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Tips for landing the perfect internship during a pandemic

Tips for landing the perfect internship during a pandemic

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief March 10, 2021

If you had an internship offer revoked last summer as COVID-19 swept the world, you’re not alone: a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey in May 2020 found that 22% of employers rescinded...

A student scrolls on their phone.

Review: Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” is a hard-hitting eye-opener on our relationship with social media

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer October 10, 2020
The film excels at making you question your own relationship with social media and advises critical thought on how you’re actually using it.
A Mercer student attends the protest for online classes at the Godsey Administration Building on July 14.

Students protest, Peer Advisors resign over Mercer’s pandemic reopening plan

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief July 22, 2020
After Mercer University declined to offer a distance learning option this fall, some students have responded by protesting or limiting their involvement on campus.
Senior Emily Harvey poses for a selfie with Joe Biden.

Mercer students go viral at the New Hampshire primaries

Marianna Bacallao and Mandi DeLong February 25, 2020

At a New Hampshire town hall, Mercer student Madison Moore asked presidential candidate Joe Biden about his performance in the Iowa caucus. “You're arguably the candidate with the greatest advantage...

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films of 2015.

5 things to start your week: Oscars Edition

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor February 29, 2016
The 88th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2015. Here's what you might have missed.
After this year's Oscar nominees were announced, controversy sparked on social media.

#OscarsSoWhite Sparks Social Media Feuds

Ireal James, Contributing Writer February 10, 2016

This year the Academy nominated all white actors for the Oscars. The decision — much like last year’s — has sparked a multitude of responses on social media with a plethora of hashtags, such...

University releases new social media guidelines

University releases new social media guidelines

clewis February 23, 2011

Mercer released its first ever social media guidelines last week, setting official parameters for the appropriate use of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs for university purposes. Larry...

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