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#TBT: Mercer places students in hotels during 2001 housing shortage

Delays on construction for Mercer Hall in 2001 caused around 200 students to have to move into hotels 6.5 miles off of campus.

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016

Mercer University relocated about 200 students to local hotels for a month due to construction delays with the then new Mercer Hall.

Macon campus sees changes and growth

Construction is underway behind MEP and Plunket Residence Halls.

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 14, 2015

Over the last several years, Mercer University’s Macon campus has transformed due to additions, such as the Five Star Stadium — home of Mercer’s football and lacrosse team — and the sprawling Cruz Plaza. Both of which were completed in 2013. Mercer continues to update its campus as i...

Mercer’s Housing Crunch: Too many Bears for the den

Mercer's Housing Crunch: Too many Bears for the den

Marin Guta

April 18, 2015

When rising Mercer University senior Nora Essien told her parents that she may have to live off campus next year, they were worried. The 21-year-old business major comes from a low-income family where money is tight. Her father works long hours at a warehouse, and his meager salary goes to support...

Mercer plans new freshman residence hall

Mercer plans new freshman residence hall

Marin Guta

February 8, 2015

Mercer plans to begin construction this May on a new freshman women’s residence hall that will open in summer 2016. It’s been a decade since the university built its last residence hall, Mercer Hall, which is comparable to apartment-style housing but without a kitchen. With the spike in studen...

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