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Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
August 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Though Mercer’s music, theatre and visual art departments offer degree programs in a variety of art forms, you don’t have to be an arts major to get involved in Mercer’s thriving arts community. If you’re looking for a new pastime or simply want to see what the Mercer extracurricular scene ha...

Mercer Artist: Victoria Yrizarry

Mercer Artist: Victoria Yrizarry

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor
August 22
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

When she first came to Mercer, Victoria Yrizarry thought she might never feel at home.

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Snapchat in the picture for most popular app among millennials

Snapchat in the picture for most popular app among millennials

Dylan Malamala, Contributing Writer
June 11
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Laughter can be heard from all around the table the Mercer University women’s lacrosse team occupies as it has its pregame meal. But freshman Kelly Hagerty could not help but wish she had her phone so she could Snapchat the funny moment. “Our coaches don’t let us have our phones at the table when ...

Hay House to host annual Spring Stroll

Hay House to host annual Spring Stroll

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  The Hay House is set to hold their annual Spring Stroll on May 6-8. The three day event will feature multiple tours, a greenery market and seminars. It will also showcase multiple homes and gardens in Macon. “It’s beneficial for Mercer students to attend because we are part of the Macon...

Robert McDuffie Center for Strings students to perform in Student Chamber Ensemble Concert

Robert McDuffie Center for Strings students to perform in Student Chamber Ensemble Concert

Nick Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Student Chamber Ensemble Concert, which will take place May 1 at 3:00 p.m., offers Mercer students as well as the surrounding Macon community an opportunity to experience a performance from several of Mercer’s rising musicians. Students from McDuffie Center for Strings will be performing several...

Micah Givens and team invent new technologies

Micah Givens and team invent new technologies

April 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students often feel that what they major in is indicative of what they must do for the rest of their lives. But for one Mercer University senior, discovering his passion after he declared a major only opened up new opportunities. Micah Givens is a 22-year-old computer engineering major at Mercer. In...

Mercer Artists: Seniors share their plans after graduation

Mercer Artists: Seniors share their plans after graduation

Ireal James, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

As a soon-to-be graduate, Morgan Ingleright will be returning to Mercer University to pursue a master’s degree in organ performance. Ingleright, who majors in organ on the performance track, said she is excited to be moving on to a master’s degree. “I’m really looking forward to bein...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ lives up to Marvel’s track record

‘Captain America: Civil War’ lives up to Marvel’s track record

Brice Vestal, Contributing Writer
April 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With 12 movies and over nine billion dollars in worldwide gross, the Marvel universe cannot be stopped. It’s been eight years since the first Iron Man film was released to the world. With Marvel’s latest flick around the corner, there’s one question that needs to be asked: does Marvel still have ...

Mercer University announces student of the year award

Mercer University announces student of the year award

Ireal James, Contributing Writer
April 28
Filed under Campus, Music

Devanshi Patel was awarded SGA’s Student of the Year 2016. Patel, who is from Charlotte, North Carolina, said she was grateful to receive the honor at the Student Leadership Awards, which were held Tuesday,  April 19.   “It’s a really big honor, and I really appreciate everyone who went out and ...

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

Ireal James, Staff Writer
April 14
Filed under City, Music, News

The 5/4 Management Group, who recently launched 5/4 Music Space on Walnut Street in Macon, Georgia, is seeking artists who are interested in enhancing their musical talents in a major way. 5/4 Management Group is a team of music professionals who collaborate to serve the developmental needs of new ...

Student Spotlight: Soowhan Jack Yoon, mathematician and visual artist

Student Spotlight: Soowhan Jack Yoon, mathematician and visual artist

Jayla Moody, Contributing Writer
April 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Soowhan Yoon, known around campus as Jack, went to the board and finished his masterpiece in less than twenty minutes — two math proofs that he had developed himself. The senior math major, however, also paints and draws as an art minor. He plans to go to graduate school for math and eventually ...

Riff Raff, Fresh Valley Kings rock the stage at the Cox Capitol Theatre

Riff Raff, Fresh Valley Kings rock the stage at the Cox Capitol Theatre

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
April 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The “Biggest Muscle DJ” came on stage and got the crowd hyped up, and then the horns blared. It felt like I was watching an episode of “Jersey Shore.” “How to be the man” rang out in the Cox Capitol Theater and the Peach Panther stormed the stage, singing along to his hit. The cro...

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