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Mercer’s Summer in Review

Mercer’s Summer in Review

Elizabeth Tammi, Lead Writer

Most of Mercer’s students left campus for the summer, so here’s all you need to know about what went down before the fall semester.

August 16, 2017No Comments

Nathan Watson is along for the ride at Learn and Earn

Nathan Watson is along for the ride at Learn and Earn

Katie Atkinson, Managing Editor

Bicycles hang from the walls of a tiny room at Strong Tower Church and a group of young boys moves to their work stations. They pick up wrenches and wait for instruction. These kids are part of Macon’s Learn and Earn bike program, where students are given a used bike and taught how to fix it up. After ten hours of repair work, they get to take their bike home. “I call it a free bike but, they've earned a bike. They are not just given a bike that they’ll go lose tomorrow,” Nathan Watson said. “They’ve got some sweat equity in it.  They really are earning the bikes and they know how to fix them after that too.”

August 14, 2017No Comments

Middle Georgia welcomes first Freedom School

Middle Georgia welcomes first Freedom School

Katie Atkinson, Managing Editor

For students facing poverty today, summer break can be one devastating vacation. With no access to educational resources at home, these students risk losing valuable reading skills they’ve gained during the school year. Freedom Schools across the nation are trying to change that by making sure kids gain skills, not lose them.

August 11, 20171 Comment

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Macon Rocks

Macon Rocks

Noemi Griffin, Contributing Writer

It’s a hot and muggy summer day and the sky is about to open up for a downpour, but that isn’t stopping Amanda Williams and her children from sitting outside and painting rocks. Williams is participating in a game that’s taking over Middle Georgia; the rock game. Williams said she’s hooked.

August 17, 2017No Comments

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  • Summer 2017 Playlist August 15, 2017
  • Mercer’s graduating musicians are moving on to their next stage May 15, 2017
  • Mercer Artist: Leslie “Gabby” Carter, visual artist May 9, 2017

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About Moody Musings

About Moody Musings

Moody Musings is something I'm extremely passionate about because it gives me the opportunity to help others through my craft. In the column, I offer advice, encouragement, inspiration and tips on issues...

August 11, 2017No Comments

Should I eat a burger this Monday?

Should I eat a burger this Monday?

May 22, 2017

The Importance of a Support System

The Importance of a Support System

May 1, 2017

How to successfully get through Finals Week

How to successfully get through Finals Week

April 30, 2017

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