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ANALYSIS: Should we watch the presidential debates?

ANALYSIS: Should we watch the presidential debates?

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Presidential debates have become a mainstay in the election process, and this cycle is no different. Debates can also be confusing, and while I will obviously be watching, I wanted to ask some of Mercer’s own experts what they think about presidential debates and whether or not they believe debates will have any impact on you as a voter. 

NEWS RUNDOWN: Mercer expands med school, Tarver installs commuter lounge and students phone bank for Biden

Mercer University holds a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its planned medical school campus in Uptown Columbus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Photo provided by Mercer University Marketing Communications

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2020

Mercer University and its students have been busy since the fall semester began. Here’s a rundown of some of the top news stories from campus and beyond.

Audio Story: Inside the Iowa Caucus

The Iowa Caucus took place Feb 3.

Mary Helene Hall, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

What exactly is a caucus, and what makes it so different from a primary?

Why Conservatives should ban Trump

Back in November, Donald Trump speaks out about

Austin Paul, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016

Editor's Note: The following opinion was submitted by Mercer College of Republican Co-chair Austin Paul The rise of Donald Trump has left many conservatives with nowhere to turn. We have been forced to face the reality that a man with ideas many thought only existed on the fringes of the party co...

Bringing Back Mercer’s Democrats

Chris Grant, Drew Bryant, and Desirrae Jones hold up signs for Bernie Sanders during their time at the Iowa caucus.

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Mercer University’s chapter of the Young Democrats is back in action this spring semester. After the 2012 presidential election, the chapter deteriorated and ceased to exist due to a lack of student interest and involvement. In stark contrast, the Mercer chapter of the College Republicans conti...

President Obama should seek Congress approval

President Obama should seek Congress approval

Jordan Price

October 1, 2014

In 2008, the war-weary American public elected Democrat Barack Obama by a sweeping 7 percent margin that saw the Illinois senator winning a landslide 365 electoral votes to Republican John McCain’s 173. Obama ran up huge margins in states that Democrat John Kerry had barely managed to hold four years...

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