Mercer Cluster

Heroes v. Villians: Chemistry Edition

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015

The auditorium of the Willet Science Center was packed with people of all ages, from professors to students to children of professor. The crowd consisted of a variety of disciplines, not just science majors. A line snaked out from the left wall, where people placed their votes for a raffle: Who would...

Community Support for Soccer Player Continues

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015

By now the student body of Mercer University has heard of Kim Murphy, junior soccer player whose parents passed away in February. For those who have not heard, Murphy’s father, Doug, passed away from an undetected stomach ulcer, followed by her mother, Cathy, passing due to a long battle with brain...

What to Wear for Graduation

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015

    Graduation is right around the corner (sorry for the reminder), and on top of the long to-do list that already stretches for miles, what to wear for the big day is a looming question. The Mercer website provides a concise (and vague) description: “Men should wear dark slacks, dark shoes, ...

Serious Papier-Mache

Sarah Ugan

April 19, 2015

Turning the ordinary into works of art seemed to be the theme of Plunkett Gallery’s most recent exhibition, entitled “Have You Ever Asked Me for Something That I, That I Wouldn’t Do?” The exhibition presented the works of Galen Olmsted and Budd Dees, who received MFAs from the University of Florida...

Senior Capstone project raises funds to end sex trafficking

Sarah Ugan

March 19, 2015

“Every number has a name. Every name has a story.” So says the straightforward home page of Decoding Freedom’s website. Those numbers are statistics about sex trafficking, and those names are real people who can tell heart-rending stories of their experiences right here in Middle Georgia. Decoding...

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