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Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

Mercer University students were targets in a string of weekend crimes following Bearstock Saturday April 9. The most violent involved a Mercer University student being robbed at gunpoint inside of his room at the 1503 Garden Apartments. Two men brandishing black pistols entered room 106 aroun...

Fresh off the Docket

Fresh off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Campus, City, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Special committee for parking Vice President Jolly is spearheading the creation of a short-term special committee to investigate parking related concerns. The goals of this committee are to investigate student concerns, collect and gather data on the current parking situation, and develop solutions to...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government

SGA this Monday focused on the promotion of diversity on campus and the significance of "first come, first serve" funding

Mercer reacts to Florida State shooting

Mercer reacts to Florida State shooting

Marin Guta

November 22, 2014


Filed under Breaking, Campus, City, Crime, News

A shooting this week at a Florida State University has prompted other schools -- including Mercer -- to scrutinize their own campus safety plans. FSU was praised for their timely response to tragedy. Once the university received notice of the gunman’s whereabouts, FSU's campus police officers stormed into Strozier li...

Mercer lacking in emergency defibrillators

Mercer lacking in emergency defibrillators

Brittani Howell

March 16, 2011


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Mercer has only two automated external defibrillators on campus, raising concerns that students and faculty may not have sufficient access to potentially life-saving equipment in the event of a cardiac arrest. Alan Baca, Mercer's assistance vice-preisdent for envrionmental health and safety, said the ...

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus

clewis

March 16, 2011


Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Police have found no evidence for the alleged assault of a student on campus that prompted a University-wide safety alert to be sent out in December. An investigation and video analysis into the event has concluded that the male student who claimed he was hit in the face and robbed by a man in front...

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by fire

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by fire

clewis

February 23, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, News

One of Mercer's two student trolleys inexplicably burst into flames early Friday morning just moments after dropping off its last load of passengers at Greek Village. The driver of the iconic "Miss Molly" trolley was traveling north on Stadium Drive near the University Center around 3:30 a.m. when he noticed smoke ...

Mercer campus safe despite recent rise in crime

Ashley Mann

February 23, 2011


Filed under News

  “We all strive for the same thing. We want to keep you safe while you are learning,” said Mercer Police Chief Gary Collins.  With the recent rise in crime on campus, Mercer police are giving students advice on how to exercise safety on and off campus. In recent months, Mercer police have seen...

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