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Mercer Bearitones are recording an album

Mercer Bearitones are recording an album

Elliot James, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Mercer Bearitones acapella club on campus is in recording sessions for their first album. The student singing group has been meeting three times a week to record their voices since February. The entirely student-produced album is set to release at the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester. ...

6lack, COIN, and DJ Throttle perform at Bearstock 2018 [GALLERY]

6lack, COIN, and DJ Throttle perform at Bearstock 2018 [GALLERY]

Marianna Bacallao, Photo Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase

Hawkins Arena, the 3,500 seat basketball court, was outfitted with carpeted mats and mammoth speakers. Students poured into the stadium awaiting the first concert of Bearstock since the day portion had been cancelled. Because Bearstock coincides with Make it Mercer, there was no indoor space that...

EarthGang validates Atlanta’s “Royalty” with their latest album

EarthGang validates Atlanta’s “Royalty” with their latest album

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Atlanta is an epicenter of culture. It is literally a hub for exchange, locally and internationally. The culture that has arisen from that is truly something special. Something that has been cultivated in Atlanta is the art of making a great musician.  Music groups like Outkast, TLC and Kris Kro...

New Neuroscience Organization hopes to strengthen community at Mercer

New Neuroscience Organization hopes to strengthen community at Mercer

Chas Pridgen, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Mercer University’s Student Government Association recently approved a new club on campus: the Mercer Neuroscience Organization. Two neuroscience majors, Keerthika Ravikumar and Manvi Manyam, founded the club with hopes to make a difference at Mercer. Ravikumar and Manyam, both sophomores, said ...

Mona Chalabi delivers Women’s History Month lecture at Mercer

Mona Chalabi delivers Women’s History Month lecture at Mercer

Emily Rose Thorne, Lead Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Pubic hair grooming injuries, the KKK, pantyhose sales, affirmative action, left-handed people, the wage gap, cervical dilation, nepotism, third nipples, the Red Fox population, pizza, the niqab, flu viruses, nose jobs and the probability that your pet will die on a plane: these are all topics that Mona ...

Mail services for students moving soon to the UC

Mail services for students moving soon to the UC

Aliyah Dorsey, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The mailing services in the Auxiliary Services building will be moving to the University Center (UC) where Management Services is currently. The move is expected to happen during the spring semester and the summer session, Vice President of Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer said. Mailing services is m...

Bearstock 2018: What you need to know

Bearstock 2018: What you need to know

Emily Rose Thorne, Lead Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year’s Bearstock will be held on April 7 at Tattnall Square Park from 1 to 6 p.m., said Mercer Live Committee Chair Sa’Haara Bryant. “Bearstock is Mercer University’s annual day-long music festival. Bearstock is the biggest event put on by QuadWorks, the campus event planning board at ...

Mercer Artist: Anisah Muhammad

Mercer Artist: Anisah Muhammad

Thais Ackerman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Anisah Muhammad discovered her love for writing at a young age. When she was in middle school, she realized she was passionate about many forms of the skill, ranging from journalistic styles to fiction.   “I guess it just naturally came out,” Muhammad said. The first poem Muhammad ever wrote focused...

Moody Musings: The importance of practicing Mindfulness

Moody Musings: The importance of practicing Mindfulness

Jayla Moody, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings, Showcase

Every month, I try to set goals. It helps me reflect and recognize growth within myself, even if it’s just from a four-week span. For the month of March, I decided that I wanted to focus on mindfulness. I told myself that in March, I want to focus on appreciating the moments and the people who ...

Trey Truitt eyes comeback after vision defect dampened last season

Trey Truitt eyes comeback after vision defect dampened last season

Hayes Rule, Lead Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

It’s the top of the eighth. The game is tied 7-7. One out. Runners on first and second. Full count. The conference championship is on the line. As Trey Truitt laid the bat on his shoulder, he stared at the pitcher thinking, “If the ball was coming to hit me, I had to turn and take it.” ...

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