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Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Shayna Waltower, Contributing Writer

June 6, 2016

Picking strawberries, spending hours on a lake, attending a concert series and touring the World of Coke in Atlanta. These are all activities that international students can take part in if they are staying in Macon this summer, thanks to Mercer’s International Students Department. While most...

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015

Once winter break officially begins Dec. 13, Mercer requires that all on-campus housing be cleared of students.  At this time, card access will be turned off for all residence halls, apartments and Greek houses. For many who live on-campus, this break means making a trip back home to spend the h...

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

From the way she acts, you'd never guess Mpho Molapo was a foreigner from South Africa. Her confidence in everything from arguing Homer in class to ordering her drink in the long Einsteins line doesn't seem indicative of someone who is still learning American culture. But perhaps that’s the way she wants it.

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