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Across the Sea: Adriel Taslim, Mercer’s First Marshall Scholarship Finalist

Adriel Taslim was 7,700 miles away, and time was scarce. The 2014 Mercer graduate had already been teaching English to students at the Mongkol Wittaya School in Lamphun, Thailand, for six months when he learned that he had been selected as one of the 164 Marshall Scholarship finalists. “Honestly, I was a little bit panicked about it since their initial[Read More…]

by Jan 28 0 comments News
The new Tattnall Square Center for the Arts has a large theater room to hold performances and facilitate rehearsals.

Tattnall Square Center construction continues despite opening its doors

Tattnall Square Center for the Arts is finally open for classes. However, there’s still construction work going on outside the building.  Although the building hosted its first major event last week as the community’s new center for the arts, there’s still a lot left to do. “They [the contractors] didn’t get as far along as they hoped before we moved[Read More…]

by Jan 27 1 comment News
Five things to start your week: Macon’s government film office, Miss Universe 2015, Mercer SGA has its first senate, ‘historic’ blizzard, and Greece’s Syriza party

Five things to start your week: Macon’s government film office, Miss Universe 2015, Mercer SGA has its first senate, ‘historic’ blizzard, and Greece’s Syriza party

Macon might have its own government film office in the near future, according to The (Macon) Telegraph. The city has become a hotspot for Hollywood films, and Macon already has the volunteer-based Macon Film Commission. However, Commissioner Elaine Lucas suggested that a government film office could help formalize the process. The office would help with licensing fees for pyrotechnics and making[Read More…]

by Jan 26 0 comments News
$500,000 federal grant puts Mercer’s Southern Studies program in the limelight

$500,000 federal grant puts Mercer’s Southern Studies program in the limelight

A $500,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities will help bolster the visibility of Mercer’s Southern Studies Center. The highly competitive grant from the NEH aims to help institutions and organizations secure funding for the humanities programs and resources. The grant is known as a “challenge grant,” which means that the University has to match the NEH’s grant. In[Read More…]

by Jan 25 0 comments Breaking, Campus, News
Mercer University baseball player arrested

Mercer University baseball player arrested

Mercer baseball player Nate Moorhouse was arrested and charged with second degree burglary after reportedly kicking in a door at Envy Nightclub early Friday morning, according to a news release. As of Saturday, he has been released from jail. A witness called police around 12:40 a.m. Friday saying a white male with “floppy” brown hair was kicking the front door[Read More…]

The Cluster Expands

The Cluster is expanding to include contributions for Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Atlanta Campus. If you are a student on the Atlanta campus and would like a chance to submit your work to the cluster, here is your chance! Email a 250-word writing sample within your desired content area to atlanta@mercercluster.com and complete the form below. All submission must be[Read More…]

by Jan 5 0 comments Atlanta