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4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

You’ve made enough excuses. Here’s how to make time.

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Travel for cheap: Airbnb, Inc. Tips

Travel for cheap: Airbnb, Inc. Tips

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

If travelling more is one of your New Year’s resolutions, here are some tips on how to enjoy fulfilling trips while also maintaining a budget. Taking a trip can often cost a lot with hotel expenses. However, Airbnb is an affordable alternative to hotels. Airbnb is a website that has open listings to residential places for a temporary stay. The renter decides the cost of rent. There are a variety of options, including renting a room in someone’s home or renting a whole apartment or house. Some places can ac...

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

"It honest-to-god looks like the set of an ISpy Book, if the theme was 'inside the mind of an indie filmmaker.'"

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Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Starting the year off with an ambitious spirit always feels like the right and only way to do it, but once we settle into our schedules, it’s almost inevitable to forget where we started.

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Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Business, Health and Wellness, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

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Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

"A year ago, if you had told me to cleanse my oily skin by slathering more oil over my pores, I would have laughed. But, this method is tried and true. "

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Krystal launches new line of soft-serve products in Macon restaurants

Krystal launches new line of soft-serve products in Macon restaurants

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

"By using the same great vanilla base, Krystal achieves delicious consistency across their products. They all have a fresh, homemade taste to them, and they set a high bar for fast food ice cream."

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Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

With the holidays coming up, more and more people are getting excited about going home and celebrating with their families.

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Bear Bites: Fish N’ Pig

Bear Bites: Fish N’ Pig

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Bear Bites

Near the shores of Lake Tobesofkee sits a restaurant made through the combined effort of two Macon staples: Jim Shaw’s Seafood Restaurant and Scatterfield BBQ. I guess the name just made sense — Fish N’ Pig. The eatery is just a 15-minute trip down Mercer University Drive, plus a couple of turns. ...

Adventures to go on during winter break

Adventures to go on during winter break

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

Things to do in Macon Ocmulgee National Monument – About 15 minutes from Mercer’s campus lie historic earthworks built by Native Americans 1,000 years ago. If you’re looking for doing some hiking, this is the perfect spot to visit. The park is free and is full of trails and landmarks to explor...

Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

If you take the right steps before and throughout the week, you’ll have the perfect recipe for a successful finals week.

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How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer
December 4, 2016
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

It’s finally getting cold in Georgia, and as the temperature goes down, so does motivation. Winter, warm blankets, and comfy clothing are all associated with the urge to sit down and do nothing productive. It’s the reason “chilling” means exactly that. But the cold season, home to many holidays a...

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