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Mercer student writes children’s book about behavior disabilities

Mercer student writes children’s book about behavior disabilities

Kat Heesh, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“I want these other students to realize that they're just like you,” Lewis said. “They just have a little bit more emotion.”

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Service Scholars start girls mentorship program at Alexander II

Service Scholars start girls mentorship program at Alexander II

Suzanna Price, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“It’s really important for us to remind students regularly that college is feasible for them, and that they have the academic background and they have the support system in their community that’s going to help them make that possible for them.”

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Mercer Artist: Lucas Newell

Mercer Artist: Lucas Newell

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

There’s Another Dead Artist in Japan these days. His name is Lucas Newell. He’s actually very much alive. Newell is a sophomore at Mercer University studying International Business and Fine Arts. As of December, Newell’s art is the only possession of his that remains at Mercer. He’...

Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Black Lives Matter is consistently setback due to misinformation and misrepresentation.  As a movement, BLM seeks to uplift minorities and anyone unjustly treated or prosecuted. As a result, Black Lives Matter is seen as one part of the modern civil rights movements.   Within the first few days...

Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
February 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

“[One of my] sheriff’s department in Florida asked me one day, ‘What can we do to not be a Ferguson?’” Cheives said. “My response was ‘Any city in the nation is one bullet away from being a Ferguson.”

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Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

"It honest-to-god looks like the set of an ISpy Book, if the theme was 'inside the mind of an indie filmmaker.'"

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Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Yiren Zhang, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The show tells the story of young dancer Peggy Sawyer’s path to stardom during the Great Depression.

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Furman connects on game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds left to down Mercer

Furman connects on game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds left to down Mercer

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

  As Daniel Fowler glided down the court with the clock ticking under 10 seconds, he lifted from just outside the key and silenced Hawkins Arena as the ball swished through the net and slashed Mercer’s hopes. The Bears (11-13, 5-6) dropped another close loss Thursday to Furman (15-8, 8-2)...

Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Business, Health and Wellness, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

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Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“One of the biggest issues is a lot of people don’t know that sex trafficking is an issue to begin with,” said Zoe Haynes, a member of the Traffick Jam team.

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Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

"A year ago, if you had told me to cleanse my oily skin by slathering more oil over my pores, I would have laughed. But, this method is tried and true. "

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