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MerServe hosts memorial march, community breakfast on MLK Day

MerServe hosts memorial march, community breakfast on MLK Day

Kat Heesh, Contributing Writer
January 20
Filed under News, Showcase

MerServe hosted a service day Jan. 16 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The day began with a group of students serving breakfast at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and ended with the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March. Students gathered together on their day off from classes in hopes of continuing...

Bears fall short 70-68 against Chattanooga

Bears fall short 70-68 against Chattanooga

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
January 14
Filed under Basketball, Breaking, Showcase, Sports

As Stephon Jelks laid in an uncontested shot as the buzzer sounded, it was the least excited he’d been all game. After an action-packed final minutes -- including back-to-back reviews on inbound plays -- Jelks scored Mercer’s 68th point of the game, knowing it was useless at that point. The Bears...

Research That Reaches Out: Practicum experiences in Standing Rock

Research That Reaches Out: Practicum experiences in Standing Rock

Cheyanne Reyome, Contributing Writer
December 28
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Thousands of people gather together in song, dance and prayer to stop the atmosphere from falling to sorrow and pity. Instead, united, these individuals reminded everyone that they were not going to lie down and let injustice happen on their land — they were going to fight and take a stand.

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Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer
December 16
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

With the holidays coming up, more and more people are getting excited about going home and celebrating with their families.

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South Asian students hope to bring more diversity to Mercer Greek life

South Asian students hope to bring more diversity to Mercer Greek life

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
December 14
Filed under News, Showcase

“If we can [bring these new organizations] to campus, we’ll be a stepping stone for other multi-cultural fraternities and sororities to join,” Mitt said.

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Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

If you take the right steps before and throughout the week, you’ll have the perfect recipe for a successful finals week.

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How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

It’s finally getting cold in Georgia, and as the temperature goes down, so does motivation. Winter, warm blankets, and comfy clothing are all associated with the urge to sit down and do nothing productive. It’s the reason “chilling” means exactly that. But the cold season, home to many holidays a...

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Unlike other action-based sci-fi movies, “Arrival” captivates without using a series of high-intensity action scenes with advanced technological weapons. Instead, it presents a story that speaks to the mind and to the soul.

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Dynamic Duo heads up Mercer women’s backcourt

Dynamic Duo heads up Mercer women’s backcourt

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

“We spend about 22 out of 24 hours together,” Lawrence said. “I just really appreciate her on and off the court.”

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Fresh Hand-Rolled Sushi Coming to Mercer Dining in Spring of 2017

Fresh Hand-Rolled Sushi Coming to Mercer Dining in Spring of 2017

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
December 1
Filed under News, Showcase

“I’m going to be really excited until further notice. I can decide if I’m unhappy once I taste it, but for now I’m optimistic,” said self-described sushi lover Jenna Bruck.

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Dunking fail launches Mercer dancer to internet stardom

Dunking fail launches Mercer dancer to internet stardom

Ireal James and Carson McGorry
November 30
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight

When a friend posted Jenny's 3-second video on social media, it wasn’t long before it was found by Snoop Dogg, who posted it on his Instagram page. From there, it went viral.

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Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Cody Moran, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

“I find that when I talk to former Mercer Singers about their musical memories, they most often say that singing those Lesson and Carols Services are their most memorable,” Roberts said.

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