Mercer Cluster

Longing lovers loathe location, location, location

Longing lovers loathe location, location, location

Alaisha Key

March 28, 2012

Summer is fast approaching, and that means one thing: summer break! There will finally be time to put down the books and catch up on some fun, sun and summer flings. For those of you that do happen to meet someone, the thing to remember is that the break does not last forever. At the end of the summer ...

Charities seek assistance as holidays approach

Alaisha Key

November 16, 2011

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many students that means a long awaited trip back home and the promise of a home cooked meal, yet countless citizens do not have that option. This is the season of giving and many of the local charities such as the Middle Georgia Food Bank, the Macon Rescue...

'Whisper to Me' exhibits technique and expression of Wendy Babcox

'Whisper to Me' exhibits technique and expression of Wendy Babcox

Alaisha Key

November 12, 2011

The Hardman Hall Gallery has a new art exhibition that features some of the contemporary photographic works of British artist Wendy Babcox. The show is entitled “Whisper to Me” and features portraits of young women in masks surrounded by majestic horse figures in the landscape. One aspect that makes the show so interesting is the...

New street signs to revamp look of College Hill Corridor

Alaisha Key

November 2, 2011

Say goodbye to those worn down signs that are posted around Tattnall Square Park, because the College Hill Alliance is plotting to do some much needed redecorating. The College Hill Alliance in conjunction with the College Hill Corridor Commission has been working on a project with local graphic designers...

Graduate fair school selections leave CLA students few options

Alaisha Key

November 2, 2011

For the past week I, like many of you, have had my inbox bombarded with emails from career services urging me to make time and go check out the graduate school fair. Well, last Friday I happened to stop by the U.C. at the ten o’clock hour with a few friends and found myself highly disappointed not...

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

Alaisha Key

October 19, 2011

If you are looking to have an encounter with ghosts, ghouls and spirits during this Halloween season, then the Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy is providing a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to meet some of the cemeteries most beloved residents at a series of events called Spir...

Tatnall streetscapes concept finalized, construction to begin by next summer

Alaisha Key

October 19, 2011

It was recently announced that the College Hill Alliance received a grant from the Transportation Enhancement Grant Program matched by the Knight Neighborhood Challenge and Mercer University along with a number of other contributors to make renovations to Tatnall Square Park. College Hill Alliance is...

Macon Police plan to reduce gang violence, target youth

Alaisha Key

October 5, 2011

Last Monday, Macon Police Chief, Mike Burns, presented the Youth/Young Adult Violence Reduction Plan to the Public Safety Committee. “Well, the Mayor asked me to come up with a plan because we had a lot of shootings in a short period of time,” said Burns. The plan was previously presented to the City Co...

We like the cars, the cars that go boom

We like the cars, the cars that go boom

Alaisha Key

October 5, 2011

Many of you have seen some pretty sweet rides zoom past on campus, or you might have stopped dead in your tracks to admire the dream car that caught your attention in the parking lot. The question that comes to mind is: Who does that belong to and where can I get one of those? The Cluster has track...

Fall fashion: look great in layers, earth tones this season

Alaisha Key

September 21, 2011

Summertime is officially over and the fall fashion season is here. For many of you that means that it is time to put up the shorts, printed tanks and sundresses and shop for a new fall wardrobe. You may not know whether or not to try bold colors or play it safe with casual comfort. If you are not sure about w...

University Center aerobics classes

Alaisha Key

September 7, 2011

If you want to exercise but can’t get motivated, head to the University Center and check out the UC group fitness classes. Exercising in a group is a great way to keep motivated. The UC offers a number of 45-minute fitness classes ranging from dance classes to water aerobics. Classes are held in the...

Worried about failing grades? F that!

Worried about failing grades? F that!

Alaisha Key

September 7, 2011

After a long, hot summer of relaxing and sleeping in, it is time to buckle down and face the harsh reality that college is back in session. That is right; it is time to set those alarm clocks and crack open those textbooks because the semester has begun and there is little room to fall behind. For s...

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