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Warner Robins Museum of Aviation celebrates 35th anniversary

Warner Robins Museum of Aviation celebrates 35th anniversary

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

A gala event was hosted by the Museum of Aviation Foundation to celebrate the anniversary on Nov. 9, with many prominent guests in attendance, including David Perdue, a Georgia senator and the event’s keynote speaker. 

Race for a legacy: Third annual Lauren Giddings 5K to fund Mercer Law students’ bar exam fees

Race for a legacy: Third annual Lauren Giddings 5K to fund Mercer Law students’ bar exam fees

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

Mercer Law School’s Association of Women Law Students will host the third annual Lauren Giddings 5K Nov. 7 in Macon to raise money for a scholarship assisting Mercer Law School students with bar exam expenses, which can amount to over $1,000.

New park opens as latest part of Macon-Bibb’s Blight Remediation Program

New park opens as latest part of Macon-Bibb’s Blight Remediation Program

Phoebe Monsour, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2019

The park includes “new sidewalks, monumental signage and street trees” around Gray Highway and other streets within the area.

Books, beer and bonding: Washington Memorial Library and Just Tap’d host a monthly book club

Books, beer and bonding: Washington Memorial Library and Just Tap’d host a monthly book club

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

October 8, 2019

Local library staff are working to bring the Macon community closer together through a love of literature at a local venue. Being exposed to new books pushes people outside of their comfort zones, allowing more interaction, development and discussion of ideas. 

“Macon Peace”: Local organizations aim to decrease youth violence

“Macon Peace”: Local organizations aim to decrease youth violence

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

Organizer and creator of the community organization LJ Malone said he believes that the citizens of Macon desperately need a new approach to handling violence. He got the idea to start this organization while advocating for music artists in the Macon area.

Upcoming walk for domestic violence supports the cause in Macon

Upcoming walk for domestic violence supports the cause in Macon

Mary Helene Hall, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

The walk is hosted in memory of Crystal Harris, a nursing student who was killed by her ex-boyfriend in an act of domestic violence Oct. 3, 2005. Organizer Lekeshia Henderson said there has been a decent turnout in the past, but she has higher hopes for this year and that Mercer students will get involved.

Pro-Bono Mercer Law program set to begin its thirteenth year

Pro-Bono Mercer Law program set to begin its thirteenth year

Zaira Khan, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

The clinic, since its conception in 2006, has assisted with over 90 cases in Georgia and won over half of them. The clinic is the only one of its kind in the state.

Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

The past, present and future of the Mercer Village staple, according to its co-founders.

“All for One, and One for All”: Mercer and the United Way’s latest campaign to make a difference

“All for One, and One for All”: Mercer and the United Way’s latest campaign to make a difference

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

September 10, 2019

Mercer University and the United Way have developed a campaign focused on fighting for health, education and economic stability for all. 

Here’s what you missed in Macon this summer

Here’s what you missed in Macon this summer

Marianna Bacallao, Editor-in-Chief

August 15, 2019

This summer, Macon joined several nationwide movements and welcomed a new business on Pio Nono Avenue. Here's what you missed while you were away.

Mercer announces new beer garden

Mercer announces new beer garden

Marianna Bacallao, Editor-in-Chief

August 14, 2019

Mercer University Athletics will be partnering with the Macon Beer Company to host a “bear” garden during football games. The garden will be located on Black Field, next to Five Star Stadium. 

Mercer class helps organize Take Back the Night march to support domestic violence survivors

Mercer class helps organize Take Back the Night march to support domestic violence survivors

Ian Henshaw, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2019

Mercer students combined efforts with the Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia to host a march in support of domestic violence survivors in Macon.

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