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Student Government Association reveals new Freshman Senators

Student Government Association reveals new Freshman Senators

Yusuf Tas

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

The 2018-2019 Freshman Senator election had a high number of voter turnout and results were close. This year’s elected senators are Savannah Lacey (112), Morgan Prosser (106), Zariah Patterson (106), Sheridan King (105), and Harrison Ivine (104). Applications for the student correspondent committee will open s...

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Students who want to run for President and Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) in the 2016/2017 academic year announced their candidacy Wednesday night. According to SGA, the tickets are currently: Elizabeth McKay and Aaron Scherf, David Boggs and Oscar Martinez, and Reed Jones...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

At the latest Student Government Association "Bear Forum," Senator Elizabeth McKay brought a student concern to the floor: is there any way to have quieter music for football practice at 7 a.m.? Junior Senator Drew Winslett, who lived in the Adams Winship apartments last year, was the first to agree...

Bear Grants Senate Updates

Bear Grants Senate Updates

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Bear Grants Senate is tonight: here are your real-time updates. According to SGA President Harrison, the goal is to stretch the Bear Grant money as far as possible, in order to make the widest impact on Mercer's campus. The money for Bear Grants comes from the Student Activity Fee that is rolled into the tuition of every Mercer student. Twenty-eight organizations were given the go-ahead at the beginning of Senate. Twenty-two have particular line items that senators are discussing tonight. Please note: the numbers po...

SGA recognizes three new student organizations

SGA recognizes three new student organizations

Laura Ann Harrell, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under News, Student Government

At the SGA meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, student representatives from three new campus organizations stood up and made the case to receive official recognition from SGA. These students represented CURE Mercer, the Student Managed Investment Fund and a chapter of the National Press Photographers Asso...

Get to Know Your SGA Vice President

Get to Know Your SGA Vice President

Taylor Jolly, SGA Vice President

September 11, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Student Government

When I stepped onto campus three years ago, I never imagined how much this university would pour into me. It seems like last semester I was meeting my freshman roommate, taking an hour to search for my classes on the quad and pretending to be cooler than I actually was. Now, here I am as a senior welc...

Meet SGA’s President: Austin Harrison

Meet SGA’s President: Austin Harrison

Austin Harrison, SGA President

August 27, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Student Government

Hello new Mercerians! For those of you I haven’t had the privilege of meeting yet, my name is Austin Harrison, and on behalf of the Student Government Association (SGA), I’d like to extend the warmest of welcomes to you all. The student body is looking forward to seeing the positive change you bring t...

5 things: Lady Gaga stuns Oscars crowd, map of most educated Georgia counties, Bear Forum and more

5 things: Lady Gaga stuns Oscars crowd, map of most educated Georgia counties, Bear Forum and more

Marin Guta

February 23, 2015


Filed under Five things to start your week

Wait, Lady Gaga can sing? The answer is a resounding YES. At the Oscars 2015, the pop star showed off her classically trained voice when she sang four tracks from the film and musical “The Sound of Music.” As soon as Gaga finished the medley, she earned a standing ovation from the crowd even fr...

Five things to start your week: Macon's government film office, Miss Universe 2015, Mercer SGA has its first senate, 'historic' blizzard, and Greece's Syriza party

Five things to start your week: Macon's government film office, Miss Universe 2015, Mercer SGA has its first senate, 'historic' blizzard, and Greece's Syriza party

Marin Guta

January 26, 2015


Filed under News

Macon might have its own government film office in the near future, according to The (Macon) Telegraph. The city has become a hotspot for Hollywood films, and Macon already has the volunteer-based Macon Film Commission. However, Commissioner Elaine Lucas suggested that a government film office could help formal...

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