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Meet Mercer’s visiting Fulbright scholar

Joshua Glasscock

February 20, 2014

Natalia de Souza Sterci is currently Mercer’s visiting professor as part of the Fulbright scholar program. Sterci is originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she studied during her undergraduate years in college. Sterci originally studied to be a translator, but she later decided she wanted to b...

Debate Team receives award in competition

Debate Team receives award in competition

Joshua Glasscock

October 25, 2013

Mercer Debate Society recently competed in its first competition of the year, with two of its members, Lindsey Hancock and Hunter Pilkinton, winning the first parliamentary debate of the season. Pilkinton and Hancock scored an almost perfect score over the two days that the tournament took place, making this the best showing Mercer University has had in parliamentary ...

SGA holds first meeting

Joshua Glasscock

September 14, 2013

Mercer University’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its first meeting on Monday. The meeting began with the swearing in of SGA’s newly elected freshmen representatives: Sarine Husein, Ngozidirichukwu Ihenacho, Logan Fowler, Elizabeth Mckay and Patrick Harris. The meeting schedule included the discussion o...

Mercer receives gift for new academic program

Joshua Glasscock

September 12, 2013

On Aug. 29, 2013, Mercer University announced that it had received a $2 million grant to fund Mercer’s Center for America’s Founding Principles and provide new educational opportunities to students who are from the Dominican Republic. The grant is from Thomas C. and Ramona E. McDonald. According...

Student government swears in five new members

Joshua Glasscock

September 12, 2013

This semester, Mercer’s Student Government Association (SGA) added five new freshmen representatives to its group. The new representatives are Sarine Husein, Ngozidirichukwu Ihenacho, Logan Fowler, Elizabeth Mckay and Patrick Harris. The SGA elections began on Tuesday, September 3, and concluded on...

SGA meets for the first time this year

Joshua Glasscock

September 12, 2013

Mercer University’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its first meeting on Monday. The meeting began with the swear- ing in of SGA’s newly-elected freshmen rep- resentatives: Sarine Husein, Ngozidirichuk- wu Ihenacho, Logan Fowler, Elizabeth Mckay and Patrick Harris. After the fresh- man...

Mercer plans to join the Southern Conference

Joshua Glasscock

August 28, 2013

On May 30, 2013, Mercer University announced that it was accepting an invitation to join the Southern Conference, leaving the Atlantic Sun Conference, which it is currently a member of. Mercer’s membership in the Southern Conference will become effective on July 1, 2014, according to a new release...

When will Mercer win a game?

Joshua Glasscock

August 28, 2013

For the first time in decades, Mercer University now has a football team and that team is going to be playing against other schools this year. I was in the second semester of my sophomore year of college when I heard the news that Mercer was bringing football back, and I will admit, the news caught me...

Mercer's new sports clinic ready for patients

Mercer's new sports clinic ready for patients

Joshua Glasscock

August 28, 2013

In the spring of 2011, Mercer University made plans to include a sports medicine clinic inside of the Drake Field House that was part of the new football stadium. On Aug. 7, 2013, Mercer announced in a news release that the sports clinic was officially open. According to the news release, the main goal of the sport...

Cosplaying at Atlanta's Dragon Con

Cosplaying at Atlanta's Dragon Con

Joshua Glasscock

August 28, 2013

Cosplaying, or costume playing, is the act of dressing up like a fictional character, usually from a movie or videogame, and acting like them. Cosplay is a big part of fan conventions, especially at conventions such as Metrocon, Anime Weekend Atlanta (AWA), and Dragon Con. Two Mercer University students, Li...

Historic Macon exhibit offers look at Macon's past

Historic Macon exhibit offers look at Macon's past

Joshua Glasscock

August 28, 2013

Throughout the month of August, the Jack Tarver Library, located on Mercer University’s Macon campus, hosted the Historic Macon Foundation’s Macon Then and Now exhibit. The exhibit is a series of photos that show what historical buildings in Macon looked like in the past, and shows how they look now. ...

Mercer alumni receive recognition

Mercer alumni receive recognition

Joshua Glasscock

August 14, 2013

The Georgia Asian Times has published a list of the ‘Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia.’ The list includes Farooq Mughal, Sharon Lim Harle, and Bryan Ramos, each Mercer University alumni. Mughal said he was “humbled and honored for receiving the award.” Both Ramos and Harle e...

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