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Mercer students respond to Ferguson

Mercer students respond to Ferguson

On Sunday, Aug. 17, Mercer University students gathered at Jesse Mercer Plaza to commemorate the life of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American shot by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, Mo. police department.

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Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Surprisingly, many folks are not fully aware of the great commemorative events that take place here each year. If you are one of these people, I challenge you to attend any—or, better yet, all—of the following events this fall to experience firsthand what it means to be a Mercerian. You may surprise yourself by discovering just how rich our Mercer heritage is and how honored and proud you will feel to be part of it all.

Former men’s basketball standouts continue to excel

Former men’s basketball standouts continue to excel

After a remarkable season, it was no surprise former Mercer Men’s Basketball team members continue to excel. Three of the seven seniors have already begun their lives in the professional basketball world. Langston Hall and Daniel Coursey were chosen to compete in the NBA summer leagues over the summer. Hall competed with the Miami Heat, and Coursey with the Boston[Read More...]

Tattnall Square Park inducted into the “ivies” of public parks

Tattnall Square Park inducted into the “ivies” of public parks

One of the oldest city parks in America, Tattnall Square Park, was named one of the twelve Frontline Parks this summer by the City Parks Alliance. This title is awarded once every month to a park that exemplifies innovation, urban park excellence and stewardship. The Frontline Park program was created to find and reward such parks that develop creative and[Read More...]

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‘Maleficent’ disappoints, ‘Godzilla’ breathes life into an old hit

Summer brought us all the opportunity to unwind after a year of school and a chance to hit the theaters for summer films. Some movies were overhyped and could not live up to their hype while others just went above and beyond expectations. “Maleficent” is a movie that was hyped and built up for months leading up to the premiere[Read More...]

Avoid temptation and stay healthy this year

An unlimited meal plan… Fries and pizza in the cafeteria every day… Burger Studio and Chick-fil-A in the UC… Could being back in school at Mercer University get any better? With the college lifestyle and unlimited eating options, you may find yourself struggling to fit into your favorite jeans. Gaining weight in college, the dreaded Freshman 15, is a reality[Read More...]