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Club Tennis continues to grow as a team

Club Tennis continues to grow as a team

Sachin Khurana, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“We are improving, we are getting more members, and we are going to win tournaments,” Julia Stephen said.

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11 versus 11 intramural soccer league begins

11 versus 11 intramural soccer league begins

K.J. Lemoine, Contributing Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As this year’s league commences, Michael Castaneda, in his third year as Assistant Director of RSW, reported the league will have 14 teams participating this season. The league had 16 teams last year and 10 in 2015. The regular season will last until April 20 with playoffs during the last week of April.

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Two Mercer students win Goldwater scholarship

Two Mercer students win Goldwater scholarship

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Runyu Cai, a sophomore engineering student, said that after learning he received the scholarship, three thoughts stood out in his mind. “First of all, my hard work and perseverance over years paid off. Secondly, I was so grateful that there are so many people standing behind me and giving me their best support,” he said in an email. “Thirdly, I felt a great honor to be able to represent my dear Mercer University at such a high level of recognition!”

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Bearstock wows the crowd with big names and new format

Bearstock wows the crowd with big names and new format

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“I thought I was going to hate the move to Hawkin’s arena,” junior Meghan Veuleman said. “Overall, it was my favorite Bearstock that I have been to.”

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Voters clean house, more diverse faces to serve on SGA

Voters clean house, more diverse faces to serve on SGA

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

After another record-breaking election, it’s clear that there are going to be a lot of new senators in the Student Government Association next year — including a greater number of minority students.

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Bear Bites: Wing N Burger Factory

Bear Bites: Wing N Burger Factory

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

“It was very laid back, which you can appreciate if you just want some cheap wings to-go," Matthew Boldon said.

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What makes diversity so important and why is it worth voting for?

What makes diversity so important and why is it worth voting for?

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Showcase

If you plan on voting for an SGA ticket that promises diversity on its platform, it is important to not to just vote for diversity because it has a positive connotation and it sounds good.

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Moody Musings: Step #1, Find a Mentor

Moody Musings: Step #1, Find a Mentor

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
April 8, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Mentors have the experience we’re striving for, and they’ve been in the situations we’re setting ourselves up to be a part of. The question may be — how do you find the right mentor?

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Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Drake continues to impress, continuously crossing over into new genres.

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Spring cleaning for college students

Spring cleaning for college students

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Here are five cheap and easy ways to get your life back on track this spring.

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Mercer offers class on ‘anything works’ Israeli fighting style

Mercer offers class on ‘anything works’ Israeli fighting style

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“It’s basically like street fighting,” Leslie said. “There’s no rules; it’s not a traditional martial art, because with Taekwondo and Karate, you can’t do groin shots or eye gouges, but that’s all fair game in Krav Maga.”

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