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Big Bear, Little Bear

Braeden Lee Brettin carried by Seth James Thompson while wearing their

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

What’s in a name? For senior Mercer Maniacs members Braden Brettin and Seth Thompson, it’s a symbol of an unbreakable friendship and years of shared memories. The two formed a strong bond while participating in the Mercer Maniacs during the football season of their sophomore year. Ever since...

Friends, family say Bryan left powerful legacy

Jibri Bryan goes up against a defender in the Bears' game against the Chattanooga Mocs, February 2015.

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

Whenever Jibri Bryan jumped above the rim in Hawkins Arena, the stadium lights would almost form a halo around his 6-foot-4 frame. The sixth-year senior will never step foot on the court again. He was tragically shot and killed on Feb. 2 at the Flash Foods gas station on the corner of Forsyth an...

Mercer’s Got Talent winners forgo prize for friend

First place winners of Mercer’s Got Talent gave their prize of a free semester of housing at the Lofts to their friend who commutes to school from Dublin, Georgia.

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Alan Kim and Abby Henry performed their rendition of  “Should’ve Been Us” by Tori Kelly at Mercer’s Got Talent 2015 in the hopes of winning the first place prize — a full semester of free housing in one of Mercer’s Lofts. But the real show came after the duo earned the coveted fi...

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