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How To Plan for Summer Vacation

How To Plan for Summer Vacation

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 26, 2019

As the semester is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do this summer. There are so many adventures to be had under the summer sun that it's good to be prepared. Here are five things you should know to plan for a summer vacation. 1. Start Early There are only a couple weeks o...

How to Be Safe Around Alcohol

How to Be Safe Around Alcohol

Blossom Onunekwu

April 22, 2019

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, an awareness month especially relevant for college students. Between exams and pop quizzes and presentations, many of us take advantage of every party and getaway to loosen up with some alcohol and take each other less seriously. But too much of everything is always a ...

Preview: Argus Quartet to play at Wesleyan

Preview: Argus Quartet to play at Wesleyan

Connor Cable

April 15, 2019

The renowned musicians of the “Argus Quartet” are coming to Macon on April 2 to deliver a performance at Wesleyan College. Their website calls the group “one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles,” and they are currently on tour across the country. The Argus Quartet started six years ago in L...

Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Michaela Jones (left) and Adam Penland (right) ran on the same ticket for SGA president and vice president unopposed.

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

Student Government Association (SGA) announced March 27 that Adam Penland will serve as SGA president for a second term. Junior Michaela Jones was elected vice president. “I ran again because there is still more to be done,” Penland said. “I have a unique opportunity since I am a junior to co...

Five things to do before you graduate from Mercer

Sliding down the Coleman Hill slides is a must before you graduate and leave Macon.

Adelia Henderson, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

Your cap and gown are ordered, degree audit signed and the days are ticking away until graduation. The end of spring semester is always a trying time for students and can be especially stressful for seniors. It’s bittersweet as you prepare to move on to a new chapter of life, but have to say go...

How to take a break during the end of the semester

Brianna Levin destresses by coloring in the grass.

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

April 11, 2019

When we get into the flow of studying it can be hard to realize when enough is enough. Taking the time to know when you’ve reached your limit can be tough and can make you feel like you’re being lazy. But, being a good student also means knowing when to take a break. So, here are a few tips for wha...

Opinion: How Victoria’s Secret shows why fashion needs to be more inclusive

Opinion: How Victoria’s Secret shows why fashion needs to be more inclusive

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

April 11, 2019

In 2018, Vogue Magazine published an article that featured an interview with the chief architects of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. In the article, chief marketing officer of L Brands, Ed Razek, said, “We market to who we sell to, and we don’t market to the whole world.” This comment, a...

Bear Bites: Burger IM offers endless combinations of specialty sliders

Burger IM lets you customize each slider from a large selection of protein options and burger styles.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Everybody loves a good burger. With all of the burger joints in and around Macon, it is easy to go out and grab a great burger. But what if you could get gourmet burgers delivered? Burger IM, in Bonaire, Georgia, offers specialty sliders that can be picked up, delivered or enjoyed on location, just ...

After a high-scoring lacrosse season, Hailey Rhatigan is excited for the next three years

Hailey Rhatigan is a freshman on the Women's Lacrosse Team. She is a Midfeilder with a game high total of 14 shots on goal and 7 goals.

Sarah Dockery, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

For freshman Mercer lacrosse player Hailey Rhatigan, lacrosse has long been a family sport. Now that she’s a thousand miles away from home, finding a sense of a second family on the women’s lacrosse team has been integral to the success of her first season. Rhatigan is currently the highest scorer on ...

Mercer Artist: Amelia Rivers, a musician navigating the Tempest

Amelia Rivers stands outside the McCorkle Music Hall.

Jules Tollett, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Pianist Amelia Rivers, a freshman, is a Music Arts major as well as an English major. Rivers’ musical inclinations don’t end with the piano, however. She is also a vocalist, and a member of Mercer’s top choral ensemble, the Mercer Singers. An active member of both the Townsend School of Music and the Co...

Review: Russian Doll is an intense hit for Netflix

Starring Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett and Yul Vazquez, Netflix show

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Full disclosure: I was incredibly hesitant to review this show in fear of just not getting it. The trailers definitely portrayed a very “mindscrew” view and other reviews I read marked it as a very thought-provoking show. However, I was very pleasantly surprised upon watching that while it’s definitely...

Preview: Singer-songwriter Lindsay Beaver comes to Macon

The Creek is located in The Rookery on Cherry Street.

Connor Cable, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 10, 2019

There aren’t many artists that sing, write their own music and play the drums-- all at the same time. However, this is exactly what up-and-coming artist Lindsay Beaver can do. Beaver is currently on tour in support of her most recent Album, “Tough as Love.” Beaver is a singer-songwriter with a passion...

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