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Opinion: Calling Macon “abortion-free” is misleading. Here’s why we need reproductive justice in Middle Georgia

Opinion: Calling Macon “abortion-free” is misleading. Here’s why we need reproductive justice in Middle Georgia

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

September 25, 2019

There is a difference between “pro-choice” and “reproductive justice,” which holds that omitting the challenges that folks face trying to access even legal abortion is irresponsible. With Turner’s talk, I wanted less “pro-choice” and more reproductive justice.

“All for One, and One for All”: Mercer and the United Way’s latest campaign to make a difference

“All for One, and One for All”: Mercer and the United Way’s latest campaign to make a difference

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

September 10, 2019

Mercer University and the United Way have developed a campaign focused on fighting for health, education and economic stability for all. 

Local non-profit teaches valuable lesson

Local non-profit teaches valuable lesson

Monica Titus

September 7, 2011

In a world in which there are a lot of tough issues and rarely any easy answers, there aren’t many questions that are more difficult to answer, or more immediately relevant, than those regarding solutions to homelessness issues. Yet, without asking the questions, the solutions seem to verge on the ...

Student-led spring conference to address local poverty

Student-led spring conference to address local poverty

Brittani Howell

February 9, 2011

A Mercer service learning organization recently announced plans to host a spring conference to tackle the issue of local poverty. The Local Engagement Against Poverty conference will take place March 17 as a way to bring Macon's inequality to the forefront of student attention and kick off a university-wide initiative to lo...

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