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Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
January 28, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It took more than 30 minutes for someone other than Ria’n Holland to make a 3-pointer, but when it did, it came like a flood. Mercer (10-12, 4-5) pulled past The Citadel (9-15, 2-8) 82-66 Saturday behind Jordan Strawberry’s 13-point second-half performance. Strawberry made the Bears’ first 3-pointer...

Mercer organizations team up with the Mayhem for group outings

Mercer organizations team up with the Mayhem for group outings

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“All in all, you won’t find a better experience in Macon.”

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Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

"For many Americans it is not the most preferred scenario, but it is the only scenario there is."

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The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

Elliot James, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Audiences at the Mercer performance laughed out loud, listened attentively and gave a roaring applause at the end of show.

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Formerly suspended ATO resumes limited operations, Kappa Sigma under review

Formerly suspended ATO resumes limited operations, Kappa Sigma under review

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

“Both groups appear to have abided by the sanctions (primarily the suspension) and to have taken the recommended action steps. ATO has already met with me and has been approved to begin operations in a limited capacity this spring. Kappa [Sigma] just submitted their information and are currently under review,” Dean Pearson said.

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Nancy Grace set to speak on Founders’ Day this year

Nancy Grace set to speak on Founders’ Day this year

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

“When I applied to Mercer, I looked up people [Mercer alums], and I saw Nancy Grace, and I was like, ‘Oh that’s cool!’ It’s really cool that someone who made it in life and is a real adult wants to come back and speak to us,” junior Tori Aina said.

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Stories with Mercer basketball’s Desmond Ringer: Inside the Den

Stories with Mercer basketball’s Desmond Ringer: Inside the Den

Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley
January 24, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports, Video

The Cluster's sports podcast, Inside the Den, is scheduled to record weekly on our Facebook Live. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley host the show that will feature interviews with Mercer student athletes. Learn more about Mercer's athletes off the field/court by watching the podcast live each week and participating...

College Town Film Series returns with a new lineup for 2017

College Town Film Series returns with a new lineup for 2017

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The College Town Film Series is back this spring with a lineup of three films. In coordination with this year’s theme “On the Margins,” the series’ films feature stories of marginalized or overlooked groups of American society. The films will be screened at Macon’s historic Douglass Theatre, whic...

MerServe hosts memorial march, community breakfast on MLK Day

MerServe hosts memorial march, community breakfast on MLK Day

Kat Heesh, Contributing Writer
January 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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