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New quarterback leaves Mercer football team

New quarterback leaves Mercer football team

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

August 18, 2016

Johnny McCrary, the graduate transfer from Vanderbilt, has left the Mercer football program after transferring to university in the offseason. McCrary was set to be one of backup quarterbacks behind John Russ heading into the season. Russ has started every game for the Bears since the program wa...

Mercer Women’s Basketball vs. Coastal Ga.

Mercer Bear’s Amanda Thompson, 2, jumps up to shoot a basket in their game against the Coastal Georgia Mariners.

Reka Kelemen

November 20, 2015

Hardeman Gallery growing roots

Charlie Agnew's art exhibit is meant to make the viewers feel as if they are in a forest.

Carina Plasencia

November 16, 2015

Charlie Agnew's art exhibit is meant to make the viewers feel as if they are in a forest. Check out these pictures from the gallery:

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Jenna Eason

November 20, 2014

Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved with the community and let the community know that you c...

Kicking off Homecoming with the Dedication of the Rain Garden

Kicking off Homecoming with the Dedication of the Rain Garden

Jenna Eason

November 13, 2014

President William Underwood kicked off the homecoming activities for the weekend by leading a ceremony to dedicate the rain garden to M. Diane Owens on Thursday, Oct. 30. “I’m truly honored that this beautiful space will bear my name. It’s a wonderful legacy,” Owens said. The ceremony began...

$40 Million to $50 Million Housing Project for Mercer Students

$40 Million to $50 Million Housing Project for Mercer Students

Jenna Eason

November 13, 2014

A $40 million to $50 million housing project is coming to Mercer University   . The complex is planned to be established across the road from the football stadium by the fall 2016. “It’s not just a housing development. It’s a full on retail, residential, commercial development,” Student Governmen...

Interesting Great Books Lecture Astounds Students

Jenna Eason

October 11, 2014

The Great Books lecture held on Sept. 23 covered many interesting topics and left Mercer students curious about the books they read in class. Charlie Thomas, a philosophy and Great Books professor, and Achim Kopp, a foreign language and literature professor, hosted the lecture, titled “The Archaeology of...

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Credit: Jenna Eason

Jenna Eason

October 2, 2014

Clifton Forbis, Chair of Voice at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and renowned international performer, gave a recital followed by a master class at Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. Forbis is a heldentenor who has been a leading artist with the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de...

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration educates and entertain

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration educates and entertain

Jenna Eason

September 27, 2014

On Sept. 20 and 21, the Ocmulgee National Monument hosted its annual Ocmulgee Indian Celebration. According to Lonnie Davis, a cultural resource specialist at the monument, this was the twenty-third celebration, which began in 1990. According to Davis, President Roosevelt gave an executive order in ...

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

Jenna Eason

September 13, 2014

The Southern Conference is not the only exciting thing that is happening on Mercer’s campus this season. The Mercer Maniacs are also beginning a new division by allowing girls to “paint up” during sporting events. A new Mercer Maniac, Victoria Rexhausen, said, “I think it adds to the atmos...

The Revivalists Celebrate at SoCon Fest

Jenna Eason

September 10, 2014

To kick off their entrance into the Southern Conference, Mercer University hosted the SoCon Fest on the Black Field on Friday, September 5, 2014. The night included food from the Bear’s Den, many tents representing different organizations, and live music provided by the bands sunDollars and The Revivalists. Many students attended...

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