Archive for March, 2011

Mercer student found dead in apartment near campus

Mercer student found dead in apartment near campus

A Mercer exchange student from China was found dead Thursday afternoon in his apartment less than a block away from campus. Tianliang Zhang, a 24-year-old graduate engineering student, was found lying unconscious in his bedroom around 4 p.m. by his roommates at 1252 Shamrock Street, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said. Zhang was last seen alive Tuesday night, and Jones[Read More…]

by Mar 31 0 comments Campus, City, Crime, News
(photo courtesy of Garret didn't buy into the 'Jimmer-mania', feeling that BYU received much too high on a seed in the recent NCAA tournament.

Viva la sport!

Well another March Madness has just about wrapped up, and it has proven once again that millions of people are duped into picking teams that choke for their brackets

by Mar 30 1 comment Columns, Sports
(photo courtesy of Fernando Armendaris looks to volley a serve during a recent match as the men's team fights to stay around the .500 mark for the season.

Men’s, women’s tennis fighting for position in A-Sun play

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams have had mixed starts to their 2011 seasons, with Mercer’s men at 7-10 through March 28 and the women at 3-12 through March 28.

by Mar 30 0 comments Sports
(photo courtesy of Mercer Intramurals) Primetime's Josiah Ojo cuts down the nets following his team's victory.

Intramural basketball championship night provides highlights, theatrics for spectators

It has been a busy spring at Mercer’s University Center. The A-Sun basketball championships were hosted by Mercer March 2-5, but most people in the Macon community had their sights set on a date twelve days later.

by Mar 30 0 comments Sports
(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Zach will have plenty of memories to share on his porch following another impressive season from the Bears.

The Inside Zone

I love big porches with columns. In fact, I would say that, other than giant mutant cockroaches and no liquor sales on Sunday, porches are my favorite thing about Georgia.

Miao Marone, sole professor of Chinese, believes that speaking Chinese is very important to today’s economic affairs.

Federal grant allows for creation of new Asian Studies minor

Mercer University recently received a grant sponsored by the United States Department of Education that will allow for the founding of a new program for an Asian Studies minor. The program will be housed in the Interdisciplinary Studies department. A team of 12 Mercer faculty members will develop the coursework for the new minor over the next three years. While[Read More…]

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