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Christmas movies to watch this season

Christmas movies to watch this season
November 24, 2019
The holiday season is almost here, bringing with it the tide of holiday films that go back decades. With so many films to watch, it raises the questions of which movies should be on your list this holiday season?

Letter from Dean Pearson: What every student, faculty and staff should know about Mercer traditions this fall

August 17, 2019
In a letter to the editor, Vice President and Dean of Students Douglas Pearson encourages Mercerians to attend upcoming events this fall.

An Artistic Holiday: Christmas on the Circle

An Artistic Holiday: Christmas on the Circle
November 17, 2018

This year on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 the Fine Arts Society of Middle Georgia, the nonprofit organization supporting over 110 artists across Middle Georgia, sponsored the 2nd Annual Artists Market. “Christmas...

Phillip Leonard comes Inside the Den

Men's Basketball team preparing for the 2015-2016 season.
Christmas Edition with Special guest Nick Wooten
December 5, 2015

This week on the Christmas edition of Inside the Den the hosts discuss the holidays and Christmas music. They are joined by point guard for the Mercer Bears, Phillip Leonard. He discuss the early season...

The “red cup” debate

A Starbucks simple red cup design has stirred controversy this holiday season as some see it as an affront on religious traditions.
December 3, 2015

Optimists see the cup as being half full.  Pessimists insist that it’s half empty.  Give the cup to an idiot, however, and they will be sure to discuss the religious implications of its decorations...

Thanksgiving: Exiled from the holiday season

Christmas gingerbread house set on shelf directly by Halloween candy.
November 11, 2015

When I was about four years old, I learned that Christmas was actually a two month holiday which started on the first day of November — or at least that is what all of the stores and malls that I visited...

Modern Christmas practices go against Christian teachings

December 7, 2011

As a Christian, I find the celebration of Christmas abhorrent.  When considering the holiday’s pagan roots and practices it can hardly be considered Christian. The modern celebration of the holiday...

Christmas focus should be family

December 7, 2011

The holiday season is now upon us. Meaning, as if life was not stressful enough already, you have presents to buy, food to consume, traffic to contend with and potential News Year’s resolutions to make. While...

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