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Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Student Government Association (SGA) announced March 27 that Adam Penland will serve as SGA president for a second term. Junior Michaela Jones was elected vice president. “I ran again because there is still more to be done,” Penland said. “I have a unique opportunity since I am a junior to co...

So you want to be SGA President

So you want to be SGA President

Sarah Pounds

February 21, 2015


Filed under News, Student Government

You may be wondering about how to make an impact on campus. You might want to be the next Wozniak. You might want to rule the world, and think that Mercer’s campus is a good place to start. In any case, you’re in luck. The Student Government Association Presidential Elections Qualifications will be...

BREAKING: Election night results

Jordan Price

November 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking, News

In an election-night shocker, both David Perdue and Gov. Nathan Deal have significantly outperformed their polls and won their races outright, avoiding what many saw as probable runoffs in both races. Perdue's win helps the GOP take control of the Senate, and Deal's win is one of many surprisingly robust...

Election night may just be the beginning

Election night may just be the beginning

Jordan Price

October 20, 2014


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

Election 2014 has been an odd paradox: chaotic and exciting yet consistent and static. Some races (like Kansas & Georgia for Democrats as well as Colorado & Iowa for Republicans) have become or remained unexpectedly competitive. However, the overall picture of the 2014 midterms has been remarkably stable;...

College student lifestyle is often an uninformed one

Patrick Hobbs

September 26, 2012


Filed under Opinions

With barely a month left until the presidential election in November, I am incredibly surprised by how little political rhetoric is circulating in my life. I have yet to see a political ad for either party ad on TV, radio, internet or print. This is in stark contrast to my high school experience during...

SGA presidential race – week 1 analysis

Gene Mitchell

March 23, 2012


Filed under Campus, Cluster Editorial, Opinions, Student Government, Uncategorized

The only person that should be thankful the presidential election period has been extended is Sophomore Senator Dalton Turner.  Senator Turner was perceived undoubtedly as the hands on favorite to win the SGA presidential race, but someone forgot to tell fellow Sophomore Senator Mollie Davis that.  Turner’s...

Ron Paul's policies most in line with ideals of founding fathers

Chris Shirley

February 8, 2012


Filed under Opinions

Many like to claim that Ron Paul has an illogical - perhaps even fantastical - foreign policy.However, that neglects to mention that his is the most rational, as well as being most in line with the ideals of our founders.During his inaugural address a great man once said, “Peace, commerce and hone...

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