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Students attend Study Abroad fair

  Mercer hosted a Study Abroad Fair in Connell Student Center Sept. 13 throughout the lunch hours to give current students information on upcoming study abroad opportunities. Mercer offers a wide variety of international educational experiences at many destinations, many of which were represented ...

The Setonian
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Quadworks hosts Music Trivia Night

QuadWorks held a Music Trivia Night in the Bear Rock Café of the University Center Sept. 17. Featured on the WAM (Weekends at Mercer) program, the trivia night targeted students staying on campus over the weekend.  While some questions tested students’ knowledge of classic rock, most of the questions ...

The Setonian
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NPHC holds unity week

The National Pan-Hellenic Conference (NPHC) at Mercer held their annual NPHC unity week Sept. 12-16 to raise awareness about their initiatives on campus. NPHC is an organization comprised of the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities, five of which are represented at Mercer University. Shedrick Martin, ...

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Dr. Godsey discusses interfaith, religions

On Sept. 15, Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, author of the best-selling books When We Talk About God Let’s Be Honest, The Courage Factor, and Centering Our Souls, spoke to students and faculty in Newton Chapel about his latest book, Is God a Christian?. Dr. Godsey served as Mercer’s 17th  president for ...

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Mercer ranks among top 10 schools in the South

U.S. News and World Report ranked Mercer No. 9 in the South in the "Best Regional Universities" category as part of its annual ranking of universities. This is the 13th consecutive year that Mercer has made the Top 10. The University is also ranked No. 7 in the South in the category of “Great Schools, ...

The Setonian
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Townsend School of Music announces new concert season

Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music recently announced a new season of concerts for 2011-2012. One event was the annual Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings that was held Sept. 1 and Sept. 5 in Neva Langley Ficking Hall of the McCorkle Music Building. The calendar of ...

The Setonian
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Flute Choir attends National Convention

From August Wed., Aug. 10 to Sun., Aug. 14, the Mercer University Flute Choir attended the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte, NC.  While at the convention, the flute choir had the honor or performing in a showcase. Joanna Malcom, a member of the flute choir, said that the experience ...

The Setonian
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Harry Potter class offered

This fall, Harry Potter came to Mercer in the form of English 236, an upper-level English class where students learn about none other than “The Boy Who Lived” himself, and at the same time can fulfill their gen. ed. requirement. Specifically, the class aims to take a critical look at fantasy literature, ...

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SGA Election Results

 SGA announced the winners of the senior senator and freshman senator elections this afternoon. The results are as follows:Senior Senator:Trent WhiteFreshman Senators:Akeme Uborn (Class president) Raymond Partolan Thornton Brewer A.J. Winfield Bentley Hudgins"We're really excited to welcome all our ...

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Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Another summer has come and gone, and books have begun to arrive at Mercer students’ doorsteps. Along with the bundle of fresh faces swirled in a mix of returning upperclassman, the lingering option of Greek Life recruitment begins its usual persistence. As the school calendar turns over, incoming ...

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Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

This fall, Mercer will begin work on Lyceum, a university-wide initiative to encourage learning, service and action within the Mercer community. The program aims to create a central program, known as a “lyceum” to plan university-wide events that follow the theme of morally transformative learning, ...

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New bikes for bears

Mercer students will have access to affordable rental transportation through Bear Bikes, an initiative supported by the Student Government Association. Heather Bowman-Cutway, advisor to the Student Environmental Association, organized the program along with Jordan Locke, SGA president. College Hill ...

The Setonian
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Mercer Police chief, students offer safety tips

Safety on and off campus remains an important issue for both new students and upper classmen. Students returning to campus should remember to stay aware no matter how comfortable they have become with the area. Police Chief Gary Collins, along with the entirety of the Mercer Police Department, made ...

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Cluster awarded in national contest

Mercer University’s student-run newspaper, The Cluster, placed in six categories in the Society for Collegiate Journalists’ annual national contest. The paper was awarded third place for overall excellence in its division, which encompassed papers that come out weekly or less. In the category ...

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Physical Plant to remove asbestos from Willet

Mercer University’s Physical Plant department is planning to remove hazardous asbestos materials from on-campus buildings during the final weeks of the semester. Newly constructed buildings pose little to no risk of containing asbestos, but older campus buildings pose a greater risk of containing ...

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New campus restaurants to open

When students return to campus for the fall semester they are going to have a variety of food to choose from in Mercer Village. Both Margaritas Mexican Grill and Fountain of Juice are currently under construction. The Rodriguez family founded Margarita’s Mexican Grill and has been serving the Middle ...


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