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The importance of a united faith community

As I enter into the rush of midterms during my second-to-last semester of college, I can’t help but to reflect on the events that have shaped my Mercer experience. From football games to Pilgrimage to Penfield to Mercer Service Saturdays, there’s just so much to experience in our own little bubble of paradise. One event, however, that has definitely been[Read More...]

Building leaders: America’s global role

It is a big and busy world out there beyond the shores of the red, white, and blue. When you are involved with your studies in undergrad, medical school, law school or some other program, it can be easy to miss what is going on. When you do catch a bit of news, it can be upsetting—and I’m not talking[Read More...]

by Oct 18 0 comments News

SGA opposes youth bar ban

Mercer’s Student Government Association unanimously passed a resolution in opposition to an ordinance intended to forbid people under 21 from entering Macon-Bibb County bars. “The ordinance is uncalled for because it infringes upon our rights and will negatively affect the downtown business,” SGA Vice President Victoria Conley wrote in a statement. “It also hurts students by profiling all underage bar[Read More...]

by Oct 14 2 comments Breaking, Campus, City, News

New Mercer on Mission program to Rwanda

Mercer’s business students will have the opportunity to travel  to Rwanda this summer and help widows and orphans of the Rwandan genocide launch businesses. A new Mercer on Mission program to Rwanda will be a two-and-a-half-week blend of service-learning and study abroad experience open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Classes for the program will be held in Henry County,[Read More...]

by Oct 13 0 comments Campus, News

Football remains undefeated in non conference play

After two weeks on the road, the Bears returned to Mercer to compete against the Austin Peay Governors following the road loss to Samford the previous week. Immediately after the opening kick-off, the Bears marched down the field, as the Governors had no answer for Alex Lakes on the ground as he plowed his way into the end zone on[Read More...]

by Oct 13 0 comments Football, News, Sports
Things to know about…Lauren Gassie

Things to know about…Lauren Gassie

Senior Lauren Gassie has been a standout player on the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team since her first season in 2011. As a four-year starter in the midfield position, Gassie has always had a prominent role on the team. Gassie is a native of Winter Park, Fla., where she played club and high school soccer since she was four years old.[Read More...]

by Oct 10 0 comments Soccer, Sports