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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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Intramural Softball and Kickball played side-by-side for second year

Intramural Softball and Kickball played side-by-side for second year

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“I think it’s been great. I think the students have enjoyed the sport of kickball; it kind of brings that recess environment back from when they played in elementary, middle or maybe even high school,” Michael Castaneda said. “Those are the type of events we try to make or create, because it’s something that makes it more fun. That’s what intramurals is all about.”

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Sophomore to spend the summer speaking Swahili

Sophomore to spend the summer speaking Swahili

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“You’re literally thrown in there and forced to do it,” Anastasia Winfield said about speaking Swahili. “It’s going to be super immersive."

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Mercer’s Wind Ensemble to present “Musical Flowers of Spring” concert

Mercer’s Wind Ensemble to present “Musical Flowers of Spring” concert

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The cherry blossoms aren’t the only blooms heralding spring in Macon this year. On April 4, Mercer’s Wind Ensemble will team up with the Northside High School Symphonic Band to perform “Musical Flowers of Spring,” its annual spring concert.

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Buckner and Onuh named winners of 2017 SGA Presidential Election

Buckner and Onuh named winners of 2017 SGA Presidential Election

Sarah Pounds and Elizabeth Tammi
March 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Olivia Buckner and Oge Onuh have been named the new President and Vice President for the 2017-2018 Student Government Association. “We’re really excited,” Buckner said. “We’re ready to hit the ground running, and we’ll probably have a meeting tomorrow.” The pair won with 636 vote...

SGA Presidential candidates hope to improve diversity

SGA Presidential candidates hope to improve diversity

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

“This has been a conversation SGA has had a lot this year. Senators have been discussing how we can get better representation in SGA among our senators and student correspondents and how we can better represent our student body by reaching other groups we may not necessarily have on our senate body,” Catie Byrd said.

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2017 SGA Presidential Election results in a runoff between Buckner/Onuh and Byrd/Smith

2017 SGA Presidential Election results in a runoff between Buckner/Onuh and Byrd/Smith

March 29, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

There were a record breaking 1248 votes in this election, which is the highest turnout in the past 6 years, according to SGA Election Marshall Jordan Price.

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Bear Bites: Sang’s Thai Isaan Restaurant

Bear Bites: Sang’s Thai Isaan Restaurant

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

"Probably tied with the chicken for the best part of the night, we tried both the Thai tea and Thai coffee at the end of our meal. They were sweet and refreshing ways to finish the meal."

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