Mercer Cluster

Audio Story: Inside the Iowa Caucus

The Iowa Caucus took place Feb 3.

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

What exactly is a caucus, and what makes it so different from a primary?

Audio Story: What is Pharmabox, and where did it come from?

Audio Story: What is Pharmabox, and where did it come from?

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

The machine, which is located on the 24-hour floor, is a Pharmabox, and it contains items ranging from over-the-counter medications, sunscreen, batteries and vitamins, as well as sexual health, feminine hygiene, eye care and dental health products. 

Z Beans officially opened its doors for business on Aug. 27

Z Beans Coffee offered $1 drip and iced coffee all day for the shops grand opening. By Thais Ackerman.

Thais Ackerman, Photographer

August 28, 2018

6lack, COIN, and DJ Throttle perform at Bearstock 2018 [GALLERY]

6lack perfoms at Bearstock 2018.

Marianna Bacallao, Photo Editor

April 8, 2018

Hawkins Arena, the 3,500 seat basketball court, was outfitted with carpeted mats and mammoth speakers. Students poured into the stadium awaiting the first concert of Bearstock since the day portion had been cancelled. Because Bearstock coincides with Make it Mercer, there was no indoor space that...

Floating building a family business for Middle Georgia man

YKK employees wave from the top of a float at the Cherry Blossom Festival.

Rylee Kirk, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Parades are float after float of colorful decorations. There are Christmas parades, St. Patrick’s Day parades and Macon even has its own Cherry Blossom Parade. In Middle Georgia, one man constructs these floats for a living. For Kip Dingler, building parade floats is in his blood. “This was my...

[GALLERY] Jit Jams brings music, students, and coffee together

Jamie Benson, Contributing Photographer

February 26, 2018

Tennis player Sam Philp doesn’t plan on slowing down now that he’s a nationally ranked player

Sam Philp plays on the Mercer tennis team and says he is hoping for a championship ring this season.

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018

Sam Philp was just named Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after Mercer’s wins against Georgia Southern and Alabama State Jan. 23 and 26. The senior from Great Britain has been riding a wave of confidence ever since he became the first player in Mercer tennis history to be n...

Carl Fambro: The man behind 25 years of Francar’s wings

Summer Perritt, News Editor

February 6, 2018

Francar’s Restaurant in Mercer Village has been a staple in the Mercer Community for years, but not many students know the man behind the popular wingstop. Carl Fambro started the business over 25 years ago. Growing up in Macon his whole life, Fambro attended Central High School before going to Me...

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