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Free summer housing avaliable for those with internships

Free summer housing avaliable for those with internships

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Atlanta, Campus, News

The free housing available for internships consists of 12 beds on the Atlanta campus and 12 beds on the Macon campus.

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Mercer’s Common Ground attends the Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the  Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Atlanta, Galleries, Multimedia

Mercer’s LGBT-Straight alliance student organization Common Ground attended the 46th annual Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love with others in attendance. Cultural exhibits, comedy showcases, dance parties and other events were held throughout the city. The festival was Saturday, Oct....

2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

2015 Masters Champion: Jordan Spieth

Jordan Lee Kirkland, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Golf, Sports

Although he was not yet able to legally drink alcohol last year, Jordan Spieth still tied for second place in The Masters. Spieth was not going to let this one get away from like last year, when Bubba Watson closed strong and was able to don his second Green Jacket. Spieth, now 21, finished this year’s...

A New Foreign Policy

A New Foreign Policy

April 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Opinions

Cultural relativism is the view that no culture is superior to any other culture when comparing systems of morality, law, politics, etc. It's the philosophical notion that all cultural beliefs are equally valid and that truth itself is relative, depending on the cultural environment.[1] During the 2...

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

April 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Baseball, Sports

“Stairway to Heaven” and “Highway to Hell” – two iconic songs with two diverse destinations. The former, celestial steps that lead to a fulfilled promise. The latter, a gravel terrain that we unequivocally bypass if we can. In your life, you have free will to choose which path you take. Some...

Podcasts: not just your recorded lectures

April 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta

Stuck in Atlanta traffic? Soothe your road rage with the wonderful world of podcasts. No, I am not referring to the recorded lectures by your last monotone professor (we do not want you sleeping behind the wheel). Podcasts are recorded spoken entertainment and are streamed from channels, usually via...

MPS II: A Call to Action

MPS II:  A Call to Action

April 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta

“When you live in a world where someone has told you your child is dying, you start preparing for someday. Someday, you’ll have to decide that even though a surgery is needed, it is just too dangerous to go through with. Someday, you’ll have to decide when to stop trying to fix problems and to...

April Four's Day

April Four's Day

April 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, News, Sports

If you’re anything like me, you’re sitting in a dark room, wondering how a No. 14 seed toppled at No. 3 seed. You find it perplexing that your alma mater didn’t make it past the first round. Everybody in the office is laughing at you, and there’s only one reason why. Yes your bracket is more...

Sexual assault and safety on college campuses

Sexual assault and safety on college campuses

April 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta

Sexual assault stories are commonplace in today’s media outlets. What a sad but true sentence to come to grips with. Every week we hear news reports, personal stories, and media posts that reflect this pitiful reality. The issue is so widespread that The White House launched a special task force in...

Modern Day Snake Oil Salesmen

Modern Day Snake Oil Salesmen

March 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Health and Wellness

You can hardly log onto social media without seeing a post regarding weight loss. Promoters claim they will make you fit for the summer season by way of body wraps, 24 day cleanses, and popping magic fat burning pills that boast no research to back their claims. However, fad diets are not new. As early...

Mergers and Premonitions: The Pros of Collaborative Med School Models

March 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta

Imagine opening your Mercer email for the hundredth time today and noticing the subject line: “Mercer University and Emory University Are Engaging in Talks for Merging Schools.” Perhaps you would feel dumbfounded, angry, worried, and possibly excited? You might ask questions such as, “What are...

The Ides of March (Sports Edition)

March 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Opinions, Sports

Like it or not, many institutions in our daily lives are riddled with politics. It can be found in the darkest places: Bureaucracies, school systems, and the door down the hall from your office. Politics are also fond of places that act as a safety net: Hospitals, churches, and even family cookouts.   Politics...

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