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Point B.L.A.N.K hits the mark

Point B.L.A.N.K hits the mark

In their first year as a student organization, Point B.L.A.N.K made an inspiring Cinderella run. The group, Mercer’s spoken word coalition, made it to the semi-finals of the 15th annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Virgenal Owens, a 5th year senior getting his masters in biomedical engineer; Ryan Jones, a senior majoring in environmental engineering; Micheline Dieujuste-Antoine, a junior[Read More…]

by Apr 18 0 comments Campus, News
In the next five years, Mercer will potentially house 3,500 undergraduate students. (photo taken by Carina Placencia.)

Mercer’s Housing Crunch: Too many Bears for the den

When rising Mercer University senior Nora Essien told her parents that she may have to live off campus next year, they were worried. The 21-year-old business major comes from a low-income family where money is tight. Her father works long hours at a warehouse, and his meager salary goes to support her mom, who is unemployed, Essien and her sister.[Read More…]

by Apr 18 0 comments News

Camp Inspiration: An event of celebrate medically-fragile children and their families

April 11th, 2015 was a day some children and their parents had been waiting for the entire year: Camp Inspiration. For this annual event, the Jessie Mercer Stewards invited medically fragile children and their families to attend a Neverland-inspired day-out on the Mercer Quad. Children met pirates and followed a map leading to treasurable activities of painting, parachutes and wheelchair[Read More…]

by Apr 15 0 comments News
2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

Although he was not yet able to legally drink alcohol last year, Jordan Spieth still tied for second place in The Masters. Spieth was not going to let this one get away from like last year, when Bubba Watson closed strong and was able to don his second Green Jacket. Spieth, now 21, finished this year’s tournament at a whopping[Read More…]

by Apr 15 0 comments Atlanta, Features, Golf, Sports
A New Foreign Policy

A New Foreign Policy

Cultural relativism is the view that no culture is superior to any other culture when comparing systems of morality, law, politics, etc. It’s the philosophical notion that all cultural beliefs are equally valid and that truth itself is relative, depending on the cultural environment.[1] During the 20th century, the United States seized the throne of democracy and became the world’s[Read More…]

by Apr 15 2 comments Atlanta, Opinions
The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

“Stairway to Heaven” and “Highway to Hell” – two iconic songs with two diverse destinations. The former, celestial steps that lead to a fulfilled promise. The latter, a gravel terrain that we unequivocally bypass if we can. In your life, you have free will to choose which path you take. Some take the unbeknownst highway, while others take the road[Read More…]

by Apr 15 0 comments Atlanta, Baseball, Sports
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