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BREAKING: Mercer announces $400 million capital campaign

Mercer University is launching a campaign to raise $400 million, according to a news release from the university. Among the new facilities to be built with the funding are: a $15 million medical facility in Savannah, a $25 million science facility in Macon, a $20 million pharmacy building in Atlanta and a $3 million baseball stadium in Macon.

by Oct 31 0 comments Breaking, Campus, News

Building leaders: America’s global role

By: Jason Knowles, Mercer University law student It is a big and busy world out there beyond the shores of the red, white, and blue.  When you do catch a bit of news, it can be upsetting—and I’m not talking about Apple making your iPhone 6 with a bigger screen. Journalists have been beheaded on the Internet by members of[Read More...]

by Oct 29 0 comments Opinions
Surviving Registration

Surviving Registration

It is that time of year again. That stressful, nerve-racking, why-is-this-the-struggle time of year that Mercer students call registration is quickly approaching. With registration beginning for honors students and athletes next week, most students are reminded of the horrors of this time of year. It starts with the email containing the date and time when you are allowed to begin[Read More...]

Bear Bites: H&H Restaurant doesn’t disappoint

Bear Bites: H&H Restaurant doesn’t disappoint

At 807 Forsyth St., sits an institution that is uniquely Macon. Here, civil rights activists and the NAACP held meetings. Members of the Allman Brothers, Molly Hatchet, and Wet Wille came to eat. Steeped in history and tradition, H&H restaurant is a revered place on the Macon food scene. Despite its importance, financial troubles forced owner Mama Louise to close[Read More...]

by Oct 23 0 comments City, Local, News
Mulberry Market is “moo”ving to Tatnall

Mulberry Market is “moo”ving to Tatnall

Photos by Carina Plasencia Fresh, locally grown food is now accessible to a larger and more diverse portion of Macon’s population.The Mulberry Market, a local producers-only farmer’s market, has outgrown their original location on Mulberry Street and will move to Tattnall Square Park on Oct. 15. The move came as little surprise to those involved. “We realized about two years[Read More...]

by Oct 23 0 comments Campus, City, Local, News
“Government belongs to us”

“Government belongs to us”

The Georgia College Press Association and Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism teamed up to provide concerned citizens, lawmakers, students, and members of the media with insight into government transparency protocols. “It’s important to educate students,” said Jessica Farmer, Coordinator for the Georgia College Press Association. The event on Oct. 17 had presentations from Jim Zachary, Director of the Transparency[Read More...]

by Oct 23 0 comments City, Local, News, State