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Mercer Artist: Vanae Hatcher

When she came to Mercer her freshman year, junior Vanae Hatcher had a goal—she wanted to get a degree that would allow her to get a job helping people. Hatcher decided she would major in biology and minor in chemistry with the hopes of being a pediatrician. After her first semester, that all changed. “It ...

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Mercer Theatre to present interactive improv show

When Martin Noyes was looking for his next career move, he decided to combine the two things he loves most -- theatre and Dungeons & Dragons.  Noyes will bring his two passions together as he returns to Tattnall Square Center for the Arts to present his show, “The Blessed Demon,” in August. ...


How To Plan for Summer Vacation

As the semester is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do this summer. There are so many adventures to be had under the summer sun that it's good to be prepared. Here are five things you should know to plan for a summer vacation. 1. Start Early There are only a ...

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Five summer 2019 films you won't want to miss

The spring school semester is almost over, vacations are being planned and many of us are scrambling for jobs and internships in hopes to make some money during the summer months. In the midst of all that, there are also going to be some great movies in theaters. While this summer feels a lot lighter ...


How to Be Safe Around Alcohol

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, an awareness month especially relevant for college students. Between exams and pop quizzes and presentations, many of us take advantage of every party and getaway to loosen up with some alcohol and take each other less seriously. But too much of everything is always ...

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Preview: Argus Quartet to play at Wesleyan

The renowned musicians of the “Argus Quartet” are coming to Macon on April 2 to deliver a performance at Wesleyan College. Their website calls the group “one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles,” and they are currently on tour across the country. The Argus Quartet started ...


Five things to do before you graduate from Mercer

Your cap and gown are ordered, degree audit signed and the days are ticking away until graduation. The end of spring semester is always a trying time for students and can be especially stressful for seniors. It’s bittersweet as you prepare to move on to a new chapter of life, but have to say goodbye ...


How to take a break during the end of the semester

When we get into the flow of studying it can be hard to realize when enough is enough. Taking the time to know when you’ve reached your limit can be tough and can make you feel like you’re being lazy. But, being a good student also means knowing when to take a break. So, here are a few tips for ...

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Review: Russian Doll is an intense hit for Netflix

Full disclosure: I was incredibly hesitant to review this show in fear of just not getting it. The trailers definitely portrayed a very “mindscrew” view and other reviews I read marked it as a very thought-provoking show. However, I was very pleasantly surprised upon watching that while it’s ...

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Telfair Museum: A Road Trip for the Artsy Soul

College Night at the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia, will take place on March 30, and Mercer students are invited to participate. The “College Night” event was created because the Telfair team felt a need to showcase art at an affordable price to the college audience. “We always try to ...


You will Prank me later: Harmless April Fools tricks

As April approaches, it is time for pranksters to gear up for their favorite day of the year. April Fool’s Day is usually a day when people play tricks on unsuspecting family, friends and strangers. There are typically three categories that tricksters place their pranks in, including shock and awe, ...


Opinion: the rise and grind culture leads to a toxic mindset

It’s no surprise to anyone that our society fixates on toxic and bizarre habits, nor is there a lack of justified criticism of those habits. However, one new culture has been popular for a while and surprisingly seems to have gone largely criticized, but has also been praised and accepted: the rise ...

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