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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 ...

Get spooky with this Skeleton makeup How-to

October 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Video

Have you been procrastinating on finding a costume for tonight? Have no fear -- we'll have you spooky in no time.   Products (in order of use): Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation Dewy and Smooth in shade 315 Soft Honey Maybelline Fit Me! Pressed Powder in shade 245 Medium Beige L’Oreal Brow St...

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? with Kim Tuyen Dangova

Moody Musings: What Inspires You? with Kim Tuyen Dangova

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings, Showcase

Everyone we come into contact with, especially in college, is dealing with something we know nothing about. Even the people in high leadership positions with smiles consistently on their face may have darker days and longer nights. We must be willing to pick ourselves up on these days and remember t...

The history of Halloween as we know it

The history of Halloween as we know it

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

We celebrate holidays like Halloween every year, but a lot of times we don't even think about the origins of our traditions. Here’s a little bit of knowledge about how the Halloween traditions we celebrate today came to be. Halloween’s ancient traditions came from the Celts who observed a festival called ...

How do bears celebrate Halloween?

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Showcase

Mercer Bears are preparing for and reminiscing on the holiday that allows them to be whoever they want to be for the night: Halloween! Some students have their costumes planned and ready to wear, while others are just wishing they could bring back their fondest Halloween memories. We wanted to know w...

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...

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