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The streaming platform industry is becoming crowded. That’s a problem

The streaming platform industry is becoming crowded. That's a problem
November 9, 2020
Some of the biggest benefits to streaming platforms over cable have been the variety of shows instantly available to viewers and their cheaper price in comparison. However, those benefits are slowly being overshadowed as time goes on and more streaming services are created.

Burned out in college? Here’s how you can recover

Mercer students study in Tarver Library’s 24-hour study floor.
November 25, 2019
The World Health Organization classified burnout as a syndrome resulting from chronic stress that leads to mental health problems. How does one recover?

How (and why) to spice up your LinkedIn profile

How (and why) to spice up your LinkedIn profile
November 23, 2019
It doesn’t seem like the most fun social medium, but it can be once you stop thinking of it as a resume and start understanding the endless other possibilities for using LinkedIn.

Inside National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Mercer IT

Inside National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Mercer IT
November 14, 2019
“Everybody at Mercer community gets phished,” Brett Walker, director of Help Desk and Field Support Services at Mercer IT, said. “Faculty, staff, students, administrators. It happens to everybody.” 

Tech Review: iOS 13 is underrated, and the iPhone 11 is confusing

The mobile Bear Card has previously only been available for Apple devices.
October 26, 2019
"Slofies," upgraded cameras, Memojis and more: here's what you can expect from the latest season of Apple products.

How do students feel about the digital Bear Card three months later?

A student tries to use a backup near-field communication battery to access a Blackboard Transact reader.
October 8, 2019
Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer said he hoped the new option would bring the community choice and convenience. Now that students have had the opportunity to try this new technology, some are left feeling disappointed.
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