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Master the art of budgeting

When you have to pay tuition, buy books, buy groceries, buy gas, pay insurance, and spend money on who knows what else, losing money without realizing it can be easy. Living on your own in college allows much more freedom without the constant lecturing and nagging of parents about how much you are spending and you also have more freedom[Read More...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Achim Kopp

As a professor of foreign languages and literatures, and the director of the Great Books Program, Dr. Achim Kopp has served Mercer University for more than 16 years. The Mercer professor, a native of Germany, said, “I got all my schooling there: High school, followed by a graduate degree and Ph.D. at Heidelberg University.” Kopp said that after he improved[Read More...]

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Spring fashion

Spring is finally here, so we can stow away our winter wardrobe for the warmer weather to come. Spring is generally associated with bright colors and freshness. You can easily incorporate the qualities of spring into your attire with a few simple tips (for both guys and girls). Get creative with color. Again, spring is all about light and bright[Read More...]

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Well, bust my buttons

Well, bust my buttons

This past weekend, hundreds of vendors were lined up on Mulberry Street, hoping to sell their wares to festival-goers. One such vendor was Pamela Welty and her husband David, who were selling antique button jewelry. Welty said she got into button-collecting through her great aunt Victoria, who had “an incredible button collection” which she and her husband gathered in Europe[Read More...]

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Bear Essentials: Resume tips

College is all about getting the experience that one needs later in life – which is why, if you have not started a resume, you are probably way behind. “What is a resume?” some (hopefully nobody) will ask. A resume is a list of achievements arranged in a specific order so that potential employers can really get a sense of[Read More...]

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April Fools’ pranks you should have pulled

April Fools’ Day has now come and gone. If you missed your opportunity to pull a prank this year, here are a few ideas you can use on your unsuspecting friends next year. Airhorn on the Door This first prank is cheap and easy to pull off. All you have to do is get an airhorn and attach it to[Read More...]

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