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Sanaa Yusef and Nayahna Gordon hanging out on Cruz Plaza on Feb. 21.

OPINION: College students aren’t getting enough breaks without a formal spring break

Mandi DeLong, Campus Life Correspondent March 9, 2021
Back in 2017, the National College Health Assessment released a report that said over 50% of students experienced above average or tremendous stress. That was before anyone had even thought about COVID-19, pandemics or quarantines, so it really isn’t surprising to realize that the amount of stress that students are under has skyrocketed.
Mercer University canceled its spring break, which was set to take place midway through the spring 2021 semester, to discourage travel to and from campus during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mercer cancels spring break, plans ahead for new semester amid pandemic

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief November 7, 2020
Mercer University canceled its spring break, which was set to take place midway through the spring 2021 semester. The Macon undergraduate campus will observe four midweek breaks throughout the semester.
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MerServe plans “Spring Break for Service”

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer February 15, 2020
“Spring Break for Service'' has been a MerServe tradition for several years. This year, the four-day event is centered around hunger and homelessness in Macon’s community. 
Spring Break to Straight Broke: Budgeting For Your Trip

Spring Break to Straight Broke: Budgeting For Your Trip

Sterling Neill February 28, 2019

As winter comes to a close, students are gearing up for the spring season, and most importantly, spring break. Sadly, this break can leave many students broke as prices for activities, travel and food...

The Four Days of Fit t-shirt design. Join Quadwords in this event aimed at getting fit for Spring Break.

Four Days of Fit is looking to kickstart your March

Emma Peel, Staff Writer February 21, 2016

As Spring Break approaches, Mercer students are looking to lose the extra pounds inevitably gained over the holidays. But finding the motivation and time to work out can be a real challenge. In response...

Students Jennifer Fingles, Kimberly Campbell and Dr. Eric Klingelhofer discuss the results of a magnetometer run. Klingelhofer’s History 491 traveled to St. Croix over Spring Break.

Class uncovers history in St. Croix

Rebecca Reed March 30, 2011

For the past two years Mercer’s history department has traveled to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where the students participate in an archeological dig site. The trip occurred during Spring...

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