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Department of Education investigation into Mercer University still ongoing

Department of Education investigation into Mercer University still ongoing

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor

March 14, 2019

Mercer University is still under investigation by the Department of Education under its Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in Atlanta for an alleged act of discrimination on the basis of age. A student on Mercer’s Atlanta campus filed a report Jan. 10, 2017 that said a professor refused to give her an extensio...

Sam Oni’s speech inspires a future without discrimination

Mary Kathryn Wiley

February 23, 2011

Says Oni, “I do not want to dwell too much on the negatives or the past.” This is a pretty incredible statement, given Mr. Oni’s experiences. Mr. Oni’s college roommate, Dr. Don Baxter, tells humorous stories of their time living together, but he also has some more sobering words to share. For ex...

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