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"Dear White People": The SAE controversy

"Dear White People": The SAE controversy

Chelsey Guy

April 7, 2015

Earlier this month, the University of Oklahoma chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity placed itself in the national, controversial spotlight. In a video distributed on social media, members of the fraternity were caught on phone video singing, clapping and chanting, “You can hang them from...

Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery to arrive at Tarver Library

Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery to arrive at  Tarver Library

Chelsey Guy

March 22, 2015

Mercer students and their eager stomachs will soon rejoice. Auxiliary Services and Aramark Higher Education also known as Mercer University’s Dining Services announced the future construction of Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery, to be located in the Tarver Library, according to a news release. “We are pl...

Wear what you want, but think about covering up a little

Chelsey Guy

March 5, 2015

I confess that I wear yoga pants. Since I am a 20-something-year-old female college student, this statement is probably not a surprising one. After all, when you step outside of your residence hall in the morning, you see more yoga pants than blue jeans, khakis, jeggings or dresses. Yoga pants might...

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Chelsey Guy

January 28, 2015

Macon has become a prime location for filmmakers and TV producers. With films being filmed in Macon and going off to have great success, Macon as well as other cities in Georgia is becoming quite the hub for the visual entertainment industry. “It’s been great to see the excitement of people seeing...

Taking Steps Toward A New You This New Year

Taking Steps Toward A New You This New Year

Chelsey Guy

January 28, 2015

“I want to lose some weight.” “I want to volunteer more.” “I want to get fit.” “I want to find love.” “I want to procrastinate less. “I want to be better with my money.” Sound familiar? They should, considering that you have most likely heard them or even said some of them...

Surviving Registration

Surviving Registration

Chelsey Guy

October 28, 2014

It is that time of year again. That stressful, nerve-racking, why-is-this-the-struggle time of year that Mercer students call registration is quickly approaching. With registration beginning for honors students and athletes next week, most students are reminded of the horrors of this time of year. ...

All meal plans are not created equal

All meal plans are not created equal

Chelsey Guy

October 20, 2014

Like all ideas, it started as a well intentioned plan to make things better. Honestly, it was a brilliant idea when I first heard about it at the beginning of the semester. Well, when I first saw it, I should say. The sign stood in all of its shimmering glory inside of the University Center. It had a...

Climate change: thinking of our days after tomorrow

Climate change: thinking of our days after tomorrow

Chelsey Guy

October 20, 2014

The movie “The Day After Tomorrow” follows Jack Hall, a paleoclimatologist, on his a journey across America to reach his son. The road to saving his son is filled with a range of dangers that bring him to his limits. The largest and worst of his obstacles is the plague of a new Ice Age brought on...

Bear Bites: Stirring Things Up with Ginger Stir-Fry

Bear Bites: Stirring Things Up with Ginger Stir-Fry

Chelsey Guy

October 9, 2014

Downtown Macon is a almost a city of its own with its charming stores, dazzling nightlife, artsy culture and delicious restaurants. There is something for everyone downtown; the hard part is deciding what to do and when to do it. Among this variety of fun and activities lies Ginger Stir-Fry, a modern restaurant that stands out on the ...

Mercer sophomore dies during fall break

Chelsey Guy

October 7, 2014

Felix Mburu, an undergraduate student on the Macon campus of Mercer University, died in Covington, Ga. during Fall Break. There are few details that have been released regarding Mburu’s death at this time. Instead, Mercer is focusing on remembering Mburu. A grief support group meeting, facilitated...

Join 'Internet Slowdown'

Join 'Internet Slowdown'

Chelsey Guy

October 1, 2014

On an ordinary day, you can find me scrolling on Tumblr laughing along to the random things in my feed, but the other day, I noticed that Tumblr had changed. Normally, this is nothing unusual. Tumblr often alters its icons and layout for obscure holidays like Doughnut Day. However, this was not the same...

Experience versus memory: In defense of memory

Experience versus memory: In defense of memory

Chelsey Guy

September 10, 2014

When I was growing up, my mother always had a camera on her to take pictures. She took pictures of my first Christmas, my first steps, my first words, the first time I read a book by myself and my first, second, third and 100th day at school. She took pictures of birthday parties, weddings, celebrations,...

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