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Mercer students join community in Celebrating MLK

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and pursuit of unity, Mercer students spent their Monday off actively engaged with the Macon community at the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration and following march to the Government Center. At the breakfast, Mercer students ...

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UC Food Court, Bear Necessities, and CAF holiday hours

Worried about being stranded on campus during the last leg of finals week without any food options? No fear. We have you covered. The Cluster has compiled a master list of the times and dates the Cafeteria, University Center Food Court, Bear Necessities, and the University Center will open and close during ...

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Mercer's Christmas tree lighting 2014

One of Mercer’s oldest traditions took place Dec. 4, and this year was a little bit different Caroline Cooper, the Heritage Life Committee Chair on Mercer’s Student Government Association, said that this was the first year that the Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas in the Corridor were on the ...

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Mercer reacts to Florida State shooting

A shooting this week at a Florida State University has prompted other schools -- including Mercer -- to scrutinize their own campus safety plans. FSU was praised for their timely response to tragedy. Once the university received notice of the gunman’s whereabouts, FSU's campus police officers stormed ...

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North Korean freedom struggle comes to Mercer

The North Korean freedom struggle has made its way onto campus. On November 17, the Korean Student Association (KSA) hosted the non-profit organization, Liberty In North Korea (LINK). The event was designed to raise awareness about the issues North Koreans face on their journey to freedom. “Not ...

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Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer's changes?

A buzz of positivity has followed the announcement of a coming-soon residential, retail and commercial development on Mercer University’s campus. Autumn ushered in news of an address change and the proposed plans for new Loft developments along with new campus restaurants and lodging accommodations. Several ...

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Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="13790,13791,13792"] Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved ...

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Mercer Senior Macie Franklin wins QEP logo competition

Mercer University senior Macie Franklin was named the winner of the Quality Enhancement Plan logo design competition hosted by the Student Government Association. A version of her design will be used to promote “Research that Reaches Out,” the five-year QEP aimed at improving student learning. QEPs ...

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Reduce, reuse, recycle: keep our campus clean

Reduce, reuse and recycle are practically synonymous with the three green arrows dancing in a triangle. Both represent the friendly reminder to take care of our shared Earth, but are you doing all that you can to help? Many environmentalists, almost always on accident, use scare tactics to manipulate ...

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BREAKING: Mercer announces $400 million capital campaign

Mercer University is launching a campaign to raise $400 million, according to a news release from the university. Among the new facilities to be built with the funding are: a $15 million medical facility in Savannah, a $25 million science facility in Macon, a $20 million pharmacy building in Atlanta ...

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Mulberry Market is "moo"ving to Tatnall

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="13570,13571,13572,13573"] Photos by Carina Plasencia Fresh, locally grown food is now accessible to a larger and more diverse portion of Macon’s population.The Mulberry Market, a local producers-only farmer’s market, has outgrown their original location on Mulberry ...

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SGA opposes youth bar ban

Mercer’s Student Government Association unanimously passed a resolution in opposition to an ordinance intended to forbid people under 21 from entering Macon-Bibb County bars. “The ordinance is uncalled for because it infringes upon our rights and will negatively affect the downtown business,” ...

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New Mercer on Mission program to Rwanda

Mercer’s business students will have the opportunity to travel  to Rwanda this summer and help widows and orphans of the Rwandan genocide launch businesses. A new Mercer on Mission program to Rwanda will be a two-and-a-half-week blend of service-learning and study abroad experience open to both ...

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