Mercer Cluster

Is cursive writing getting lost in school curriculum?

Amanda Pugsley

November 9, 2013

Amanda Pugsley [email protected] I never thought I'd have one of those "back in my day" moments at age 20, but after talking with my high school aged sisters over the weekend, I found myself saying just that.  I picked them up at the local high school Saturday afternoon when they had finish...

Theatre Macon presents successful classic

Amanda Pugsley

October 25, 2013

It is a story of growing up in a less-than-perfect world.  It is a story of courage, learning right from wrong, and accepting others.  Harper Lee's “To Kill A Mockingbird” paints the picture of life in Maycomb, Alabama in 1935 during a time of racial tension. A cast of talented performers enacte...

Macon's 'Palace of the South'

Macon's 'Palace of the South'

Amanda Pugsley

October 13, 2013

The government shutdown has constricted the access to many historical sites. However, thanks to their non-profit distinction, Macon's Hay House is still open for tours and events. Located on 934 Georgia Avenue, the Hay House is a popular destination for tourists both in the Macon area and abroad. Many European vis...

On-campus vs. off-campus housing: Which do you choose?

Amanda Pugsley

September 12, 2013

Mercer is in the middle of changing the requirements that outline the number of years that students are required to live on campus. However, when a student has served their time in on campus housing, the question arises: should I move off campus or stay on campus? For me, the decision dealt with factors...

Homemade in the Microwave

Amanda Pugsley

Amanda Pugsley

September 12, 2013

“Trail Mix” Cereal Bars 4 cups Cheerios cereal 1/2 cup dried banana chips 1/2 1/2 cup roasted whole almonds 1/2 1/2 cup roasted salted hulled 1 pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1/4 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries Syrup cup packed light brown sugar cup honey tablespoon butter teaspoon salt If ...

Business Week partners with Paint the Town Orange

Amanda Pugsley

February 20, 2013

The Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity and the Student Government Association are preparing to host Business Week, a free event for students who are interested in learning more about the business world and the businesses here in Macon, from February 18-21. Through an initiative called Paint...

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