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Chirag and Christensen have grandiose plans for their 'social community app'

Mercer students create first-ever ‘community media app’

  Two Mercer sophomores have created an app that’s poised to challenge some of the biggest titans in social media, such as Facebook. After spending months cooped up in their dorm rooms creating app prototypes and forming a concrete business plan, John Christiansen and Chirag Datta have created what they call the first “community media app.” “Our premise is to[Read More…]

by Mar 4 0 comments News
Mercer student Jecoliah Wang plays Sibelius' "Violin Concerto in D minor" for masterclass

Ehnes Quartet demonstrates mastery of instrument and inspiring instruction

Violinist James Ehnes boasts an unsurpassed resume. He has recorded and performed Vivaldi, Bartok, and John Adams among works from every corner of the repertoire. His total published recordings now top 35 CDs, recorded as collaborations with various symphonies and his very own Ehnes Quartet. The Quartet has existed in a multitude of formations, until becoming solidified in its current[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor regarding recent Mercer Wrestling article

To the Editor: As Director of the Recreational Sports and Wellness Department, I was surprised to see The Cluster’s recent piece titled “Sprawl or nothing; where is Mercer wrestling?” that appeared in the sports section of The Cluster on February 26, 2015. I must say that I am disappointed that no one from The Cluster reached out to our office for comment as our[Read More…]

5th AR teams up with El Paso Society of American Military Engineers Chapter for Plant Tour

The Society of American Military Engineers is Mercer’s new kid on the block

The motion to make the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) a recognized Mercer student organization passed unanimously March 3. The group, headed by sophomore Matthew Long, is part of a national organization that has over 50 student chapters across the nation. They focus on  “maintaining the support of American engineering,” Long said. SAME got its start at Mercer last year[Read More…]

5 things: Bearstock 2015, Medical Marijuana Bill, Ebola’s making a comeback? and more

5 things: Bearstock 2015, Medical Marijuana Bill, Ebola’s making a comeback? and more

Who’s playing at Bearstock? For the past month, guess what was our website’s “most-searched engine term”? Yes, that’s right — Bearstock 2015. The announcement you’ve all been waiting to hear will be made on March 4. Mercer’s Quadworks plans to release the list of headliners over social media. The Cluster will also publish an article providing you with a little background[Read More…]

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Suntrust Park Awaits

2014 Season: 79–83 (T-2nd in National League East; no playoffs) Coming off their worst record since 2008 (72-90), the Braves went 7-18 in the final month of the season. The Atlanta Braves finished the 2014 season on a low note. Not only finishing under .500 and not making the playoffs, but what remains to be seen is that September baseball[Read More…]

by Mar 1 0 comments Atlanta, Baseball, Sports