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How Much Should You Tip?

How Much Should You Tip?

Amyre Makupson

April 25, 2019

Amyre: 18% … that’s what Business Insider says you’re supposed to tip your server at a restaurant. But in reality, is 18% too much or not enough? We hit the lunch crowd in downtown Macon to find out how much money is being left on the table. For more on this story, click here.

Bears’ Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Bears' Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Amyre Makupson

April 22, 2019

It’s about that time. Finals week is right around the corner, and with it comes stress. Reagan Tillery, a 21-year-old junior majoring in political science and africana studies, talked to me about her destressing strategy. Reagan Tillery: This is very hard to do, because you have papers. Well, my ma...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears' Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson

April 22, 2019

Connor Cable continues his weekly entertainment review, this week talking about Star Wars.

Bears’ Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Bears' Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Amyre Makupson

April 22, 2019

Eryn Lee: Diversity in schools is a key factor when it comes to creating an enriching environment for students of all ages. I spoke with a Mercer student about their experience with diversity in secondary education and why diversity is important. Hannah Warren: Everyone at my school had a really simil...

Hot Takes: Episode 11

Hot Takes: Episode 11

Amyre Makupson

April 22, 2019

Studio production continues their debate style program, this week discussing Disney versus Universal.

Bear Minimum: Episode 11

Bear Minimum: Episode 11

Amyre Makupson

April 22, 2019

Studio Production continues their weekly, retro news show with a comedic twist.

Bears’ Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Bears' Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

A soft problem college students may face is maintaining faith on campus and getting involved religiously. AGAPE is one campus ministry aiming to fill that gap. I spoke with the Vice President of the organization, Jordynn Edwards, a 20-year-old junior education major. Becoming involved with AGAPE is definitely a...

Bears’ Beat Report: Cruz Market

Bears' Beat Report: Cruz Market

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

Mercer Student Government Association hosted a great event to showcase both local and Mercer students' businesses. Michaela Jones This is Cruz Market and we have student organizations like Quad Works and Shape and Traffick Jam is coming a little later and then we have local Macon businesses over her...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

Connor Cable and his guest discuss this final season premier of Game on Thrones on HBO.

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking Woes

Bears' Beat Report: Parking Woes

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

It is safe to say that lack of parking as been a major complaint among students during this school year. While I have previous spoken with upperclassmen about the issue, this week I spoke with a freshman about her experience with Mercer’s parking, and what changes she wants done during her future ye...

Hot Takes: Episode 10

Hot Takes: Episode 10

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program this week discussing fall versus Spring semester.

Hot Takes: Episode 9

Hot Takes: Episode 9

Amyre Makupson

April 15, 2019

Studio production continues their debate style program, this week discussing Marvel versus DC comics.

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