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Star Struck

So there’s this one celebrity you really like, and they’re basically your idol. You follow them on all social media pages, you listen to their music as soon as it comes out, you “like” all their Instagram pictures, etc. There’s only one problem, they recently were in the spotlight for doing ...

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What you need to know about House Bill 51

What is it? Georgia House Bill 51 is a bill that requires employees of universities to report suspected felonies to campus or local law enforcement. In addition, it limits a university’s ability to investigate such cases and forbids many disciplinary responses until thorough investigations and due ...

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For the Kids

Here’s some food for thought. Before you read further, close your eyes and think about your early childhood. Picture yourself smiling ear-to-ear as you listen to your family sing you “Happy Birthday,” the smell of fresh bacon and eggs as your parents kiss you good-morning, the wind shooting across ...

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The fight for paid maternity leave

In a 3-2 decision, the Warner Robins city council struck down a proposal that would provide paid maternity leave to employees. According to the Macon Telegraph, those who were in opposition to the proposal decided not to comment on why they made their decision. This proposal would have provided new ...

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How should people protest?

The First Amendment gives people the right to be a part of a peaceful protest in public places such as parks and sidewalks. In light of recent events, people have taken it upon themselves to show their discontent with different injustices. Whether it is a peaceful or violent act of defiance, people ...

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Trump is a President that acts like a business man

In the days since he was inaugurated, Trump has signed a string of executive orders meant to expedite the process of fulfilling most of his campaign promises. The order has been given to start planning construction of a border wall between Mexico and the United States, he has declared that the construction ...

The Setonian
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There's A City Beyond These Walls

I’ve only been here for two years, and although I sometimes pull out my GPS to navigate my way around these confusing downtown streets, I feel like Macon is my second home… and that’s how I believe it should be. Oftentimes, I find that other Mercer students don’t feel the same. I remember ...

The Setonian
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Turn out to Turbovote

Nov. 4, 2014, is more than just a day to vote; it is a day to express your voice, to make your opinions heard and to exercise your right to have a say in who represents your interests in both state and national government. There is an undeniable feeling of patriotism involved in walking into the polling ...

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Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Welcome Mercerians. For those of you who are new to Mercer University, I think you will find that you have selected an exceptional institution of higher education, one that is rich in heritage and tradition. Surprisingly, though, many folks are not fully aware of the great commemorative events that ...

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SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

Hey Bears! On behalf of the Student Government Association, we would like to warmly welcome you to Mercer University. You are entering the hub of excitement and growth in Central Georgia. Mercer is explosively growing, and you get to witness all of it. Mercer has received national attention for the ...

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Reach your full potential at Mercer

I grew up in Macon. I went to Central High School. Start at Margaritas in Mercer Village and walk due West, across the bridge that everyone tells you not to cross. Turn right on Holt Avenue and, about five minutes later, you’ll happen upon the school where I spent four of the most formative years ...

The Setonian
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Letter to the editor

To the Editor,   In a 2007 Harvard University study, it was stated that, “…where there are more guns, there are more suicides. The higher suicide rates result from higher firearm suicides…”  The statistics on gun deaths in our country are disturbing.  For young people, gun homicides and gun ...

The Setonian
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Letter to the editor

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) appreciated the compliments Mr. Ellis outlined in the unfortunately titled opinion piece Academic Resource Center: poorly staffed, poorly funded. As Mr. Ellis stated, the ARC is “always here to help” and we do indeed help boost the grades, cash flows, and resumes ...


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