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Lifestyle

How to become more news literate on social media 

Fake news is an industry. It has exploded in size since the 2016 election, partially because of the distrust in journalism encouraged by current political powers. Every time a grandma clicks on a fake story about a man who says he hates Christians and then clicks on an ad that says “people born in ...

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Mercer’s delayed recruitment policy is here to stay

Mercer University’s controversial delayed recruitment policy for fraternities and sororities won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. Vice President and Dean of Students Douglas Pearson said delayed recruitment was implemented in 2017 to address problems within Mercer’s Greek community. Since then, ...

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New Mercer organization seeks to spark interfaith dialogue

A new Mercer organization, Bears Engaged Across Religion, was approved by the Student Government Association last month. B.E.A.R. aims to reach students with religious and nonreligious backgrounds to participate in an interfaith dialogue about faith traditions.  Comprised mostly of senior students, ...

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Mercer University to offer new study abroad scholarship

Mercer University kicked off study abroad week with the announcement of their newest study abroad financial aid, the Global Leader Scholarship. The scholarship will be offered annually to up to 10 students for up to $8,000. The scholarship will be available to those who have been accepted to one of ...

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SGA approves six new clubs and discusses updated printing system

Mercer’s Student Government Association met Sept. 9 for the newest members’ first time to discuss plans for this fall. Legislation was passed for six new organizations on campus: Relay for Life, Period, MUTouch3D, Georgia HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), Bears Engaged Across Religion ...

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Study shows student debt and loan trends at Mercer University

A study from the website LendEDU aims to show how American student loan debt has changed over the past decade. The study’s ranking statistics focus on three main objectives: the percent change of graduates with student loan debt, the change of the average student debt per borrower and how the percent ...


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