Mercer Cluster

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: A step in the right direction for romantic comedies

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: A step in the right direction for romantic comedies

Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is a refreshing new addition to a genre in desperate need of new ideas. The past decade of romantic comedies have, by and large, failed to be romantic or funny, weighed down by overused tropes and formulaic writing, while young adult (YA) literature has ev...

Internships at The Big House

Internships at The Big House

Sterling Neill

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Are you interested in internships that allow you to learn more about Macon’s history? Then consider The Big House Museum. Located at 2321 Vineville Ave, The Big House has been a famous Macon landmark since the 1970’s, when it became a place for famous bands, such as the Allman Brothers Band, to li...

Mercer trombone player dreams of the big screen

Mercer trombone player dreams of the big screen

Chas Pridgen

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The arts and entertainment industry is a business with a lot of overlap. Many musicians play several instruments. People who act can often sing and dance as well. Mercer Sophomore Jacob Serrett is no exception to this trend. Serrett began his time at Mercer as a trombone performance major after playing the ...

A Guide to Savannah

A Guide to Savannah

Lisa Meskimen

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you’re itching for an interesting day trip or weekend getaway during your time at Mercer, you can’t choose any better than Savannah. Savannah is situated on the Georgia coast just two and a half hours away from Macon. Nicknamed the “hostess city of the south,” Savannah’s 22 lush park squares...

The Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

The Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Madilyn Harrell

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year Macon’s own Ocmulgee National Monument will be kicking off its 27th Ocmulgee Indian Celebration for two days on Sept. 15 and 16. This historic celebration presents traditional Native American dances, crafts, stories and music. Every fall large crowds gather to celebrate the rich history o...

What is the Macon FIlm Guild?

What is the Macon FIlm Guild?

Connor Cable

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Macon is a town with such rich history; it can sometimes be hard to believe that the city is well into the 21st century. Specifically, Georgia’s booming film industry has been the home for many high-profile film and television productions, and Macon is no exception. With all of the up and coming o...

Review: “The Dark Beneath the Ice” is a terrifying and impressive debut

Review: “The Dark Beneath the Ice” is a terrifying and impressive debut

Elizabeth Tammi, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Canadian author Amelinda Bérubé’s debut novel “The Dark Beneath the Ice” released on Aug. 7 from Sourcebooks Fire. This story falls under the young adult genre, geared towards a teenage audience but still riveting for older readers as well. “The Dark Beneath the Ice” follows a Canadian teenager, Mari...

I’ve been floating since I listened to Mac Miller’s, “Swimming.”

I’ve been floating since I listened to Mac Miller’s, “Swimming.”

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

I love music. I’ve been an avid follower since I got my iPod Touch in ninth grade. Every week, a new artist pops up out of, what seems like, nowhere. But there are a handful of artists that I look forward to hearing from each and every year. These are the artists that I follow on Twitter and wai...

What is the Macon Writers Group?

What is the Macon Writers Group?

Connor Cable

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Are you an aspiring writer that would like to show off some of their work to the Macon community? Then look no further than the Macon Writers Group. With all of the organizations in Middle Georgia, this group is one of the few that celebrates writing with plenty of others of the same interest, and also ...

Graduate programs involving music and performance from Mercer University

Graduate programs involving music and performance from Mercer University

Elizabeth Tammi, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Though the school year’s only just begun, it’s never too soon to consider what comes next. If you’re interested in pursuing a music or performance-related field at the graduate level, here are some advanced degrees offered by Mercer University.   Church Music, M.M.: Offered by Mercer’s...

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

Elizabeth Tammi and Julianna Tollett

August 26, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Theater

If you’re new to campus, or maybe just interested in getting more involved on campus, Mercer University has several arts-related student organizations you can get involved in. MUSIC University Choir: The Townsend School of Music has several choral ensembles, some of which are audition-based. But ...

Grand Opera House gears up for fall season

Grand Opera House gears up for fall season

Elizabeth Tammi, Arts and Entertainment

August 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theater

This fall, Macon’s biggest theater will begin its 24th season. The Grand Opera House has a Broadway Series, and performances of “Spamalot” will occur on Nov. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. In a press release, Grand Opera House Executive Director Gram Slaton said that “2019 is going to be the year w...

The student news site of Mercer University
Arts & Entertainment