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Women embrace your gray hair

Olivia Brayan

April 25, 2012

Recently I was sitting in a lecture, and I was more distracted than usual and I found myself gazing around the room inspecting the crowd of people around me. I realized something rather odd, every elderly woman in the audience with grey or greying hair had their hair cut in short styles, whereas every...

Senior art exhibit in Hardman Hall

Olivia Brayan

April 25, 2012

Senior Art Shows have been running weekly from March 12 - April 4 in Hardeman Hall. Featuring some amazing artwork produced by Mercer’s very own upcoming artist. Although the shows are over, they mark the beginning of a new life for all involved. Christina Kivi’s show was unofficially titled “The...

Macon offers up fun and cheap ways to enjoy the summer

Macon offers up fun and cheap ways to enjoy the summer

Olivia Brayan

April 25, 2012

Summer is almost here, a period of time many of Mercer Students are eagerly awaiting. As we serve our last month here at school, slaving over books and notes in an attempt to pass those pesky finals, it is great to know there is a light at the end of the knowledge filled tunnel. Yet while we finish ou...

Fight or flight tendencies will get us nowhere, we need to retrain ourselves

Olivia Brayan

April 11, 2012

The idea of confrontation terrifies most people. Their heart starts pumping and all they can hear is the sound of blood rushing through their ears. They try to remember the reasons they came to face the challenge of telling people what they do not want to hear. Emotions take over and some either want...

Organization Spotlight: Animercer

Organization Spotlight: Animercer

Olivia Brayan

March 28, 2012

Anime is short for animation. This style of Japanese animation follows a colorful plot line and has a whole club dedicated to it here on campus. Animercer is a society at Mercer dedicated to the purpose of watching and promoting anime. Vice Priesedent Richard Hawkins said  that in meetings the members “...

Global Health class begins service learning projects

Olivia Brayan

March 28, 2012

A Global health class taught by Dr. Monika Sawhney is taking the initiative and pursuing a better future for others by raising funds to fuel their projects. The class was divided into two groups and Dr. Sawhney gave them options on what the students could do the task on. One group chose to work on a...

Kony 2012 hits Mercer

Kony 2012 hits Mercer

Olivia Brayan

March 28, 2012

Last month a video went viral that forced the world into action; Kony 2012 completely grasped the world’s view of an event taking place in Uganda as well as East and Central Africa. This video began with a cry to stop Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRS) once and for all. The film ...

Turn off the TV, tone up your body, drop into a swimsuit

Turn off the TV, tone up your body, drop into a swimsuit

Olivia Brayan

March 14, 2012

Official swimsuit season is just a few months away, and it is time to start searching for that perfect body-fitting bikini to lounge around the pool in. Before the shopping madness begins, here are four simple tips to get that body swimsuit ready. 1. Find the perfect work out for you. There are many ...

Mercer Singers strive to be the Biggest Losers in competitive health challenge

Olivia Brayan

March 14, 2012

The Mercer Singers are hosting the first ever “Biggest Loser” on Mercer’s Campus. The idea for a way to help music students become healthy has been a long time concern of Dr. Stanley Robert, The Arthur Lowndes Rich Professor of Choral Conducting and Associate Dean of the Townsend School of Music. “I’ve...

What is "Black history trivia?"

What is "Black history trivia?"

Olivia Brayan

February 22, 2012

Last Wednesday, Francar’s Buffalo Wings in Mercer Village hosted a trivia night in honor of Black History Month.  Carl Fambro, the owner of the restaurant, was approached by the Organization of Black Students about hosting the trivia night. Mr. Fambro seems to hold great respect for Mercer’s ...

QuadWorks annual Boo Bears event a hit for Valentine's Day

QuadWorks annual Boo Bears event a hit for Valentine's Day

Olivia Brayan

February 22, 2012

On the Monday before Valentine’s Day, QuadWorks organized the annual Boo Bears event. This is a time designed to allow Mercer students to create a stuffed animal of their choice at no cost.  A great part about planning the Boo Bears on Feb. 13, is it gives students a chance to make something cute for the ones th...

Hardman Hall displays "Looking for Magic"

Hardman Hall displays "Looking for Magic"

Olivia Brayan

February 8, 2012

Hardman Hall recently displayed a showing titled, “Looking for Magic.” It contained both paintings and prints. These were the works of Christopher Hocking, associate director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. He is currently the chair of both the drawing and painting area,...

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