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Majors Spotlight: Mercer’s three arts departments

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 13, 2015

Welcome to Mercer! If you are consider- ing an arts major, you’re in luck – Mercer University values excellence in the arts in a way that only a small, tight-knit univer- sity can. Of course, arts majors aren’t for everyone; choosing this path guarantees a college experience full of unique chal- lenges. That said, arts majors at Mercer can expect car...

Senior shares sage advice for first-year students

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

August 13, 2015

Dear Freshman, Congratulations, you’re finally out of the house embarking on this crazy journey called college. You may feel excited about exploring your newfound independence, or maybe you’re absolutely terrified about being away from home. Maybe you’re nervous about entering the r...

New eateries around campus: Einstein Bros. Bagels, Farmer’s Market and more

Einstein Bagels Bros. will officially open to Mercer students Aug. 18.

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 13, 2015

The Fresh Food Company surveys have come and gone, and in their wake, changes are coming to the campus dining scene. These new eating options will be available to students, faculty and staff beginning during the fall semester. The University Center’s Bear Rock Café space is transitioning...

Women's Lacrosse ready for inaugural season

February 11, 2015

After a year of practice and hard work, the Mercer Women’s Lacrosse Team is ready to take the field against an actual opponent. Throughout the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014, the team has been recruiting, practicing and preparing for its inaugural season. The team started with nine players in...

Women's tennis attempts to bounce back

February 11, 2015

Although the Mercer Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season on a rocky note, its non-conference slate is fully preparing the players for their Southern Conference schedule. In its first five games, the team has been defeated by Arkansas University, Murray State University, University of Tennessee...

Mercer debate duo takes flight

February 5, 2015

Mercer’s debate team has been selected to compete in the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, the most selective and competitive national debate tournament in the country. This is Mercer’s first time qualifying for the tournament, and Mercer is the only team in Georgia’s history to...

Four local finalists in Knight Cities Challenge

Four local finalists in Knight Cities Challenge

February 4, 2015

The Knight Foundation announced 126 finalists in its Knight Cities Challenge, and four of those finalists are Maconites. Their ideas involve retaining talent, creating opportunity, and enhancing community engagement. The finalists said they are excited to move forward in the process and hope to have...

Mercer Opera premieres Handel's 'Alcina' in Middle Georgia

Mercer Opera premieres Handel's 'Alcina' in Middle Georgia

Sarah Pounds

January 30, 2015

Mercer University’s production of “Alcina” is the first time that this Handel opera has ever been performed in Middle Georgia, according to Mercer Opera’s music director, Dr. Richard Kosowski. Handel’s “Alcina” is an opera about a woman named Bradamante seeking her lost lover Ruggiero...

Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

Sarah Pounds

January 29, 2015

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and pursuit of unity, Mercer students spent their Monday off actively engaged with the Macon community at the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration and following march to the Government Center. At the breakfast, Mercer students greeted...

Mercer University baseball player arrested

January 18, 2015

Mercer baseball player Nate Moorhouse was arrested and charged with second degree burglary after reportedly kicking in a door at Envy Nightclub early Friday morning, according to a news release. As of Saturday, he has been released from jail. A witness called police around 12:40 a.m. Friday saying...

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