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Macon campus sees changes and growth

Construction is underway behind MEP and Plunket Residence Halls.

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 14, 2015

Over the last several years, Mercer University’s Macon campus has transformed due to additions, such as the Five Star Stadium — home of Mercer’s football and lacrosse team — and the sprawling Cruz Plaza. Both of which were completed in 2013. Mercer continues to update its campus as i...

New bear comes to the den

Photo by Jenna Eason

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

August 13, 2015

At the first football game, there will be a new feature that has already caused an uproar among some Mercer fans. It’s a bear. A big bear. The new bronze statue measures over 10 feet long and weighs 1,800 pounds. It’s a gift to the university from retired businessman Irwin Belk, who is...

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