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EDITORIAL: Why are we so burnt out? Hint: It’s not because we are lazy, millennial snowflakes

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In the last month three of The VOICE’s five editors quit, and it wasn’t because they wanted more time to hang out in their mom’s basement and play Halo 5. It was a result of burn out. Burn out is not laziness. It’s having an inhuman amount of work to do, and no time to…

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Community college worked for Tom Hanks and me; it can for you, too

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What do James Dean, Eddie Murphy, Tom Hanks, you and I have all have in common? We have all attended community colleges. Community colleges can be more than just a cheap way into a degree. I am originally from Brazil and English is my second language. I already had finished my Bachelor of Arts in…

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Sexual fantasies can be distracting but here are some tips to help you control your thoughts

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NOTE: This column provides the third installment in The VOICE’s new sex ed feature. While the column can never take the place of talking to a medical profession about any health concerns, we hope it will provide useful information and food for thought and discussion.   Dr. Heather Jennings, professor of psychology from the Liberal…

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Gandhi Garden is one of SAGE Coalition projects in Trenton that uses art to change the city’s appearance

Artwork made exclusively out of skateboard parts was featured at an exhibit called “Hit the Deck” on March 8 in Trenton. The show was sponsored by the SAGE Coalition, a Trenton-based non-profit led by local teens and twenty-somethings whose mission is to “remind those in economically depressed neighborhoods that unity and pride can thrive through…

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Refund policy prevents students from getting a full refund if they drop out of class once the semester has started

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Effective summer of 2013, Mercer will enact a new refund policy which prevents students from receiving a 100% discount once a course has begun. This follows a recent $4.00 increase in tuition, approved by the Mercer Board of Trustees for Aug. 2013, previously covered by the VOICE. The new refund policy, beginning in the 2013…

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Jack White is the 2013 ambassador of Record Store Day, which celebrates independent owned record stores in the USA.

In the 1970’s, Prof. Canter of Mercer’s Radio Program found himself drawn to record stores. “I grew up on rock and top 40. So I was buying records all the time. I saved money from my work when I was a high school student so I could buy records.” The article “Record Stores Fight to…

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