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Seven vehicle break-ins reported on campus in September

Seven vehicle break-ins reported on campus in September

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Crime, News

Seven separate vehicle break-ins were reported on Mercer University’s main campus during the month of September, according to reports obtained from Mercer Police. The incidents took place at various locations and parking areas across campus, including at the Lofts at Mercer Landing, Winship street...

Mercer business student gets book published to teach students how to brand themselves

Mercer business student gets book published to teach students how to brand themselves

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
October 16
Filed under News

Junior Faiz Aly spent his summer writing, reviewing and editing. He started writing in June. In September, he had a book published. Aly is a marketing and business management double major from Peachtree City, Georgia. He’s co-founder and vice-president of the Mercer Enactus chapter, a member of SGA and ...

Golden Bough has cats, books and Macon history

Suzanna Price, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under Business, City, News

When you first walk into Golden Bough, a used bookstore on Cotton Avenue, you are struck with the nostalgia and historical interest that can only come from books. Eric Wakefield, the store owner, has done his best to preserve and improve the building that began as an antiquarian bookstore in 198...

Mobilize Mercer seeks to increase participation in politics ahead of election

Mobilize Mercer seeks to increase participation in politics ahead of election

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under News

To encourage more Mercer students to vote in the upcoming presidential election, Mobilize Mercer has helped students register to vote and hosted events to get them interested in the election. The last day for Georgia residents to register for voting was Oct. 11. Residents could register online or...

Debate team shines in recent competitions

Debate team shines in recent competitions

Cody Moran, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under News

The Mercer University debate team is off to a great start this season. In their most recent competition at the University of Georgia, they made it into the final rounds of the Georgia, British, and International Parliamentary Debates. They were the only institution to do so, according to a Mercer p...

Research that Reaches Out gives opportunities for students to share their ideas

Research that Reaches Out gives opportunities for students to share their ideas

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
October 16
Filed under News

Research that Reaches Out is an organization that aids students with completing projects that help solve local, national, or global issues. The organization will be having their visionary student panel on Oct. 11 from 6-8 p.m. The major theme for this year is economic freedom and what it means to stu...

New group on campus looks to gather men against sexual assault

New group on campus looks to gather men against sexual assault

Langston Hughes, Contributing Writer
October 13
Filed under News

One in Four is a sexual assault awareness campaign for men on college campuses across America. Now, this program is coming to Mercer. Scottie Rainwater, director of Campus Life, wanted to bring One in Four to Mercer’s campus in order to help raise awareness of sexual assault at Mercer Universit...

Mac Party moved to later date

Mac Party moved to later date

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under News

The second annual Mac Party has been rescheduled: the event, which was supposed to take place on Oct. 14, has been moved to Nov. 11. Scotty Rainwater, assistant director of Campus Life, said this is because Rosa Parks Square, where the event was held last year, was not reserved quickly enough to...

Student starts Mercer photo series

Student starts Mercer photo series

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under News

Before Mallory Sammons’ first field trip, her father gave her a small camera. Its tiny reel could only hold 30 images at a time, but Sammons made the most of that space, filling it so often that her parents had to buy her something a little bigger. Sammons’ second camera was a Sony Cyber-shot. ...

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Business, News

Attention foodies: your search for a local gourmet kitchen store is over. Robinson Home in downtown Macon is here to satisfy your desire to shop locally in the community and to fulfill all your kitchenware needs. In the store itself, one can find a variety of coffee products, specialty spreads, chic coo...

Groundbreaking ceremony for Mercer Music at Capricorn draws a crowd

Groundbreaking ceremony for Mercer Music at Capricorn draws a crowd

Katie Atkinson and Will Darragh
October 9
Filed under City, News, Showcase

Mercer University, NewTown Macon, and The Lofts at Capricorn came together last week to hold a special groundbreaking ceremony for Mercer Music at Capricorn on Oct. 6. Mercer students, businessmen, local artists and more gathered beside the dusty yellow brick building that used to be one of the most...

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...

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