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Student Health: a disaster at Mercer

Alex Preston

February 22, 2012

I’ve been getting headaches recently, really, really bad headaches. The best way I can describe them is brain-pounding, lingering migraines. It’s been going on for over a week now.I thought it could be stress-related, so I went online to follow up and get some insight about what might be causing ...

Track the Trolley is back

Alex Preston

January 25, 2012

Track The Trolley is back this semester as a resource for students to use. As of January 16, the popular program that allows students to get a startlingly accurate readout of the trolley’s location is back in full swing at Mercer. The revival of the program brings to our attention some attractive...

Ground broken on future home of MU football

Alex Preston

November 16, 2011

On Friday Nov. 10 as a part of the homecoming 2011 experience, Mercer University hosted a groundbreaking for the new stadium being built on behalf of Mercer Football and LaCrosse. The ceremony brought numerous dignitaries together under one white plastic roof to celebrate this milestone in Mercer history. A...

Grand Opera House offers student rush tickets

Alex Preston

October 19, 2011

The Grand Opera House has announced that student rush tickets will now be available for all main stage shows this season. College students with valid photo ID may now purchase tickets at a discount. Students may come to the Grand Box Office up to one hour prior to a performance and present a college...

Dance team introduces staff, 10 new members

Alex Preston

October 5, 2011

The Mercer University Dance Team auditions held in September yielded the participation of several young dancers who will perform at games and Mercer events throughout the current academic year. The new Mercer University Dance Team consists of 10 girls: Madison Beavers, Christy Brown, Kayla Godwin, Porsche...

VIDEO: Mercer remembers September 11

Alex Preston

September 14, 2011

Mercer Marketing Communications shared a video with The Cluster of Mercer's 9/11 Memorial Service, held in Newton Chapel on Sunday evening.

Dance team joins Mercer Athletics

Alex Preston

September 7, 2011

Student and faculty demand has prompted the introduction of a dance team to Mercer Athletics. Spirit Coordinator for Athletics, Penny Davis, has recognized the need for an established extracurricular dance program on Mercer’s campus. Students responded to the announcement of dance team tryouts when...

Mercer Cheer to compete at nationals

Mercer Cheer to compete at nationals

Alex Preston

September 7, 2011

Mercer Cheer, under the direction of Head Cheerleading Coach Nicky Bruno, has received a bid to compete at the national cheer competition in Daytona, Fla. next April. The National Cheerleaders Association/National Dance Association college nationals is the largest collegiate cheerleading and dance competitio...

VIDEO: Bearstock 2011 draws massive crowds

Alex Preston

April 18, 2011

Mercer's daylong music festival drew record crowds this year in its new location in Tattnall Square Park Saturday.

Fire behind Pio Nono Kroger destroys old cotton mill

Fire behind Pio Nono Kroger destroys old cotton mill

Alex Preston

March 24, 2011

A fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the old Atlantic Cotton Mill behind the Kroger on Pio Nono Avenue, emitting a dark plume of smoke that could be seen from as far away as Mercer’s campus. The more than 100-year-old building, which had been planned to be converted into lofts, was almost tota...

Video: Water gushes on campus after unexplained pipe burst

Video: Water gushes on campus after unexplained pipe burst

Alex Preston

March 4, 2011

[postvid src="/Video/99lastchance.flv"] A pipe burst in front of Stetson Hall caused water to erupt on campus for nearly an hour in the middle of the day last month, leaving construction workers scrambling to figure out what exactly went wrong. A jackhammer found lying on the ground was blamed for causing...

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