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OPINION: Homecoming during a pandemic isn’t worth it 

OPINION: Homecoming during a pandemic isn’t worth it 

Sydney Roe, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2020

I am getting tired of “making the best of things” this year. Everything that happens this year is shrouded with the disappointment of what could’ve been, and Homecoming is no exception. 

Here’s how Mercer revised Homecoming plans due to COVID-19

Mercer runs out to face East Tennessee for their homecoming game during the 2018 season.

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2020

When the Southern Conference canceled all fall conference sports competitions Aug. 13, including the Homecoming game, Mercer had to choose a new date and an out-of-conference opponent, according to Jill Kinsella, associate vice president for the Office of Alumni Services and executive director of the Alumni Association.

Review: New Amazon show “Homecoming” doesn’t quite find its stride

Review: New Amazon show “Homecoming” doesn’t quite find its stride

Chas Pridgen

November 30, 2018

Warning: This review contains spoilers for the first season of “Homecoming” on Amazon Prime. Based on a podcast of the same name, Amazon’s “Homecoming” revolves around soldiers with symptoms of PTSD coming to a treatment facility to work through their trauma. Or, that’s what they think. T...

Mercer prepares for superhero-themed Homecoming Week

Mercer's homecoming is taking place during the week of Oct 29-Nov 2. Photo provided by QuadWorks.

Rylee Kirk

November 4, 2018

Mercer’s 2018 Homecoming week is shaping up to be a “super” event. The week of Nov. 2, student organizations will create teams and compete for the trophy in various events, such as a Halloween silent rave, trivia night and lip sync competition. The theme this year, Mercerians Unite, was ...

Mercer Homecoming Skit Highlights

Mercer Homecoming Skit Highlights

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 22, 2015

Mercer students graced the stage for the 2015 Homecoming Skit Competition. Six student and greek organizations put on their best Mickey, Minnie, Toby & Tot costumes to perform on stage in Willingham Hall. Be sure to relive the Disney magic with these video clip highlights. Greek Organizations: Student Organizations: ...

Field Day Photos 2015

This year's field day activities encompassed a climbing wall and a bungee jump.

October 22, 2015

Homecoming 2015 is in full swing. Check out these photo's from Field Day activities.

Mercer’s Got Talent Video Highlights

Contestants eagerly await the results of the Mercer's Got Talent competition.

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 20, 2015

After a year-long hiatus, Mercer's Got Talent came back with full vengeance. This year's competition, featured speed painting, rapping and many talent singers. The prizes ranged from a paid semester of rent for The Lofts at Mercer Village, to a year of free tacos at Margaritas. Check out these video...

Lip Sync 2015 Video Highlights

ADPi and Lambda Chi Alpha pose for their championship photo at Mercer University's Lip Sync Competition for Homecoming 2015 on October 19, 2015.

Marin Guta and Molly Curley

October 19, 2015

The Cheetah Girls prowled Willingham Hall and heroes and villains duked it out onstage for Mercer's Disney-themed Lip Sync Competition. Both of Willingham's bottom and top floor were jammed-packed with Disney fanatics eager to relive some of their favorite tunes.   Greek Organizations:   Student Organizations: ...

Homecoming Lip Sync, Pumpkin Carving and Banner competition winners

Disney-inspired Lip Sync Competition draws large crowd to Willingham Hall

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

October 19, 2015

The second night of Homecoming festivities included a lip sync competition where organizations dueled it out with Disney-inspired performances. Here are the results from tonight: Lip Sync Greek Organization Winners: Alpha Delta Pi/Lambda Chi Alpha Alpha Gamma Delta/ Kappa Sigma Phi Delta Th...

Kicking off Homecoming with the Dedication of the Rain Garden

Kicking off Homecoming with the Dedication of the Rain Garden

Jenna Eason

November 13, 2014

President William Underwood kicked off the homecoming activities for the weekend by leading a ceremony to dedicate the rain garden to M. Diane Owens on Thursday, Oct. 30. “I’m truly honored that this beautiful space will bear my name. It’s a wonderful legacy,” Owens said. The ceremony began...

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