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Traffick Jam to host donor drive at Mercer v Georgia Tech baseball game

Traffick Jam to host donor drive at Mercer v Georgia Tech baseball game

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight, Showcase

“[The Donor Drive] has not only funded our resources to teach high schoolers and market the organization, but it has given us the opportunity to raise money for the incoming Traffick Jam team to continue the legacy that we hope to leave in the community,” Lindsey Sherrod said

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Bearthon aims to raise $30k in funds for local children’s hospital

Bearthon aims to raise $30k in funds for local children’s hospital

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
March 19
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight

“I’ve met so many passionate individuals this year who have heard about the cause and just want to give everything to it,” Chantha said.

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Greener Mercer aims to be an official organization at Mercer

Greener Mercer aims to be an official organization at Mercer

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight, Showcase

By becoming official, Greener Mercer will incorporate existing student organizations focused on the environment and continue recycling projects that are already taking place on campus.

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New feminist club and Mercer pro-life group to collaborate

New feminist club and Mercer pro-life group to collaborate

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
November 5
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight

Two Mercer University organizations established separately this year joined together in an unconventional collaboration. Mercer Students for Life and FORGE, which stands for “Fighting for Our Rights and Gender Equality,” represent contending sides of a larger national debate on reproductive rights. ...

Campus political organizations prepare for presidential election

Campus political organizations prepare for presidential election

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer
November 3
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight

As the presidential election gets closer, both the Mercer Young Democrats and Mercer College Republicans are promoting their parties on Mercer’s campus. Both the student organizations have a greater opportunity to share their political views on campus since it’s a presidential election year. ...

Enactus aims to stimulate local business innovation

Enactus aims to stimulate local business innovation

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under City, News, Organization Spotlight

Enactus is an international organization present in 36 countries where it’s active in more than 17,000 universities. Now, they’ve made their way to Mercer University. Enactus — “En-trepreneurial, Act-ion, and Us” — is a community service based organization that implements entrepreneur...

MU Miracle to hold kickoff, talk plans

MU Miracle to hold kickoff, talk plans

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer
September 21
Filed under Campus, Organization Spotlight, Showcase

Mercer’s very own dance charity organization, MU Miracle will be hosting its kickoff event Sept. 22 at Cruz Plaza from 6-8 p.m.  There, representatives will inform students on how they can help save a life by dancing this year. MU Miracle is a young group but has already made a great impact. Executiv...

Battle Bots to invade Cruz Plaza in November

Battle Bots to invade Cruz Plaza in November

Meghan Duffey, Staff Writer
October 29
Filed under Campus, News, Organization Spotlight, Showcase

Robots will battle and fight for glory in Mercer University’s Department of Computer Science’s first public competition.

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Kappa Sigma’s ‘Run to Victory’ aims to raise $20,000 for Navy SEALs

Kappa Sigma’s ‘Run to Victory’ aims to raise $20,000 for Navy SEALs

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
September 11
Filed under News, Organization Spotlight, Sports

This band of brothers isn’t crossing a hail of bullets like the Scouts and Raiders on the sands of Salerno. But the Alpha Beta and Lambda Xi chapters of Kappa Sigma are on a mission of their own. In mile segments, the men will run a football from Milledgeville to Five Star Stadium in Macon for th...

Students to host speaking event supporting STEM nonprofit

Students to host speaking event supporting STEM nonprofit

Katie Atkinson, Contributing Writer
September 4
Filed under Campus, News, Organization Spotlight, Showcase, Tech, Uncategorized

Mercer's Entrepreneurship Engineering Education Program (MEEEP) and Robotics Club are teaming up to host a speaking event this Friday, Sept. 4 in order to raise awareness for Real I.M.P.A.C.T.  This local, non-profit organization seeks to inspire and ready young women for STEM (science, technology, engi...

organizationspotlight: Mercer Libertarians

Joshua Glasscock
September 26
Filed under Organization Spotlight

The Mercer Libertarians is a student-run organization focused on trying to raise political awareness and increase political participation amongst Mercer’s student body. McCabe Olsen, Ethan Trice and Aaron Walden started the group during their sophomore year to offer an alternative to Mercer’s Republican...

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