Friday afternoon, Mercer University’s email system went down, sending students and faculty into confusion.
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At a Student Government Association (SGA) Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, new candidates for the first-year, junior and senior classes shared their visions for Mercer’s student community. On Thursday, five of the 11 first-year candidates were elected to SGA Senate by their classmates.
In late June of this year, the United States Supreme Court overturned "affirmative action," ending race-conscious admissions throughout the United States. Unlike some federal education requirements, this decision affects both public and private universities, meaning many changes will occur in college admissions across the country.
A ransomware group, "Akira," claimed responsibility for a cyberattack against Mercer, according to a tweet published Tuesday. The attack resulted in sensitive personal information such as Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers belonging to Mercer community members being compromised.
Over the past semester and a half, Mercer’s Student Government Association (SGA) has been supporting student organizations and creating opportunities for students to pursue their passions. Student government is made up of a senate, executive officers, and multiple committees, including the powerful Organizational Affairs Committee, which manages student organizations and special funding for those organizations.
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram will perform his new album, "662," live at the Hargray Capitol Theater on March 25, 2023.
There is always an appealing array of delights that are available across campus on Valentine's Day for students to participate in. Students can support their friends' organizations, do fun crafts with their loved ones or share a special treat, both on campus and right here in Macon!
The Southeast Symposium of the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) was an annual event leading into 2020 but just had its first meeting since COVID-19. The AJHA was founded in 1981 and has provided students at all levels of study opportunities to present their research on the history of journalism and how history is captured by media and journalism of that day.
Earlier this year, WGXA interviewed Coroner Leon Jones about the homicide in Bibb County, which saw a significant rise again after a record-breaking year in 2021.
The Minority Mentor Program (MMP) and Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives (ODII) are hosting the Living the Dream March and Tribute on Friday starting at 3:30 p.m. The keynote address will be delivered by Mercer University's Professor of Homiletics, Otis Moss III.
With only one big ticket on the runoff for most of Georgia, the election between Herschel Walker (R) and Raphael Warnock (D) will likely be just as harshly contested as it was in the November midterm. The Dec. 6 runoff will decide who will go to the Democrat-controlled Senate, but not before the “lame duck” session of congress concludes in December.
With harshly contested races in both houses of Congress and in the gubernatorial election in Georgia, voters in the Peach State rushed to the polls today and in the preceding weeks to participate in their fair share of democracy. Among those doing their part were the Mercer Bears.
Mercer University will host the Second Edition Gothic Festival this spooky season Oct. 26-29. The main part of the festival will be held that Saturday, with the art exhibition, contests and cosplay night hosted in Connell Student Center, Conference Room 1.
Across the United States and the southeast, people just like Noah Silver ‘26 have fallen for the retro-vinyl craze. Whether it be young teens itching for nostalgia, or die-hard phonogram fans, original, reprinted, and brand new vinyl records are flying off the shelves.
The International Cherry Blossom Festival will be holding its 40th year annual festival March 18-27 in Carolyn Crayton Park in Macon. After a two year hiatus, the plan is to bring the festival back at full throttle.
Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be hosting an academic panel discussing the present circumstances and potential consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The panel will be held in the President's Dining Room on the University's Macon campus on Tuesday.
One local bakery has survived an unscheduled opening, during COVID-19, and a national cream cheese shortage. On top of that, they sell out of multiple of their products, if not entirely almost every day.
Two women were carjacked at Quick Zip gas station on Pio Nono Avenue just before midnight Feb. 7. According to a report from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, two of the identified victims were Mercer students.
Crowds assembled downtown to watch "Macon Merry," Macon's 2021 Christmas parade Sunday. The parade was populated by high school marching bands, dance teams, local businesses, classic cars and elected officials.
This year's homecoming celebrations came to their peak during halftime at the Mercer v. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football game in Five Star Stadium on Saturday. Rylan Allen and Sheridan King, both representing Student Government Association, won the honors of homecoming king and queen, respectively.