As Mercer comes to the end of another busy semester, the campus has also witnessed the beginning of a new era with the finished renovations of Wiggs Hall in Spring 2022. Renovations on Wiggs Hall, located in the Historic Quad, began early in 2021 but will now be able to fulfill a new role on campus.
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As Mercer University progresses on to the end of another semester, students are encouraged to shoot for the stars and aim for the moon with a physics course available to all students.
We as a society can sometimes forget the extent of violence that takes place in our nation. From police brutality to daily shootings, the extent of this violence can oftentimes be revealed in music. One artist helping paint that picture is Vince Staples.
Due to harsh weather conditions last week, the Bears’ game at Charleston Southern University against the Buccaneers, was postponed to a later date. This delay, however, didn’t prevent the Bears from playing against the Citadel Bulldogs at OrthoGeorgia Park last weekend.
As Mercer students continue servicing the Macon community, MU Miracle has continued its efforts to support Macon children’s hospitals by throwing its 2022 Bearthon dance marathon fundraiser on March 26.
Mercer business students on the Macon and Atlanta campuses pitched their ideas for non-profit and for-profit businesses in the 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition on April 1 for a $500 prize to help develop their ideas.
As Muslims all over the world prepare for Ramadan, many of the Muslim students and faculty at Mercer are also preparing for the upcoming month.
As Mercer progresses on to the end of another semester preparing for the next school year, prospective Bears are encouraged to apply to the Special Considerations Programs, or SCP, for Law, Medicine and Business to help with future career success.
Following the beginning of The International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon on Friday, Hello Boba Café had its grand opening Saturday. The café was hoping for a great turnout during the festival.
After their walk-off win against Georgia Tech, the Bears played against the Saint Peter’s University Peacocks at OrthoGeorgia Park for three games last weekend, ultimately winning all three games.
Coming off of their win at Kennesaw State on Feb. 27, women’s lacrosse triumphed over the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks on March 6.
Atrium Health Navicent’s Food as Medicine Market is available to patients in need of food and food education
There’s a new “Farmacy” in Macon with the goal of helping address food insecurity while also teaching the community the proper steps towards keeping a healthy diet in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Mercer University continues its expansion in humanities, science and the arts, it also continues to expand into international relations after being selected to work with the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab.
As many Mercerians continue to accomplish their goals, one Mercer student has become inspired to use his education to help lead towards a path for peace in the world.
Faculty Feature: Biology professor Linda Hensel uses biofilms to inspire next generation of researchers
For over 27 years, Linda Hensel has been teaching undergraduates at Mercer University as a professor of Biology. She now serves as the chair of the department at the head of the Biology, Organic Chemistry and Mathematical Modeling (BOMM) program at Mercer.
As the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to impact the world, Mercer’s Office of International Programs has continued to take precautions against the new strain. These precautions have been the latest in an effort to stop the spread of the virus while allowing Mercer students the opportunity to continue traveling and learning about other cultures.
After releasing “After Hours” in 2020, The Weeknd has started 2022 off with a new follow-up album. “Dawn FM” takes a departure from the bruised and bloodied Weeknd persona embodied in “After Hours” into a period of growth and development.
As COVID-19 cases have continued to rise, a new strain of the pandemic has been observed worldwide. The omicron variant has rocked the world as a more contagious yet less deadly strain of coronavirus.
Mercer students and faculty came together to wear red on World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. The goal was to show their support in the fight against AIDS to mark the 40th year since AIDS has first been identified in the U.S.
On Nov. 19, after a four-day jury deliberation, 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on accounts of first-degree homicide and other charges. The jury had controversially accepted that Rittenhouse had acted reasonably to defend himself during his interactions.