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Bekah Fulton, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

I may be the only student at Mercer who does not have a picture with Toby the Bear, and this is no accident. Confession: mascots kind of freak me out. This mild fear may potentially be rooted in a repressed childhood trauma but go ahead and add it to the long list of things I cannot explain about...

Modesty, Empowerment and Hidden Beauty

Modesty, Empowerment and Hidden Beauty

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

The Muslim Student Association of Mercer University (MSA) hosted a “World Hijab Day” event Feb. 1 where all women — Muslim and non-Muslim — could participate in the wearing of a religious headscarf. The organization distributed new hijabs and taught Mercer students how to put them on. The...

Q&A: Comics scribe Gail Simone

Q&A: Comics scribe Gail Simone

Ross Hardy

October 5, 2011

Gail Simone is one of the most high-profile women writers in the world of superhero comic. She began her career working for Marvel Comics on titles like Agent X before moving on to Secret Six and Batgirl at DC Comics. She was recently in town for the Crossroads Writers Festival, and our geek liaison Ross Hardy managed to snag an int...

Come on, ladies, it is time to embrace your beauty

Olivia Brayan

October 4, 2011

All women know that feeling, a sickening feeling that takes hold as you mistakenly glance at the rack in the grocery queue.  It starts in your gut and slowly rises as your eyes are captured by the stick-thin, perfectly-proportioned models staring up at you with their laughing eyes, like they know exactly...

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