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Mercer University Club Basketball President Kevin Kinnard kneels on the sideline during the final 3 on 3 drill of the day's practice Nov. 6.

Mercer students start club basketball team amid COVID-19 

Keith Holmes Jr., Staff Writer November 9, 2020
Mercer University junior Kevin Kinnard was always passionate about basketball growing up, and he wanted to carry that passion with him to Mercer. COVID-19 hasn’t kept him from expressing that passion in the form of Mercer’s Club Basketball team.
Members of the Mercer Ballroom Dance Club practice a new dance with ample space between them and their partners due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting occurred Monday, Sept. 28 and was the club's first in-person meeting since Mercer went online in the spring.

Waltzing around the pandemic: Mercer Ballroom Dance Club introduces COVID-19 safety protocols

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor October 10, 2020
After a few weeks of meetings, the club cautiously redirected to an in-person format in late September. The shift followed discussions concerning safety protocols between club leadership and multiple university officials. 
The Mercer University swim team practices at the University Center pool.

Mercer’s club swim team is more than just a team

Jen Jones, Sports Editor November 11, 2019
For co-president and swimmer Emma Rose, Mercer’s club swim team is a way of keeping active without pressure. “It is an open environment for people who want to learn,” Rose said. “I believe it is a safe space.”
Aniya Watts founded The Buddy Bunch to help Mercer support special-needs students in the community. She was inspired by her sister, who lives with cerebral palsy.

Mercer freshman establishes new service club to help local students with learning differences

Zaira Khan, Contributing Writer April 23, 2019
A new service organization, The Buddy Bunch, is coming to Mercer’s campus with a goal to serve local students with developmental disabilities.
Founders of newly approved student organization, W.O.M.E.N (Women of Minorities Empowering the Neighborhood) with new members at their first interest meeting. Photo provided by Tiana Phoenix.

New campus club aims to help empower young Macon-Bibb women

Rylee Kirk January 28, 2019

Women of Minorities Empowering the Neighborhood (W.O.M.E.N) is a new service-based club on Mercer’s campus aimed at mentoring Macon-Bibb County minority girls. Co-Founder and Co-President Sheridan...

NCNW is now at Mercer

Sarah Pounds February 17, 2015

The National Council of Negro Women is an organization focused on enabling and advocating for African-American women -- and now, they’re at Mercer. Jacqueline Zvandasara, a Women and Gender Studies...

Macon nightlife booming, diverse

Macon nightlife booming, diverse

Kaitlin Marrin October 19, 2011

The Hummingbird The Hummingbird opened in 2005 and has since become the staple for downtown cool. Offering a steady flow of entertainment on a weekly basis the Bird holds its own with a natural concept...

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