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Moody Musings: Redirecting your focus

Moody Musings: Redirecting your focus

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I was sitting in the UC when I overheard a group of students experiencing what seemed to be mild panic attacks about their upcoming schedules. There was a girl who kept expressing how afraid she was to take her next chemistry exam, her friend looked distraught as she listed every assignment she didn’t t...

Bear Bites: Grey Goose Players Club

Bear Bites: Grey Goose Players Club

Will Darragh, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

It’s not easy to find a restaurant that can please everyone, but Grey Goose Players Club has a menu that can satisfy anyone from the everyday chicken finger lover to an exciting flavor seeker. Just a quick 10-minute drive from Mercer’s campus, this tavern may appear to be a country club serving po...

Moody Musings: 4 ways to practice self-care in under 30 minutes

Moody Musings: 4 ways to practice self-care in under 30 minutes

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

It’s 2 a.m., your head’s buried in a book. You’ve had nothing but junk food to eat, and you have no idea how you’re going to get up and make it through your class in the morning. You’ve reached the point where being tired or feeling lethargic is just a part of who you are, and your weeks are...

Bear Bites: Laniers

Bear Bites: Laniers

Will Darragh, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

When we arrived at Laniers Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., we expected to find another crowded downtown restaurant, bustling with servers and patrons. The tale of Laniers is accurately told with what we actually found: an empty restaurant, save for a waiter and a cook watching the football game and chatting ...

10 Things to do besides wait in line at Which Wich

10 Things to do besides wait in line at Which Wich

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Which Wich is the campus’ latest installment in the food business. Dubbed as awesome, delicious and “way better than Subway” by junior Anthony McMillan, this sandwich shop has stolen the hearts of many Mercer Bears in just a short period of time. If only waiting in line was that quick as well....

A simple guide to the game of football

A simple guide to the game of football

Langston Hughes, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Have you ever gone to a friend’s house to watch football or worse, gone to an actual football game, and pretended to be excited, but you really didn't know what was going on in the game? Have you ever wanted to host a tailgate and not known what to do? Here are some things you need to know to...

Pokémon GO gets people outside and engaged

Pokémon GO gets people outside and engaged

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

When Pokémon GO came out this July, Andrew Buff was quick to jump on the wagon. He’s a computer engineering student at Mercer that was staying close to campus over the summer. Buff said that one night, on the way back from dinner, he came across a large group of people gathered in a strange spot...

Bear Bites: Kudzu Seafood Company

Bear Bites: Kudzu Seafood Company

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

While Macon may be landlocked, you can still find good seafood downtown in the form of southern coastal inspired Kudzu Seafood Company. The restaurant opened in January of 2015 and has become a lunch spot for those searching for a quick bite of fresh seafood.   The Good: Fried Crawfi...

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Carson McGorry, Copy Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

If you’re sick of the caf every day like the rest of us, take matters into your own hands right from your dorm. Some of these easy recipes need a kitchen, others just a microwave — and maybe some dorm room improvising. Just try not to set off the fire alarm (again).

Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

August 29, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

The school year is in full swing again, and many students are already wondering how to outfit their dorms to match some of the comforts of home. Here are a few craft ideas for students who want to give their dorm decorations a personal touch.

Bear Bites: Grow

Bear Bites: Grow

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites

  Nestled on Riverside Drive is a culinary jewel that doesn’t disappoint. Locally sourced and served, the cuisine at Grow is a cut above. The restaurant has one simple tagline: “fresh local food,” and the owners intend to live up to that. A quick chat with owner Saralyn Harvey told ...

Tips to stay sane this school year

Tips to stay sane this school year

Jayla Moody, Contributing Writer

August 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

  It’s the start of a new semester, and everyone seems to be giving out advice to incoming college students. But after a summer of interning, traveling, working or just relaxing, the transition for returning students can be just as tough. Just like that, we’re back to caf-eating, summer nights become...

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