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Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021



Pro-Bono Mercer Law program set to begin its thirteenth year

The fall semester of 2019 marks the 13th year that students from Mercer Law will participate in the Habeas Project. The Habeas Project was founded by Mercer Law’s current dean of students, Sarah Gerwig-Moore, and has since been taken over by Brian Kammer. This project gives Mercer Law students the ...


Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

Z Beans Coffee founders Shane Buerster and Carter Varga recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of their Mercer Village location’s opening.  Buerster and Varga were inspired by a Mercer on Mission trip to Ecuador, and said they created Z Beans with the goal of supporting Ecuadorian coffee farmers ...


Here’s what you missed in Macon this summer

This summer, Macon joined several nationwide movements. Lights for Liberty Claire Cox, president of Georgia Women And Those Who Stand With Us, said her organization usually has to travel to Atlanta if they want to engage in national or global activism. In July, they participated in Lights for Liberty ...


Mercer announces new beer garden

Mercer University Athletics will be partnering with the Macon Beer Company to host a “bear” garden during football games. The garden will be located on Black Field, next to Five Star Stadium.  Before football games, attendees over the age of 21 will be able to purchase a selection of Macon Beer ...


Student government gears up for the year ahead

This year will be Mercer senior Adam Penland’s second time serving as the president of the Student Government Association (SGA). Before that, he served as the freshmen and sophomore class president.  “I learned that no administration is the same,” he said. “Even that will be true with ...


New for iPhone and Apple Watch: The Bear Card

Students and faculty at Mercer University can ditch their plastic IDs, known as Bear Cards, for a digital version this year — if they have an iPhone or Apple Watch, that is. A digital student ID can be added to Apple Wallet on the iPhone 6 and later versions or the Apple Watch starting at Series ...


New campus-wide renovations to prepare for the 2019-20 year

Every summer, Mercer University budgets for new renovations while most students are off campus.  “You have to think about how you renew your campus and make your investments wisely,” said James Netherton, the executive vice president for administration and finance.  After looking into what facilities ...


SGA begins planning for next semester

The Student Government Association (SGA) is already making plans for next semester. Adam Penland, current president of SGA, will be retaining his position next year. He plans to focus on mental health on campus. “That's something that we realize a lot of students on campus deal with, mental health ...


Penland and Jones elected SGA president and vice president

Student Government Association (SGA) announced March 27 that Adam Penland will serve as SGA president for a second term. Junior Michaela Jones was elected vice president. “I ran again because there is still more to be done,” Penland said. “I have a unique opportunity since I am a junior to continue ...


Mercer Police looks to clear parking confusion

Mercer University Police, or Merpo, have responded to student concerns throughout the semester about parking rules and tickets on campus. In an email to students March 8, Merpo said that fines were being placed on students’ accounts in advance of course registration, which began March 11. “Many ...


Intergenerational Housing Project to start next fall

After two years of planning, Mercer students are set to move into Carlyle Place to begin an intergenerational housing project. Carlyle Place is a “life plan community formerly known as a continuing care retirement community,” according to Chief Administrative Officer Thomas Rockenbach. They ...

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