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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 was introduced under the Harrison-Jolly administration after they received feedback during thei...

BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

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 her two majors and wanted to pursue the effects music has on a person’s well-being. Her research consis...

Big Bear, Little Bear

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 participating in the Mercer Maniacs during the football season of their sophomore year. Ever since...

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

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: Africa. For 27 months, Woods will be located in Cameroon while Barefield will be in Swaziland. Alth...

Mercer students surprise Lady Bears during big game

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 for over a week. Tony Perella, a Mercer football player and president of the Student-Athlete Advisory ...

Across the Globe with Mercer students

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 of many events catering to students seeking to become or already involved with international t...

Mercer Students Bring Art to Residents of Local Housing Project

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 the program is Gabrielle Carter, a sophomore nursing major at Mercer with a talent for art. She works w...

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

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 and jobs under the blazing sun, many Mercer students took on the challenge and dedicated their su...

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