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Marianna Bacallao


Mercer student stuck in South Korea amidst global pandemic

Two days before Mercer student Elizabeth Daniels was set to depart from South Korea, she received an email urging students to reach out to the administration if they had traveled to a country “listed as a CDC Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice for COVID-19.” After Daniels came forward, Dean of ...


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 ...

Arts & Culture

Mercer grad wins three Grammy awards

Mercer grad Raymond Partolan won three Grammy awards for the album “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom.” Partolan first got involved with the album in 2018 when producer Kabir Sehgal approached him, wanting to know more about his story as an undocumented person growing up in the ...


Founders’ Day speaker changes at the last minute

William Mark McCullough, an actor, producer and 1995 graduate of Mercer University, was set to give the speech for Founders’ Day 2019. However, when University President Bill Underwood introduced the speaker at the event Feb. 6, he revealed that filming on McCullough’s most recent project had gone ...


Student-led organization set to hold mental health training

The Mercer Neuroscience Organization (MNO) will be holding a mental health first aid training program Feb. 23 and 24. It’s an eight-hour lecture-based program split between a Saturday and a Sunday. If students enrolled can pass the culminating exam on Sunday, they will earn a certification in mental ...

Arts & Culture

Into the Spider-Verse: a new age of animation

“Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse” is one of the most ambitious animated films of the last decade, and it comes from a studio outside of Disney’s monopoly. Watching “Into the Spider-Verse” is like seeing a comic book come to life in an adrenaline shot of frantic, fast-paced action. The execution ...


Renovated Willet Science Center to open this fall

Willet Science Center will re-open this fall, giving a new home to the psychology, computer science, public health and athletic training programs. Last year, it was projected that construction would be completed in time for the 2019 spring semester. James Netherton, executive vice president for administration ...

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