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Lights on Afterschool Program connects Mercer students with elementary school

Kathleen Richardson

October 24, 2012

Mercer University hosted the annual Lights on Afterschool program on Oct. 18. Lights on Afterschool is held every fall and engages Mercer University students and local Bibb county school children to create a safe and healthy environment for kids after school. This year the event was held at Ingram-Pye...

Downtown homeless meters coming soon

Kathleen Richardson

October 24, 2012

The 2012 class of Leadership Macon, a group that recognizes up-and-coming leaders in the Middle Georgia area, have proposed to put homeless meters in downtown Macon to directly aid in alleviating homelessness. The idea of donation meters has been sweeping the country. Some of the most successful cities...

Men’s golf finishes 6th

Men’s golf finishes 6th

Kathleen Richardson

October 10, 2012

This past weekend Mercer men’s golf team co-hosted the annual Brickyard Collegiate Championship. In the tournament, 15 teams competed from across the country from Princeton to South Florida. The tournament was held at the Brickyard Golf Club in north Macon. Mercer finished the opening round in nin...

Beloved staff member retires after 23 years

Beloved staff member retires after 23 years

Kathleen Richardson

October 10, 2012

Mercer University students of all ages said goodbye as Fresh Food Company employee Carolyn Smith, commonly known across campus as Ms. Carolyn, retired on Oct. 5 after 23 years of service. Throughout her years at Mercer, Smith came in contact with almost every student as she swiped their bear cards ...

Downtown alleyways get a facelift

Downtown alleyways get a facelift

Kathleen Richardson

October 10, 2012

Between some of the most beloved downtown businesses and behind some of Mercer student’s favorite hangouts there is a whole network of alleyways that are getting a facelift from the city. In the past couple of years the city of Macon, specifically the Department of Urban Development, has made much n...

Students come together to watch presidential debate

Kathleen Richardson

October 10, 2012

Many Mercer students experienced their first presidential debate this past Wednesday in the new Center for Collaborative Journalism. This was the opening of the presidential debates for 2012 between candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Quadworks and the Society of Collegiate Journalism co-hosted...

NPHC hosts successful showcase week

NPHC hosts successful showcase week

Kathleen Richardson

September 26, 2012

During the week of Sept. 9-15 the National Pan-Hellenic Council held its annual NPHC week showcasing the individual fraternity and sorority’s personalities through a variety of informational and entertaining programs. The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. is the coordinating body for the nine histo...

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