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Macon actively supports breast cancer awareness

Danielle DAuria

November 7, 2012

Throughout the month of October and the beginning of November, Macon has been supporting breast cancer awareness. On Nov. 2, from 7 p.m. until midnight, Oktoberfest took place at the Armory Ballroom in downtown Macon. Oktoberfest is a fundraiser that is put together by several different groups in the...

New store comes to the Macon Mall

Danielle DAuria

October 24, 2012

As many Mercer students have noticed while driving down Mercer University Drive, the Macon Mall has been under construction for quite some time. Many businesses are leaving the mall while a few new businesses are taking their place. One of the most recent additions to the mall is Dry Falls Outfitters,...

Macon ponders Bo at local music venues and parks

Danielle DAuria

September 12, 2012

The friends of Macon’s Arthur “Bo” Ponder hosted a three-day music celebration in his honor on Aug. 29, Aug. 31, and Sept. 2. This three-day music celebration consisted of different events for the Macon community to enjoy. At 7 p.m. on Aug. 29, there was a Meet and Greet session with Bo Ponder...

Dowtown Macon hosts Pints for Prostates

Danielle DAuria

August 29, 2012

On Aug. 25, 2012 the Rotary Club of downtown Macon, Main Street Macon, and several downtown venues, hosted The Macon Beer Festival. The state of Georgia is the home to many famous breweries such as, Sweetwater, Terrapin, Redbrick, and Jailhouse breweries. In celebration of these breweries, many festivals...

Brewery plans to move into downtown Macon

Danielle DAuria

August 29, 2012

Downtown Macon has plans to welcome a new beer brewery and taproom to the local area. Two Macon locals, Cory Smith and Jeremy Knowles, plan to renovate a long-time vacant building located on Oglethorpe St. into the Macon Beer Co. The plan is still in the works. Smith and Knowles are currently in the...

The freshman’s survival guide to Macon

The freshman’s survival guide to Macon

Danielle DAuria

August 15, 2012

La Berry Frozen Yogurt 4646 Forsyth Road This frozen yogurt shop on Forsyth Road recently opened in 2011. As frozen yogurt continues to become more and more popular, the Macon community and Mercer students cannot get enough La Berry! This frozen yogurt shop has eight different flavors to choose from a...

Phase II of Lofts opens for student housing, prepares for new semester

Danielle DAuria

August 15, 2012

The long and anticipated wait for phase II of The Lofts to be completed is finally over. The building was finished on Aug. 1 and is move-in ready for both Mercer graduate and undergraduate students. Due to the great success of phase I of The Lofts and the high demand to live in this popular area, contractors...

Greek Week unites Greek community

Danielle DAuria

April 11, 2012

Mercer University hosted its annual Greek week throughout the week of March 26. Every year, Order of Omega organizes Greek week and sets up a number of events that all Greek organizations can participate in. Order of Omega is a national Greek leadership honor society. It recognizes students who have...

Students connect with leaders in community at Leadership MU

Danielle DAuria

March 28, 2012

Mercer University hosted its annual leadership conference titled Leadership MU throughout March 19–21. Leadership MU is a leadership conference that was organized by Campus Life and the Division of Student Affairs in order to provide students with an opportunity to learn about various topics surrounding...

Panhellenic women volunteer at CherryDazzle event

Panhellenic women volunteer at CherryDazzle event

Danielle DAuria

March 28, 2012

On Saturday March 17, Mercer’s Panhellenic woman volunteered to work at the Kids CherryDazzle held in downtown Macon from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Kids CherryDazzle is an annual event that is held on the first weekend of the Cherry Blossom Festival. All children are welcome to attend the festival and p...

Mercer students accepted to Clinton Global Initiative University

Danielle DAuria

February 22, 2012

Students Chelsea Flieger and Garret McDowell were commended for their dedication to the LEAP community service program by receiving their acceptance letters to Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) on Feb. 9. CGIU is a national leadership conference that is hosted once a year. This year the co...

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