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Modesty, Empowerment and Hidden Beauty

Modesty, Empowerment and Hidden Beauty

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

The Muslim Student Association of Mercer University (MSA) hosted a “World Hijab Day” event Feb. 1 where all women — Muslim and non-Muslim — could participate in the wearing of a religious headscarf. The organization distributed new hijabs and taught Mercer students how to put them on. The...

Flag Day parade to spread awareness of diversity

Flag Day parade to spread awareness of diversity

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under News

One Mercer University student has introduced a new event to campus — one that she said she hopes will spread awareness of the diverse cultural background of students. Sophomore Jazmine Buckley organized the Flag Day parade, scheduled for Nov. 17 on Cruz Plaza. “I decided to do this because I think...

What America can learn from India

What America can learn from India

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 14, 2015


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

There are two things America can learn from India. Just over two weeks ago, I returned from a trip that truly changed my perception of the world around me. My fellow Service Scholars and I spent three weeks in Kerala, India, where we had the unique opportunity to completely immerse ourselves...

Downtown Macon restaurant offers outdoor hookah section, belly dancers

Downtown Macon restaurant offers outdoor hookah section, belly dancers

Kaitlin Marrin

November 2, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

Macon’s newest downtown eatery, Roasted Café & Lounge, is sure to be the next local hangout for Mercer students. The owner, Nick Rizkalla, who is originally from Los Angeles and a recent alumnus of Mercer University, opened the store three weeks ago. He came to Macon six years ago and decide...

Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Popham Culture: Macon must become more bike-friendly

Jonathan Popham

November 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Anything worthwhile deserves protecting. I think most rational people could agree with that. Quality of life is inarguably worthwhile.  The cities that are usually rated with the highest quality of life are generally also rated the most cycling friendly cities in the world.   Because of this, I conclu...

Disney princess culture harmful to young girls

Disney princess culture harmful to young girls

Olivia Brayan

November 2, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Disney, one word that has everyone thinking of the magical land that just so happens to be “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Yet let’s be real folks, it’s just another amusement park and business franchise that fills our head with false hopes and dreams. I am all for the imagination and creative ...

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