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How do Mercer University students vote?

More college students are going to the polls than ever, but Mercer students turn out at higher rates than others schools, whether it be in person or through absentee ballots. In the 2016 election, Mercer had the highest student voter participation rate among NCAA Division 1 schools, according to a Mercer ...

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New Bill of Rights Eagle statue unveiled on campus

This year, Homecoming festivities on campus included the unveiling of a new statue. The “Bill of Rights Eagle” by artist Gregg Wyatt now resides outside the first floor entrance of Tarver Library. “I’m extremely proud and honored. This is one of the high points of my career,” Wyatt said ...

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Mercer police releases annual campus crime report

Mercer University reported a decline in campus crime during 2017, according to a report released last month. The annual Campus Crime Report, officially called the Annual Crime Awareness & Campus Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, was published Sept. 28.  The report covers each calendar ...

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon returns to campus

The Mercer University chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) has returned to campus this semester after being removed from campus in 2016 due to alcohol violations in three consecutive semesters. “Basically we had a group of seniors that graduated in the spring of 2017 who knew we were on social probation, ...

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Student Government Association reveals new Freshman Senators

The 2018-2019 Freshman Senator election had a high number of voter turnout and results were close. This year’s elected senators are Savannah Lacey (112), Morgan Prosser (106), Zariah Patterson (106), Sheridan King (105), and Harrison Ivine (104). Applications for the student correspondent committee ...

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SoCon voting competition returns to campus

With midterm elections quickly approaching, the Southern Conference (SoCon) voting competition returns to Mercer University’s campus. The SoCon competition focuses on registering students to vote in national elections. SoCon is a collegiate sports conference focused on “facilitating intercollegiate ...

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Greek life at Mercer renamed to promote inclusivity

Starting this fall, Mercer University will now use the label Fraternity and Sorority Programs (FSP) instead of “Greek life” to refer to its 12 fraternities and 8 sororities. The name change comes during a national push for Greek-letter organizations to adopt more inclusive policies. These organizations ...

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What You Missed in Macon this Summer

The Macon Bacon played (and won) their first home game The new collegiate summer baseball team -- which includes Mercer University students Brandon Michie, Ben Brock, Sean McDermott and Alex Crotty -- played their first home game at the sold-out, recently renovated Luther Williams Field in June. They ...

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Mercer club educates many about sex trafficking

Traffick Jam, originally a requirement of the Community Service Learning class, is a program that advocates for the end of sex trafficking and educates others on the issue.   The organization was formed after several students from the course wanted to continue their efforts to end sex trafficking. ...

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Mercer and Macon communities respond to Bearstock 2018

Mercer students and Macon community members had varied reactions to the issues that arose during this year’s Bearstock, such as the cancellation of the outdoor portion. The daytime concert, which is free and open to the public, was previously scheduled for April 7 in Tattnall Square Park from 1 to ...

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GoFundMe for Campus Cat Chrissy

Mercerians may have spotted a particularly friendly cat walking around campus recently. He is an orange tabby and his name is Chrissy. The cat, who is a couple of months old, loves to roam around the Greek side of campus and is particularly fond of the Phi Mu house. Originally thought to be a female, ...

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The coolest Bear Day projects you’ve got to know about

On Bear Day, many students gave insightful and interesting presentations of research and projects they may have been working on all semester. There was a wide range of topics presented and plenty of hard work from students. Here is a list of five insightful Bear Day Presentations you might have missed ...


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