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Lemongrass supplies Thai food with a twist

Taylor Smith April 4, 2014

If you are looking for great Thai food with a great atmosphere, look no further than Lemongrass Thai Bistro in downtown Macon. Located at 442 Cherry St., Lemongrass offers a variety of options, including...

Mercer Artist: visual artist, Monique Demers

Taylor Smith April 4, 2014

It’s a rarity to find an artist who also spends their days helping design life-changing devices as a biomedical engineer. Yet that is exactly how third-year biomedical engineering student and art minor...

‘Combustible/Burn’ tells the story of Mercer’s integration

Taylor Smith March 6, 2014

This past Friday, the Grand Opera House in downtown Macon played host to “Combustible/Burn,” a play documenting the story of desegregation at Mercer University. Originally written by Page Morton Hunter...

A machine for new limbs

Taylor Smith February 20, 2014

A new machine is arriving Mercer’s School of Engineering this week - one that will play an important role in more than just education. Called a Material Testing System, an MTS is a machine that allows...

Loaves & Fishes Ministry fundraises for the homeless

Taylor Smith February 20, 2014

The second Saturday of February saw the highlighting of an important issue in the Macon community—homelessness. According to, experts estimate there are over 500 homeless people...

Organization Spotlight: Common Ground

Taylor Smith February 9, 2014

Mercer University has a long-standing reputation of being a community of respect and acceptance. Students at Mercer are encouraged to be themselves without fear of judgment or backlash. One organization...

Sam Oni featured as keynote speaker at Beloved Community Symposium

Taylor Smith February 6, 2014

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “the most segregated hour of the week in our communities was 11:00 a.m. on Sundays.” According to Dr. John Dunaway, Professor of French and Interdisciplinary Studies,...

Mercer needs more Bear Bucks machines

Taylor Smith February 6, 2014

This weekend I, like many students, had laundry to do. And once again, I was faced with the issue of not having enough money on my Bear Card. As most on-campus students will know, the laundry machines...

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Plans being drawn up for new Mercer buildings

Taylor Smith January 22, 2014

Change is happening at Mercer University, and school administration and faculty have taken notice. Since the 1997-1998 school year, the number of biology and chemistry credit hours taken by Mercer...

SeeClickFix app lets users report problems in Macon

Taylor Smith September 12, 2013

Have you ever traveled around Macon, seen something in need of service or repair and wondered if you were the only one wishing someone would come and fix it? Thanks to the designers of the app SeeClickFix,...

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