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Mercer Artist: Stephanie Martin, painter and musician

Mercer Artist: Stephanie Martin, painter and musician

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

Stephanie Martin has never actually kept one of her paintings. Martin, a freshman, started painting on canvas during her senior year of high school after scrolling through Pinterest. She was looking for dorm decoration ideas with a group of girls who were also coming to Mercer. Martin and her friend...

Mercer Artist: Michael Chong

Mercer Artist: Michael Chong

Hannah Peshek, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

19-year-old Robert McDuffie Center for Strings student Michael Chong is heavily dedicated to his craft. While no one in his family plays a musical instrument, Chong, a sophomore at Mercer’s Townsend School of Music, says music has always been something close to his heart. “Even though I didn’t...

Mercer Artist: Victoria Yrizarry

Mercer Artist: Victoria Yrizarry

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

August 22, 2016


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When she first came to Mercer, Victoria Yrizarry thought she might never feel at home.

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Mercer Artist: Caleb Brown

Mercer Artist: Caleb Brown

Jayla Moody, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Caleb Brown, a senior psychology major and art minor from Fayetteville, Georgia, came to Mercer University to study physical therapy and to play football. “I just decided to pursue art full time in January, and now in March I’ve already reached over half of my goals,” Brown said. Brown has bee...

Mercer Artist: Mattias Palm

Mercer Artist: Mattias Palm

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016


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Half-Swedish, half-Danish Mattias Palm came to Mercer University to become a double bass performance major. With both parents playing for orchestras, Palm began his training on the double bass at the age of 9. “I’ve always wanted to be that as well, an orchestra musician,” Palm said. P...

Mercer Artist: Denzel Washington, composer

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Music

Born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in the small community of Waycross, Georgia, Denzel Washington always had big musical aspirations. But it was not always clear what career he wanted to pursue in the field. Now a junior at Mercer majoring in music with a minor in Christianity, Washington’s musical...

Mercer Artist: Will Bryant, rapper

Mercer Artist: Will Bryant, rapper

Summer Perritt, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Will Bryant sat in the crowded cafeteria at a dirty table, with the overwhelming sounds of casual conversation, dishes clanking and food spilling all around. “What I do best is rap,” he said almost immediately, utmost confidence on his face. If you’re from the greater Atlanta area or the city itself, yo...

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