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What I learned during my first semester of college

What I learned during my first semester of college

McKenna Kaufman, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

While I had anticipated an influx of knowledge and ideas that I had never encountered before, the lessons I learned in five short months spanned far past my academics and instead impacted how I approached my life as a student, woman, young adult and member of society. 

Get to know new Bears

Get to know new Bears

Kyle Mullins, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016

Every year, a new class makes their mark on Mercer's campus. Here are some of the fresh faces you'll be seeing this fall!

Senior shares sage advice for first-year students

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

August 13, 2015

Dear Freshman, Congratulations, you’re finally out of the house embarking on this crazy journey called college. You may feel excited about exploring your newfound independence, or maybe you’re absolutely terrified about being away from home. Maybe you’re nervous about entering the r...

Welcome to Macon, freshmen. You have no excuse to be bored.

Brittani Howell

August 15, 2012

Welcome to Mercer, new Mercerians! Hopefully you will come to love this university and this city—with all its ups and downs—as much as we do now after you’ve been here a few years. A word of advice: get to know this town. Macon has a tough reputation from the outside world, but it also has a rich...

Welcome class of 2016

Welcome class of 2016

Kaleigh Manson

August 15, 2012

Mercer University will welcome the incoming Class of 2016 as the majority of incoming students will begin to move in to their dorm rooms on Aug. 18. In order to aid the freshman class with transitioning from high school to college, Bear Beginnings is organized to give the incoming students and their f...

What to know about the freshman fifteen

What to know about the freshman fifteen

Emily Farlow

August 15, 2012

Freshman hear many rumors--true and untrue--about college life. One of the more infamous rumors is about the dreaded “Freshman 15”: gaining weight during the first year of college. While 15 pounds may be an arbitrary number, many freshman find themselves a few pounds heavier by the end of their spring seme...

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