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Bear Bites: Bluetick Mercantile Co.

Bear Bites: Bluetick Mercantile Co.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

Normally, I don’t feel the need to travel outside the circle of great food selections in the city of Macon, but when I heard about a newly-opened European style cafe serving up farm to table soups, salads and sandwiches, I had to drive a little extra to see what this place was all about. Visitin...

Scouts’ interest in Bears is proof of program’s success

Scouts’ interest in Bears is proof of program’s success

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer
November 16
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

As the Mercer Bears football program heads into the final stretch of their fourth season since rebooting the sport, there are many signs pointing to the success of the fledgling team. Regardless of the team’s record this season, over the past month the team has been visited by three scouts from Na...

Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Ashley Antoine, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Little Mix, made up of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson, was put together in the eighth season of the UK’s “The X Factor,” and the group went on to win the competition. The group now has three albums, “Salute,” “DNA” and “Get Weird,” and is ...

The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
November 15
Filed under Business, Showcase

If you’re tired of the same old eateries in Macon, you're in luck. Ocmulgee Brewpub will be opening up in downtown Macon. From the Macon-based family that brought you Just Tap’d, the Ocmulgee Brewpub will be the first on-site brewery in town. “What will make Ocmulgee Brewpub different from any...

Ways to make it through Registration

Ways to make it through Registration

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer
November 13
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It’s the most frustrating time of the year: registering for classes. Whether you’re a freshman or graduating next semester, you have probably heard by now that registering for classes is like the Hunger Games. It’s a race against all to lock in the classes you so desperately need to graduate. ...

Male student arrested, charged with stalking female student

Male student arrested, charged with stalking female student

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Crime, News, Showcase

A male Mercer University student was arrested and suspended last month after a female student reported he was stalking her, according to reports obtained from Mercer Police. The unnamed suspect was taken into custody on Oct. 22, after the victim contacted Mercer Police about receiving Instagram mes...

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
November 11
Filed under Galleries, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Mercer University Professor Amy Nichols-Belo partnered with students to host a solidarity rally this evening in Tattnall Square Park. The rally was in support of "immigrants, people of color, religious minorities, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual assault, and sexual minorities," according...

Hoffman: Communication is ‘paramount’ in developing chemistry with new players

Hoffman: Communication is ‘paramount’ in developing chemistry with new players

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
November 11
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

  Mercer basketball has the same amount of new players as returning athletes from last season. After finishing 19-15 last year, the Bears welcome eight fresh faces to the hardcourt this season in the form of three freshmen, four transfers and one walk-on. The new-look team will not have long to beco...

Mercer softball leaves no opportunity wasted

Mercer softball leaves no opportunity wasted

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Mercer softball’s mentality can best be described by three words found on the back of their shirts. “No opportunity wasted.” The team wasted nothing during their Fall season. The Bears played ten games and managed to win every single one of them. The team’s pitching staff only allow...

Moody Musings: How to respectfully disagree with people who have opposing views

Moody Musings: How to respectfully disagree with people who have opposing views

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

It’s over now. It seems as if the entire country has been split in half. We can never agree on much, but rarely has an election polarized public opinion to such extremes. These are touchy subjects for most of us, and you don’t have to agree with every person just to avoid conflict. My friends a...

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer
November 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The Macon community is invited to enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music. The Mercer Singers and University will join with the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings for a performance of John Rutter’s “Requiem” at the Mulberry United Methodist Church on Nov. 13 at 4:00 p.m. The concert will featur...

Men’s soccer holds four fastest goals in conference heading into SoCon tournament

Men’s soccer holds four fastest goals in conference heading into SoCon tournament

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
November 8
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

When it comes to scoring goals early in games, no team is better in the Southern Conference than the Mercer Bears -- and it’s not even close. Over the course of a regular season in which the Bears went 12-6 (7-3) and earned the second seed in the SoCon tournament, Mercer found a knack for jumping on to...

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