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Bears crush VMI for fourth consecutive win

Bears crush VMI for fourth consecutive win

Christian Hartley, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

"I love winning like this,” coach Hoffman said after Thursday’s game. For this first time since January 13, the Bears put together a truly dominate performance on both ends of the floor en route to an 82-58 blowout victory over the Virginia Military Institute Keydets. Mercer opened the ga...

The Cluster Roundup

Kyle Mullins, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

Men’s Soccer The Men’s soccer team has been steadily working to improve their season. Since the last update they’ve improved their season to a 4-5-3 record. They faced a close game against the University of North Carolina Greensboro Oct. 7. A goal by UNCG’s Thordur Johannesson ended the m...

How to safely enjoy a night out in College  

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

[email protected]   Short answer: Stay home. But if you’re like every other college student, you’ll look forward to doing something on the weekend other than homework and studying. Unfortunately, parties can sometimes cause even more stress than a biochemistry test. Alcohol poisoning, sexu...

Club Golf’s first tournament is in the books

Mercer’s Spring 2017 club golf team. From left to right: Jordan Jackson, Nathaniel Hahn, Stephen Galloway, Royce Clark and Thomas Long.

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

“We definitely need to practice a lot more and probably work on our confidence going into it. It was a new experience for a lot of us,” Nate Hahn said. “Just more time going and playing in tournaments can make us compete really well in the future.”

Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Georgia Tech

Chandler Curtis. Photo credit goes to the

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

September 10, 2016

The Bears are set to take on their first FBS team since the program restarted in 2013. A battle for Interstate 75 is set up for Saturday as they take on in-state power Georgia Tech. Here are three things to watch if the Bears hope to pull out a historic upset. 1. Jet lag versus extra rest....

‘The Boss’ provides touching laughter

Courtesy of Universal Pictures
The Boss is a new movie starring Mellissa McCarthy.

Nick Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

"The Boss" offers hilarious, and often touching, comedy. It gives a glimpse into the past as well as the inside life of Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a self-made millionaire who became a super-powered tycoon and motivational speaker through relentless work. However, Michelle presents a rath...

Mercer Artists: Seniors share their plans after graduation

Mercer Senior Mattias Palm in a photo after he reflects on plans after graduation in May.

Ireal James, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

As a soon-to-be graduate, Morgan Ingleright will be returning to Mercer University to pursue a master’s degree in organ performance. Ingleright, who majors in organ on the performance track, said she is excited to be moving on to a master’s degree. “I’m really looking forward to bein...

SGA struggles to reflect student body’s diversity

SGA has plans for the year ahead. Photo by Jenna Eason.

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

April 28, 2016

Simeon Cullens is a rising junior at Mercer University. He’s black. He’s a member of a fraternity. He will be a Senator at Large in the fall, and if freshmen don’t elect more diverse class officers next semester, he will be the only black senator in the Student Government Association. In a ...

Off-campus cost forecast for local rental property

Off-campus cost forecast for local rental property

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

April 28, 2016

Average cost per Bedroom ZIP Average cost of 1 room by ZIP 1 Bed: Average Cost 2 Bed: Average cost 3 Bed: Average cost 4 Bed: Average cost 5 Bed: Average cost 31201 $337.46 $575 $299.58 $315.24 $160 31204 $251.46 $475 $252.92 $248.13 $186.25 31206 $218.47 ...

The Heavy Hitters: Swinging for the Fences

Jenna Eason

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016

  Tony Perella was dressing for class at 8 a.m on a Tuesday morning after football workouts his freshman year when he heard his teammates talking about Intramural softball. Several of them were trying to scrape together teams for the upcoming season. Perella got inspired. He recruited six of hi...

Research that Reaches Out: The Youngblood Project

Peter Givens, a Pleasant Hill Native, shows off the vegetables grown in his garden.

Hanin Menchew, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016

As a senior English literature major, I am well aware that my field of study is not widely considered to be useful by many outside of the discipline. It would not surprise me if the English Literature department was well near the bottom of the list of candidates expected to tackle Mercer's “Research...

Bike Macon is kicking cars off of College Street this April

The “Open Streets” event Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. Cars will be kicked off College Street, to encourage people to use other modes of transportation.

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 31, 2016

This April, Bike Macon and other downtown organizations are kicking out the cars and allowing pedestrians to take over College Street. The “Open Streets” event Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. is the first of its kind in Macon, but it’s part of a growing trend in cities across the country. ...

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