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Sophomore Theater Major Brenna McNulty walks throught the park in the rain.

Opinion: Safety for Tattnall Square Center for the Arts

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer February 12, 2018

Everybody on Mercer’s campus, and even off campus, seems to have heard about the armed robbery that took place in Tattnall Square Park a few weeks ago. The incident occurred only a few days after shots...

Founders’ Day is planned for Feb. 5 in Willingham Hall at 10 a.m. Archived photo by Katie Atkinson

Opinion: Jay Sekulow should be allowed to speak at Founder’s Day

David Stokes III, Contributing Writer February 6, 2018

Let me begin by stating that I find the political philosophy of Jay Sekulow repugnant, and his disdain for the LGBT community, Muslims and undocumented immigrants is directly contrary to my values as a...

Joseph Muldrew is the Freshman Class President.

Opinion: SGA senator speaks out against Sekulow

Joseph Muldrew, Contributing Writer February 6, 2018

What does it mean to be a Mercerian? President William Underwood and Student Government Association (SGA) President Olivia Buckner have clearly answered my question when they chose to lionize Jay Sekulow,...

Opinion: The college football system is a broken system

Opinion: The college football system is a broken system

Connor Cable, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

Another year, another college football championship with an SEC team on top of the podium. I am not here to discuss the merits of SEC football because we all know they are good. The problem lies in...

Youtuber Logan Paul speaks at New York Comic Con.

Opinion: YouTube star showcases suicide

Lisa Meskimen, Contributing Writer January 27, 2018

At the beginning of 2018, the popular YouTuber Logan Paul posted a video blog (vlog) of himself encountering a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, also known as the Suicide Forest. Paul, with...

Sophomore Makayla Brooks visits Target before its official close.

A Goodbye Letter to Target

Kate Eckrote, Contributing Writer January 20, 2018

Goodbye forever,, Target. It’s over. Done. You’ve given up on us, and I’m fine. Really, I’m not going to cry. Because you see, Target, I’m remembering things now. Without the diverting allure...

Members of the Panhellenic Council gather for a photo outside of the Student Union.

Opinion: Is Greek life worth a life?

Lindsey Farni   , Contributing Writer December 22, 2017

Recently, a dark shadow has been cast over Greek communities since the death of Maxwell Gruver at Louisiana State University. Gruver died in a fraternity house on Sept.14 following a night of hazing. According...

The rate of gun violence only continues to increase and it is unsettling that the most deadly shootings in American history only occur years apart. There is a clear gun violence issue, but the solution is not simple.

Opinion: What should we do about gun violence?

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been over 300 mass shootings in America in 2017 alone. A mass shooting is classified as a shooting where four or more people are killed or injured. These...

A college bulletin board.

Opinion: “It’s Okay to be White” posters displayed throughout the country

Kianna Lanier, Contributing Writer December 3, 2017

When has it been unacceptable to be white? The white population in America benefits from better education, higher income, lower unemployment rates, lighter criminal sentencing and many other privileges...

For her Feminist Research Practices course, Sophie Peel decided to research the mental wellness of athletes.

Opinion: I studied race and gender in Mercer athletics for my research class, here’s what I found

Sophie Peel, Contributing Writer December 1, 2017

As with all communities, the athletic world is a jumbled pool of personalities, ethnic identities, competing morals, races, ideologies and voices. This column does not aim to expose and scold the athletic...

Jonathan Morey and Logan Reiss hanging out in Porter lounge.

Opinion: Why gender-neutral housing should be available

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer November 8, 2017

A dorm is a student’s work space, most visited hangout and home away from home. However, for students who are trans and nonbinary, the dorm can also be a difficult place to live. Personally, I know...

Opinion: Are movie theater prices getting too high?

Opinion: Are movie theater prices getting too high?

Connor Cable, Staff Writer November 6, 2017

The month of October has seen the worst box office returns in 10 years. The Hollywood Reporter states that ticket sales will just miss reaching $560 million. The last time ticket sales in October have...

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