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Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 19, 2015

The Cheetah Girls prowled Willingham Hall and heroes and villains duked it out onstage for Mercer's Disney-themed Lip Sync Competition. Both of Willingham's bottom and top floor were jammed-packed with Disney fanatics eager to relive some of their favorite tunes.   Greek Organizations:   Student Organizations: ...

Pumpkin Carving Photo Gallery

Pumpkin Carving Photo Gallery

October 19, 2015

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Do not Cross: Update on Crime and Safety at Mercer

Do not Cross: Update on Crime and Safety at Mercer

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

October 15, 2015

On Oct. 1 — the last day allowed by federal law — Mercer University Police posted their annual Crime Awareness and Campus Security report to their website in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The document includes information f...

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

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

October 15, 2015

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

Bridges & Williams Enter the International Spotlight

Bridges & Williams Enter the International Spotlight

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Former Mercer women’s basketball players Precious Bridges and Briana Williams are finally living out their childhood dreams. The two graduates recently signed to play professional basketball internationally — Bridges with C.B. Arxil Pontevedra in Spain, and Williams with the Pepi Sport Agency, whi...

Dear AWARE: real questions from real students

Dear AWARE: real questions from real students

October 14, 2015

A.W.A.R.E. is a student group of peer educators under the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) umbrella. CAPS is located behind MEP and provides free, confidential counseling to Mercer students. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-5p.m. Feel free to call (478-301-2862) and schedule an appointment at ...

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

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...

International Buzz: Catastrophic landslide in Guatemala raises death toll over weekend

International Buzz: Catastrophic landslide in Guatemala raises death toll over weekend

Elliot James, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

What’s the skinny? Last Thursday, hundreds were buried in a disastrous landslide in the village of El Cambray Dos, near Guatemala’s capitol city. Around midnight, Thursday night, a hillside gave out following days of rainfall in the area. It is estimated that somewhere around 100 homes had be...

Hundreds Dead in Hajj Pilgrimage

Hundreds Dead in Hajj Pilgrimage

Elliot James, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2015

What’s The Skinny? On Thursday, Sept. 24, during the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the Hajj, hundreds were trampled during an enormous stampede. The event took place on the Jamarat bridge in Mina when two large groups of people merged together. They were on their way to the Jamarat pillars ...

Mercer’s Southern Conference Journey begins

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015

Following a 29-22 loss to Tennessee Tech, the Mercer Bears have a bye week before entering Southern Conference play against Wofford.  The extra week gives the Bears a chance to correct the mistakes from the first few games and catcher a breather after playing two or three games on the road. The seven...

The not-so-smart smartwatch trend, a disappointment

The not-so-smart smartwatch trend, a disappointment

Faiz Aly, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2015

When the iPhone was announced back in 2007, it was a revolutionary breakthrough in the mobile market. That momentum accelerated when the iPad was announced in 2010. It became the next big thing. Today, we have smartwatches, which are being considered the most personable device. Yet, after testing va...

Amanda Barrentine, layout editor

Amanda Barrentine, layout editor

September 22, 2015

Amanda Barrentine is a Creative Writing major with dreams of working in publishing some day. She also enjoys a good book when she can manage, and dabbles in graphic design.

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