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Bears win their first SOCON game in nailbiting fashion, 27-24

After dominating their past two opponents, the Bears marched into Lexington, Virginia, looking to keep the streak alive against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets and their veteran coach, Sparky Woods. Following a forced 3-and-out, the Bears scored on an Alex Lakes’ run from 18 yards out. The run put the Bears up, 7-0 with 8:33 left in the first. The[Read More...]

by Sep 29 0 comments Football, Sports
Hummingbird “goofs” on Clean Air Campaign

Hummingbird “goofs” on Clean Air Campaign

Last month, the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom announced it would adopt a Clean Air Campaign, banning smoking inside the bar. Seventeen days later, The Bird posted on Facebook, “While trending data in broader markets show that non-smoking policies are probably a good idea in health and business, local trends suggest the time is not right for their implementation at The[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments City, Local, News
Bear Bites: Twang

Bear Bites: Twang

Many people are unaware that there is a town inside of a city here in Macon, Ga. Payne City is completely surrounded by Bibb County and is located off of Vineville Avenue. Inside of the city within a city, there is a quaint restaurant and bar called Twang. Because of its lack of advertisements and remote location, many people at[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments City, Local, News
Cluster moving to CCJ

Cluster moving to CCJ

Last week Mercer’s student newspaper, The Cluster, moved from Connell Student Center to a new location. The office and headquarters of the paper is now in the Center for Collaborative Journalism. Emily Farlow, the editor and chief of The Cluster, hopes that the move will create more of a student interest in the newspaper. “The past couple of years we[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments Campus, News

Faculty Walking Challenge Helps Raise Cancer Awareness

Millions of steps will be counted on pedometers for a health initiative that the Mercer University wellness program will hold. This year, the faculty and staff wellness program is putting on the event to raise awareness for cancer prevention. The 10 Million Steps Challenge urges faculty and staff who are participating to walk 5,000 steps every day and together to[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments Campus, News
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration educates and entertain

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration educates and entertain

On Sept. 20 and 21, the Ocmulgee National Monument hosted its annual Ocmulgee Indian Celebration. According to Lonnie Davis, a cultural resource specialist at the monument, this was the twenty-third celebration, which began in 1990. According to Davis, President Roosevelt gave an executive order in 1936 to turn the mounds into a national monument. Although it was suggested to have[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments City, Local, News