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Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 12, 2015

Ocmulgee Traders, a European-inspired grocery store, closed its doors after only 17 months of being open, according to the (Macon) Telegraph. Owner, Steve Bell, announced on the store's closing on its Facebook page: "What an adventure pulling a store together like Ocmulgee Traders, bringing unique ...

Campus Crime Update: Lofts Vandalization, Car Break-ins and battery case

Campus Crime Update: Lofts Vandalization, Car Break-ins and battery case

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

October 28, 2015

From late Sept. 30 to Oct. 12, there were three documented criminal incidents on campus

Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 19, 2015

The Cheetah Girls prowled Willingham Hall and heroes and villains duked it out onstage for Mercer's Disney-themed Lip Sync Competition. Both of Willingham's bottom and top floor were jammed-packed with Disney fanatics eager to relive some of their favorite tunes.   Greek Organizations:   Student Organizations: ...

Homecoming Lip Sync, Pumpkin Carving and Banner competition winners

Homecoming Lip Sync, Pumpkin Carving and Banner competition winners

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

October 19, 2015

The second night of Homecoming festivities included a lip sync competition where organizations dueled it out with Disney-inspired performances. Here are the results from tonight: Lip Sync Greek Organization Winners: Alpha Delta Pi/Lambda Chi Alpha Alpha Gamma Delta/ Kappa Sigma Phi Delta Th...

Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

October 9, 2015

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor societies will make its home at Mercer, according to a letter from President Underwood. This afternoon, during Phi Beta Kappa's 44th Triennial Council, delegates found that Mercer qualified to host the honor society on its campus. This means...

Country star plans to shoot music video in Macon

Country star plans to shoot music video in Macon

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

September 20, 2015

Mercer Students, this could be your chance to be in the spotlight. Macon country singer Jason Aldean is looking for extras and “passed down family trucks” for his next music video, according to a Facebook post from Macon Film Commission. The video for Aldean’s song “Gonna Know We Were Here”...

Mercer student wins Miss America Pageant

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

September 13, 2015

The next time Betty Cantrell steps onto Mercer's campus, she'll be wearing a new crown. The Warner Robin's native beat out  51 contestants on the nationally televised pageant from Atlantic City. Cantrell is the second "Miss Georgia" to garner the title. The 21-year-old wowed the judges durin...

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Nicholas Wooten

August 19, 2015

New Jersey-based sandwich chain, Jersey Mike's Subs, may soon be on its way to Mercer Village. Jessica Brown, a manager at the Jersey Mike's Riverside Drive location in Macon, said plans haven't been finalized, but there are discussions occurring. "I haven't known long," Brown said. The planned...

Harrison/Jolly win SGA Presidential Election

Harrison/Jolly win SGA Presidential Election

Sarah Pounds

April 3, 2015

After a revote and even more campaigning, Austin Harrison and Taylor Jolly won the SGA presidential election today with 52 percent of the vote. The revote was called earlier this week after questions were raised about the “integrity” of the voting process, current SGA President Joey Wozniak said...

SGA flooded with housing concerns

SGA flooded with housing concerns

Sarah Pounds

March 31, 2015

SGA senate was packed Monday night as students came out to be part of the conversation about the lack of housing available for juniors and seniors. Representatives from the university came to try to respond to their concerns. The general consensus of Jeff Takac, the Director of Residence Life, and...

Bear Forum: a place to voice your concerns

Bear Forum: a place to voice your concerns

Sarah Pounds

February 25, 2015

The event was pitched as a place to “voice your concerns” on the organization’s Facebook page, but there weren’t many issues raised at Bear Forum because there were only three students there that aren't on SGA. “We were expecting 60,” said Senator Min Oh, the chairwoman of Public Relations and El...

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