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JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

Summer Perritt, Opinions & Lifestyle Editor
November 6, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

Seven vehicle break-ins reported on campus in September

Seven vehicle break-ins reported on campus in September

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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