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Arts & Culture

Podcasts to check out this fall

Podcasts are a way to pass time that also let you learn about random things. Obscure facts make or break a podcast, and these podcasts do that all too well. You’re Wrong About Co-hosts Michael Hobbes and Sarah Marshall are both journalists who are trying to change the way that people view the world. ...

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Lifestyle

Four ways to keep proper etiquette on Zoom

With COVID-19 affecting students’ day-to-day lifestyle, many are obligated to continue their learning over Zoom. Beyond using Zoom for classes, the video communications site is also used for interviews, meetings and other virtual gatherings. An important thing to remember when using Zoom is to maintain ...

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Lifestyle

Here’s how to unplug while staying informed

A raging pandemic, police brutality, catastrophic wildfires and a contentious presidential election: every time we log on to social media or read our favorite news site, we’re bombarded with these emotional stories and painful images of the world around us. But it’s tough to stay away, even when ...

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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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