp posts lining the perimeter campus […]

New bill would tighten pedestrian responsibilities

South Jersey assemblyman Chris Brown introduced the Driver and Pedestrian Mutual Responsibility Act on On Feb. 6, 2017. If passed, […]

LGBT students need to come out and show their pride at MCCC

My name is Zayvion Thompson and I am proud openly bisexual male.I am currently a second year Communications and New […]

STUDENT PROFILE: Interview with Colette Leonard James

The VOICE’s ongoing STUDENT PROFILES series explores the lives of individual Mercer students and their unique, surprising, often courageous stories. […]

Friends can be found even on commuter community college campus, if you look

A common complaint heard on campus is that people come to class and then immediately leave for home or to […]

Ellucian NO! App falls short of promise

Last fall, Mercer launched Ellucian Go as their all-purpose college navigation app. According to the Ellucian website, the app is […]

New York’s Times Square really is worth the bucket list

The array of lights, sounds, billboards, smells, the buzzing hive of activity, and all the yellow taxis have made Times […]

NJ Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman addresses student questions

As the 2016 presidential election grew near, The VOICE surveyed Mercer students and found most weren’t very interested in politics, […]

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