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OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall

OPINION: Mercer is making a big mistake re-opening in the fall

Caitlyn Patton, Layout Editor July 22, 2020
What happens when a university opens in a pandemic? Apparently, Mercer University plans to find out.
Breaking: Mercer announces COVID-19 response, majority of students plan to move online

Breaking: Mercer announces COVID-19 response, majority of students plan to move online

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter March 13, 2020
In an email from President Bill Underwood, it was announced that students have a choice between in-person and online instruction.
Founders’ Day is planned for Feb. 5 in Willingham Hall at 10 a.m. Archived photo by Katie Atkinson

Federal Judge, member of Mercer’s third integrated class selected to be Founders’ Day speaker

Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer January 31, 2020
Sands attended Mercer for both his undergraduate and legal degrees,, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1971 and from Mercer Law School in 1974. During his undergraduate experience, Sands studied political science and music.
2020 vision: President Underwood reflects on his time at Mercer and plans for the new decade

2020 vision: President Underwood reflects on his time at Mercer and plans for the new decade

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer January 29, 2020
Making more of these fond memories at Mercer and having students change the world is Underwood’s main goal looking into the new decade. “I want Mercer to keep doing more of what it is doing,” he said. “I want us to continue to do what we’re doing but even better. We have come so far in the level of student achievement that I hope to continue that. Mercer is Mercer because of its students. I can’t wait to see what all they accomplish.”
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Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Distinguished University Professor at Mercer

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer November 5, 2019
Deal will not serve as a traditional professor. He will instead deliver a series of lectures every year open to the entire Mercer student body, according to President Bill Underwood. 
Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff Larry Brumley gives a tour of the newly restored Capricorn Sound Studio.

Mercer Music at Capricorn to open with events in December

Serena Golden, Photography Editor October 10, 2019
Once a recording spot for iconic groups such as the Allman Brothers Band and Wet Willie, the dilapidated Capricorn Records building saddened Macon’s rock fans for years. Now the studio will open for a second time this December.
Mercer's Baptist Collegiate Ministries chapter meets in Newton Chapel Thursdays at 8 p.m.

‘Just as strong as it was before:’ Mercer’s Baptist Collegiate Ministries chapter continues after losing minister to budget cuts

Lisa Meskimen, Staff Writer October 10, 2019
Due to budget cuts and restructuring in the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, BCM’s minister Chris Fuller was laid off in the spring of 2019. Now, the student organization is adjusting to the changes with the help of their leadership and volunteers. 
PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

Emily Farlow August 15, 2014

After months of construction and road closure, the roundabout at College and Oglethorpe streets opened Friday. Aug. 15. Community members attended a grand opening, where Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert...

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