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April 27, 2011

by Kayleigh Irby   Since this is my last column as a Mercer student, I wanted to do something a little different. I want to write about what I have learned through writing this column over the past two years. As cliché as it is, I have learned beauty truly is not just skin deep. It doesn’t...

How to combat senioritis

How to combat senioritis

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April 13, 2011

There are just a couple of weeks left in the school year and if you are a senior, chances are you have fallen victim to an epidemic going around campus: Senioritis. Senioritis is a contagious feeling that affects high school and college students preparing for graduation. Symptoms can come as early as...

Night of dancing benefits Fuller Center

Night of dancing benefits Fuller Center

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April 13, 2011

Porter Patch was filled with students enjoying dancing and food last Thursday for the second annual Dating, Dancing and Desserts. The event featured dance acts from both the Mercer and Macon communities, including Zumba Latin Dance, Mercer Dance Revolution and Chamatkaar. There was also a silent auc...

Ask the Esthetician: Professional Makeup

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April 13, 2011

Q: What are some professional make-up looks I can try after graduation? A: Once you have your ‘real world’ job, the days of throwing on sweats and wearing no make-up are over. You want to make a professional impression on your boss, colleagues and possible clients if you have them. You want to use...

Unhealthy food in healthy disguises

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April 13, 2011

  Food is culturally how Americans socialize. We enjoy going out to lunch or dinner with family and friends and ordering appetizers, meals and desserts. It’s no wonder the website WebMD.com stated in an article in February 2010 that 63.1 percent of Americans are overweight. Some of the biggest pitfall...

Macon hosts third-annual blues festival

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March 16, 2011

  Downtown Macon got a serious case of the blues when the third annual Blues Festival came to town Saturday, March 5. The festival, named The Blues is Alright Tour, was held at the Macon Centerplex and combined the best of old school sounds and new school blues. The event was catered to an ov...

Ask the Esthetician: Spring break essentials

Ask the Esthetician: Spring break essentials

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February 23, 2011

Q: What are the necessities to take on spring break? A: Spring break is right around the corner and no matter your destination, there are a few simple beauty items you must pack:. 1. Sunscreen! This is a must. No matter if you’re going to the beach or the mountains, your skin needs protection from...

PHOTOS: Macon hosts 6th MAGA film festival

PHOTOS: Macon hosts 6th MAGA film festival

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February 23, 2011

[singlepic id=41 h=390 w=weight float=none] Downtown Macon hosted the 6th annual MAGA film festival Feb. 17-20. The festival featured documentaries, student films, feature films, animation and much more. Events took place at The Cox Capitol Theatre, The Douglass Theatre and The Macon Marriott Center....

Professor Spotlight: Gary Blackburn

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February 9, 2011

Tucked away on the second floor of the Hardman Art Building is the darkroom that photography students use to create unique prints for pinhole and black and white photography.  Professor Gary Blackburn knows how to guide and push his photography and sculpture students to help grow their creativity and...

Major spotlight: Political science

Major spotlight: Political science

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February 7, 2011

Given the current tense national political atmosphere, The Cluster decided to spotlight a department that teaches students to analyze and understand our country’s government. We sat down with a power-couple studying political science, Liz Bibb and Gene Mitchell. C: Why did you choose political sc...

Breaking New Year resolutions

Breaking New Year resolutions

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February 1, 2011

New Year’s Day is viewed as a fresh start, a chance to begin again, so people make big com- mitments to themselves about things like getting healthier or more organized. But why do we promise ourselves things we can’t, and don’t, keep? This year, instead of making resolu- tions of grandeur, let’s...

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