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Research that Reaches Out gives opportunities for students to share their ideas

Research that Reaches Out gives opportunities for students to share their ideas

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under News

Research that Reaches Out is an organization that aids students with completing projects that help solve local, national, or global issues. The organization will be having their visionary student panel on Oct. 11 from 6-8 p.m. The major theme for this year is economic freedom and what it means to stu...

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the  Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Atlanta, Galleries, Multimedia

Mercer’s LGBT-Straight alliance student organization Common Ground attended the 46th annual Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love with others in attendance. Cultural exhibits, comedy showcases, dance parties and other events were held throughout the city. The festival was Saturday, Oct....

Enactus aims to stimulate local business innovation

Enactus aims to stimulate local business innovation

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under City, News, Organization Spotlight

Enactus is an international organization present in 36 countries where it’s active in more than 17,000 universities. Now, they’ve made their way to Mercer University. Enactus — “En-trepreneurial, Act-ion, and Us” — is a community service based organization that implements entrepreneur...

Historic Macon announces second annual Fading Five list

Historic Macon announces second annual Fading Five list

Elliot James, Staff Writer

October 2, 2016


Filed under City, News

The Historic Macon Foundation recently released its new Macon’s Fading Five list for 2016. This list showcases the top five historic structures and properties throughout Macon that are at-risk by neglect or possible demolition. The public nomination for these properties is made in May each year, and t...

Students look to establish pediatric cancer fighting organization

Students look to establish pediatric cancer fighting organization

Taylor Dowse, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2016


Filed under News

Twenty students at Mercer University are in the process of establishing an official crew organization for Love Your Melon (LYM), a student-run apparel brand dedicated to fighting pediatric cancer. Haleigh Svede, a senior crew member, is one student who is a part of that initiative. She knows what it’s...

Mercer On Mission groups begin work in developing countries

Mercer On Mission groups begin work in developing countries

Abbey Reddig, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Shopping list: large backpack, hiking pants, sandals and malaria pills. These are some of the items necessary for Mercer students and faculty members participating in Mercer On Mission programs this summer as they work on various projects in developing countries. “The overall objective for ...

Witness First, Kicks Second

Witness First, Kicks Second

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Campus, Showcase, Sports

Hayden Blessing is a shoe fanatic. But one day three years ago, that all changed.

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Knight Cities Challenge offers way to tighten the scope of QEP projects

Knight Cities Challenge offers way to tighten the scope of QEP projects

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

October 20, 2015


Filed under News

The Visionary Student Panels held last week as a part of Mercer's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) were a way of showcasing student ideas for improving the local and global community. Until Oct. 27, another platform is offering a similar opportunity to Mercer students and community members alike. The...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Here are the things you need to know from the Sept. 21 SGA Senate

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First Service Saturday of the semester is on the horizon

First Service Saturday of the semester is on the horizon

Katie Atkinson, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

MerServe aims to heighten community involvement among students this year by hosting monthly Service Saturdays, which will place student volunteers in contact with local non-profits in need of aid.

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