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Mercer International student, Lucia Guiterrez, sits outside on campus working on an assignment.
International College Students and COVID-19 Concerns
Lillian King October 22, 2020

For international students in the U.S., the start of the COVID-19 pandemic presented uncertainties surrounding every part of their life. Questions arose such as will they...

WMUB Report: Unique start to the school year
WMUB Report: Unique start to the school year
Grant Goupil, Student • October 12, 2020

Host: School has been different this year, whether it be social distancing, or zoom classes, or wearing a mask in almost any situation in class or in public areas filled with...

WMUB Report: COVID-19 and athletics
WMUB Report: COVID-19 and athletics
Grant Goupil, Student • October 12, 2020

Host: The start of the school year has been different from any other type of school year. COVID-19 has made school systems vastly different than years past. Hello, I'm Grant...

The Bondable Pups program allows inmates to train dogs to make the animals ready for adoption.
WMUB News Report: Bondable Pups
Amyre Makupson October 5, 2020

Host: I'm Lanissa Rozier, welcome to WMUB. Today we'll be welcoming Deputy Brandi McClure from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office to tell us a little bit abut their bondable...

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Sounds of a gas station
Sounds of a gas station
David Vick • October 21, 2020

During the age of coronavirus, many people have noticed things they did not before. That includes everyday, normal sounds that used to hear, but not necessarily notice or...

Virtual church services in Macon
Virtual church services in Macon
David Vick • October 21, 2020

A lot has changed across the United States and the world since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Some changes are local to certain parts of the world while others are...

What Does a Virtual Classroom of 6-year-olds sound like?
What Does a Virtual Classroom of 6-year-olds sound like?
La'Nissa Rozier • September 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought many changes to Americans. The implication of social distancing has moved most jobs, schools and businesses to an online, virtual format....

Photo story: First responders during COVID-19
Photo story: First responders during COVID-19
La'Nissa Rozier • September 29, 2020

Who comes to mind when we think about having no time off? What business is open on every single holiday, 24 hours a day, seven days a week? The only people that check all...

Mercer students share November voting plans
Mercer students share November voting plans
David Vick • September 23, 2020

Much of the country’s attention is turning toward the upcoming Presidential Election. There have been voting initiatives put in place by many companies and organizations...

Pet peeves of the coronavirus
Pet peeves of the coronavirus
Noah Grant • September 21, 2020

Unprecedented times come with a host of new issues that get under people’s skin. Some of them are a little hard to spot so we made you a list. Here are five pet peeves that...

Fishing at Lake Tobesofkee
Fishing at Lake Tobesofkee
September 18, 2020
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The Macon Newsroom features work from the collaboration among Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, 13WMAZ, Georgia Public Broadcasting and The Telegraph
The Macon Newsroom features work from the collaboration among Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, 13WMAZ, Georgia Public Broadcasting and The Telegraph