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SGA pulls the plug on Bear DVDs, which are Tarver Library's DVD section. 87 percent of them have been checked out three or less times this year.

SGA Report: Bear DVDs funding cut

In one of his first major acts as Senator at Large, Timothy Lewis pushed for the SGA funding of Bear DVDs to be cut, which means that the $500 that annually funded the program can now be used for other student concerns. Bear DVDs are the movies and shows in Tarver Library’s DVD section that have a bear paw on[Read More…]

The characters for the event were primarily provided by a local non-profit group called Princesses with a Purpose, a group dedicated to bringing magic to the lives of children.

Hear ye, hear ye little royals near and far

Little royals came together from kingdoms near and far for the 5th annual Fairy Tale Ball to benefit Rooms From The Heart, a local non-profit that redecorates the rooms of critically or terminally ill children. There were little mermaids and belles, sleeping beauties and superheroes. Oh, and let’s not forget the pirates, princes, and snowmen. Everyone got an entrance framed[Read More…]

by Feb 28 0 comments Campus, News
2015 Building Beloved Community Symposium. (Picture borrowed from Mercer Marketing).

Take us to church: Beloved Community Symposium

Mercer University, local clergy and local lay leaders are working to diversify America’s most segregated hour. Michael Emerson, co-director of the Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, was the keynote speaker at this year’s “Building the Beloved Community Symposium,” an event aimed at bringing together Christians of different races. Emerson delivered his second keynote address on Feb. 11. The[Read More…]

by Feb 28 0 comments Campus, News
Tokyo Alley: ‘Hidden gem’ of Mulberry Street Lane

Tokyo Alley: ‘Hidden gem’ of Mulberry Street Lane

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Macon sits one of its hidden gems, Tokyo Alley.  Sitting in “The Alley,” otherwise known as Mulberry Street Lane, is a restaurant that features Japanese and Thai Cuisine.  Established in 1992, it won the Foodie Award for “Best Asian” in 2008 and 2009. The restaurant itself is located in a beautiful old building[Read More…]

by Feb 28 0 comments Bear Bites, News
The Grand Opera House

‘130 Years of Broadway Romance’ woos audiences

The Grand Opera House provided a perfect, if cheesy, Valentine’s Day date to couples in Macon on Feb. 13 with Neil Berg’s “130 Years of Broadway Romance.” Berg, a composer and lyricist, created the “100 Years of Broadway” concert tour, which he modified this Valentine’s Day season to focus on love songs. Five Broadway stars took turns singing some of[Read More…]

by Feb 27 0 comments News
Oscars 2015

Oscars 2015: to love or to hate?

  Hollywood awards ceremonies: To love or to hate?This is a question which changes unfailingly depending on one’s mood. The circus pomp of Hollywood is grotesque, but we still revel in seeing the faces of beloved movie characters gathered in one setting. The denotation of awards seems completely unfair and biased, yet we still gleefully await the results to compare[Read More…]

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