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Male student arrested, charged with stalking female student

Male student arrested, charged with stalking female student

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Crime, News, Showcase

A male Mercer University student was arrested and suspended last month after a female student reported he was stalking her, according to reports obtained from Mercer Police. The unnamed suspect was taken into custody on Oct. 22, after the victim contacted Mercer Police about receiving Instagram mes...

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
November 11
Filed under Galleries, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Mercer University Professor Amy Nichols-Belo partnered with students to host a solidarity rally this evening in Tattnall Square Park. The rally was in support of "immigrants, people of color, religious minorities, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual assault, and sexual minorities," according...

Students “bearel” through time with decades-themed homecoming festivities

Students “bearel” through time with decades-themed homecoming festivities

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under News

This year's homecoming festivities featured decades-themed events, lots of fun, and fierce competition as teams representing different campus organizations competed over the course of the week. The teams were divided by size into two groups. The small teams were Delta Sigma Pi, SGA, RUF, Delta Sigma...

Mac Party promises food, music and hypnotism

Mac Party promises food, music and hypnotism

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under News

The Mac Party that was rescheduled from its previous date in early October is taking place Nov. 11. Scotty Rainwater provided a glimpse at the list of restaurants, businesses and activities that students will be able to explore at Rosa Parks Square during the event. “Dough Boy’s Pizza is c...

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

Summer Perritt, Opinions & Lifestyle Editor
November 6
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

If you’re looking to snag some deals on clothing or furniture and want to give back to the Christian community in the process, head down to JC Thrift on New Street in downtown Macon. JC Thrift, standing for Jesus Christ, is a second-hand store that aims to offer affordable, gently-used clothing a...

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. ...

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Nick Wooten and Meagan Hurley
November 4
Filed under Breaking, Showcase

  Mercer University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible violations of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination in education. The university allegedly mishandled reports of sexual harassment and stalking, accord...

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. ...

Help at home: A Bahamian student gives back

November 3
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Emanuela Rendini and Avery Braxton speak with Jordan Mike about his upcoming plans to help victims of Hurricane Matthew in the Bahamas.

Homecoming 2016 preview: ‘Beareling through time’

Homecoming 2016 preview: ‘Beareling through time’

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
October 27
Filed under News

Mercer students are taking a detour through the decades for homecoming this year with games from the ’90s all the way back to dance moves straight out of the ’50s. The Quadworks special events committee began planning this year’s homecoming week the day after spring graduation. Committe...

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle holds book signing at Mercer

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle holds book signing at Mercer

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under News, Showcase

Roughly one hundred students, staff members and alumni gathered in the President’s Dining Room on Oct. 20 to see Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor, Casey Cagle, give a presentation about his new book.  The event was presented by the Mercer University Center for Leadership and Ethics. Cagle spoke to ...

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