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Dr. Ian Altman to perform next as part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series

Dr. Ian Altman to perform next as part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016

Students of Mercer’s Townsend School of Music are given opportunities throughout the year to hear musicians from around the world perform and attend master classes conducted by the visiting artists. This series, the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series, is a result of one of many long-lasting mon...

Mercer Bear caught between music and medicine

Mercer Bear caught between music and medicine

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

Justis Ward is known around the campus of Mercer University for his beautiful, angelic voice. On any given day during the spring, you may hear his voice drifting through the warm air as he performs the national anthem at a lacrosse game. Or, in the winter months, you might encounter him belting out the n...

‘Spring Fever’ cabaret to welcome the season at the Townsend School of Music

‘Spring Fever’ cabaret to welcome the season at the Townsend School of Music

Elliot James, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

On March 1, warmer weather will be ushered in with “Spring Fever,” the Townsend School of Music's latest faculty artist recital. This faculty-led cabaret will be performed on campus at Fickling Hall in the McCorkle Music Building. The event is free and open to the public. This event invites t...

Organist Christa Rakich to perform next in the Joan Stockstill Godsey concert series

Organist Christa Rakich to perform next in the Joan Stockstill Godsey concert series

Elliot James, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Renowned organist Christa Rakich will perform the world premiere of Margaretha Christina de Jong’s “Fantasia on Salve Regina” (2016) as part of Mercer University’s Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series, beginning Feb. 26. The concert will be held at Christ Episcopal Church in Macon at 7:30 p.m. Th...

Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to the Douglass Theatre

Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to the Douglass Theatre

Elliot James, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Known for thrilling performances and an eclectic and demanding repertoire, the Dance Theatre of Harlem from New York City, New York is coming to Macon. Calling itself a “leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim,” the Dance Theatre of Harlem will be performing at the historic Douglas...

Kishi Bashi showcases unique musical blend in Cox Capitol Theatre performance

Kishi Bashi showcases unique musical blend in Cox Capitol Theatre performance

Jackson Dillard, Contributing Editor

August 27, 2015

When Kishi Bashi opened up for Guster at the Cox Capitol Theatre in June, his short opening set was received enthusiastically and the promise of a return left everyone excited for more. With the time and set-up for a full show, Bashi took his opportunity to energize the Macon crowd once again and deli...

Athletes want, need sports psychology

Bryson Jones

November 2, 2011

Anxiety and stress are two of the most common used words when asking a student-athlete about their everyday lives. One of the most common ways to combat these negative aspects of being a student-athlete is the use of a Sports Psychology Department. Many colleges and universities nationwide have adopted...

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

Alaisha Key

October 19, 2011

If you are looking to have an encounter with ghosts, ghouls and spirits during this Halloween season, then the Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy is providing a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to meet some of the cemeteries most beloved residents at a series of events called Spir...

Runners continue to shatter records at Royal XC Challenge

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011

Mercer’s men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Charlotte, N.C. to compete in the Royal Cross Country Challenge on Friday, Oct. 14.  Held at the cross country hub of McAlpine Creek Park, the teams performed very well on this fast course, and many runners brought home personal records. The...

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