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Burned out in college? Here’s how you can recover

Burned out in college? Here’s how you can recover

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

November 25, 2019

The World Health Organization classified burnout as a syndrome resulting from chronic stress that leads to mental health problems. How does one recover?

Registered for classes? Here are six registration ‘horror stories’

Registered for classes? Here are six registration ‘horror stories’

Chance Allen, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Many people have good stories when it comes to registration, and others have complicated ones. Here are six student registration horror stories that might just help you when it comes to registering for classes.

Beyond the diagnosis: How this Mercer student lives with Type 1 diabetes

Beyond the diagnosis: How this Mercer student lives with Type 1 diabetes

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

In high school, Lauren Cheek, a current junior studying biology at Mercer, was a good student who was known for thriving in the classroom. She did her due diligence, got straight A’s and, as a senior, was preparing to apply for college. However, she and her family began to notice some changes. She ...

Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Ivy Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Meet Ebonye Smith: second-year electrical engineering major, golf player of 10 years, orange juice and dystopian novel addict and lifestyle blogger. And she’s only just getting started. 

The ultimate Mercer home game survival guide

The ultimate Mercer home game survival guide

Jonathan Morey, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

There’s a dominant religion in the southern United States, and it’s not what you think. It’s college football. Saturdays are the most important Sabbath in the land from September to December, and no Saturdays are bigger than home games. Mercer’s campus truly comes to life whenever the Bear...

Sweet tea, humidity and culture shock: What it’s like to be an international student at Mercer

Sweet tea, humidity and culture shock: What it’s like to be an international student at Mercer

Zoe Beasley, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

So why am I here? What is it like being that far from home? Or, as many like to ask: of all places, why are you in Macon?

One year, two countries: Bri Levin’s cultural exchange in Japan and Morocco

One year, two countries: Bri Levin’s cultural exchange in Japan and Morocco

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 25, 2019

Levin found that living in two countries for the year meant adjusting to two different cultures. Here's what she learned from a year abroad.

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 10, 2019

Alexis Quarcoo, a junior accounting and marketing major, launched her own jewelry business this year, complete with an ambassadorship program.

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