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Balling on a budget: The best student discounts

In most cases, you pay to be a student. But, sometimes, it pays to be a student. Student discounts are definitely near the top of the list of college perks, so here are a few businesses, locally and nationally, that will offer discounted rates to Mercer Bears.   Local You won’t have to travel ...


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. ...


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 ...


Spring cleaning for college students

With midterms just behind us and finals creeping closer each day, it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the school work that has to be done.That’s why spring is the perfect time to take a break and organize your life. Thankfully, when it comes to life hacks there is never a shortage of ideas. Here ...


“The Lego Batman Movie” lightens up the Dark Knight

From its opening shot until the last credit rolls, “The Lego Batman Movie” is energetic, witty and just plain fun. As the successor to the 2014 hit, “The Lego Movie”, this film had high expectations. With a star-studded cast, major studio funding and state-of-the-art animation, this movie ...


Five cheap Valentine’s Day ideas

Since New Year’s ended and the heart-shaped candy started going up in shelves, single and taken people everywhere have known what was coming — Valentine’s Day. As a day commonly surrounded by high expectations, making plans can be a daunting task. With the small budget of an average college student ...

Arts & Culture

“La La Land” is a new movie with an old soul

Inspired by Hollywood’s Golden Era, director Damien Chazelle channels classic movie musicals in a modern day romance starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Like its execution, an expression of old and new, “La La Land” manages to find balance by thoroughly exploring the two sides of life. It ...


What are Mercer student athletes doing over Christmas Break?

Once the holidays start coming they don’t seem to stop. For most Mercer students, that means looking forward to breaks at home with lots of family, down time and food. However, for Mercer’s student athletes, nothing is guaranteed. As many seasons just start to pick up, scheduling around the holidays ...

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