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Keeping a New Year’s Resolution

Keeping a New Year’s Resolution
January 29, 2019

As the new year begins, many people vow to hold themselves to higher standards than the year before. But as the year goes on, many people will also lose the motivation to keep their resolutions going....

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? With Sagar Patel

Graphic designed by Claire Hammond
January 29, 2019

Sagar Patel has been on three Mercer on Mission trips since he became a student at Mercer in 2015, and he is planning to go on his fourth this year. Patel is the co-founder of a 3D printing company and...

How to Save Money in College

How to Save Money in College
January 29, 2019

We know what you’re thinking--why are the words “save” and “money” together in a college newspaper? Saving money might sound like a daunting task, but debt aside, college is a wonderful place...

The Heartdrive: Vaccines, A Double-edged Syringe

The Heartdrive: Vaccines, A Double-edged Syringe
January 29, 2019

In January, the World Health Organization listed the public and global health threats of 2019. Among them are threats you’ve heard of before: antimicrobial resistance, obesity, HIV and the flu. But...

Opinion: Southerners Should Appreciate Hockey More

Opinion: Southerners Should Appreciate Hockey More
January 29, 2019

When people think of hockey, they think of chasing a thick, black disk down a sheet of ice where people hit each other. In the South, where I have grown up and spent all 20 years of my life, hockey is...

Opinion: The government shutdown is over, but may start back

Opinion: The government shutdown is over, but may start back
January 29, 2019

To understand the government shutdown that just ended, we have to first understand how we entered the shutdown. According to CNN, on Dec. 11, 2018, Democrats in Congress disagreed with President Trump...

Bear Bites: Your Pie

Your Pie lets guests create their pizza to their own tastes.
January 28, 2019

Everybody loves pizza. The combination of freshly baked bread, melty cheese and savory toppings are sure to satisfy anyone’s appetite. Your Pie takes these elements and makes an individualized pizza...

Breaking Barriers: How do journalists gather information?

Breaking Barriers: How do journalists gather information?
November 30, 2018

Breaking Barriers is a series that will attempt to shed light on the process, ethics and intentions of the journalism industry with special attention to the issues that exist within the field today as...

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? Featuring Grace Albright

Graphic designed by Claire Hammond
November 30, 2018

Junior public health major Grace Albright transferred to Mercer University after two years at Wesleyan University located in Macon. She said the transition was a full circle for her because Mercer...

Five winter activities to do in Macon

Five winter activities to do in Macon
November 29, 2018

The seasons are changing once again. That means there is a whole new category of fun things to do around Macon. Here are five fun-filled winter activities to do in Macon. 1.Christmas Concert at Wesleyan Wesleyan...

Five tips for buying gifts this Christmas

With these tips buying gifts will be a breeze! Photo provided by Wikipedia Commons by Kelvin Kay.
November 29, 2018

The season of giving is upon us and with less than 30 days until Christmas morning, it is also time to start buying gifts. This can be a stressful activity during the holidays. Especially when you want...

Are My Antibiotics Messing with my Birth Control?

Are My Antibiotics Messing with my Birth Control?
November 29, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. People are sneezing into their hands without washing them. People don’t get the flu shot. People forget to use gloves while preparing food. And if you’re unlucky,...

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