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Paw Points disbanded by SGA

“Paw Points” program disbanded, taken over by Mercer Maniacs

The Paw Points program goal of motivating students to attend sporting events has largely been taken over by the Mercer Maniacs — and because of that, Paw Points are going away. “Everything that Paw Points would be doing, Mercer Maniacs pretty much does,” said John Morris, the Chairman of the Paw Points Committee. Originally, Paw Points was designed to increase[Read More…]

Women’s basketball ends season with loss in WBI semifinals

Women’s basketball ends season with loss in WBI semifinals

After a remarkable year for the Mercer Women’s Basketball Team, their season ended in Loudonville, NY against the Sienna Saints with a (65-54) loss. The Bears ended the season with a 20-15 overall record and truly displayed their worth during their first year in the Southern Conference. The Bears led the Saints by three points going into the second half,[Read More…]

‘First come, first considered’ — Why SGA’s Fiscal Affairs Committee only has $12 left from a $70,000 budget

‘First come, first considered’ — Why SGA’s Fiscal Affairs Committee only has $12 left from a $70,000 budget

The email came the Thursday before Spring Break, notifying every organization leader of the Fiscal Affairs committee’s recent reversal of fortune. “At this point of the year the SGA Fiscal Affairs Committee has allocated $69,988 of it’s $70,000 available, leaving us with a total of $12.00 in our Fiscal Affairs budget,” the email read. “To reiterate, we only have $12.00[Read More…]

Corner Concerts and Knight Foundation bring quality jazz music to Macon

It’s not often that you get to experience really great jazz in downtown Macon. While we have a wealth of talented musicians in our community, expertly executed jazz music tends to be somewhat of a rarity. Thanks to Corner Concerts, the Macon Pops Jazz Quartet, the Keith Fitzgerald Quintet and philanthropic organizations like the Knight Foundation, however, the Macon area[Read More…]

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5 Things to start your week: Cherry Blossom festival, Einstein Bros. Bagels coming to Tarver Library, Women’s Basketball win and more

5 Things to start your week: Cherry Blossom festival, Einstein Bros. Bagels coming to Tarver Library, Women’s Basketball win and more

Bagels, Bagels, Bagels The stomachs of hungry Bears rejoice. Einstein Brothers Bagels is coming to the bottom floor of Tarver Library. Einstein Bros. is the nation’s largest operator of bagel bakeries in a quick, yet casual environment. Construction on the restaurant will begin in May following graduation, and a planned opening date scheduled for some time in mid-August 2015. The[Read More…]

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Einstein Bros. Bagels to be in Tarver Library mid-August

Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery to arrive at Tarver Library

Mercer students and their eager stomachs will soon rejoice. Auxiliary Services and Aramark Higher Education also known as Mercer University’s Dining Services announced the future construction of Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery, to be located in the Tarver Library, according to a news release. “We are pleased to partner with the Tarver Library team and Aramark to upgrade and expand the amenities[Read More…]

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