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Moody Musings: Being undeniably yourself

Moody Musings: Being undeniably yourself

Jayla Moody, Managing Editor

August 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings

I’ve written a couple of back-to-school articles that were designed to provide insight and advice, but I struggled to settle on what to share with readers this year. It’s year four, and while I am full of excitement about the finish line, I can't help but think back on what really heightened my ex...

Where in the world did bears go this summer?

Laurel Huster, Lifestyle and Opinions Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Over the summer, some Mercer students participated in many different internships, study abroad programs and research fellowships. Here are a few who represented the Mercer family by working all over the world. Joshua Dupaty - Research at Eastern Carolina University Joshua Dupaty participa...

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s LGBTQ Community

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s LGBTQ Community

Aliyah Dorsey

August 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

One way to get involved with Mercer’s LGBTQ community is through Mercer’s gay/straight alliance Common Ground. The club is an activism group for LGBTQ students on Mercer’s campus as well as a support group for members to discuss pressing issues in the LGBTQ community. “You get really ...

How to help a friend who’s just had a mental breakdown

How to help a friend who’s just had a mental breakdown

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

Maybe all your finals are open-note. Maybe your parents just randomly sent you shopping money. Maybe you’re an underclassman and have a place to live on campus. But, maybe you have a friend that’s not as blessed and highly favored. In college, you’ll meet people that are doing financially, aca...

How to transition from college to the real world

How to transition from college to the real world

Adelia Henderson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

The semester is almost over, finals are days away and your college career is ending. Graduation time is a crazy mix of emotions, including fear and uncertainty. How does one leave the campus they’ve grown used to for years and enter the “real” world? Regardless if you have landed a job or not, ...

How to recover from a mental breakdown

How to recover from a mental breakdown

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

There are two types of people on a college campus: people that have cried themselves to sleep, punched a wall, ripped a pillow, slept through all their classes for the day and then there are weird people. It’s the end of the semester. We have to worry about grades, housing, applying to grad school, filing taxes, figuring out what we’re gonna do once we graduate. Who in their right mind hasn’t ...

Bear Bites: Ricky’s Tacos

Bear Bites: Ricky’s Tacos

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

Food, at the end of the day, does not depend on ornaments and circumstance to make it great. Sometimes, the best food is that which is unpretentious, tasty and affordable. Ricky’s Tacos is a reminder of that. Ricky’s Tacos,which consists of a couple of small buildings and two picnic tables located on 3717 M...

The Basic Keys to Success: Internship Style

The Basic Keys to Success: Internship Style

Addison Robinson, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It’s that time of the year when us students are profusely searching for internships and summer jobs. Once the position is secured, what comes next? Much emphasis is placed on finding an internship or summer job, interviewing for it and being selected to participate. Most internships provide tra...

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? With Sterling Conyers

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? With Sterling Conyers

Jayla Moody, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Moody Musings, Showcase

Sterling Conyers is a senior International Affairs and Spanish double major with minors in Asian Studies and Global Health. Conyers was originally born in Stone Mountain, Ga., but she moved to Fayetteville, Ga. at the age of five. Like many Mercer students, she chose to become a bear because of the s...

How to relax before finals week

How to relax before finals week

Madilyn Harrell, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

We are just a few short weeks away from the dreaded finals week which can be the most stressful time of the year for some college students. This time around, try to prepare yourself so that finals week can be easier or at least less stressful. There are many ways to do this, and in the following, you...

Start packing for the summer sooner rather than later

Start packing for the summer sooner rather than later

Kate Eckrote, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I used to distinguish a single junk drawer as the keeper of the miscellaneous debris littering my room. I would shove the things I didn’t have the heart to throw away (old notecards, dried-out pens, forgotten nail polish) deep into the bowels of this drawer with the understanding I would never hav...

Bear Bites: Sumo Steak & Sushi

Bear Bites: Sumo Steak & Sushi

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

Macon, Georgia is full of restaurants serving foods from different cultures, from street tacos to sushi. While these restaurants vary in authenticity, there are certainly enough options to create genuine competition. One contender for the best hibachi and sushi is the restaurant Sumo. On 3850 Riv...

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