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Student Government Association reveals new Freshman Senators

Mercer students anticipate this year’s freshman senator election results.  
September 6, 2018

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),...

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race
March 16, 2016

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...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket
Students discuss whether or not sports teams should turn down the volume on their practice music.
February 25, 2016

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...

Bear Grants Senate Updates

Student organizations representatives come to the SGA senate meeting. Photo by Jenna Eason.
October 5, 2015

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...

SGA recognizes three new student organizations

SGA recognizes three new student organizations
September 24, 2015

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...

Get to Know Your SGA Vice President

SGA Vice President Taylor Jolly is a senior public health student. Photograph taken during her time in office as a junior senator.
September 10, 2015

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...

Meet SGA’s President: Austin Harrison

SGA President Austin Harrison (right) stands next to SGA Vice President Taylor Jolly (left).
August 27, 2015

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...

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

February 23, 2015

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...

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

January 26, 2015

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...

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