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SGA approves Bear Grant for American Chemical Society, emphasizes further campus outreach including Pilgrimage to Penfield

SGA approves Bear Grant for American Chemical Society, emphasizes further campus outreach including Pilgrimage to Penfield

Emily Rose Thorne, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government

During this week’s Senate meeting, SGA members discussed initiatives to engage with the student body and to hear their concerns as they plan for future improvements. Plans range from improving the Mercer mobile app to administering more intuitive surveys about dining services. Vice President Oge On...

Mercer Public Art Coalition seeks to connect Macon and Mercer through art

Mercer Public Art Coalition seeks to connect Macon and Mercer through art

Elizabeth Tammi, Lead Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

One of Mercer’s newest campus organizations brings together students from various artistic disciplines for the purpose of bringing more art into the Macon community. The Mercer Public Art Coalition was founded during the spring of 2017, and this fall, founding member Anna Stallings now serves as t...

Residence Life seeks student volunteers

Residence Life seeks student volunteers

Rose Scoggins, News Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking, Campus, News, Showcase

Students have been asked to open up their dorm rooms to help international students from Florida. Jacksonville University has announced that their doors will be closed Sept. 8 through Sept. 12 due to Category 5 Hurricane Irma, according to the school’s website. The university said that t...

Carnival comes to campus [GALLERY]

Carnival comes to campus [GALLERY]

Marianna Bacallao, Photo Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Galleries, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The lines were long and the sun was hot, but the QuadWorks Carnival still attracted hundreds of Mercerians to the lot behind the baseball fields. QuadWorks was fully equipped with carnival staples like funnel cakes, bumper cars, rock climbing walls and even a rollercoaster. The QuadWorks Carniv...

SGA wraps up a summer of preparations

SGA wraps up a summer of preparations

Elizabeth Tammi, Lead Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

This year, Mercer’s Student Government Association will be led by President Olivia Buckner and Vice President Oge Onuh. The duo won with 63.6 percent (636) votes in the run-off against opponents Michael Smith and Catie Byrd. Over the summer, Buckner attended the Presidential Leadership Summit in Was...

New event planned to kick-off the first weekend on campus

New event planned to kick-off the first weekend on campus

Rose Scoggins, News Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

“We are doing free food-funnel cakes, french fries, snow cones, pizza and popcorn, while it lasts,” said Carrie Ingoldsby, Director of Campus Life and Student Involvement. “[We will also have] inflatables and a few carnival games.”

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Pre-Law Fraternity coming to Mercer’s campus

Pre-Law Fraternity coming to Mercer’s campus

Jayla Moody, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

“Mercer Law School has a chapter, so establishing a pre-law chapter here on the main campus will allow us to work together with the law school to share ideas and values,” said sophomore Bella Rama. “A pre-law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta will also allow students who share the same interests to come together and get excited about our futures in the field of law.”

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Mercer welcomes its biggest class

Mercer welcomes its biggest class

Elizabeth Tammi, Lead Writer

August 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The newest class of Mercerians has over 900 students, according to statistics provided by Academic and Advising Services.

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Housing contracts released after summer inquiry

Housing contracts released after summer inquiry

Rose Scoggins, News Editor

August 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

“Based on early freshmen enrollment numbers and the number of seniors desiring on-campus housing, as well as transfers requesting on-campus housing, we wanted to evaluate how many students already with on-campus housing may want to move off-campus,” said Jeff Takac, the Director of Housing.

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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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Campus and Greek Life approves South Asian Greek Organizations

Campus and Greek Life approves South Asian Greek Organizations

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Greek Life, News

“I believe that adding these two groups is good for Mercer and is a major milestone for our Greek community,” said Dean of Students Douglas Pearson.

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