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Women’s History Month: The influential women in Mercer students’ lives

Women’s History Month: The influential women in Mercer students’ lives

McKenna Kaufman, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

It is important to recognize everyday women — women who have influenced the lives of those around them in ways that may seem small, but are pivotal in shaping the lives and worldviews of young people.

How waking up at 6 a.m. can impact your life

How waking up at 6 a.m. can impact your life

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

While I don’t think that getting up at 6 a.m. every day is in my future plans, I do think that the whole “early to rise” idea has some truth in it.

Clusterscopes: Uplifting messages for trying times

Clusterscopes: Uplifting messages for trying times

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

March 25, 2020

The world feels confusing and uncertain. It’s the kind of situation where tarot can help us the most, however, so I’ll pull a card for each sign of the zodiac as a message about how to get through these trying times.

Tips for online classes during the COVID-19 response

Tips for online classes during the COVID-19 response

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

March 24, 2020

The university will move to online learning until at least April 3, and potentially through the rest of the spring term.

How to manage coronavirus anxiety

How to manage coronavirus anxiety

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

March 24, 2020

The novel strain of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has prompted unprecedented responses that could be jarring to anyone. We don’t know what’s going to happen next, and the whole world seems more and more fearful by the day.

How to tell the difference between anxiety and panic, and why it’s important

How to tell the difference between anxiety and panic, and why it’s important

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

February 27, 2020

It’s important to know the differences so that you can talk to your doctor about your experiences and symptoms if you choose to seek treatment.

What you should know before going to the gym

What you should know before going to the gym

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Mercer's fitness center is an incredibly valuable resource for students, but there are a few things to keep in mind prior to stepping inside the gym.

What I learned during my first semester of college

What I learned during my first semester of college

McKenna Kaufman, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

While I had anticipated an influx of knowledge and ideas that I had never encountered before, the lessons I learned in five short months spanned far past my academics and instead impacted how I approached my life as a student, woman, young adult and member of society. 

Beyond the Diagnosis: How I dealt with bipolar disorder when transitioning to college

Beyond the Diagnosis: How I dealt with bipolar disorder when transitioning to college

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Just because my emotions can swing from one extreme to the other doesn’t mean I’m dangerous, but it does make me worry that they’ll think I am.

Audio Story: Inside the Iowa Caucus

Audio Story: Inside the Iowa Caucus

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

What exactly is a caucus, and what makes it so different from a primary?

Mercer faculty discuss Valentine’s Day: An article for hopeless romantics, adventurers and Hallmark movie fanatics

Mercer faculty discuss Valentine’s Day: An article for hopeless romantics, adventurers and Hallmark movie fanatics

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

February 13, 2020

Whether you’re a proponent of true love, a skeptic or totally against love at the moment, these stories will melt your heart (at least, they melted mine).

What are Macon’s best thrift stores?

What are Macon’s best thrift stores?

Ivy Clarke, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

February 12, 2020

Why thrift? Perhaps you are a storyteller, a collector of unique items with mystical origins. Maybe you’re environmentally-oriented and constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce your personal waste footprint. Or you just might be a college student in need of a wardrobe and dorm decor that won’t obliterate your budget.

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