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A COVID Vaccine Record Card

Mercer students vaccinated in COVID-19 health efforts

Dean Yusuf, Staff Writer March 9, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the United States, some students and faculty at Mercer have been offered the opportunity to get vaccinated against the virus. Throughout the Columbus, Macon and Savannah campuses, medical teams have received vaccinations from their regional health districts in Columbus, Memorial Health in Savannah and Coliseum and Navicent Health in Macon.
Mercer University canceled its spring break, which was set to take place midway through the spring 2021 semester, to discourage travel to and from campus during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mercer cancels spring break, plans ahead for new semester amid pandemic

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief November 7, 2020
Mercer University canceled its spring break, which was set to take place midway through the spring 2021 semester. The Macon undergraduate campus will observe four midweek breaks throughout the semester.
BREAKING: Mercer announces 10 new cases of COVID-19

BREAKING: Mercer announces 10 new cases of COVID-19

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 2, 2020
Mercer University announced 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus between its Macon and Atlanta campuses in its weekly testing summary published Friday. That’s the lowest number of positive cases reported in a weekly update this fall.
Mercer University holds a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its planned medical school campus in Uptown Columbus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Photo provided by Mercer University Marketing Communications

NEWS RUNDOWN: Mercer expands med school, Tarver installs commuter lounge and students phone bank for Biden

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief September 26, 2020
Mercer University and its students have been busy since the fall semester began. Here’s a rundown of some of the top news stories from campus and beyond.
BREAKING: Eight Atlanta students, five Macon students test positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Eight Atlanta students, five Macon students test positive for COVID-19

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor September 25, 2020
Fourteen people on Mercer’s Macon and Atlanta campuses tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
BREAKING: 103 students, 15 staff test positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: 103 students, 15 staff test positive for COVID-19

Lars Lonnroth, News Editor August 21, 2020
The Mercer University administration announced Friday that 103 students across Mercer’s four campuses tested positive for the coronavirus.
Archived photo from Nov. 14, 2018. A student registers for classes.

Mercer foregoes undergraduate tuition hike, adds six new degree programs

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief June 19, 2020
Tuition will not increase for Macon undergraduates for the first time in eight years.
Mercer postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Mercer postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Samantha Homcy, Staff Writer April 17, 2020
Students set to graduate from Mercer with bachelor’s, graduate or law degrees this May will have traditional commencement ceremonies in August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A portion of the Atlanta skyline viewed from the High Museum of Art. Visiting the High is a popular activity in downtown Atlanta.

A day in Atlanta for art lovers

Nadia Pressley September 28, 2018

When you think of Atlanta, the Braves and the Falcons, Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium come to mind. The true gem of this state capital, however, is its growing and ever-changing art scene. The...

The Student Government Association, in partnership with Career Services, created a flier to send to students to advertise summer internship opportunites in Macon.

Free summer housing avaliable for those with internships

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer February 21, 2017
The free housing available for internships consists of 12 beds on the Atlanta campus and 12 beds on the Macon campus.
Atlanta Pride is the largest pride festival in the Southeast.

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer October 16, 2016

Mercer’s LGBT-Straight alliance student organization Common Ground attended the 46th annual Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love with others in attendance. Cultural exhibits, comedy showcases, dance...

2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

Jordan Lee Kirkland, Staff Writer April 15, 2015

Although he was not yet able to legally drink alcohol last year, Jordan Spieth still tied for second place in The Masters. Spieth was not going to let this one get away from like last year, when Bubba...

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