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A Call For Change In Merced

Mercedians from all walks of life made their way to Courthouse Park last Saturday to take part in a community gathering and forum at the steps of the Historical Courthouse Museum. The event was led by UC Merced Assistant Professor Dr. Whitney Pirtle, and it brought together a number of speakers who aimed to spark conversations…

Mercedians gather to protest death of George Floyd

On behalf of the men and women of the Merced Police Department, I’d like to express my gratitude to those attending the George Floyd memorial in Courthouse Park earlier today. You exercised your right to assemble in a genuinely meaningful and peaceful way for an important reason, and, in doing so, brought honor upon yourselves and to our…

Downtown shops, artists unite to sell limited-edition T-shirts

Two businesses in downtown Merced — known for supporting the work of local artists — are selling limited-edition T-shirts online to make money while their doors are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Eli Torres of the store Strangers, and Travis Strang of Tigers and Daggers Records have reached out to local artists who they…

Merced High wins 12th straight countywide Academic Decathlon

For the 12 consecutive year, Merced High School took the top spot at the Merced County Academic Decathlon. The Bears did it again last Saturday at UC Merced as they faced off with students from 10 Merced County high schools in the 39th annual edition of the decathlon. Held in classrooms and lecture halls across the university, students…

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