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New COVID-19 restrictions transform how campus organizations operate

New COVID-19 restrictions transform how campus organizations operate
August 21, 2020
For many clubs on Mercer’s campus, the coronavirus pandemic has presented all sorts of new and never-before-seen challenges, adding significant unknowns for clubs organizing events and activities that would be uncomplicated under regular circumstances. 

BREAKING: Thirty-five Mercer students test positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Thirty-five Mercer students test positive for COVID-19
August 5, 2020
Mercer University has announced that 35 students have tested positive for COVID-19, including 29 student-athletes.

Mercer Police Blotter: Hit and run, theft by taking, domestic violence and sexual assault

Mercer Police is located on the edge of campus on Winship Street. Archived photo by Jenna Eason
November 21, 2019
This semester, Mercer Police responded to numerous incidents on and around campus. Kyle Sears, director of media relations at Mercer University, provided redacted police reports.

Campus carry bill explained, Mercer sees no changes

The campus-carry bill has made it through the House of Representatives and Senate of Georgia's General Assembly and waits on Governor Nathan Deal's decision.
March 17, 2016

The Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill Feb. 22 to legalize the carry of concealed weapons on public college campuses. Bill 859, otherwise known as “Campus Carry,” allows any student...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket
November 11, 2015
SGA this Monday focused on the promotion of diversity on campus and the significance of "first come, first serve" funding

Dear AWARE: real questions from real students

Call (478-301-2862) to schedule an appointment with CAPS. Monday-Friday 8a.m.-5p.m.
October 14, 2015

A.W.A.R.E. is a student group of peer educators under the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) umbrella. CAPS is located behind MEP and provides free, confidential counseling to Mercer students....

Bear Forum: a place to voice your concerns

February 25, 2015

The event was pitched as a place to “voice your concerns” on the organization’s Facebook page, but there weren’t many issues raised at Bear Forum because there were only three students there...

Macon Mall renovations finishing, unveiling Nov. 19

November 2, 2011

Anyone who has been to the Macon Mall (accessible from Mercer University Drive or Eisenhower Parkway) within the past few months has noticed the great number of changes that the venue is currently undergoing....

Welcome to the "Danger Zone"

Welcome to the "Danger Zone"
March 30, 2011

The newly installed raised crosswalks in Mercer Village still pose a danger to students despite being updated to elevate campus safety. These safety measures have not helped because problems still exist,...

Spring Break safety tips

February 23, 2011

- Make sure you always have your ID. - Always travel in groups.  - Always wear protection (sunscreen or otherwise). - Don’t fall asleep in a hot tub. - Don’t leave your drink unattended. - Don’t...

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