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Mercer Madness kicks off basketball season

One of the most popular student events is Mercer Madness that was held on Oct. 22 from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the University Center Intramural Courts. This annual event serves as the official kick-off for the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The celebration always includes an array of exciting ...

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Macon students participate in Monster Dash 5K

Monster Dash was held on Oct. 27 at Macon State. This event was open to all Macon State, Mercer and Wesleyan faculty, staff and students. The event was advertised as a one mile fun run, a 5k run, free giveaways, prizes and costume contests. When asked about what Monster Dash entailed, outside of advertisements, ...

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Annual Harvest Fest event held for children

On Oct. 26 hordes of costumed children and their parents made their way up the hill to Greek Row for Mercer’s annual Harvest Fest. They found a fall festival full of games and candy awaiting them. Mercer Greek and student organizations volunteered their time to sponsor the games and booths, and ...

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Students explore roots at Penfield

Mercer University honored an annual tradition on Oct. 21 as approximately 400 students loaded onto eight charter buses and made the two hour trip to Penfield, Ga., the site of Mercer’s original campus. The theme of this year’s Pilgrimage to Penfield was “Take a step back in your future,” and ...

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Mercer returns to Tunnel of Oppression

  Tunnel of Oppression is an event put on by many college campuses across the nation. It will take place Nov. 1-3 at 7 to 9 p.m. in Connell Student Center. Last year was the first time it was brought back to Mercer, sponsored by Quadworks, after a long rest period, and will be returning again ...

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Mercer Madness recap

As the crowds gathered into the Intramural Courts around 10 p.m. on an October Saturday night, the air filled with the excitement of Mercer Basketball. One of the most popular student events each academic year, Mercer Madness, was held on Saturday night, Oct. 22, from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the University ...

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Lyceum presents Dr. Johnny B. Hill

The Mercer Lyceum was developed by the University for the 2011 fall term to support currents lectures and event, and new ones around the theme of “Rebuilding Democracy.” Co-sponsored by organizations of the University and the Macon community students and faculty welcomed Dr. Johnny B. Hill, who ...

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Mercer students create Papa Dukes Coffee

Papa Dukes is the story of two Mercer students, Jaron Bergeron and Victor Dias, striving to “bring a unique specialty product to coffee aficionados in Macon as well as around the Country. With specialty arabica beans direct from the Dias Estate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Papa Dukes Coffee gives the consumer ...

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Phi Mu hosts annual Phi-esta philanthropy

On Oct. 11 Phi Mu held its annual Phi-esta philanthropy event.  Despite the rainy weather, Phi-esta proved to be successful. For two weeks leading up to the event Phi Mu members sold tickets for $3 each, which entitled each ticket holder to a heaping plate of nachos.  Greeting guests with a friendly ...

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Grand Opera House offers student rush tickets

The Grand Opera House has announced that student rush tickets will now be available for all main stage shows this season. College students with valid photo ID may now purchase tickets at a discount. Students may come to the Grand Box Office up to one hour prior to a performance and present a college ...

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Alpha Tau Omega and Alpha Delta Pi earn national awards

Two Greek organizations on Mercer’s campus were pleased to receive national recognition this past summer. The Alpha Zeta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega and the Beta Sigma chapter of Alpha Delta Pi were awarded for their excellence in and out of the classroom. Alpha Zeta of Alpha Tau Omega was recognized ...

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QuadWorks hosts Bingo night

On Oct. 8 Quadworks hosted Bingo Night. There were plenty of prizes and one and a half hours worth of opportunities to win. The prizes included 12 pack soda drinks, a case of Caprisun and snacks like Cheetos and Doritos to go with the drinks. There were also larger prizes such as water bottles and sunglassest. ...

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SGA Bear Grant vote generates debate

Mercer’s Student Government Association voted Monday night on legislation to approve Bear Grant applications. Requests for Bear Grant funding were submitted several weeks ago, and student organizations eligible for funding met with SGA’s Fiscal Affairs committee prior to Monday’s senate. Discussion ...

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Janelle Monae and fun. hit Mercer

If you’ve been in the Connell Student Center lately, you may have noticed students selling tickets at a table. If you haven’t, then you’re way behind, because this Friday, October 7th, Quadworks is bringing the Fall Concert back to Mercer. Janelle Monae and fun. have teamed up for the Campus Consciousness ...

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Mercer Players end longest-lived show

The Mercer Theatre Department held the last performance of the hit musical: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change on September 25th, 2011. This show is the second-longest running Off-Broadway musical and is now the longest running show in Mercer Theatre history. The story is told through short, mostly ...

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Mercer football location finalized

The symphony of bulldozers moving large amounts of dirt, clay and cement has recently added themselves to the soundtrack of life on Mercer’s Campus. To accompany the noise, a black fence has blocked off an area of through-traffic that connected the east side of campus to the west. Students and faculty ...

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Families attend numerous events for Family Weekend

Mercer held its annual Family Weekend on Sept. 23, 24 and 25.  According to Carrie Ingoldsby, Director of Campus Life and Student Involvement, Family Weekend was a great success, with over 150 families registered to attend. Additionally, many family members of upperclassmen came to support their ...

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Mercer student selected to be national fellow

Mercer student, Kelvin Graddick recently was selected to participate in the Food and Community Fellows program. Graddick is one of 14 students selected for this year’s program from a pool of 560 applicants. Graddick will return to his hometown of Hamilton, Ga. to revamp the West Georgia Farmers Cooperative. The ...


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