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Students protest, Peer Advisors resign over Mercer’s pandemic reopening plan

A Mercer student attends the protest for online classes at the Godsey Administration Building on July 14.

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief

July 22, 2020

After Mercer University declined to offer a distance learning option this fall, some students have responded by protesting or limiting their involvement on campus.

Mercer students go viral at the New Hampshire primaries

Senior Emily Harvey poses for a selfie with Joe Biden.

Marianna Bacallao and Mandi DeLong

February 25, 2020

At a New Hampshire town hall, Mercer student Madison Moore asked presidential candidate Joe Biden about his performance in the Iowa caucus. “You're arguably the candidate with the greatest advantage in this race. You've been the vice president; you weren't burdened down by the impeachment trial...

5 things to start your week: Oscars Edition

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films of 2015.

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 29, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2015. Here's what you might have missed.

#OscarsSoWhite Sparks Social Media Feuds

After this year's Oscar nominees were announced, controversy sparked on social media.

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2016

This year the Academy nominated all white actors for the Oscars. The decision — much like last year’s — has sparked a multitude of responses on social media with a plethora of hashtags, such as #OscarsSoWhite, #drama, #seriouslythough, #OscarsStillSoWhite. Some of the responders were celebrities. An...

University releases new social media guidelines

University releases new social media guidelines


February 23, 2011

Mercer released its first ever social media guidelines last week, setting official parameters for the appropriate use of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs for university purposes. Larry Brumley, Mercer’s senior vice president for marketing communications, said the new guidelines were ...

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