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Third-year artist Zianah Marshall.

Mercer Artist: Black beauty and power in Zianah Marshall’s artwork

Ivy Marie Clarke, Arts & Culture Editor March 12, 2021

Third-year student Zianah Marshall got her start in visual art this past summer, when she found a blank poster board at a George Floyd protest she was attending and began to draw. Since then, Marshall’s...

Three artistic visionaries to support during Black History Month

Three artistic visionaries to support during Black History Month

Ashley Pemberton, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
Black art history has a multitude of facets, all of which intersect into a rich history of creative expression and cultural significance. In celebration of Black History Month, here are three Black creatives to support who push the boundaries of contemporary art. 
When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge

When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge

Nicholas Wooten April 29, 2015

  The king of slow soul went silent. The world—and the city that finally learned to love him—gave him one last ovation as the curtains closed. Percy Sledge, best known for his 1966 ballad...

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Erica ONeal October 24, 2012

Since the 1900s, Mercer University students have made the annual trip to Penfield, Ga. to participate in the historic Pilgrimage to Penfield event. On Oct. 19, students participated in a cemetery tour,...

Lyceum presents Dr. Johnny B. Hill

Felicia Fowler October 30, 2011

The Mercer Lyceum was developed by the University for the 2011 fall term to support currents lectures and event, and new ones around the theme of “Rebuilding Democracy.” Co-sponsored by organizations...

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

Alaisha Key October 19, 2011

If you are looking to have an encounter with ghosts, ghouls and spirits during this Halloween season, then the Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy is providing a unique opportunity for audiences...

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