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Construction continues on Newton Chapel

Construction continues on Newton Chapel

February 4, 2015

Loud drills, fenced off grounds and huge orange construction equipment have attracted even the most oblivious eye to Newton Chapel. The former Tattnall Square Baptist Church has been a part of Mercer University’s history since 1978 in honor of Dr. Louie Newton. The chapel is known for holding religious...

Mercer University baseball player arrested

January 18, 2015

Mercer baseball player Nate Moorhouse was arrested and charged with second degree burglary after reportedly kicking in a door at Envy Nightclub early Friday morning, according to a news release. As of Saturday, he has been released from jail. A witness called police around 12:40 a.m. Friday saying...

Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer's changes?

Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer's changes?

Conner Wood

November 20, 2014

A buzz of positivity has followed the announcement of a coming-soon residential, retail and commercial development on Mercer University’s campus. Autumn ushered in news of an address change and the proposed plans for new Loft developments along with new campus restaurants and lodging accommodations. Several...

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer to raise money for St. Jude's

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer to raise money for St. Jude's

Emily Farlow

November 14, 2014

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer (BBC), which used to be called Up 'Til Dawn of Mercer University, raises money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Tennessee. The hospital's focus is to treat children with cancer for free. "Our goal at Mercer is to fundraise for the hospital and to provide money for them...

Surviving Registration

Surviving Registration

Chelsey Guy

October 28, 2014

It is that time of year again. That stressful, nerve-racking, why-is-this-the-struggle time of year that Mercer students call registration is quickly approaching. With registration beginning for honors students and athletes next week, most students are reminded of the horrors of this time of year. ...

Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Mary Lathem

October 9, 2014

A Mercer University environmental health class recently took a field trip to the Macon landfill to learn about the management of landfills and the environmental impact of human waste. The class, taught by Dr. Chinekwu Obidoa, introduces students to key environmental health issues, primarily those that...

QuadWorks hosts Get Fit Week

QuadWorks hosts Get Fit Week

Mary Lathem

October 9, 2014

In college, time-consuming coursework, rising stress levels and an abundance of inexpensive, convenient fast food can often cause students to create unhealthy habits and to forgo normal exercise routines. Mercer students were inspired to break this trend and take charge of their physical fitness and...

Faculty Walking Challenge Helps Raise Cancer Awareness

Katelyn Armstrong

September 27, 2014

Millions of steps will be counted on pedometers for a health initiative that the Mercer University wellness program will hold. This year, the faculty and staff wellness program is putting on the event to raise awareness for cancer prevention. The 10 Million Steps Challenge urges faculty and staff who...

Brazilian students take part in Science Without Borders

Brazilian students take part in Science Without Borders

Parker Van Riper

September 25, 2014

Imagine studying for a year away from your family and friends. Sounds difficult but manageable right?  Now imagine that situation but in a completely different country from your own, thousands of miles from your friends and family.  Oh, and you don’t speak the native language at all.  That’s essentially the exp...

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

Jenna Eason

September 13, 2014

The Southern Conference is not the only exciting thing that is happening on Mercer’s campus this season. The Mercer Maniacs are also beginning a new division by allowing girls to “paint up” during sporting events. A new Mercer Maniac, Victoria Rexhausen, said, “I think it adds to the atmos...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity suspended from campus after downtown brawl with ATO

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity suspended from campus after downtown brawl with ATO

Emily Farlow

August 22, 2014

By now, students have probably noticed that [inlinetweet prefix=".  . ." tweeter="@mercercluster" suffix=""]the Greek letters have been removed from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, and missing letters tend to start false rumors.[/inlinetweet] SAE was suspended after getting in a fight with m...

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