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Mercer Homecoming through Social Media

Mercer Homecoming through Social Media

October 18, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

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Bear Grants Senate sets precedents for funding

Bear Grants Senate sets precedents for funding

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government

Projectors. Printers. Laser tag trips. Sound boards. Organizations on campus need a wide variety of things to function, and they don’t always have the funds to cover them. Every year, Mercer’s SGA is allocated a certain amount of money, known as Bear Grants, to give to these organizations. T...

A look into the Peace Corps: Christie Hutchinson’s tale

A look into the Peace Corps: Christie Hutchinson’s tale

October 15, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Christie Hutchison’s response to a request to be interviewed embodied the limited access to resources she experiences every day.

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Anyone can take advantage of “Research that Reaches out”

Anyone can take advantage of “Research that Reaches out”

Darby Rich, Contributing Writer
October 15, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Opinion Piece: My Research that Reaches Out (And why you should do it, too) The prospect for Mercer’s “Research that Reaches Out” is ideally its title – implementing a research initiative that can lead to communal, national, and global improvement. Being a part of this plan, a plan that claims ...

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Carson Moore hangs up her cleats for a clipboard on game day, but the former keeper-turned-coach runs through the drills with her girls like she’ll be in the starting lineup. The women’s club soccer team is hard at work to make a name for themselves and step out of the shadows cast by the “...

Mercer’s newest overshadowed gem: Stephen Houzah

Mercer’s newest overshadowed gem: Stephen Houzah

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
October 15, 2015
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

They said he was too small. Standing at 5-foot-9 and 168 pounds, Stephen Houzah played every game as a Panther at Lakeside High School in Evans, Georgia, as either a cornerback, wide receiver, or return specialist. His impact on the gridiron led to an influx of awards as a senior. The Atlanta Jour...

Throwback Thursday: Mercer named one of the top 10 party schools

Throwback Thursday: Mercer named one of the top 10 party schools

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

ayboy Magazine ranked Mercer ninth out of the 10 top party schools in the nation in 1987 and had some alleged Mercer students star in their October issue.

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Percussion Ensemble prepares to showcase contemporary pieces

Percussion Ensemble prepares to showcase contemporary pieces

Gabriel Garcia, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Dr. Marcus Reddick and the students of Mercer University’s percussion ensemble have been putting in long hours as they prepare for their upcoming concert October 23. The concert will feature a variety of musical numbers across various styles, including 20’s-esque ragtime and a Caribbean style s...

Mercer Artist: Alex Harper, Visual Artist

Mercer Artist: Alex Harper, Visual Artist

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“People thought I was weird [in high school] because I made art. So, I made more.” Although Alex Harper’s high school classmates questioned his motives, nothing stopped him from committing to his passions: drawing, painting, sculpting, writing, graphic design, and practically every other form o...

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 14, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Mercer Madness is this Friday night. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley get you ready for that event and review the last week in Mercer sports. Including, soccer's recent string of wins, volleyball's home dominance, and Mercer footballs late game woes. This week two very special guest join the show as Kahlia...

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Introducing Mpho Molapo

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

From the way she acts, you'd never guess Mpho Molapo was a foreigner from South Africa. Her confidence in everything from arguing Homer in class to ordering her drink in the long Einsteins line doesn't seem indicative of someone who is still learning American culture. But perhaps that’s the way she wants it.

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Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Mercer to host chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Marin Guta, Digital Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Breaking, Campus, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor societies will make its home at Mercer, according to a letter from President Underwood. This afternoon, during Phi Beta Kappa's 44th Triennial Council, delegates found that Mercer qualified to host the honor society on its campus. This means...

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