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Boggs and Martinez drop out of SGA Presidential race the night before the election begins

Boggs and Martinez drop out of SGA Presidential race the night before the election begins

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 28, 2016

David Boggs and Oscar Martinez withdrew from the SGA Presidential race Sunday night, saying that they “never really wanted to win.” Later that night, they independently explained their reasoning in a long series of text messages, which have been mildly edited for content and clarity below. Voting fo...

Candlelight Vigil for Jibri Bryan at Hawkins Arena

Candlelight Vigil for Jibri Bryan at Hawkins Arena

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

February 3, 2016

A vigil will be held in honor of Jibri Bryan at 9 p.m. in Hawkins Arena

Mercer basketball’s Jibri Bryan shot and killed Tuesday afternoon

Mercer basketball’s Jibri Bryan shot and killed Tuesday afternoon

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Jibri Bryan never let injuries deter him. The sixth-year senior battled through a season-ending injury as a redshirt sophomore and a knee injury this year, which kept him out of 17 games this year. But he never stopped. When some doubted his return, he stormed the court in a shining knee brace –...

Shooting near Flash Foods gas station

Shooting near Flash Foods gas station

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

February 2, 2016

BREAKING: Shooting near Campus

From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer Medicine

From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer Medicine

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

After graduating in 1986 from Mercer’s School of Medicine, Dr. Jean Sumner chose to stay in her home state and live out Mercer Medicine’s mission: to educate physicians to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia. In keeping with this mission,...

Student body rallies around women’s basketball team on big game day

Student body rallies around women’s basketball team on big game day

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

Mercer Women's basketball team gets a huge surprise fan turnout

Fresh off the Docket

Fresh off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015

Special committee for parking Vice President Jolly is spearheading the creation of a short-term special committee to investigate parking related concerns. The goals of this committee are to investigate student concerns, collect and gather data on the current parking situation, and develop solutions to...

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 17, 2015

Mercer wants to make Middle Georgia the Silicon Valley of the south

Nu-Way coming to Mercer Village

Nu-Way coming to Mercer Village

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

November 14, 2015

Nu-way, an old Macon favorite, finds a new home in the Mercer Village as first reported by The Telegraph. The famous hot dog chain is moving into the space currently occupied by Fountain of Juice. Fountain of Juice will close for good over the upcoming Thanksgiving break. The restaurant opened in...

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 12, 2015

Ocmulgee Traders, a European-inspired grocery store, closed its doors after only 17 months of being open, according to the (Macon) Telegraph. Owner, Steve Bell, announced on the store's closing on its Facebook page: "What an adventure pulling a store together like Ocmulgee Traders, bringing unique ...

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