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SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

Hey Bears! On behalf of the Student Government Association, we would like to warmly welcome you to Mercer University.

Raymond Partolan is a senior at Mercer University. Mercer has impacted his life in countless ways. RAYMOND PARTOLAN

Reach your full potential at Mercer

At Mercer, I’ve made best friends, formed valuable and enjoyable relationships with professors and administrators, and refined and honed the skills I need to be an active contributor to the world around me.

Kopecky Family Band performs at Bragg Jam Arts and Music Festival, an annual concert crawl that brings many people--Maconites and Mercerians--downtown for a night of music and fun. EMILY FARLOW/CLUSTER STAFF

Letter from the editor: Bragg Jam a symbol of changing times

Mercerians and Maconites alike showed their support for the city last weekend at the Bragg Jam Arts and Music Festival, an annual concert crawl that brings talented musicians to Macon.

Letter to the editor: Where are our student leaders?

Letter to the editor: Where are our student leaders?

Much to our disappointment, Victoria Conley and I ran unopposed in this year’s Student Government Association Presidential and Vice Presidential election. Students were denied the ability to choose whom they believed would be the best representation in SGA because there was only one option.

A letter to Mercer students on drug awareness

Dear Mercer Students, I have thought of so many different topics to write op-eds about; some that will make you laugh, some to make you think; some will even make you ponder about where you are going in this great big world. Today though, I want to discuss something that I feel is growing worse on college campuses across the[Read More...]

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Caf hours inconvenient for athletes

There are roughly 2,300 undergraduate students who attend the prestigious Mercer University, and out of those 2,300, approximately 370 are student athletes. These student athletes have many privileges such as use of locker rooms, weight rooms and access to early admission. These athletes are treated very well in almost every aspect. There is, however, one factor at the University that[Read More...]

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