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5 things to start your week: Oscars Edition

5 things to start your week: Oscars Edition

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 29, 2016


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The 88th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2015. Here's what you might have missed.

5 Things: MerServe’s Hunger Week, the latest in Primaries & more

5 Things: MerServe’s Hunger Week, the latest in Primaries & more

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 22, 2016


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#FreeKesha The hashtag spread on Twitter over the weekend after the results from Kesha’s lawsuit against her producer, Lukasz Gottwald (Dr. Luke), were announced. Kesha filed suit against Dr. Luke in October 2014, accusing him of drugging, raping and verbally abusing her. She also asked to be r...

5 Things to start your week: death of Justice Scalia & Kanye Twitter controversy

5 Things to start your week: death of Justice Scalia & Kanye Twitter controversy

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 15, 2016


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Justice Scalia dies at 79 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in his room at a hunting resort in West Texas on Saturday. According to The Washington Post, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara pronounced Scalia dead. She claimed that he was suffering from chronic conditions and various he...

5 Things: CS for All, women’s basketball SoCon lead & the Iowa caucus

5 Things: CS for All, women’s basketball SoCon lead & the Iowa caucus

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 1, 2016


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CS For All President Obama announced the Computer Science for All initiative in his most recent weekly address. He discussed the importance of computational thinking skills for young students, claiming that “computer science isn’t an optional skill — it’s a basic skill.” This initiative a...

5 things to start your day: Hoverboard ban, Cruz Plaza’s over 100-year-old tree chopped down, Winter Storm Jonas and more

5 things to start your day: Hoverboard ban, Cruz Plaza’s over 100-year-old tree chopped down, Winter Storm Jonas and more

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

January 25, 2016


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On top of old oaky You've may of noticed that Cruz Plaza is a little less shady, or the fact that there's a mound of dirt near the bear statue. Well, Mercer's ground maintenance team cut down an over 100-year-old Swan Chestnut Oak tree as a safety precaution because the tree was rotting, according to the...

5 things to start your week: Oscar nominations, MLK Day of Service & more

5 things to start your week: Oscar nominations, MLK Day of Service & more

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

January 18, 2016


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Although we had a three-day weekend, it's time to get the ball rolling...Here's this week's 5 things.

5 things to start your week: Student parking at Mercer, Pedestrian deaths in Macon, Freshman SGA elections and more

5 things to start your week: Student parking at Mercer, Pedestrian deaths in Macon, Freshman SGA elections and more

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

August 31, 2015


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#MercerParkingProbs In the midst of Mercer’s hectic campus construction, it’s becoming progressively more competitive for students to snag a parking spot. In fact, some students are resorting to desperate measures in order to secure a spot (seen in the picture above). Despite student complaints abo...

5 things: Lady Gaga stuns Oscars crowd, map of most educated Georgia counties, Bear Forum and more

5 things: Lady Gaga stuns Oscars crowd, map of most educated Georgia counties, Bear Forum and more

Marin Guta

February 23, 2015


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Wait, Lady Gaga can sing? The answer is a resounding YES. At the Oscars 2015, the pop star showed off her classically trained voice when she sang four tracks from the film and musical “The Sound of Music.” As soon as Gaga finished the medley, she earned a standing ovation from the crowd even fr...

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