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National Novel Writing Month inspires Mercer sophomore

Mary Lathem

November 19, 2014

For the last 16 years, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a nonprofit organization created with the goal of spreading the joy of writing, has inspired budding writers and experienced novelists alike to take on the challenge of completing at least 50,000 words of a novel over the 30 days of November....

No Shave November

No Shave november is here.

Mary Lathem

November 3, 2014

Halloween might be the scariest time of the year, but what follows is arguably the scruffiest. Every November, many men and women challenge themselves to avoid shaving for the entire month as part of No Shave November. No Shave November can be used as an excuse to be lax in one’s shaving habits as we...

Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Mary Lathem

October 9, 2014

A Mercer University environmental health class recently took a field trip to the Macon landfill to learn about the management of landfills and the environmental impact of human waste. The class, taught by Dr. Chinekwu Obidoa, introduces students to key environmental health issues, primarily those that...

QuadWorks hosts Get Fit Week

QuadWorks hosts Get Fit Week

Mary Lathem

October 9, 2014

In college, time-consuming coursework, rising stress levels and an abundance of inexpensive, convenient fast food can often cause students to create unhealthy habits and to forgo normal exercise routines. Mercer students were inspired to break this trend and take charge of their physical fitness and...

Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates New Developments: Fall Calendar, Endowment Fund

Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates New Developments: Fall Calendar, Endowment Fund

Mary Lathem

September 27, 2014

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a beloved Macon staple that delights visitors from far and wide each spring, will feature two exciting developments this year. The events of the festival have traditionally begun in the months leading up to March, when Macon’s 350,000 beautiful Yoshino cherry trees ...

Mercer Artist: saxophonist Justin Furness

Mary Lathem

February 20, 2014

Justin Furness, a freshman at Mercer, has already made a positive impression through thorough involvement as a music education major. Every day, he arrives to class sporting a tie and suspenders. His immaculate style, however, is not the only attribute that sets Furness apart from his peers. Furness, a saxophonist...

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