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How this Mercer soccer player overcomes diabetes

How this Mercer soccer player overcomes diabetes

Jenna Eason, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Multimedia, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Video

Prick. Test. Zip. Ally Fordham is ready to play a soccer game. Fordham plays for the Mercer University’s women’s soccer team, and she has Type I diabetes. “It was a bit of a shocker when it came to me,” Fordham said about when she first found out she was a diabetic. “Once I kind of got a gras...

Mercer Patienthood Internship Program offers medical students a unique experience from the patient’s viewpoint

Matthew Causey, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Video

While the idea for the program arose in fall of 2015, the Patienthood Internship Program was not founded until last year, and the program currently has 15 undergraduate pre-medical, pre-physician assistant and pre-nursing students enrolled. The program is meant to give undergraduate pre-medical students ...

Homecoming, senior day highlight big game versus Samford

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

After a week of rest Mercer Football will be back on the field in a crucial battle against #8/9 Samford this Saturday. The Bears had the benefit of a bye week to address nicks and bruises and eye the ball game with new life after Samford fell to 3-2 in conference play after a loss to Chattanooga at ...

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...

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...

Seven points or less unlucky for Mercer

Seven points or less unlucky for Mercer

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Mercer football’s loss last Saturday, as many do, came on the final possession of the game. ETSU’s Austin Herink threw the game winning touchdown 25 yards on the Bucs first possession during  overtime. The loss had an eerily familiar feel as it was Mercer’s second time leading by 10 points or mo...

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...

“Legion of Chaos’” turnover focus pays off against Auburn

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Multimedia, Sports, Video

Every Sunday, the Mercer Bears defense goes through a “turnover circuit.” It’s a drill where the defense works on takeaways and what happens afterwards. The drill translated well to the field last Saturday when the Bears forced five turnovers against the #15 ranked Auburn Tigers. The Bears lost 2...

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