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Arts & Culture

What you missed at the Grammys

This year’s 62nd Grammys was filled with acts that will not soon be forgotten. The event was held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Jan. 26. If you weren’t able to watch the live event, here are some of the highlights that you missed.  Kobe Bryant Tribute At the start of the awards ...


Easy chores to make adulting feel less daunting

College is a great experience, truly. It’s your first taste of real freedom! Your first time living away from your parents and getting to truly spread your wings and fly! Until you realize that keeping up a living space takes a lot more work than you ever knew. Sure, it’s easy to maintain a small ...


I tried intermittent fasting for three days

Intermittent fasting is a recent trend in the health and fitness circles that focuses on changing one’s eating patterns in some way in order to promote weight loss. One of the most well-known and popular methods is restricting yourself to only eating in a certain period of time, such as between 1 ...

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Mercer Artist: The music of Bronwyn James

For senior violin performance major Bronwyn James, music runs in the family. Her parents and her sister are classical musicians, and her father is “rapidly becoming one of the most respected teachers in the country,” James said. “We pretty much grew up at the symphony hall. The entire orchestra ...

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Soundtrack to my life: Music for the highs and lows

Music has been a prominent aspect of my life ever since I was born. Its longevity continually impacts my outlook on the world, myself and the things around me. Without music, I’m unsure of how my life would be. It’s a new decade, a perfect time to reflect on the music that has been an integral part ...


Writing a dating app bio that’s actually good

College is a time when people experience a lot of “firsts” in their lives: the first college party, the first failing grade, maybe even the first time using a washing machine. For some people, college also includes their first time on a dating app.  Maybe you’ve been feeling lonely, struggling ...


Clusterscopes: Defining your goals for the year with tarot

Welcome to a new decade, a new year and a new semester — and welcome back to Clusterscopes, biweekly horoscopes using tarot cards. Since we left for the holiday, we’ve survived several challenging astrological events. The last solar eclipse of the year hit the day after Christmas in the sign of ...

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Five artists to look out for in 2020

This past decade has been a memorable one, especially in regards to music. Many songs quickly shot up the charts with their undeniable catchiness, variety and flair. Others became popular because of memes, or maybe they steadily crept their way into your Spotify playlist without you even realizing it. ...


Burned out in college? Here’s how you can recover

Last semester, I skipped more classes than I could count. I spent days on end in bed, feeling utterly drained, incapable of moving a muscle in the direction of my school work. I’d never felt a mental block that severe. My brain fog was impenetrable and my typical highly-motivated demeanor was nowhere ...


Deck the (res) halls: inexpensive holiday decorations guide

We know how stressful the holiday seasons can be between buying gifts, cooking an abundance of meals and studying for finals. That’s why we’re sharing with you 12 ways to decorate your dorm festively without breaking the budget — or Res Life’s rules! BUY   Christmas Tree Although a true evergreen ...

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Christmas movies to watch this season

The holiday season is almost here, bringing with it the tide of holiday films that go back decades. With so many films to watch, it raises the questions of which movies should be on your list this holiday season? The Christmas Chronicles Released in 2018, “The Christmas Chronicles” stars Kurt Russell, ...

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Review: Disney+ just isn’t worth it yet

At one point, streaming services existed to make television more accessible for cheaper prices. Now, they are just replacing cable packages, with every network creating its own independent platform for its content to be viewed. Disney recently launched another of these services, Disney+, and though ...

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Mercer Artist: Freshman plunges into the music world

The music world is vast and ever-changing, making it the perfect place to create and inspire. Freshman Michael “Micha” Williams isn’t necessarily new to the scene, but he’s curating new music that’s appealing to many students here at Mercer. “Music has been a big part of my life for the ...


How (and why) to spice up your LinkedIn profile

Believe it or not, fall is the most important time of year for securing your first job post-graduation. Even if you’re not set to graduate this May, it’s always a good idea to establish and maintain a professional online presence. LinkedIn puts the “networking” in “social networking,” and ...

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Review: Misterwives bloom again

Two years after the release of their last album “Connect the Dots,” Misterwives dropped an EP that allows the entire band to shine. Misterwives is most known for their songs “Reflections” and “Our Own House” from their debut album released in 2015. In 2014, Misterwives opened for Twenty ...

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