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North Korean freedom struggle comes to Mercer

North Korean freedom struggle comes to Mercer

The North Korean freedom struggle has made its way onto campus. On November 17, the Korean Student Association (KSA) hosted the non-profit organization, Liberty In North Korea (LINK). The event was designed to raise awareness about the issues North Koreans face on their journey to freedom. “Not a lot of people know what’s going on in North Korea,” said Augustin[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News
Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer’s changes?

Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer’s changes?

A buzz of positivity has followed the announcement of a coming-soon residential, retail and commercial development on Mercer University’s campus. Autumn ushered in news of an address change and the proposed plans for new Loft developments along with new campus restaurants and lodging accommodations. Several current students and alumni shared their opinions about the proposed plans. When asked how they[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News
Fort Valley woman receives innovative 3-D printed knee

Fort Valley woman receives innovative 3-D printed knee

The scars on her knees tell a story of renewal and relief. In December of last year, and again this past May, Kathy Magill underwent two innovative medical procedures in which she received 3-D knee implants. Living on a farm out in Fort Valley, the 67-year-old Magill’s constant rough activity and later chronic arthritis, took its toll on her joints.[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Local, News, State
Local Business Spotlight: Ocmulgee Traders

Local Business Spotlight: Ocmulgee Traders

Macon natives and business owners Laura and Steve Bell were tired of hearing the words “Macon” and “potential” in the same sentence. “We heard that word ‘potential’ for so long when describing Macon,” Laura Bell said. “We were so tired of hearing that word, and we were like ‘let’s do something.’” The entrepreneurial couple, who both own and manage a[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments City, Columns, Local, News
Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved with the community and let the community know that you care about them,” said Annalise Estrada, a service scholar at[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News

National Novel Writing Month inspires Mercer sophomore

For the last 16 years, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a nonprofit organization created with the goal of spreading the joy of writing, has inspired budding writers and experienced novelists alike to take on the challenge of completing at least 50,000 words of a novel over the 30 days of November. NaNoWriMo’s thriving online community provides a platform for authors[Read More…]

by Nov 19 0 comments News