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Bearstock wows the crowd with big names and new format

Bearstock wows the crowd with big names and new format

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“I thought I was going to hate the move to Hawkin’s arena,” junior Meghan Veuleman said. “Overall, it was my favorite Bearstock that I have been to.”

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Voters clean house, more diverse faces to serve on SGA

Voters clean house, more diverse faces to serve on SGA

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

After another record-breaking election, it’s clear that there are going to be a lot of new senators in the Student Government Association next year — including a greater number of minority students.

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Bear Bites: Wing N Burger Factory

Bear Bites: Wing N Burger Factory

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

“It was very laid back, which you can appreciate if you just want some cheap wings to-go," Matthew Boldon said.

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What makes diversity so important and why is it worth voting for?

What makes diversity so important and why is it worth voting for?

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Showcase

If you plan on voting for an SGA ticket that promises diversity on its platform, it is important to not to just vote for diversity because it has a positive connotation and it sounds good.

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Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Drake continues to impress, continuously crossing over into new genres.

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Spring cleaning for college students

Spring cleaning for college students

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Here are five cheap and easy ways to get your life back on track this spring.

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Mercer offers class on ‘anything works’ Israeli fighting style

Mercer offers class on ‘anything works’ Israeli fighting style

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“It’s basically like street fighting,” Leslie said. “There’s no rules; it’s not a traditional martial art, because with Taekwondo and Karate, you can’t do groin shots or eye gouges, but that’s all fair game in Krav Maga.”

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Intramural Softball and Kickball played side-by-side for second year

Intramural Softball and Kickball played side-by-side for second year

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“I think it’s been great. I think the students have enjoyed the sport of kickball; it kind of brings that recess environment back from when they played in elementary, middle or maybe even high school,” Michael Castaneda said. “Those are the type of events we try to make or create, because it’s something that makes it more fun. That’s what intramurals is all about.”

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Sophomore to spend the summer speaking Swahili

Sophomore to spend the summer speaking Swahili

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“You’re literally thrown in there and forced to do it,” Anastasia Winfield said about speaking Swahili. “It’s going to be super immersive."

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Mercer’s Wind Ensemble to present “Musical Flowers of Spring” concert

Mercer’s Wind Ensemble to present “Musical Flowers of Spring” concert

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The cherry blossoms aren’t the only blooms heralding spring in Macon this year. On April 4, Mercer’s Wind Ensemble will team up with the Northside High School Symphonic Band to perform “Musical Flowers of Spring,” its annual spring concert.

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Buckner and Onuh named winners of 2017 SGA Presidential Election

Buckner and Onuh named winners of 2017 SGA Presidential Election

Sarah Pounds and Elizabeth Tammi
March 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Olivia Buckner and Oge Onuh have been named the new President and Vice President for the 2017-2018 Student Government Association. “We’re really excited,” Buckner said. “We’re ready to hit the ground running, and we’ll probably have a meeting tomorrow.” The pair won with 636 vote...

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