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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 ...


Clusterscopes: You are in control of what you experience

Are you feeling stagnant? As though you’re at the mercy of circumstance? That’s a theme I’m noticing in my reads and my interactions with others lately — it’s common to feel like a victim of the tumultuous world we live in. For that reason, I want to talk this week about receptive versus projective ...


Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Meet Ebonye Smith: second-year electrical engineering major, golfer of 10 years, orange juice and dystopian novel addict and lifestyle blogger. And she’s only just getting started.  Self-described as witty, sassy and genuine, Smith has been blogging since the summer after her senior year of high ...

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Mercer Artist: Poet Kate Lemon is writing about you

Kate Lemon wasn’t a poet until her freshman year of college. She started writing at the request of late Mercer professor and Guggenheim Fellow Anya Silver after turning in an essay for her introductory poetry class. Lemon said she has since “fallen in love” with poetry, drawing inspiration from ...


Five tips to surviving concert camping

Camping before a concert is one of the best parts of the experience, but it is also one of the hardest. It is very easy to slip up and forget some of the most important things until you get there, and you’ll have to pay a lot more for what you need. Since it is so easy to forget what you need, here ...


I tried Bumble BFF for a week. Here’s what happened

Known for its quirky profile questions and “progressive” women-message-first philosophy, Bumble has become a favorite for users searching for a little more depth than apps like Tinder. What users may not know is that Bumble has features outside of the dating world. Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz are ...

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Things to do in Macon this holiday season

With the holiday season coming up, Macon is going to be a hotbed of artistic and cultural events. There will be activities for everyone, from festivals to food trucks to fire breathers, all in the heart of the city.  First Friday in Downtown Macon  Although NewTown Macon hosts First Friday every month, ...


How to become more news literate on social media 

Fake news is an industry. It has exploded in size since the 2016 election, partially because of the distrust in journalism encouraged by current political powers. Every time a grandma clicks on a fake story about a man who says he hates Christians and then clicks on an ad that says “people born in ...

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