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Moody Musings: Taking Constructive Criticism

Moody Musings: Taking Constructive Criticism

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings

I reached out to Mercer students to see what they’d be interested to see in the column, and one of the first responses I received was about constructive criticism. Students wanted me to provide some advice on how someone our age can reach a level of maturity that allows them to take constructive criti...

Bear Bites: Brasserie Circa

Bear Bites: Brasserie Circa

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

Just when I begin to think that I have heard of every restaurant in Macon, I am surprised to find that there still are plenty of places that simply fly under my radar. Brasserie Circa was one of those. Owned by the same restaurant group which owns Macon staples such as Bearfoot Tavern and the Tic Toc...

How to make money moves like Cardi B

How to make money moves like Cardi B

Blossom Onunekwe, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Money can’t buy happiness, but as public health preaches, income is a great determinant of health. Without money, you can’t afford essentials like food and medicine, and your health will drastically depreciate without money. In the number one song on the Billboard Charts, “Bodak Yellow”, Car...

The Ultimate Middle Georgia Fall Bucket List

The Ultimate Middle Georgia Fall Bucket List

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

Fall is one of my favorite seasons because there are so many fun things to do. Between fairs, pumpkin picking and bonfires, fall weekends are always filled with adventure. This year, there are several events happening in Macon, and you don’t want to miss out on them.     Hamlin Hills Ha...

5 things to do during Fall Break

5 things to do during Fall Break

Emily Harvey, Lead Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

With the first round of major tests just behind us, fall break could not come at a better time. However, after this weekend, the next break is over a month away for Thanksgiving. So while it may be tempting to spend the weekend on campus or at home, try to make this break one to hold you out until Novem...

Moody Musings: Making connections and building professional relationships

Moody Musings: Making connections and building professional relationships

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings, Showcase

Just about everyone I know has a dream job, a dream internship or a dream opportunity. Most people have no clue how they’ll even come close to making their dreams a reality. I wrote a column last semester that was strictly about the importance of a mentor, but sometimes you don’t have the time or...

Macon It Go Together: Mercer’s Fashion Spotlight

Macon It Go Together: Mercer’s Fashion Spotlight

Melissa Henriques, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Showcase

Mercer Bears are known for more than their academic and athletic accomplishments. They are innovators, public servants and even fashion enthusiasts. There are a few bears on campus who stand out fashionably. Get to know who they are. Jadon Murad, International Business Major and $20 budget aficionado   Jad...

Moody Musings: “What Inspires You” with Kyle Bligen

Moody Musings: “What Inspires You” with Kyle Bligen

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Moody Musings, Showcase

One of the reasons I decided to tell stories, particularly those of others, is because I found that I was inspired by their journeys. I became a believer in examples and figured that if someone else can strive and do, then what’s stopping you and me? In this column, I am starting a new series, ...

Can’t stand your roommate? Here’s what you should do.

Can’t stand your roommate? Here’s what you should do.

Jenna Eason, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Don’t worry. It won’t be that bad, but it is a challenge—a challenge that needs to be conquered. Here are a few steps to help you overcome and, if necessary, move on from your roommate difficulties.

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How to make a major change by changing your major

How to make a major change by changing your major

Jenna Eason, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

When you are going to college, many people like to ask, “What’s your major?” For some, the answer has been the same since the day they graduated high school, but for most, it has changed at least once throughout their college career.

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Ten ways to save money in college

Ten ways to save money in college

Katie Atkinson, Managing Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It might be your first year in college, but that doesn’t mean you have to make rookie mistakes.  Start the year off strong by getting serious about the way you spend money.  These ten tips will help you make smarter choices about your expenses and save a little money too.

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Moody Musings: Freshman Advice from Upperclassmen

Moody Musings: Freshman Advice from Upperclassmen

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Moody Musings, Showcase

College has a way of showing us our true selves, but it takes us through some loops before that image becomes clear. Most Mercer students have seen tremendous growth in themselves since Bear Beginnings, and I wanted to give them a chance to give you some guidance on your journey. Here’s what they had to say.

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