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Rachel Cargle via Facebook

Activist to deliver talk on intersectionality for Women’s History Month

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor February 28, 2021
Rachel Cargle, a public academic, writer and lecturer, will be delivering a talk on the way race impacts everyday life as the first program of Mercer’s Women’s History Month celebration.
The Great Books program is one of the two general education tracks for students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Great Books program implements three-year diversity plan 

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer September 25, 2020
The new director of the Great Books program, Charlotte Thomas,  is working on a three-year plan to incorporate more works written by female authors and authors of color into the Great Books curriculum.
Artist Joereal Numina paints a mural on the exterior wall of Indigo Salon on Coleman Avenue in 2017. The mural is named “Cultivating New Tones on the Spectral Stage of History.”

‘Absolutely unconscionable’: Macon art community blindsided as Mercer University paints over Black history mural

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor April 30, 2020
Numina was invited to paint the mural in 2017. Now that it was destroyed without his consent, he plans to pursue legal action under the Visual Artists’ Rights Act.
Opinion: The Women's and Gender Studies major encompasses more than you think

Opinion: The Women’s and Gender Studies major encompasses more than you think

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor February 11, 2020
While it’s easy to write off WGS courses as “fluff,” that hasn’t been my experience. WGS is an interdisciplinary field of study that helps students understand how gender underlies all that we see and do.
Women's and Gender Studies students continue long-held traditions in Fiber Arts and Culture class

Women’s and Gender Studies students continue long-held traditions in Fiber Arts and Culture class

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer November 25, 2019
The fiber arts and culture course sought to teach students about the history behind fiber arts while also helping them see the significance of what they were learning.
Mercer junior Emma Johnston (center) leads chants during the Take Back The Night march in downtown Macon. Photo provided by Emma Johnston

Mercer class helps organize Take Back the Night march to support domestic violence survivors

Ian Henshaw, Contributing Writer April 23, 2019
Mercer students combined efforts with the Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia to host a march in support of domestic violence survivors in Macon.
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