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Free summer housing avaliable for those with internships

Free summer housing avaliable for those with internships

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under Atlanta, Campus, News

The free housing available for internships consists of 12 beds on the Atlanta campus and 12 beds on the Macon campus.

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Campus and Greek Life approves South Asian Greek Organizations

Campus and Greek Life approves South Asian Greek Organizations

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
February 12
Filed under Campus, Greek Life, News

“I believe that adding these two groups is good for Mercer and is a major milestone for our Greek community,” said Dean of Students Douglas Pearson.

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Three 17 takes the crown at Battle of the Bands

Three 17 takes the crown at Battle of the Bands

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
October 27
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Red, blue and yellow lights illuminated a modest stage set up in front of Stetson Hall as the annual Battle of the Bands contest commenced on Oct. 20. Across Cruz Plaza, students gathered with blankets and towels in tow to sit down and listen to what was about to unfold. What started out as a few onlookers soon be...

Baseball team practicing amid field construction

Baseball team practicing amid field construction

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
October 15
Filed under Baseball, Campus, Sports

  Mercer’s baseball field features all the standard scenery of a baseball park: grass, dirt, plates and some odd additions like a backhoe. Mercer’s OrthoGeorgia Park is currently under construction, which means that the players are forced to practice on a field that is in the process of being...

Sisters, Zombies, and Happy Endings

Sisters, Zombies, and Happy Endings

Anisah Muhmammed, Contributing Writer
October 9
Filed under Campus, Lifestyle

“We met at…” Sarah Maitland said. “Make it Mercer?” Amber Jablonski asked. “Make it Mercer,” Maitland confirmed.   “Don’t talk to strangers,” our parents told us when we still lived under their roofs. But if we don’t talk to strangers, how are we going to meet n...

Bear with Auxillary Services: vending machine card access coming soon

Bear with Auxillary Services: vending machine card access coming soon

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Hunger strikes during a midnight study session, and there are no snacks in your room. The vending machine glares at you from across the room, beckoning for you to come buy a treat. However, you remember you have no cash because you’re a broke college student. Never fear, you remember that yo...

Man arrested after caught eyeing vehicles in Auxiliary Services parking lot

Man arrested after caught eyeing vehicles in Auxiliary Services parking lot

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
September 24
Filed under Campus, Crime, News

The men claimed they were contractors waiting to be let in the gate, the report stated. Warrant checks were made and Collins was found to be wanted.

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Mercer expands beauty and safety on campus

Mercer expands beauty and safety on campus

Avery Braxton and Emanuela Rendini
September 23
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Avery Braxton and Emanuela Rendini take a look at the new additions to campus and the update on parking availability for students.

MU Miracle to hold kickoff, talk plans

MU Miracle to hold kickoff, talk plans

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer
September 21
Filed under Campus, Organization Spotlight, Showcase

Mercer’s very own dance charity organization, MU Miracle will be hosting its kickoff event Sept. 22 at Cruz Plaza from 6-8 p.m.  There, representatives will inform students on how they can help save a life by dancing this year. MU Miracle is a young group but has already made a great impact. Executiv...

SGA approves all 45 organizations for Bear Grants

SGA approves all 45 organizations for Bear Grants

Katie Atkinson and Cody Moran, Cluster Staff
September 20
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Student Government

The Student Government Association held their annual bear grant senate in the Connell Student Center Monday. Representatives from different organizations gathered to learn if their funding requests had been granted for this year. All 45 groups who applied were approved for funding at the meeting. ...

Women’s basketball coach writes children’s book

Women’s basketball coach writes children’s book

Elliot James, Staff Writer
September 14
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

“1, 2, 3 Team!” is the chant of many kids’ sports teams and the title of Mercer University Women's Basketball Coach Susie Gardner’s new children's book. “[The book] is about a little girl named Zoe. She is the best [basketball player] and she knows it. . . she doesn't think she needs her team,”...

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