Archive for August, 2011

Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Another summer has come and gone, and books have begun to arrive at Mercer students’ doorsteps. Along with the bundle of fresh faces swirled in a mix of returning upperclassman, the lingering option of Greek Life recruitment begins its usual persistence. As the school calendar turns over, incoming freshman look for acceptance as some familiar faces look for a change[Read More…]

by Aug 18 0 comments Campus, News
Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

This fall, Mercer will begin work on Lyceum, a university-wide initiative to encourage learning, service and action within the Mercer community. The program aims to create a central program, known as a “lyceum” to plan university-wide events that follow the theme of morally transformative learning, service and student life. Mercer Lyceum also hopes to make a permanent tradition out of[Read More…]

by Aug 18 0 comments Campus, News, Uncategorized

Lockouts, big boots, good deeds

The beginning of summer often signals a break for most school-aged children, however, college students don’t seem to get that opportunity anymore. They spend their summers interning, traveling the globe, taking summer classes, working, and performing a host of time-consuming activities. With such a busy schedule, it can be easy to overlook some of the glamorous sporting news of the[Read More…]

by Aug 18 0 comments Sports

Lady Bears tie exhibition, ‘Black & Orange’ squad searches for new standout performer

As most Mercerians begin to settle in for the beginning of another semester, Mercer’s men and women’s soccer teams have already been on campus for quite some time as they get prepared for the beginning of their seasons. With a load of returning talent on both squads, the Bears seem poised for success. The Lady Bears soccer team completed a[Read More…]

by Aug 18 0 comments Sports
Mac-Town eateries

Mac-Town eateries

by Aug 18 1 comment Local, Uncategorized

Top 10: Summer albums

Summer is usually the prime time for new music. As with blockbuster movies, bands and record labels like to wait until peak times to put out a sure-fire hit. But unfortunately for you, I haven’t been reviewing music for The Cluster this summer, and you’ve been missing out on my sage wisdom. But now you can catch up to speed[Read More…]

by Aug 18 0 comments Arts & Lifestyle