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Local artist’s work displayed in the Plunkett Gallery

Local artist’s work displayed in the Plunkett Gallery

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Paintings by accomplished artist Kristy Edwards have been on display in the Plunkett Gallery since February 29. The art department hosted a reception for Edwards in the gallery on March 24 at 6:00 p.m., where she gave a gallery talk. Edwards is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Originally ...

We will: Jibri Bryan Tribute

We will: Jibri Bryan Tribute

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

As the Sports Editor, I feel it is my duty to write this piece — albeit with a heavy heart. I would like to take this opportunity and use my platform to speak to his family, friends and teammates. To the Bryan family, I can't even begin to understand the pain you must be feeling. I know that this is a trying ...

Second arrest made in murder of Mercer basketball player

Second arrest made in murder of Mercer basketball player

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule, Staff

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The second suspect in the killing of Mercer basketball player Jibri Bryan was arrested Friday evening, according to a report from the Telegraph. Damion Henderson, a 33-year-old originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, was captured by U.S. Marshal's Southeastern Regional Task Force as he attempted to...

From the Big Apple to Bear territory: Freshman brings well known photography project to Mercer

From the Big Apple to Bear territory: Freshman brings well known photography project to Mercer

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Millions of followers. Thousands of portraits taken. Countless stories told. This is the legacy of Humans of New York, a project kick-started by photographer Brandon Stanton. Showcasing nearly 5,000 street portraits thus far, Stanton has captured the attention of readers worldwide who find themselves t...

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Discussions to bring Jersey Mike’s Subs to Mercer Village occuring

Nicholas Wooten

August 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Breaking, Business, Campus, City, News

New Jersey-based sandwich chain, Jersey Mike's Subs, may soon be on its way to Mercer Village. Jessica Brown, a manager at the Jersey Mike's Riverside Drive location in Macon, said plans haven't been finalized, but there are discussions occurring. "I haven't known long," Brown said. The planned...

Mercer Singers to perform at American Choral Directors Association

Emily Farlow

January 25, 2012


Filed under News

  On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Mercer Singers attended the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA). Directed by Dr. Stanley L. Roberts, the choir is made up of 40 auditioned Mercer students, and they have approximately 30 performances per year. The Mercer Singers have made four recordings. Dr....

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