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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023


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Get spooky with this Skeleton makeup How-to

Have you been procrastinating on finding a costume for tonight? Have no fear -- we'll have you spooky in no time.   Products (in order of use): Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation Dewy and Smooth in shade 315 Soft Honey Maybelline Fit Me! Pressed Powder in shade 245 Medium Beige L’Oreal Brow ...


Moody Musings: What Inspires You? with Kim Tuyen Dangova

Everyone we come into contact with, especially in college, is dealing with something we know nothing about. Even the people in high leadership positions with smiles consistently on their face may have darker days and longer nights. We must be willing to pick ourselves up on these days and remember to ...


The history of Halloween as we know it

We celebrate holidays like Halloween every year, but a lot of times we don't even think about the origins of our traditions. Here’s a little bit of knowledge about how the Halloween traditions we celebrate today came to be. Halloween’s ancient traditions came from the Celts who observed a festival ...

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How do bears celebrate Halloween?

Mercer Bears are preparing for and reminiscing on the holiday that allows them to be whoever they want to be for the night: Halloween! Some students have their costumes planned and ready to wear, while others are just wishing they could bring back their fondest Halloween memories. We wanted to know ...


Moody Musings: Taking Constructive Criticism

I reached out to Mercer students to see what they’d be interested to see in the column, and one of the first responses I received was about constructive criticism. Students wanted me to provide some advice on how someone our age can reach a level of maturity that allows them to take constructive criticism ...


Bear Bites: Brasserie Circa

Just when I begin to think that I have heard of every restaurant in Macon, I am surprised to find that there still are plenty of places that simply fly under my radar. Brasserie Circa was one of those. Owned by the same restaurant group which owns Macon staples such as Bearfoot Tavern and the Tic Toc ...


How to make money moves like Cardi B

Money can’t buy happiness, but as public health preaches, income is a great determinant of health. Without money, you can’t afford essentials like food and medicine, and your health will drastically depreciate without money. In the number one song on the Billboard Charts, “Bodak Yellow”, Cardi ...


The Ultimate Middle Georgia Fall Bucket List

Fall is one of my favorite seasons because there are so many fun things to do. Between fairs, pumpkin picking and bonfires, fall weekends are always filled with adventure. This year, there are several events happening in Macon, and you don’t want to miss out on them.     Hamlin Hills Haunted ...


5 things to do during Fall Break

With the first round of major tests just behind us, fall break could not come at a better time. However, after this weekend, the next break is over a month away for Thanksgiving. So while it may be tempting to spend the weekend on campus or at home, try to make this break one to hold you out until November. ...


Macon It Go Together: Mercer's Fashion Spotlight

Mercer Bears are known for more than their academic and athletic accomplishments. They are innovators, public servants and even fashion enthusiasts. There are a few bears on campus who stand out fashionably. Get to know who they are. Jadon Murad, International Business Major and $20 budget aficionado   Jadon ...


Can’t stand your roommate? Here’s what you should do.

Having a new roommate can be difficult, especially if you are crammed into a  single room together. You’ve never met. You hardly know each other. For all you know, this could be the beginning of a really bad horror movie. Don’t worry. It won’t be that bad, but it is a challenge—a challenge ...


How to make a major change by changing your major

When you are going to college, many people like to ask, “What’s your major?” For some, the answer has been the same since the day they graduated high school, but for most, it has changed at least once throughout their college career. Eighty percent of college students change their major at least ...


Ten ways to save money in college

It might be your first year in college, but that doesn’t mean you have to make rookie mistakes.  Start the year off strong by getting serious about the way you spend money.  These ten tips will help you make smarter choices about your expenses and save a little money too. Make coffee at home. ...


Five ways to get reacclimated to Mercer

Whether you are an incoming freshman or a fifth year senior, coming back to college after a long, relaxing summer can be a bit of a shock. Following these few simple steps can make the transition a little smoother. Get organized! The first thing to do when you step foot on Macon soil is get a planner. ...


New Year, New You: five ways to get involved on campus

The new school year means a fresh start for everyone on campus. Whether that means joining a Greek organization or trying out for a club sport, here are the five easy ways to get involved on campus this year.      Student Organizations Joining a student organization is a great way to get involved ...


About Moody Musings

Moody Musings is something I'm extremely passionate about because it gives me the opportunity to help others through my craft. In the column, I offer advice, encouragement, inspiration and tips on issues that directly affect college students. Whether it's relationship advice, a finals week survival ...


Should I eat a burger this Monday?

Summertime is right around the corner. Bring out your sunscreen, your water bottles and your barbecues. In American culture, it’s never too hot to barbecue. But now that you’re more health conscious since reading The Cluster, you wonder: are burgers healthy? I mean, it’s got lettuce, mustard, ...


The Importance of a Support System

We’re finally here. You can’t say that it’s all over just yet, but you can say that you’ve made it this far. You’ve gotten to the point in the semester where you can see the finish line. But, you didn’t get here alone. It’s important to remember that there are instrumental people in ...


How to successfully get through Finals Week

The dreaded finals week is here again. It's exciting because summer is almost here, but students have what seems like a million things left to do. However, here are some things you can do to make your finals week a bit more bearable. Playlists The right playlist can help you focus on studying a lot ...

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