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Novice division of Mercer debate team places first in national competition

Yasmeen Hill poses with her first place Novice Speaker award. Hill is the second African-American woman to win the award.

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

The Mercer University debate team had a strong showing at The National Parliamentary Debate Association’s championship, with the novice team sweeping the competition to earn a first-place win. The tournament was held March 14-17 at the University of Utah. Mercer’s team, comprised of both the novic...

Point B.L.A.N.K. to take on national competition in April

Micheline Dieujuste-Antoine working on a poem in preparation for CUPSI (College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational).

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

When you think of poetry slams and spoken word, your brain may jump to images of multi-syllabic contortions in dark, hazy rooms. You may think of semi-ironic nodding and snapping. Bongos may come to mind. When spoken word becomes a competition, the rules change completely. The Mercer University s...

Season 17 of ‘The Biggest Loser’ inspires audiences

Warner Robins native Robert Kidney punches it out with help from trainer Dolvett Quince.

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016

The most recent season of “The Biggest Loser” boasted new features — a new gym, a new house and new host Bob Harper. For season 17 which began Jan. 4, the theme “Temptation Nation” dominated the contestants’ time on the show. During the premiere episode, competitors were tempted with a...

Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

ADPi and Lambda Chi Alpha pose for their championship photo at Mercer University's Lip Sync Competition for Homecoming 2015 on October 19, 2015.

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 19, 2015

The Cheetah Girls prowled Willingham Hall and heroes and villains duked it out onstage for Mercer's Disney-themed Lip Sync Competition. Both of Willingham's bottom and top floor were jammed-packed with Disney fanatics eager to relive some of their favorite tunes.   Greek Organizations:   Student Organizations: ...

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