Mercer Cluster

Invisible Children visits Mercer to spread awareness

Mallory Dyal

December 7, 2011

On Nov. 17 Mercer’s Office of Housing and Residence Life sponsored a visit from Invisible Children, an organization aiming to end the practice of enslaving children to be soldiers in the Lord’s Resistance Army in Africa. Two representatives from Invisible Children came to share about the cause. The...

Haunted Montrose: the house went bad

Haunted Montrose: the house went bad

Mallory Dyal

November 2, 2011

For 13 nights in October, Haunted Montrose struck fear into the hearts of its visitors.  Located in Montrose, just off Interstate 16 between Macon and Dublin, Haunted Montrose’s Old Slaughter House sits in a remote cornfield. Immediately upon leaving their cars visitors could hear screams of ter...

Annual Harvest Fest event held for children

Annual Harvest Fest event held for children

Mallory Dyal

November 2, 2011

On Oct. 26 hordes of costumed children and their parents made their way up the hill to Greek Row for Mercer’s annual Harvest Fest. They found a fall festival full of games and candy awaiting them. Mercer Greek and student organizations volunteered their time to sponsor the games and booths, and provide...

Phi Mu hosts annual Phi-esta philanthropy

Phi Mu hosts annual Phi-esta philanthropy

Mallory Dyal

October 19, 2011

On Oct. 11 Phi Mu held its annual Phi-esta philanthropy event.  Despite the rainy weather, Phi-esta proved to be successful. For two weeks leading up to the event Phi Mu members sold tickets for $3 each, which entitled each ticket holder to a heaping plate of nachos.  Greeting guests with a frie...

Weekly famer's market offers produce, supports local farmers

Weekly famer's market offers produce, supports local farmers

Mallory Dyal

October 19, 2011

When most Mercer students think of Downtown Macon they think of places for entertainment, such as The Rookery, or restaurant icons like Nu Way Wieners. Many students would be surprised to find out that Downtown Macon also provides them with a place to purchase bread, milk, fresh fruits and vegetables, m...

Families attend numerous events for Family Weekend

Families attend numerous events for Family Weekend

Mallory Dyal

October 5, 2011

Mercer held its annual Family Weekend on Sept. 23, 24 and 25.  According to Carrie Ingoldsby, Director of Campus Life and Student Involvement, Family Weekend was a great success, with over 150 families registered to attend. Additionally, many family members of upperclassmen came to support their stu...

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

Mallory Dyal

September 21, 2011

On Sept. 15, Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, author of the best-selling books When We Talk About God Let’s Be Honest, The Courage Factor, and Centering Our Souls, spoke to students and faculty in Newton Chapel about his latest book, Is God a Christian?. Dr. Godsey served as Mercer’s 17th  president for 2...

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