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How do students feel about the digital Bear Card three months later?

How do students feel about the digital Bear Card three months later?

Ian Henshaw, Staff Photographer

October 8, 2019

Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer said he hoped the new option would bring the community choice and convenience. Now that students have had the opportunity to try this new technology, some are left feeling disappointed.

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

A rising star has been spotted on the Mercer Women’s Soccer team; freshman Nicole Icen from Marietta, Georgia, scored three goals in a single game against Davidson College, leading the Bears to victory.

Football concert series: Mercer’s bold new plan to increase football game attendance

Football concert series: Mercer’s bold new plan to increase football game attendance

Conner Hendricks, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

Partnering with the Ford Motor Company, Mercer Athletics announced that the university would hold a concert on Black Field before every home game. The series will feature well-known local talents.

Mercer Artist: A look through an art major’s sketchbook

Mercer Artist: A look through an art major’s sketchbook

Ivy Clarke, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

“Who am I?” Reagin said. “I am my own art.”

My story with birth control

My story with birth control

Serena Golden, Photography Editor

September 25, 2019

Although I came in feeling like a strong woman taking charge of her health, I immediately felt like a teenage girl being warned not to get pregnant. My doctor took me through a birth control tour unprompted, showing off an IUD like a brand new Mercedes. I said I would think about it.

What you missed at Music Midtown

What you missed at Music Midtown

Nadia Pressley, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2019

This year, the festival showcased artists from all the likes — Lizzo, Panic! At the Disco, you name it, they were probably there. Here’s a recap of the good, the bad and the weird at this year’s festival.

Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser’s final year to make a mark

Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser’s final year to make a mark

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Reiser competed in all five events last season for the Bears with a season-best 26:51.28 for the 8K.

Mercer women’s soccer gearing up for 2019 season

Mercer women’s soccer gearing up for 2019 season

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Mercer’s women’s soccer season is in full swing, and the team is looking to reestablish their Southern Conference dominance after a loss to Eastern Tennessee State in the first round of the playoffs last year.

Opinion: Students need a more flexible drop/add period

Opinion: Students need a more flexible drop/add period

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

September 10, 2019

The specified period for dropping or adding a course at the start of the school year spans just four days, or two class meetings. How are we supposed to know whether we can manage our course load or handle a particularly challenging class when all we've done is read the syllabus?

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 10, 2019

Alexis Quarcoo, a junior accounting and marketing major, launched her own jewelry business this year, complete with an ambassadorship program.

Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

The past, present and future of the Mercer Village staple, according to its co-founders.

Five summer fashion trends to try this year

Five summer fashion trends to try this year

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

August 15, 2019

As the school year gets started, it’s the perfect time to switch up your style. Here's a look at what summer 2019 had to offer for fashion inspiration.

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