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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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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Bears drop second straight in 78-57 loss to Davidson

Bears drop second straight in 78-57 loss to Davidson

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

  Jack Gibbs took a few tricks out of Stephen Curry’s book. The junior guard from Davidson knocked down eight 3-pointers Tuesday en route to a season-high 33 points in the Wildcats’ 78-57 win over Mercer. Davidson as a team connected on 14 3-pointers, five more than the team’s average...

Student reports being robbed at gunpoint at Garden Apartments

Student reports being robbed at gunpoint at Garden Apartments

Meagan Hurley, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Crime, News, Showcase

A Mercer student earlier this month was reportedly robbed at gunpoint at the Garden Apartments. According to crime reports obtained through Mercer Police, a student who was parked at the Garden Apartments on Nov. 12 was allegedly robbed at gunpoint by a black male as they were in the process of walk...

Carl: The Man, The Chef, The Legend

Carl: The Man, The Chef, The Legend

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer
November 26, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It is only a few minutes past noon, and Mercer University’s Farmer’s Market is nearly filled to the brim. The movement inside is chaotic. People are looking for their friends. People are rushing to class. People are inexplicably caught up in their own lives and their own schedules. That is, unt...

The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
November 25, 2016
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

“We continue to build shows showing the diversity in our shows. We have transgender, we have drag queens, we have drag kings, [and an] ethnically diverse cast,” Marshall said. “We're all about diversity and that builds a strong community.”

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