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Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Jen Jones and Conner Hendricks

November 7, 2019

“If you would have asked me what I wanted to be when I was eight years old, it was to play in the NFL,” Cannon said. “It was always my dream to play in college and then after.” 

Things to do in Macon this holiday season

Things to do in Macon this holiday season

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

November 5, 2019

With the holiday season coming up, Macon is going to be a hotbed of artistic and cultural events. There will be activities for everyone, from festivals to food trucks to fire breathers, all in the heart of the city. 

Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Distinguished University Professor at Mercer

Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Distinguished University Professor at Mercer

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2019

Deal will not serve as a traditional professor. He will instead deliver a series of lectures every year open to the entire Mercer student body, according to President Bill Underwood. 

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The Mercer Bears continued their winning streak at Five Star Stadium against the Samford Bulldogs. They won by a field goal in triple-overtime with a final score of 36 to 33.

“Being black in America is a constant pain”: Meeting held to address professor’s denial of systemic racism

“Being black in America is a constant pain”: Meeting held to address professor’s denial of systemic racism

Elizabeth Tammi, News Editor

November 1, 2019

A meeting to address statements made by economics professor Antonio Saravia during an Oct. 23 debate was held in the Medical School auditorium on Oct. 28. The debate, titled “Is Social Justice Just?,” was organized and hosted by Students for Liberty and the Center for the Study of Economics an...

Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

October 27, 2019

McMahon placed 15th out of 365 individually. This record is something that she has strived for since starting at Mercer.

Review: Katina Bitsicas’ red thread of loss and longing

Review: Katina Bitsicas’ red thread of loss and longing

Ivy Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2019

Katina Bitsicas is the current visiting artist at Plunkett Gallery. Bitsicas’ exhibit, entitled “Revive,” explores themes centered around coming back to life even with death edging close. She uses the motif of red thread, commonly associated with human connection, to symbolize loss and longing.

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

It’s only Mia Spinola’s second year at Mercer, but she is already a co-captain of the Bears’ dance team.

The ultimate Mercer home game survival guide

The ultimate Mercer home game survival guide

Jonathan Morey, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

There’s a dominant religion in the southern United States, and it’s not what you think. It’s college football. Saturdays are the most important Sabbath in the land from September to December, and no Saturdays are bigger than home games. Mercer’s campus truly comes to life whenever the Bear...

Off-Broadway production of “Frozen” comes to Macon 

Off-Broadway production of “Frozen” comes to Macon 

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

October 13, 2019

Being one of the first theatre groups to produce “Frozen, Jr.,” Theatre Macon has gained some celebrity attention. Brooklyn Nelson, the actor who plays young Elsa in the original Broadway production of “Frozen,” sent a short, 13-second video to Theatre Macon to wish them good luck during the run of their show. 

Opinion: The Caf’s inconveniences outweigh its benefits

Opinion: The Caf’s inconveniences outweigh its benefits

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

The inconveniences of the Caf are a lot more prevalent and make it a far less desirable place for lunch on campus.

Clusterscopes: A beginner’s guide to tarot

Clusterscopes: A beginner’s guide to tarot

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

October 10, 2019

Like asking someone their zodiac sign, reaching for a tarot deck when life gets confusing isn’t considered as strange as it once was. But what is the tarot, and how is it really used?

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