Mary Helene Hall studies journalism at Mercer University. She is a Presidential Media Change Maker Scholar who has worked consistently for the campus newspaper, The Cluster.
On Feb. 3, 2017, the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, officially setting in motion a plan to expand and protect the Ocmulgee Mounds under federal law. But six years later, supporters of the initiative are wondering when Macon will get its long-awaited national park.
Mercer’s Walter F. George School of Law named a courtroom after him when he pledged $1 million over a 10-year period in 2016. Now, some students and faculty are advocating for his name to be removed due to his controversial internet presence.