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Dear AWARE: real questions from real students

Dear AWARE: real questions from real students

October 14, 2015

A.W.A.R.E. is a student group of peer educators under the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) umbrella. CAPS is located behind MEP and provides free, confidential counseling to Mercer students. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-5p.m. Feel free to call (478-301-2862) and schedule an appointment at ...

Construction disturbs convenient parking for Mercer Students

Construction disturbs convenient parking for Mercer Students

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

August 13, 2015

One day on campus and it’s already begun: the scramble for an empty spot. You may have noticed all of the construction with dread — that can’t be good for parking, right? Perhaps. But knowing where you’re supposed to park is half the battle. In the race for a space, wh...

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Marin Guta

March 18, 2015

Two Mercer students from Kappa Alpha fraternity confessed on Wednesday to vandalizing two bear sculptures. Mercer University's Police Department found the missing bear statues on the corner of Coleman Avenue and Adams Street at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Chief Garry Collins. The two fibergl...

New mobile app allows students to contact police instantly

New mobile app allows students to contact police instantly

April 13, 2011

Mercer students can now whip out their smart phones and keep in constant contact with campus and city police. A new web-based app for mobile phones announced recently by the InTown Macon Neighborhood Association and Mercer Police allows students to contact Mercer Police and the Macon Police Department...

Welcome to the "Danger Zone"

Welcome to the "Danger Zone"

Rebecca Mayo

March 30, 2011

The newly installed raised crosswalks in Mercer Village still pose a danger to students despite being updated to elevate campus safety. These safety measures have not helped because problems still exist, if not more than before. A little more than a month ago, the improved crosswalks were installed in ...

Police beat roundup: Jan.-Feb.

Police beat roundup: Jan.-Feb.

March 16, 2011

Mercer Police received a total of 14 emergency calls during the months of January, February. Jan. 31: A student reported her vehicle was missing. The car turned out to be stolen. Macon Police recovered the car at a local apartment complex. The ignition was damaged and several items were missing fro...

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus

clewis

March 16, 2011

Police have found no evidence for the alleged assault of a student on campus that prompted a University-wide safety alert to be sent out in December. An investigation and video analysis into the event has concluded that the male student who claimed he was hit in the face and robbed by a man in front...

Mercer campus safe despite recent rise in crime

Ashley Mann

February 23, 2011

  “We all strive for the same thing. We want to keep you safe while you are learning,” said Mercer Police Chief Gary Collins.  With the recent rise in crime on campus, Mercer police are giving students advice on how to exercise safety on and off campus. In recent months, Mercer police have seen...

Police beat roundup

Police beat roundup

Kathleen Quinlan

February 9, 2011

Mercer Police resolved a total of 16 incidents on campus during the months of December and January. Dec. 8: An officer on patrol noticed a car which had driven up on a median and damaged its tires.  The officer investigated and found the driver appeared to be intoxicated.  Signs of intoxication inc...

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