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Falcons faced with big questions during NFL offseason

Falcons faced with big questions during NFL offseason

Samantha Homcy, Social Media Co-Manager March 11, 2021

The 2020-21 football season was truly unlike any other, and that was no exception for the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons finished the 2020 season with an overall record of 4-12. This is their worst record...

Hawks hunt for playoff spot, cope with rampant injuries and coaching changes

Hawks hunt for playoff spot, cope with rampant injuries and coaching changes

Keith Holmes Jr., Staff Writer March 10, 2021

After a disappointing but expected 20-47 campaign last season, the Atlanta Hawks have already begun to perform better in the 2020-21 season. The last NBA season was cut short by COVID-19 and the Hawks...

Why the Braves have to re-sign Marcell Ozuna

Why the Braves have to re-sign Marcell Ozuna

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor November 10, 2020
There’s one question Atlanta baseball pundits and fans everywhere should be asking. How can the Braves make themselves even better for 2021? Two words: Marcell Ozuna.
Mercer reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Mercer reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 17, 2020
Mercer University announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 across its campuses in its weekly testing summary posted Friday.
BREAKING: Eight Atlanta students, five Macon students test positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Eight Atlanta students, five Macon students test positive for COVID-19

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor September 25, 2020
Fourteen people on Mercer’s Macon and Atlanta campuses tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
BREAKING: Mercer announces 17 new COVID-19 cases

BREAKING: Mercer announces 17 new COVID-19 cases

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor August 28, 2020
There are 17 new positive cases of coronavirus between Mercer’s Macon and Atlanta campuses, according to a weekly testing summary from the university released Friday.
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BREAKING: Macon mayor vetoes county mask mandate

Lars Lonnroth, News Editor July 27, 2020
Macon Mayor Robert Reichert vetoed on July 27 a measure passed by the city commission that would mandate masks in Macon-Bibb County.
Breaking: Courses will remain online for duration of spring semester, first Mercer student tests positive for COVID-19

Breaking: Courses will remain online for duration of spring semester, first Mercer student tests positive for COVID-19

Mary Helene Hall and Emily Rose Thorne March 28, 2020
Mercer University has made the decision to continue offering all courses online only, according to President Bill Underwood. Following Underwood’s announcement, Mercer announced that a graduate student on the Macon campus tested positive on Friday for COVID-19.
LGBTQ+ youth are disproportionately made targets of bullying and violence.

Bullying persists beyond school walls for Georgia’s bisexual students, but times are changing

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor March 25, 2020
A Pew Research Center study found that 30% of bisexuals were subjected to slurs or jokes, while 31% were rejected by a friend or family member due to their sexuality.
A portion of the Atlanta skyline viewed from the High Museum of Art. Visiting the High is a popular activity in downtown Atlanta.

A day in Atlanta for art lovers

Nadia Pressley September 28, 2018

When you think of Atlanta, the Braves and the Falcons, Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium come to mind. The true gem of this state capital, however, is its growing and ever-changing art scene. The...

Photo by Jenna Eason.

Bears drop to 0-2 on the season with loss to Georgia Tech

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor September 10, 2016

  Mercer’s trip up Interstate 75 did not end in a victory as it dropped its outing against in-state opponent the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 35-10. The Bears fall to 0-2 on the season while Georgia...

Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Atlanta orchestra suffers lockout: Foreshadowing for future of classical music?

Trevor Young October 2, 2014

BREAKING: (Update Sept. 28) The Board of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced that president and CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned from his position. Romanstein said in a statement,...

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