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Mercer Artist: Alex Harper, Visual Artist

Mercer Artist: Alex Harper, Visual Artist

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“People thought I was weird [in high school] because I made art. So, I made more.” Although Alex Harper’s high school classmates questioned his motives, nothing stopped him from committing to his passions: drawing, painting, sculpting, writing, graphic design, and practically every other form o...

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 14, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Mercer Madness is this Friday night. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley get you ready for that event and review the last week in Mercer sports. Including, soccer's recent string of wins, volleyball's home dominance, and Mercer footballs late game woes. This week two very special guest join the show as Kahlia...

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

From the way she acts, you'd never guess Mpho Molapo was a foreigner from South Africa. Her confidence in everything from arguing Homer in class to ordering her drink in the long Einsteins line doesn't seem indicative of someone who is still learning American culture. But perhaps that’s the way she wants it.

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Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Marin Guta, Digital Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Breaking, Campus, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor societies will make its home at Mercer, according to a letter from President Underwood. This afternoon, during Phi Beta Kappa's 44th Triennial Council, delegates found that Mercer qualified to host the honor society on its campus. This means...

Inside the Den (Episode 4)

Inside the Den (Episode 4)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 7, 2015
Filed under Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Inside the Den is back this week reviewing all things Mercer and SoCon sports. Hayes and Justin get you ready for the week ahead with some previews of this weeks biggest match ups in the football. This episode features two very special guests: President of the Mercer Maniacs, Thomas Norton and Freshman C...

Bear Grants Senate Updates

Bear Grants Senate Updates

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
October 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Bear Grants Senate is tonight: here are your real-time updates. According to SGA President Harrison, the goal is to stretch the Bear Grant money as far as possible, in order to make the widest impact on Mercer's campus. The money for Bear Grants comes from the Student Activity Fee that is rolled into the tuition of every Mercer student. Twenty-eight organizations were given the go-ahead at the beginning of Senate. Twenty-two have particular line items that senators are discussing tonight. Please note: the numbers po...

Dirt Farmers Marketplace brings fresh, local fare to Macon

Dirt Farmers Marketplace brings fresh, local fare to Macon

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Business, City, News, Showcase

Brendan Rowley talks homegrown goodies.

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Fresh off the Docket

Fresh off the Docket

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
September 28, 2015
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government

All about this week's Bear Forum, the upcoming Tailgate, and changes to the bylaws

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Mercer Artist: Will Bryant, rapper

Mercer Artist: Will Bryant, rapper

Summer Perritt, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Will Bryant sat in the crowded cafeteria at a dirty table, with the overwhelming sounds of casual conversation, dishes clanking and food spilling all around. “What I do best is rap,” he said almost immediately, utmost confidence on his face. If you’re from the greater Atlanta area or the city itself, yo...

Mercer cricket kicks off inaugural season with high hopes

Mercer cricket kicks off inaugural season with high hopes

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
September 26, 2015
Filed under City, Showcase, Sports

The crack of cricket bat against ball and the occasional Hindi word between teammates fills the cool summer breeze in Tattnall Square Park. The batsmen, the bowler and the fieldsmen play like they were in the streets of Kolkata or Eden Gardens, far from Macon’s magnolias and cicadas. The Merc...

Zach Jackson: Horned Frog turned Mercer Bear

Zach Jackson: Horned Frog turned Mercer Bear

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
September 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Zach Jackson read the quarterback’s eyes; he sprinted across the field towards the sideline as he launched himself into the air and pulled down the acrobatic interception. He had finally arrived on the college football stage. Jackson was a three star recruit coming out of Brookwood high school....

Cluster Sports Podcast (Episode 2)

Cluster Sports Podcast (Episode 2)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
September 25, 2015
Filed under Podcast, Showcase, Sports

This is the second episode of the Cluster Sports Podcast. Hayes and Justin prepare you for the NFL and College football week ahead. With updates on injuries and thoughts on hot topics from around the  football world. Also they offer up their picks for the key games of the week....

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