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Georgia

A Mercer student’s guide to voting absentee

Mercer students concerned about going to the polls during a pandemic can now request an absentee ballot online. Anticipating record numbers of absentee voters this election season, Georgia’s Secretary of State office launched a ballot request website Aug. 28.  Any Georgia voter is eligible to request ...

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Arts & Culture

Five artists you should be listening to this fall

Looking for new artists to listen to? Whether you’re making a new study playlist or jamming out with a few friends, here are five artists that you should definitely be listening to this fall. Lianne La Havas British singer Lianne La Havas has created timeless classics such as “What You Don’t ...

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Arts & Culture

Alternative albums you missed this summer

This summer was a boon for fans of alternative music as artists worldwide dropped new albums. Here are four of the best records from summer 2020 to add to your playlist. “Sex Death and the Infinite Void” by Creeper English rock band Creeper released “Sex Death and the Infinite Void,” a concept ...

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Lifestyle

How COVID-19 affected students’ internships

COVID-19 has forced students to adapt in many different ways this year. Zoom has become a classroom for many, housing may be different for some and internships went remote. Students who intended on interning during the summer didn’t anticipate a pandemic or the effects it would have on their experience ...

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Arts & Culture

WAP: Women and Power 

Cardi B broke her music hiatus by releasing her new single “WAP” ft. Megan Thee Stallion under Atlanta Records in August of 2020. The song features guest appearances by famous female figures, including Normani, Rosalía, Sukihana, Mulatto and Kylie Jenner. Both Cardi and Megan are familiar with ...

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Lifestyle

Six meals to make in your dorm room

COVID-19 has changed the way we go about otherwise mundane tasks. If the pandemic  has made you wary of frequent visits to the dining halls and other on-campus dining options, here are six fun meals that you can easily make in your dorm room, ensuring you keep yourself and others safe. Cheese Quesadillas Cheese ...

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Macon

Allman Brothers mural coming to downtown Macon

The Sierra Development Group and Argus Eyed Partners, a community development partnership, has unveiled plans for an Allman Brothers Band mural to be painted between the downtown Lofts at Capricorn and Mercer Music at Capricorn.  “The Allman Brothers Band was a magnet for other bands like Wet Willie ...

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Arts & Culture

Female rappers take new heights this summer

Many new and returning artists took over the music scene this summer, with female rappers standing out the most. From the audacious flows of Saweetie to the powerful lyrics of Chika, here are five female rappers to check out and add to your playlist.  Saweetie Saweetie has given us the timeless favorites ...

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Lifestyle

Wear your mask, but make it fashion

The novel coronavirus has made an unlikely accessory a normal part of our everyday lives: masks. They are being worn in all sizes, fabrics and colors, and many people have taken the opportunity to express themselves in a new, novel way.  While a mask is technically an accessory, it’s also a necessity. ...


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