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Exam Week Tips and Tricks

Exam Week Tips and Tricks

Laurel Huster, Lead Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

There are two dreaded words every college student hates to hear: finals week. At the beginning of December, no one wants to be studying and writing papers. All students can think about is being at home, drinking hot chocolate and watching Christmas movies. Here are a few tips and tricks that can hopefu...

5 ways to relax without spending money

5 ways to relax without spending money

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Want to hear something scary? We have less than two months left of school. Stressed out yet? You’re not the only one. As we near the end of the semester, a sense of urgency and anxiety can be felt around campus. How will I get every assignment in on time? What do I need to study more? Does the pr...

My Week as a Vegetarian

My Week as a Vegetarian

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

One week ago I began an experiment to see what being a vegetarian on Mercer’s campus actually looks like. What I found was disappointing to say the least, but not at all surprising. If you are considering being vegetarian, here are a few things you should expect. Ground Rules I am on the $750 dining dollars me...

Why you should go to the counselor even though you’re not depressed

Why you should go to the counselor even though you’re not depressed

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

November 4, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Mental health has always been a topic that people would rather not think about. From little boys being told not to cry, to older generations thinking mental illnesses aren’t real, the American culture hasn’t been so accepting of mental health. But when you break a leg or an arm, everyone’s sym...

How to survive cold and flu season

How to survive cold and flu season

Laurel Huster, Lead Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

Unfortunately, it is getting to that point in the semester where everyone starts getting sick. With the weather getting colder, and students becoming more stressed with approaching finals, it seems like getting sick is inevitable. Here are a few tips to help you stay healthy during cold and flu season so ...

Should I eat a burger this Monday?

Should I eat a burger this Monday?

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Healthy living is not so much a diet, but rather a lifestyle. You can still have your burger, and eat it too — just not every day.

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The Importance of a Support System

The Importance of a Support System

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

Sometimes, it’s hard to determine who exactly embodies what it means to be a supportive friend or family member. Here are some ways you can point them out, and from this, you can make sure that you’re playing the supportive role someone else needs in their life.

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How to successfully get through Finals Week

How to successfully get through Finals Week

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Laurel Huster has some ideas for things you can do to make your finals week a bit more bearable.

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Are all sugars created equally? No.

Are all sugars created equally? No.

Blossom Onunekwe, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Look at the back of every drink that’s not water and most times you’ll find sugar. And you’ll probably find a lot of it. Sugar has been ingrained in the American diet for ages. When kids behave properly in school, what do we give them? When it’s someone’s birthday and we don’t know wha...

5 Ways to Cope with Stress

5 Ways to Cope with Stress

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

Stress is great. It’s a hormone that reminds that you’re alive and kicking, but too much of everything is a bad thing. So, what’s a college student to do to manage their stress levels in college?

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4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

You’ve made enough excuses. Here’s how to make time.

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Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Starting the year off with an ambitious spirit always feels like the right and only way to do it, but once we settle into our schedules, it’s almost inevitable to forget where we started.

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