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Why the Braves have to re-sign Marcell Ozuna

Why the Braves have to re-sign Marcell Ozuna
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
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
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
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.

BREAKING: Macon mayor vetoes county mask mandate

Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash
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
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.

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

LGBTQ+ youth are disproportionately made targets of bullying and violence.
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 day in Atlanta for art lovers

A portion of the Atlanta skyline viewed from the High Museum of Art. Visiting the High is a popular activity in downtown Atlanta.
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...

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

Photo by Jenna Eason.
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...

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

Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
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,...

Here there be Little Dragon

A promo shot for Little Dragon
February 9, 2011

The Masquerade is not my favorite venue. The bathrooms look like replicas of the bathrooms at Auschwitz, the bouncers are all middle-aged men with ponytails (isn’t that illegal?) and the crowd, no...

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