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Caf pizza on a Sunday afternoon.

Opinion: Food on campus is the worst

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer March 26, 2018

As someone who is in their second year at Mercer, I think I have completely exhausted all of the places on our campus where they serve food. I’m the type of person who tries to eat three times a day,...

The simple landscape of Cruz Plaza.

Opinion: Mercer should add art on campus

Solomon Simpson, Contributing Writer March 13, 2018

When walking around Mercer University there are lots of things to look at, but there is also a noticeable lack of color and art. On the way to class, a student will primarily see common, hazel-colored...

Gun control rally in front of the White House.

Opinion: Stop sending good vibes and start taking action

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer March 13, 2018

On Feb. 14, 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. At 2:19 p.m., Nikolas Cruz walked into his old high school with an AR-15 style rifle and killed 17 of his former classmates and teachers....

Mercer University School of Medicine students participate in Mercer on Mission.

Opinion:  How Mercer can grow its medical school

Ben Hitchcock, Contributing Writer March 10, 2018

There are a total of five medical schools in Georgia with enrollments ranging from 200 to nearly 1,000 students. Each one has medical care facilities including hospitals, clinics, primary care, sports...

Opinion: Why you should care about DACA

Devyn Mode, Layout Editor March 9, 2018

Democrats’ recent unsuccessful attempts to take action on the status of former Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients proves the safety of those individuals is not a priority in the...

When you're sick but have 5 essays, a research paper, thesis dissertation and short novel to write. Things get serious.

Opinion: Being sick in college sucks

Kate Eckrote, Contributing Writer February 12, 2018

I would consider myself a fairly healthy person.   I often stay up until 3 a.m. watching health documentaries on Netflix. I always skip the whipped cream on my tall, double shot, extra drizzle, caramel...

Sophomore Theater Major Brenna McNulty walks throught the park in the rain.

Opinion: Safety for Tattnall Square Center for the Arts

Julianna Tollett, Contributing Writer February 12, 2018

Everybody on Mercer’s campus, and even off campus, seems to have heard about the armed robbery that took place in Tattnall Square Park a few weeks ago. The incident occurred only a few days after shots...

Founders’ Day is planned for Feb. 5 in Willingham Hall at 10 a.m. Archived photo by Katie Atkinson

Opinion: Jay Sekulow should be allowed to speak at Founder’s Day

David Stokes III, Contributing Writer February 6, 2018

Let me begin by stating that I find the political philosophy of Jay Sekulow repugnant, and his disdain for the LGBT community, Muslims and undocumented immigrants is directly contrary to my values as a...

Joseph Muldrew is the Freshman Class President.

Opinion: SGA senator speaks out against Sekulow

Joseph Muldrew, Contributing Writer February 6, 2018

What does it mean to be a Mercerian? President William Underwood and Student Government Association (SGA) President Olivia Buckner have clearly answered my question when they chose to lionize Jay Sekulow,...

Opinion: The college football system is a broken system

Opinion: The college football system is a broken system

Connor Cable, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

Another year, another college football championship with an SEC team on top of the podium. I am not here to discuss the merits of SEC football because we all know they are good. The problem lies in...

Youtuber Logan Paul speaks at New York Comic Con.

Opinion: YouTube star showcases suicide

Lisa Meskimen, Contributing Writer January 27, 2018

At the beginning of 2018, the popular YouTuber Logan Paul posted a video blog (vlog) of himself encountering a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, also known as the Suicide Forest. Paul, with...

Sophomore Makayla Brooks visits Target before its official close.

A Goodbye Letter to Target

Kate Eckrote, Contributing Writer January 20, 2018

Goodbye forever,, Target. It’s over. Done. You’ve given up on us, and I’m fine. Really, I’m not going to cry. Because you see, Target, I’m remembering things now. Without the diverting allure...

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