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Logic addresses social issues that pertain to “Everybody”

Logic addresses social issues that pertain to “Everybody”

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Logic is an artist that came on the scene with his untouchable ability to freestyle. Logic isn’t just a viral, freestyling and record label backed artist. Logic is a rapper and his latest album, “Everybody,” has gained my respect and my support.

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Macon welcomes the “Hart” of humor

Macon welcomes the “Hart” of humor

Melissa Henriques, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

Hart is bringing his comedic talent back to Macon and the city is roaring with excitement, so much that there was a second performance added to the tour. Hart will be performing in Macon Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.

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The solar eclipse: what it is and where to watch it

The solar eclipse: what it is and where to watch it

Summer Perritt, Lifestyle & Opinions Editor

August 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Whether you choose to attend a viewing event or just open your window in the late afternoon, make sure you don’t miss this rare event. After all, the next total solar eclipse might not occur for  another 99 years.

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Mercer Artist

Mercer Artist

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Melanie Lariscey comes from a long line of musicians, but she’s taking a different approach to the family tradition.

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Macon Rocks

Macon Rocks

Noemi Griffin, Contributing Writer

August 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It’s a hot and muggy summer day and the sky is about to open up for a downpour, but that isn’t stopping Amanda Williams and her children from sitting outside and painting rocks. Williams is participating in a game that’s taking over Middle Georgia; the rock game. Williams said she’s hooked.

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A Millennial’s Spider-Man

A Millennial’s Spider-Man

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer

August 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The plot and characters of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” exist, literally and metaphorically, in the shadow of Avengers Tower. This angle explores what happens to the buildings that tumble and the people whose lives are ruined by the extravagant fight scenes prior movies shrug off. It gives this Spider-Man a unique sense of world building; living in a world where, not only do superheroes already exist as an accepted part of life, but those superheroes have money, experience and a monopoly on heroism.

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Summer 2017 Playlist

Summer 2017 Playlist

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

August 15, 2017


Filed under Music, Reviews

This summer in particular, there were a lot of great albums released that gave us some amazing singles. I’ve compiled my top 15 songs of the summer for your listening convenience.

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Mercer’s graduating musicians are moving on to their next stage

Mercer’s graduating musicians are moving on to their next stage

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Being around so many people who are passionate about and — to say the least — good at what they do is awesome,” Johnson said. “It's inspiring to get the chance to be around people like this every day.”

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Mercer Artist: Leslie “Gabby” Carter, visual artist

Mercer Artist: Leslie “Gabby” Carter, visual artist

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

“Gabby is amazing. I sent her minimal direction after seeing examples of her work because I love her style and believed in her vision,” said Hugh Hunter, one of Carter’s customers. “She gave me two panels that are very distinct but tied together thematically. The detail of her work is immaculate. The way she blends colors together evokes emotion, and [I’m] unequivocally in love with everything she has painted for me.”

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DAMN! Kendrick Lamar re-emerges stronger than ever

DAMN! Kendrick Lamar re-emerges stronger than ever

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

After listening to this album, I haven’t been able to take my headphones off. I go to sleep listening to Lamar. My alarm is Lamar. I work out to Lamar. This just goes to show the versatility of this album.

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“13 Reasons Why” starts controversial yet important discussions among students

“13 Reasons Why” starts controversial yet important discussions among students

Meg Oldham, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“I know there’s been a lot of arguing over Twitter and social media about whether or not what Hannah did was right,” Kiana Spinola said. “But honestly I think that it’s just good that people are talking about it at all, because it’s really something . . . that shouldn’t be kept hush-hush when it’s so common with teens nowadays.”

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Mercer University Orchestra prepares for last performance of the year

Mercer University Orchestra prepares for last performance of the year

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The Mercer University Orchestra will have their final performance of the year April 28. The group will be performing Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” and “Divertimento for Strings” by Curtis Bryant. Amy Moretti, Director of the McDuffie Center for Strings, said in an email, “The Vivald...

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