As the holidays draw near, so do the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn. I don’t mean this in the sense that they are getting closer to Earth; that distance is slowly increasing. They are, however, getting closer to each...
Let’s play a word association game. When I say “exercise,” what are the first things that pop into your mind? I bet they are visions of running, elliptical training, and getting sweaty and out of breath — you know,...
Let us show support for our inclusive community this month with a celebration of our first-generation college students, faculty and staff members. These individuals will be recognized on Nov. 8 as the nation and many institutions of higher education acknowledge...
The last few weeks for a college senior typically are filled with teary-eyed goodbyes, senior portraits, a final walk on campus, or attending luncheons and other activities for the graduating class, culminating in graduation. Typically. This year is unlike any other....
Editor's Note: Do you have a question about distance learning or coping with school in these challenging times? The Den is starting a new feature called "Ask Kelly," and each week Kelly Browning, an early childhood education/special education major...
Amid developments related to the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Mercer students will begin receiving online instruction for their courses March 23. Tackling school assignments from home can be a challenge and an adjustment, but some simple steps and prep work...
Over the past year, many people experienced mental health difficulties due to the pandemic, quarantining and social injustice. This uptick in mental health struggles and crises was reflected in the number of services offered to our student body by...
Mercer University’s new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council is a group of faculty, staff and students that acts on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives to guide and make recommendations for the diversity, inclusion and equity processes of...
A reader asks: How, during this time of social distancing, can we study in groups?
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