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Bear Bites: Kudzu Seafood Company

Bear Bites: Kudzu Seafood Company

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

While Macon may be landlocked, you can still find good seafood downtown in the form of southern coastal inspired Kudzu Seafood Company. The restaurant opened in January of 2015 and has become a lunch spot for those searching for a quick bite of fresh seafood.   The Good: Fried Crawfi...

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Easy residence hall recipes for the busy college student

Carson McGorry, Copy Editor
August 30, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

If you’re sick of the caf every day like the rest of us, take matters into your own hands right from your dorm. Some of these easy recipes need a kitchen, others just a microwave — and maybe some dorm room improvising. Just try not to set off the fire alarm (again).

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Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Dorm DIY: 5 ways to make those four walls feel like home

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

The school year is in full swing again, and many students are already wondering how to outfit their dorms to match some of the comforts of home. Here are a few craft ideas for students who want to give their dorm decorations a personal touch.

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Bear Bites: Grow

Bear Bites: Grow

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under Bear Bites

  Nestled on Riverside Drive is a culinary jewel that doesn’t disappoint. Locally sourced and served, the cuisine at Grow is a cut above. The restaurant has one simple tagline: “fresh local food,” and the owners intend to live up to that. A quick chat with owner Saralyn Harvey told ...

Tips to stay sane this school year

Tips to stay sane this school year

Jayla Moody, Contributing Writer
August 27, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

  It’s the start of a new semester, and everyone seems to be giving out advice to incoming college students. But after a summer of interning, traveling, working or just relaxing, the transition for returning students can be just as tough. Just like that, we’re back to caf-eating, summer nights become...

20 great food stops in Macon

20 great food stops in Macon

Nicholas Wooten, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinions

The best way to learn about a city is to sample its food. Cooking is like any other artform; the end product is just one you consume with your mouth rather than with your hands, your eyes or your ears. The methods of preparation and presentation are creative expressions influenced by time and place...

Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Shayna Waltower, Contributing Writer
June 6, 2016
Filed under City, Lifestyle, Showcase

Picking strawberries, spending hours on a lake, attending a concert series and touring the World of Coke in Atlanta. These are all activities that international students can take part in if they are staying in Macon this summer, thanks to Mercer’s International Students Department. While most...

Get out and have some fun in Macon this summer

Get out and have some fun in Macon this summer

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle

    Within the next few days, many of you will say goodbye to your Mercer friends for the summer. But that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to having fun. If you’re staying in Macon for the break, here are a few activities to check out: May 11 Corks & Canvas If you love wine a...

Bear Bites: El Camino

Bear Bites: El Camino

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

El Camino, touted as Macon’s first and only authentic taqueria and cantina, is a delightful deviation from the Moonhanger Group’s other popular establishments. The lively, tavern-esque Rookery; the farm-to-table fine-dining Dovetail; and the historic H&H have found their formidable fourth....

Bear Bites: Roasted Cafe and Lounge

Bear Bites: Roasted Cafe and Lounge

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

You’ll be hard pressed to find a restaurant like Roasted anywhere. The cafe, lounge and venue space serves up fresh beats, sandwiches and now, a dinner menu highlighted by Mediterranean dishes that allow Roasted to flex a variety of muscles. We wanted to do this a little differently. So,...

Bear Bites: Pho Saigon

Bear Bites: Pho Saigon

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Any pun I can make here isn’t fit for print, so I’ll keep it simple: Pho is delicious. I’ve had few encounters with the wonderful Vietnamese noodle soup, but I’ve loved every one. The mint and basil flavors poking through the meaty broth with hints of just a little bit of sriracha and hoisin...

Bear Bites: Joy’s Home Cooking Buffet

Bear Bites: Joy’s Home Cooking Buffet

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Showcase

All-you-can-eat buffets exemplify everything exceptional and abhorrent about being American. The bright hotlamps, staggering variety and snot-nosed children who don’t understand the concept of tongs are ever-present working cogs in America’s most nauseating capitalistic ventures. They resul...

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