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Tennis player Sam Philp doesn’t plan on slowing down now that he’s a nationally ranked player

Tennis player Sam Philp doesn’t plan on slowing down now that he’s a nationally ranked player

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Video

Sam Philp was just named Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after Mercer’s wins against Georgia Southern and Alabama State Jan. 23 and 26. The senior from Great Britain has been riding a wave of confidence ever since he became the first player in Mercer tennis history to be n...

Carl Fambro: The man behind 25 years of Francar’s wings

Summer Perritt, News Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Business, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Francar’s Restaurant in Mercer Village has been a staple in the Mercer Community for years, but not many students know the man behind the popular wingstop. Carl Fambro started the business over 25 years ago. Growing up in Macon his whole life, Fambro attended Central High School before going to Me...

Bears edge out Mocs 74-71 in overtime thriller

Bears edge out Mocs 74-71 in overtime thriller

Christian Hartley, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

The Mercer Men’s basketball team (9-9, 2-3) entered its match up with the Chattanooga Mocs (6-13, 0-6) riding a wave of momentum coming off its 31-point difference thrashing of rival Samford just two days prior. In that game against Samford, the bears had secured a much needed conference win to...

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...

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