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Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Caitlin Glasscock

October 1, 2014

Medical marijuana, also referred to as cannabis, is a topic in the medical and drug field that brings up much debate over whether or not it should be legalized in all of the states. Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and Washington D.C. Currently only two states have legalized marijuana for recreational...

Downtown venues offer art viewing opportunities

Credit: Emily Farlow

Caitlin Glasscock

September 25, 2014

  It comes to fruition too often that young adults take for granted the companionship of visual art. The habituation of college life leaves us in a state of overly analytical operation, existing primarily to satisfy the academic expectations that govern our efforts as students. Still, something...

Experience versus memory: In defense of experience

Experience versus memory: In defense of experience

Caitlin Glasscock

September 10, 2014

Social media connects us whether it is from across the room or across the country. We share selfies on Instagram and accomplishments on Facebook and Twitter to provide our friends and family a simple snapshot of the important moments of our lives.However, there comes a point where you are no longer connecting...

7th annual Weaver's Weekend to take place this Saturday

Caitlin Glasscock

August 22, 2014

Weaver’s Weekend is an annual fundraising event for the Friends of Mike Weaver Foundation, a foundation that supports the memory of Mike Weaver. Weaver, who died at the age of 20 in an altercation, is now remembered with a scholarship in his name. Weaver was passionate about music and baseball. The...

'Maleficent' disappoints, 'Godzilla' breathes life into an old hit

Caitlin Glasscock

August 15, 2014

Summer brought us all the opportunity to unwind after a year of school and a chance to hit the theaters for summer films. Some movies were overhyped and could not live up to their hype while others just went above and beyond expectations. “Maleficent” is a movie that was hyped and built up for months...

Avoid temptation and stay healthy this year

Caitlin Glasscock

August 15, 2014

An unlimited meal plan… Fries and pizza in the cafeteria every day… Burger Studio and Chick-fil-A in the UC… Could being back in school at Mercer University get any better? With the college lifestyle and unlimited eating options, you may find yourself struggling to fit into your favorite jeans....

Master the art of budgeting

Caitlin Glasscock

August 15, 2014

When you have to pay tuition, buy books, buy groceries, buy gas, pay insurance, and spend money on who knows what else, losing money without realizing it can be easy. Living on your own in college allows much more freedom without the constant lecturing and nagging of parents about how much you are spending...

Mercer students attend the Clinton Global Initiative University

Mercer students attend the Clinton Global Initiative University

Caitlin Glasscock

April 4, 2014

Gary Wall, Annika Sinha and Matthew Yin were invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), which is a program that accepts groups of individuals who make a “commitment to action.” According to the Clinton Global Initiative University website, the program is based off the...

Humans vs. Zombies returns to Mercer’s campus

Humans vs. Zombies returns to Mercer’s campus

Caitlin Glasscock

April 4, 2014

Humans vs. Zombies is an event that will be coming to Mercer University’s campus from April 7 to 10. Students will take on roles of humans or zombies and will act out the scenario of a zombie “plague.” This is the second annual Humans vs. Zombies event and is put on by the Residence Hall Association...

Cherry Blossom appeals to a stranger side

Cherry Blossom appeals to a stranger side

Caitlin Glasscock

April 4, 2014

The Cherry Blossom Festival is a time of year where Macon brings in the springtime and comes together. Locals of Macon mingle with tourists during the festival and embrace the “weird” spirit Macon can sometimes have. Parts of the festival this year included camel rides, high heel races, semitruck-pulling...

Guide to your summer job hunt

Caitlin Glasscock

April 4, 2014

Summer is a time for us college students to finally take a break from classes and make friends, hanging out, relaxing and going to the beach our priority — except when we realize that summer also brings summer jobs. The sheer act of even trying to find a summer job can be difficult because some employers...

Be the healthy Bear

Caitlin Glasscock

March 20, 2014

We all have busy schedules and a lot of important things we need to remember to do, which includes staying healthy. Since March is National Nutrition Month, it is an especially good time to keep a healthy lifestyle in college. It may not always be a top priority, but it is easier than you think.   Eat He...

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