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Bears’ Beat Report: Greener Mercer

Bears' Beat Report: Greener Mercer

Amyre Makupson

March 13, 2019

In the past few semesters, Mercerians have employed a greater effort to create a greener environment. One student, Tianna Ross, is the president of “Greener Mercer,” an organization dedicated to improving the environment. Ross, a senior at Mercer, is a 22-year-old criminal justice major and Span...

Bears’ Beat Report: Why March for Women’s History Month?

Bears' Beat Report: Why March for Women's History Month?

Amyre Makupson

March 13, 2019

Camryn Jackson: The month of March is known as Women's History Month. It is the one month in the whole year that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Many are not aware of the fact that March is Women's History Month. Because of that, I went out on ca...

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Bears' Beat Report: Women's History Month

Amyre Makupson

March 13, 2019

Devyn Mode: Hi, I’m Devyn Mode and in honor of Women’s History Month, I talked to victim advocate Mari’e Lish who is a victim advocate at Crisis Hotline and Safe House in Macon. One in three women are sexually assaulted, but less than 1% of rapes result in a conviction. Here’s what Lish has to say a...

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson

March 5, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week discussing dogs versus cats.

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson

March 5, 2019

Studio production continues their comedic twist on the traditional newscast.

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review – Oscar Winner Reactions

Bears' Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review - Oscar Winner Reactions

Amyre Makupson

February 28, 2019

Connor Cable: Hello everyone. Welcome back to the Mercer entertainment review, and I am here again with Daniel Tolbert and... What happened at the Oscars?? Well if you're unaware the Oscars, Were pretty astounding. It is the Tuesday after the show which was Sunday, so two days ago and... What? If you'...

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking on Campus

Bears' Beat Report: Parking on Campus

Amyre Makupson

February 27, 2019

Eryn Lee: One of the most pressing issues at Mercer is the lack of available parking for both students and faculty alike. However, students living on Campus aren’t the only ones affected by this problem. I spoke with Erin Moore, a student who commutes to class every day about her thoughts on Mercer’s parking...

Bears’ Beat Report: Women Superheroes

Bears' Beat Report: Women Superheroes

Amyre Makupson

February 27, 2019

Chas Pridgen: Captain Marvel is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe soon in the first female-led solo film in the MCU roster. It only took 11 years and 20 movies. Because of this momentous movie release, I decided to look out how female superheroes have been treated in the past. To learn more, I t...

Bears’ Beat Report: Feature Report – Daybreak

Bears' Beat Report: Feature Report - Daybreak

Amyre Makupson

February 27, 2019

Devyn Mode: Hi, I’m Devyn Mode with Mercer University’s Bear’s Beat. This week, I talked to Dr. Charlie Thomas about the work her classes are doing in the community. Charlotte Thomas: I’m Charlie Thomas. I teach philosophy and Great Book here at Mercer. I’ve taught Intro to Ethics many, man...

Bears’ Beat Report: Trump Policies

Bears' Beat Report: Trump Policies

Amyre Makupson

February 27, 2019

The United States federal government was shutdown between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, and it has been dubbed the longest shutdown in US history. The issue? Border security. For many college students, the Trump administration as a whole presents a challenge, when it comes to the plans and ...

Hot Takes: Episode 4

Hot Takes: Episode 4

Amyre Makupson

February 25, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this time discussing the Oscars.

Bear Minimum: Episode 4

Bear Minimum: Episode 4

Amyre Makupson

February 22, 2019

Studio Production continues their comedic twist on the traditional, local newscast.

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