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Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Black Lives Matter is consistently setback due to misinformation and misrepresentation.  As a movement, BLM seeks to uplift minorities and anyone unjustly treated or prosecuted. As a result, Black Lives Matter is seen as one part of the modern civil rights movements.   Within the first few days...

Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Mercer explores race relations with culture sensitivity training and Peace Panel

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
February 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

“[One of my] sheriff’s department in Florida asked me one day, ‘What can we do to not be a Ferguson?’” Cheives said. “My response was ‘Any city in the nation is one bullet away from being a Ferguson.”

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Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

"It honest-to-god looks like the set of an ISpy Book, if the theme was 'inside the mind of an indie filmmaker.'"

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Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Yiren Zhang, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The show tells the story of young dancer Peggy Sawyer’s path to stardom during the Great Depression.

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Furman connects on game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds left to down Mercer

Furman connects on game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds left to down Mercer

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

  As Daniel Fowler glided down the court with the clock ticking under 10 seconds, he lifted from just outside the key and silenced Hawkins Arena as the ball swished through the net and slashed Mercer’s hopes. The Bears (11-13, 5-6) dropped another close loss Thursday to Furman (15-8, 8-2)...

Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Business, Health and Wellness, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

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Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Traffick Jam continues to spotlight sex trafficking in Middle Georgia

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“One of the biggest issues is a lot of people don’t know that sex trafficking is an issue to begin with,” said Zoe Haynes, a member of the Traffick Jam team.

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Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Get better skin: use oils on your face!

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Showcase

"A year ago, if you had told me to cleanse my oily skin by slathering more oil over my pores, I would have laughed. But, this method is tried and true. "

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Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor
January 28, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It took more than 30 minutes for someone other than Ria’n Holland to make a 3-pointer, but when it did, it came like a flood. Mercer (10-12, 4-5) pulled past The Citadel (9-15, 2-8) 82-66 Saturday behind Jordan Strawberry’s 13-point second-half performance. Strawberry made the Bears’ first 3-pointer...

Mercer organizations team up with the Mayhem for group outings

Mercer organizations team up with the Mayhem for group outings

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“All in all, you won’t find a better experience in Macon.”

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Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

"For many Americans it is not the most preferred scenario, but it is the only scenario there is."

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The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

Elliot James, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Audiences at the Mercer performance laughed out loud, listened attentively and gave a roaring applause at the end of show.

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