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Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. Free for use photo by Lisa Ferdinando.

All Georgians now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine, Mercer Macon distribution remains unclear

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor March 26, 2021
All residents of Georgia age 16 and over are eligible starting today to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to an announcement from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. 
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks at his campaign event in North Liberty, Iowa, on Feb. 1, 2020.

Biden becomes 46th president of the United States, fate of Senate may lie with Georgia

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief November 7, 2020
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, are headed to the White House after a nail-biting result count that kept the nation in limbo for several days.
Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.

Wait.. That’s on the Ballot?

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer October 28, 2020
In this column, we’ve only really discussed the 2020 presidential race. But that is only one of the many races that will appear on your ballot for the general election Nov. 3. 
Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.

A Mercer student’s guide to voting absentee

Allison Whitehead, Contributing Writer September 21, 2020
Any Georgia voter is eligible to request to vote absentee, and as the presidential election is just over a month away, students should begin making their voting plan sooner rather than later. Here are five steps for voting absentee. 
Jordan Strawberry (right) made three 3-point shots over a three-minute stretch to help the Bears pull away.

Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor January 28, 2017

It took more than 30 minutes for someone other than Ria’n Holland to make a 3-pointer, but when it did, it came like a flood. Mercer (10-12, 4-5) pulled past The Citadel (9-15, 2-8) 82-66 Saturday behind...

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Bears drop second straight in 78-57 loss to Davidson

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor November 30, 2016

  Jack Gibbs took a few tricks out of Stephen Curry’s book. The junior guard from Davidson knocked down eight 3-pointers Tuesday en route to a season-high 33 points in the Wildcats’ 78-57...

Bears use 25-4 run to race past Georgia Southern

Bears use 25-4 run to race past Georgia Southern

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor November 20, 2016

  The Bears chose to run their way to a win Sunday. Trailing 63-55 to Georgia Southern with under eight minutes remaining in the game, Mercer (2-1, 0-0) finished the outing on a 25-4 run to...

Redshirt sophomore defensive back Kam Lott (No. 20, right) secured the game-winning interception in Mercer's 27-24 win over Furman.

Marshall scores 33-yard touchdown in final minute to defeat Furman 27-24

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor November 19, 2016

  Macon has been the location for film productions in the past. Add “Mercer versus Furman” to the list. Senior wide receiver Jordan Marshall caught a 33-yard game-winning touchdown Saturday...

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Nick Wooten and Meagan Hurley November 4, 2016

  Mercer University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible violations of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination...

Sterre Harsveld Van Der Veen crosses the ball into the box. Photo by Ethan Thompson.

Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer November 1, 2016

After a successful regular season and a third place berth in the Southern Conference women’s soccer tournament, the Lady Bears took to the pitch to face sixth-ranked Chattanooga on Sunday evening. The...

Photo courtesy of Justin Hanson.

Hanson’s triumphant return to cross country

Rylee Kirk, Contributing Writer October 18, 2016

  Justin Hanson, a sophomore on the Mercer cross country team, has made a strong return after suffering several injuries. Last year, Hanson rolled both ankles in one race, and this year suffered...

Photo courtesy of Victoria Rogers.

Rogers runs through life one lap at a time

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer October 18, 2016

  Senior cross country runner Victoria Rogers is leading her team towards success as she is constantly pushing herself to be the best she can be. She was Mercer’s top finisher in its first three...

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