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Player of the Week: Kyle Lewis

April 21, 2015

Mercer Baseball’s Kyle Lewis was named SoCon Player of the Month for March, as announced by the league office this past week. The sophomore batter leads the SoCon in both home runs (10) and total bases (92) this season and also ranks among the conference leaders in hits (50), doubles (12), batting...

Spring Sports Recap: April 2- April 12

April 21, 2015

Baseball In their third weekend of conference play, the Bears continued to shine, taking the series against The Citadel 2-1. The Bears struggled in the first game of the series, losing to the Bulldogs 4-0. Eric Nyquist, senior pitcher for the Bears, received the loss, making him 4-2 on the season. Of...

Anti-sex trafficking awareness group educates community on how to prevent sex trade

Katelyn Armstrong, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

Educating the community about sex trafficking in Middle Georgia was the main focus for Decoding Freedom’s event “Shine out Sex Trafficking.” The event took place in Tattnall Square Park April 7 and the goal was to educate community members on how to get involved in ending sex trafficking in...

Brick Campaign to benefit Tattnall Square Park

Brick Campaign to benefit Tattnall Square Park

Katelyn Armstrong, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

In order to make the new fountain in Tattnall Square Park aesthetically pleasing and sustainable, personalized bricks are being sold to complete the design. Ron Lemon, board member, helped set up a fundraising campaign of purchasing bricks to memorialize a loved one, business, pet or anything...

Mercer Senior earns prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Mercer Senior earns prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Katelyn Armstrong, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

A Mercer senior was riding on the subway in Washington D.C. when he received news that would change his life. The subway entered a tunnel before the email could fully load, so all it said was “Fulbright Thornton (P).” As Thornton Brewer looked at his phone, he wondered if the email would say, ...

Point B.L.A.N.K hits the mark

Point B.L.A.N.K hits the mark

Nicholas Wooten, Staff Writer

April 18, 2015

In their first year as a student organization, Point B.L.A.N.K made an inspiring Cinderella run. The group, Mercer’s spoken word coalition, made it to the semi-finals of the 15th annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Virgenal Owens, a 5th year senior getting his masters in biom...

Camp Inspiration: An event of celebrate medically-fragile children and their families

Camp Inspiration: An event of celebrate medically-fragile children and their families

April 15, 2015

April 11th, 2015 was a day some children and their parents had been waiting for the entire year: Camp Inspiration. For this annual event, the Jessie Mercer Stewards invited medically fragile children and their families to attend a Neverland-inspired day-out on the Mercer Quad. Children met pirates and fol...

A New Foreign Policy

A New Foreign Policy

April 15, 2015

Cultural relativism is the view that no culture is superior to any other culture when comparing systems of morality, law, politics, etc. It's the philosophical notion that all cultural beliefs are equally valid and that truth itself is relative, depending on the cultural environment.[1] During the 2...

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

April 15, 2015

“Stairway to Heaven” and “Highway to Hell” – two iconic songs with two diverse destinations. The former, celestial steps that lead to a fulfilled promise. The latter, a gravel terrain that we unequivocally bypass if we can. In your life, you have free will to choose which path you take. Some...

‘Macon Music’ calls for contributions from local artists

'Macon Music' calls for contributions from local artists

April 13, 2015

Calling all Macon musicians! The chance for immense opportunities has landed itself at your feet. I’m talking about a new project to establish musical talent in Middle Georgia. The project takes the form of a CD compiling various artists across the region called ‘Macon Music.’ Shadow Sound...

Social Media Roundup: Bearstock 2015

April 12, 2015

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'Art in the Park' exhibit opens in Tattnall Square Park

'Art in the Park' exhibit opens in Tattnall Square Park

April 7, 2015

Artwork will be up for the next five months in Tattnall Square Park as a result of Mercer Art Department’s new “Art in the Park” exhibit. The opening event was held in Tattnall Square Park March 20, and Associate Professor of Art Craig Coleman said that there were more than 60 people in atten...

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