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How game cancellations affect student athletes

Mercer women's tennis team huddles up before match against Florida Gulf Coast University Feb. 22. Photo by Michael Rich

Lauren Rich, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2020

We have spent years cultivating our talents and sacrificing sleep, social events and sometimes our sanity to get the opportunity to compete for a university as great as Mercer. Having one of those precious four years ripped away at a moment’s notice is a loss that is just unexplainable.

Tips for online classes during the COVID-19 response

Mercer University President Bill Underwood announced on March 15 that classes have been suspended until March 23 due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

March 24, 2020

The university will move to online learning until at least April 3, and potentially through the rest of the spring term.

Breaking: Dean Pearson addresses coronavirus concerns on SGA floor

Dean of Students Doug Pearson addresses students' concerns over COVID-19 on the SGA senate floor.

Marianna Bacallao, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Pearson said he’ll be hosting a public question-and-answer session in the Connell Student Center lobby on March 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

How to tell the difference between anxiety and panic, and why it’s important

How to tell the difference between anxiety and panic, and why it’s important

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

February 27, 2020

It’s important to know the differences so that you can talk to your doctor about your experiences and symptoms if you choose to seek treatment.

Bears win 106-66 against the Samford Bulldogs

Bears win 106-66 against the Samford Bulldogs

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

Mercer’s male basketball team had one of their best games of the season against the Samford Bulldogs on Feb. 19 with a 40 point lead in the final score.

Calling all drag queens for 3rd Annual Common Ground Drag Show

Tangerine Summers comes down from the stage to interact with the audience at last year's Common Ground drag performance.

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Common Ground has opened a call for Mercer students to serve as volunteers or performers. Everyone is welcome, especially first-timers.

Mercer students go viral at the New Hampshire primaries

Senior Emily Harvey poses for a selfie with Joe Biden.

Marianna Bacallao and Mandi DeLong

February 25, 2020

At a New Hampshire town hall, Mercer student Madison Moore asked presidential candidate Joe Biden about his performance in the Iowa caucus. “You're arguably the candidate with the greatest advantage in this race. You've been the vice president; you weren't burdened down by the impeachment trial...

Audio Story: Inside the Iowa Caucus

The Iowa Caucus took place Feb 3.

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

What exactly is a caucus, and what makes it so different from a primary?

Mercer faculty discuss Valentine’s Day: An article for hopeless romantics, adventurers and Hallmark movie fanatics

Jonathan Glance and Cindy Glance right after their college graduation. Photo provided by Jonathan Glance

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

February 13, 2020

Whether you’re a proponent of true love, a skeptic or totally against love at the moment, these stories will melt your heart (at least, they melted mine).

How this Mercer Artist went from fan fiction to screenplays

Ranha Beak stands in Mercer Village.

Serena Golden, Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

She started writing short fiction when she got to Mercer, and now she writes long fiction and poetry. This semester, Beak is even learning to write screenplays.

Bears sit 1-4 after first tournament 

Bears sit 1-4 after first tournament 

David Vick, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2020

The Bears’ Head Coach Stephanie DeFeo described the season schedule as “challenging” in an official statement to Mercer University. Her team of 24 will be facing it led by five seniors and five juniors.

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