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After long debate, Campus Engagement Committee remains a part of SGA

After long debate, Campus Engagement Committee remains a part of SGA

Megan Rosinko, Staff Writer April 14, 2016

After hours of deliberation spread across several different meetings, the motion to remove the Campus Engagement Committee from the Student Government Association failed Monday, April 11. The committee...

Lillie Barnett gives her presentation on “Stress and Group Cohesion in University Choir” for BEAR Day 2016.

BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor April 14, 2016

Lillie Barnett, a music and biology major, presented her research of “Stress and Group Cohesion in University Choir” in Fickling Hall on BEAR Day 2016. Barnett said she wanted to find a way to connect...

Braeden Lee Brettin carried by Seth James Thompson while wearing their

Big Bear, Little Bear

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer March 30, 2016

What’s in a name? For senior Mercer Maniacs members Braden Brettin and Seth Thompson, it’s a symbol of an unbreakable friendship and years of shared memories. The two formed a strong bond while...

Two Mercer students have been accepted in the Peace Corps, with plans to serve in Africa following graduation.

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

Life is about to change for two seniors who were recently accepted into the Peace Corps. In May, Caleb Barefield and Heaven Woods will walk across the graduation stage and onto their next destination:...

The Bears celebrate after their 67-44 victory over the Mocs.

Mercer students surprise Lady Bears during big game

Emma Peel, Staff Writer January 27, 2016

On a rainy Thursday night last week, the student body at Mercer University came out in full force to support the women’s basketball team in their biggest game of the season — and kept it a secret...

Mercer University holds its annual study abroad/international student week.

Across the Globe with Mercer students

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer September 24, 2015

Mercer students who attended the study abroad activities were immersed in the beginning steps of what it takes to prepare for their trip across the world. This year the week-long Study Abroad Fair consisted...

A girl who attends the afterschool arts program at Tindall Heights shows off one of her creations.

Mercer Students Bring Art to Residents of Local Housing Project

Laura Ann Harrell, Contributing Writer September 9, 2015

A new student-run arts program launched on Aug. 31 seeking to bring the joy of creative expression to residents young and old of the Tindall Heights public housing project. One of the volunteers for...

Kelsy Cotto will be pursuing a career in biomedical research

Tales from Mercer: Summer research solidifies student’s goals for the future

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief August 31, 2015

For one senior at Mercer University, her summer spent researching DNA sequences was a summer well spent. And Kelsy Cotto is not alone in her research pursuits during the summer months. Besides internships...

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