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Signage in the Connell Student Center informs patrons about university safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The financial cost of COVID-19: How Mercer is navigating a financially uncertain world

Lars Lonnroth and Kaitlyn Fowler November 9, 2020
Mercer University, like many institutions of higher learning, was poised for a financial hit in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Mercer largely evaded an economic crisis. Here's how the administration pulled it off.
A Mercer student attends the protest for online classes at the Godsey Administration Building on July 14.

Students protest, Peer Advisors resign over Mercer’s pandemic reopening plan

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief July 22, 2020
After Mercer University declined to offer a distance learning option this fall, some students have responded by protesting or limiting their involvement on campus.
OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall

OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall

Caitlyn Patton, Layout Editor July 21, 2020
What happens when a university opens in a pandemic? Apparently, Mercer University plans to find out.
Archived photo from October 26, 2019

Mercer University announces changes to fall semester to combat COVID-19

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief June 13, 2020
Mercer Bears have returned to campus for the fall, but the semester ahead will be anything but normal.
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