Marketing or merit? Campus vets like services, but questions surround source of #1 “Military Friendly®” ranking

An article in Mercer’s December 2016 issue Viking newsletter explained how the college had “been named the number one military-friendly school among all two-year colleges in the nation by Victory Media, a provider of informational resource material to U.S. active duty military personnel, veterans, and spouses.” The VOICE wrote about the award, too. But what […]

The First Amendment is under attack at Mercer

Mercer’s Human Resources department has emailed all college faculty and staff a link to a mandatory online compliance training and has required completion by May 14. The training includes information on Title IX and other important and relevant policies, but one point in the first module, on slide 22 of 84 states that “employees should […]

Russian American in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part II

One night in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when I was 5, the police came. This wasn’t anything new considering my mom was always belligerent, drunk and in trouble. I thought they were there for her, but they were there for me. I never saw my mother or sister again after that night. I was put in […]

Mexican in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part I

My home town is Chihuahua, Mexico just four hours away from the border between Juarez and El Paso, Texas. I will never forget walking over the bridge under the Rio Bravo. I was crossing legally with my visa and all my papers in order. It had taken months to fill out the forms, gather the […]

Asbury Park – A revival of arts and economy at the shore

    This article is part of The VOICE’s DAY OUT series that takes readers on photographic adventures to interesting locations within 2 hours drive of our newsroom in central New Jersey. What do Abbott & Costello, Danny Devito, and Wendy Williams all have in common? They all hail from the shore town of Asbury […]

With on-campus daycare unavailable, students must look elsewhere

Every semester it becomes more important for students to complete their degrees and graduate in the time frame they planned. The difficulty of being a part time student and working full time in order to pay off school is already stressful, and now add the expense of paying for childcare services for those who are […]

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DACA recipients and their worries for their future

Bumba Bat is a recent Rutgers graduate who lives in Ewing Township. His family brought him to the United States from Mongolia in 2003, when he was just 9, and then they overstayed their visa making him one of a group now known as DREAMers, undocumented citizens who were brought to the U.S. as children […]

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Students attending the 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit

Faculty art exhibition at The Gallery

Students had the opportunity to view their professors artwork at The 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition at The Gallery starting on Aug. 30. Photography and Digital Imaging Coordinator, Professor Michael Chovan-Dalton’s work is on display for the fourth time in the faculty art exhibit. The piece he chose to exhibit is called “Passaic River.” Like […]

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Women’s Soccer: freshmen shine in wet season opener

Chilling rain and 13 mph winds weren’t enough to dampen Mercer’s first major home game for the women’s soccer team this past Tuesday night. Second-year head coach Elyse Diamond led the team to their first win of the season against Buck’s County College with a score of 3-1. Coming into her second year Diamond had the task of preparing […]

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The First Amendment is under attack at Mercer

Mercer’s Human Resources department has emailed all college faculty and staff a link to a mandatory online compliance training and has required completion by May 14. The training includes information on Title IX and other important and relevant policies, but one point in the first module, on slide 22 of 84 states that “employees should […]

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Russian American in the Age of Trump – The Human Cost of Nationalism and Fear – Part II

One night in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, when I was 5, the police came. This wasn’t anything new considering my mom was always belligerent, drunk and in trouble. I thought they were there for her, but they were there for me. I never saw my mother or sister again after that night. I was put in […]

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Puerto Rican Parade and Immigration thoughts at Trenton

After seven years without any parade, Puerto Ricans celebrated their heritage and culture with their traditional parade and Boricua Festival […]

In faculty contract fight months of negotiations fail to end stalemate over pay and benefits

Students have seen signs posted on faculty office doors and in windows saying, “No Contract, but Still Working” but what […]

If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me […]

PROFILE: Kento Iwasaki, Mercer grad and professional musician

Musician and Mercer alumni Kento Iwasaki gave a lecture and performed music on the traditional Japanese koto instrument as part […]

Student radio station works to build community

The dominance of of radio, particularly college radio which for decades helped promote obscure bands to stardom, has been steadily […]

Vikings baseball team offers season ending excitement

In a semester that’s been plagued by sex offenders, rising tuition, and questionable awards, Mercer students may find a bit […]

Softball team rides ten game streak into post season

Mercer’s Vikings softball team finished up the regular season with a win against Ocean County on Friday April 21. They […]

REVIEW: Mochi, a dessert you don’t want to sink your teeth into

Whole Foods of Princeton is one of five of the stores in the nation to feature a mochi ice cream […]

Student art exhibit opens at Mercer’s Gallery

On Apr. 12, The Gallery at Mercer County Community College held it’s third and final reception, the Visual Arts Student […]

The VOICE supports Press For Ethics Week

The student journalists on the staff of The College VOICE, are just that, students learning the craft of journalism, how […]

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. […]

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