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Sam Philp plays on the Mercer tennis team and says he is hoping for a championship ring this season.

Tennis player Sam Philp doesn’t plan on slowing down now that he’s a nationally ranked player

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor February 6, 2018

Sam Philp was just named Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after Mercer’s wins against Georgia Southern and Alabama State Jan. 23 and 26. The senior from Great Britain has been...

Carl Fambro: The man behind 25 years of Francar’s wings

Summer Perritt, News Editor February 6, 2018

Francar’s Restaurant in Mercer Village has been a staple in the Mercer Community for years, but not many students know the man behind the popular wingstop. Carl Fambro started the business over 25 years...

Stephon Jelks goes up for the basket.

Bears edge out Mocs 74-71 in overtime thriller

Christian Hartley, Staff Writer January 17, 2018

The Mercer Men’s basketball team (9-9, 2-3) entered its match up with the Chattanooga Mocs (6-13, 0-6) riding a wave of momentum coming off its 31-point difference thrashing of rival Samford just two...

Mercer's Ally Fordham (21) and Emma Chandlee (3) celebrate after Fordham scored the first goal in the first 45 seconds of their soccer game against the Citadel at Mercer on Wednesday, October 25.

How this Mercer soccer player overcomes diabetes

Jenna Eason, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2017

Prick. Test. Zip. Ally Fordham is ready to play a soccer game. Fordham plays for the Mercer University’s women’s soccer team, and she has Type I diabetes. “It was a bit of a shocker when it came...

Mercer Patienthood Internship Program offers medical students a unique experience from the patient’s viewpoint

Matthew Causey, Staff Writer November 2, 2017

While the idea for the program arose in fall of 2015, the Patienthood Internship Program was not founded until last year, and the program currently has 15 undergraduate pre-medical, pre-physician assistant...

Homecoming, senior day highlight big game versus Samford

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer October 31, 2017

After a week of rest Mercer Football will be back on the field in a crucial battle against #8/9 Samford this Saturday. The Bears had the benefit of a bye week to address nicks and bruises and eye the ball...

Get spooky with this Skeleton makeup How-to

October 31, 2017

Have you been procrastinating on finding a costume for tonight? Have no fear -- we'll have you spooky in no time.   Products (in order of use): Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation Dewy and Smooth...

Seven points or less unlucky for Mercer

Seven points or less unlucky for Mercer

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer September 28, 2017

Mercer football’s loss last Saturday, as many do, came on the final possession of the game. ETSU’s Austin Herink threw the game winning touchdown 25 yards on the Bucs first possession during  overtime....

“Legion of Chaos’” turnover focus pays off against Auburn

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer September 19, 2017

Every Sunday, the Mercer Bears defense goes through a “turnover circuit.” It’s a drill where the defense works on takeaways and what happens afterwards. The drill translated well to the field last...

Strawberry looks to win in his last year on the Mercer men’s basketball team

Jenna Eason, Editor in Chief September 1, 2017
From the time he was 6 years old, Jordan Strawberry played basketball. Now, he’s a senior at Mercer and looking to graduate with a degree in criminal justice. “Everybody in my family—like my cousins, my uncles, my brother—they all played basketball, so I kind of just fell in love with the sport and just continued playing,” Strawberry said.

How to get your waves on swim

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer April 14, 2017
Waves are a commitment, but after you acquire the results you want, you will fall in love with the process. Waves are professional and aesthetically pleasing, so anyone interested should definitely become a part of the “Swim Team.” Tryouts are coming soon.
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