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Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

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...

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

International Students Can’t Go “Home for the Holidays”

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Once winter break officially begins Dec. 13, Mercer requires that all on-campus housing be cleared of students.  At this time, card access will be turned off for all residence halls, apartments and Greek houses. For many who live on-campus, this break means making a trip back home to spend the h...

Across the Globe with Mercer students

Across the Globe with Mercer students

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under News

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...

What America can learn from India

What America can learn from India

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle Editor

August 14, 2015


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

There are two things America can learn from India. Just over two weeks ago, I returned from a trip that truly changed my perception of the world around me. My fellow Service Scholars and I spent three weeks in Kerala, India, where we had the unique opportunity to completely immerse ourselves...

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