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Mercer University building prosthetic for Lawrenceville man

Mercer University building prosthetic for Lawrenceville man

Matthew Causey, Contributing Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

David Torres’ left arm ends just below his elbow. Doctors believed it was a lack of nutrients in the womb that led to his arm not forming properly. Torres, who lives near Lawrenceville, has not let this keep him from doing the things he loves. He even wrestled in high school at the state level. ... Read more »

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, 2017
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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Mercer Landing and Mercer Village welcome new restaurants

Mercer Landing and Mercer Village welcome new restaurants

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Business, News

Mercer Landing welcomed a second restaurant in December when Momma Goldberg’s Deli opened their doors. Momma Goldberg’s joined Papa John’s Pizza, which had been open throughout the Fall 2016 semester. Momma Goldberg’s opening had been anticipated for several months, as their original gra... Read more »

First ever Koncert for Kids brings Mercer music to downtown Macon

First ever Koncert for Kids brings Mercer music to downtown Macon

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under City, Music, News

At the Koncert for Kids event, four Mercer artists performed, and audience members were asked to donate to charity by putting pocket money into the bucket of their favorite artist.

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Mercer student writes children’s book about behavior disabilities

Mercer student writes children’s book about behavior disabilities

Kat Heesh, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“I want these other students to realize that they're just like you,” Lewis said. “They just have a little bit more emotion.”

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Debate team opens 2017 with greatest ever showing

Debate team opens 2017 with greatest ever showing

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under News

“This season is quickly proving to be one in which all team members are coming into their own and producing groundbreaking results.”

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Service Scholars start girls mentorship program at Alexander II

Service Scholars start girls mentorship program at Alexander II

Suzanna Price, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“It’s really important for us to remind students regularly that college is feasible for them, and that they have the academic background and they have the support system in their community that’s going to help them make that possible for them.”

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Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
February 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

“[One of my] sheriff’s department in Florida asked me one day, ‘What can we do to not be a Ferguson?’” Cheives said. “My response was ‘Any city in the nation is one bullet away from being a Ferguson.”

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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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Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“One of the biggest issues is a lot of people don’t know that sex trafficking is an issue to begin with,” said Zoe Haynes, a member of the Traffick Jam team.

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