Bottoms was the editor of Mercer’s literary magazine "The Dulcimer," which was then in its earliest years of publication and would, some thirty years later, go on to be the ninth Georgia Poet Laureate.
Arts & Culture
Harry Styles and Beyoncé win big at Grammys 2023By Sam Tupper | March 13
The 2023 Grammy Awards have come and gone and with it, many historic wins and powerful moments occurred. The show was hosted by Trevor Noah for the third consecutive year, fresh off of his departure from The Daily Show. After the past two years were held in April and March, respectively, the show returns ...
How Mercer students celebrated Black History MonthBy Cameron Hutchins | March 13
The end of February brought Black History Month to a close, but celebrations of Black joy and excellence won't stop on Mercer's campus.
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram to perform in Macon on "662" tourBy Henry Keating | February 21
Ingram will join a number of legends to have performed at the theater, such as Macon's own Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers Band.
REVIEW: The College Town Film Series screens "Jojo Rabbit" among its series premiereBy Gabriel Kopp | February 15
Each year, movies seem to permeate a specific theme; this year’s variation incorporated the idea of brainwashing.
7 things to do with beau or bestie to celebrate Valentine's this weekBy Henry Keating | February 14
There is always an appealing array of delights that are available across campus on Valentine's Day for students to participate in.
Is Mercer a party school?By Cameron Hutchins | January 24
“Even though we have our fair share of parties, compared to other schools, Mercer’s party scene isn’t all that.”
REVIEW: SZA returns after five years with impressive sophomore albumBy Sam Tupper | January 19
In today’s stream-centric culture, SZA enjoys a kind of success and staying power few other artists have been able to match.
Mercer's Filipino Student Association holds its first "Palabok" and "Lumpia" standBy Sam Tupper | December 12
The Filipino Student Association held its first Palabok and Lumpia event Oct. 26 on Cruz Plaza to raise money for the club to fund future events on campus and for the potential to travel to state-wide FSA events.
Mercer hosts its second annual Gothic Festival featuring spooky cosplay and stunning visualsBy Loren Reddish | December 12
Mercer's second annual "Gothic Festival" was held in Connell Student Center Oct. 26-29. Those curious about all things Gothic were able to participate in activities, discussions and displays of chilling visual arts and cosplay a mere few days before Halloween.
Freddie Mercury is reborn at The Grand Opera HouseBy Gabriel Kopp | December 1
The group performed with a lead singer, drummer and two guitarists. Lead singer Gary Mullen was entertaining and quite the crowd-pleaser, continually telling the audience to stand up and clap along to the beat of the songs.
McDuffie Center for Strings and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra feature Mercer musiciansBy Maura Rutledge | November 22
A line of people gathered under the glimmering lights of the Grand Opera House in Macon on Oct. 17 to see Mercer students, Mercer alumni and members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra perform in the Macon-Mercer Symphony Orchestra.
REVIEW: Taylor Swift's latest album release "Midnights" turns headsBy Gabriel Kopp | November 17
"Midnights" accentuates maturity in her voice, becoming increasingly apparent in her recent albums.
REVIEW: Three Thousand Years of Longing one of this year's most unique filmsBy Sam Tupper | November 17
For almost 45 years, writer, producer and director George Miller has created a diverse range of films.
Mercer's harp ensemble serenades audience with loveBy Hayley Moise | November 16
The program consisted of several pieces that expressed different themes and aspects of love, such as romantic and tragic love.