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Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

January 31, 2017

"A year ago, if you had told me to cleanse my oily skin by slathering more oil over my pores, I would have laughed. But, this method is tried and true. "

Krystal launches new line of soft-serve products in Macon restaurants

Krystal launches new line of soft-serve products in Macon restaurants

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

"By using the same great vanilla base, Krystal achieves delicious consistency across their products. They all have a fresh, homemade taste to them, and they set a high bar for fast food ice cream."

Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Mercerians share special holiday traditions

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer

December 16, 2016

With the holidays coming up, more and more people are getting excited about going home and celebrating with their families.

Bear Bites: Fish N’ Pig

Bear Bites: Fish N’ Pig

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Near the shores of Lake Tobesofkee sits a restaurant made through the combined effort of two Macon staples: Jim Shaw’s Seafood Restaurant and Scatterfield BBQ. I guess the name just made sense — Fish N’ Pig. The eatery is just a 15-minute trip down Mercer University Drive, plus a couple of turns. ...

Adventures to go on during winter break

Adventures to go on during winter break

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Things to do in Macon Ocmulgee National Monument – About 15 minutes from Mercer’s campus lie historic earthworks built by Native Americans 1,000 years ago. If you’re looking for doing some hiking, this is the perfect spot to visit. The park is free and is full of trails and landmarks to explor...

Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Moody Musings: Finals Week Survival Guide

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

If you take the right steps before and throughout the week, you’ll have the perfect recipe for a successful finals week.

How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

How to get motivated to exercise in the winter

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016

It’s finally getting cold in Georgia, and as the temperature goes down, so does motivation. Winter, warm blankets, and comfy clothing are all associated with the urge to sit down and do nothing productive. It’s the reason “chilling” means exactly that. But the cold season, home to many holidays a...

Carl: The Man, The Chef, The Legend

Carl: The Man, The Chef, The Legend

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2016

It is only a few minutes past noon, and Mercer University’s Farmer’s Market is nearly filled to the brim. The movement inside is chaotic. People are looking for their friends. People are rushing to class. People are inexplicably caught up in their own lives and their own schedules. That is, unt...

Three Thanksgiving recipes you can make in a Slow Cooker

Three Thanksgiving recipes you can make in a Slow Cooker

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Make a delicious meal and invite the people in your dorm over for a Friends-giving, but make sure you schedule time for a post-turkey nap.

How to feel less guilty on Thanksgiving

How to feel less guilty on Thanksgiving

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Thanksgiving is the day everyone cheats on their diets. An array of food lines the dining table, and you don’t want anyone’s hard work going down the drain, so you eat everything. Then, the next day, you beat yourself up about it because you ate unhealthily. You don’t have to stuff yourself full eve...

Bear Bites: Bluetick Mercantile Co.

Bear Bites: Bluetick Mercantile Co.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Normally, I don’t feel the need to travel outside the circle of great food selections in the city of Macon, but when I heard about a newly-opened European style cafe serving up farm to table soups, salads and sandwiches, I had to drive a little extra to see what this place was all about. Visitin...

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