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How to get an internship

How to get an internship

Blossom Onunekwu

March 11, 2019

After four years of school, most of us are going to come out looking for a job, and employers want you to have experience. You could volunteer at a shelter or clinic every other Friday to learn some soft skills and count them as experience, or you can get an internship. But we all know that internship...

5 Cherry Blossom events you didn’t know about

5 Cherry Blossom events you didn’t know about

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

March 11, 2019

Macon’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival is fast approaching. This year the festival runs from March 22-31, and there will be many different events to attend as you admire the beauty of Macon’s blooming cherry trees. Here are five Cherry Blossom Festival events you should know about. 1. “Ice” Ska...

Opinion: Life is Good, so is Greek

Opinion: Life is Good, so is Greek

Julia Partain

March 11, 2019

The views expressed in this article solely reflect the author’s opinion and not an opinion held by The Cluster. There was recently an opinion piece published on various reasons why a person should not participate in Greek life. According to the writer, being a member of the Greek community is a waste of money, strips a person of their ...

The Heartdrive: How to take care of yourself during Spring break

The Heartdrive:  How to take care of yourself during Spring break

Blossom Onunekwu

March 2, 2019

Can you smell the ocean? Spring break is right around the corner, which means parties, beaches, barbecuing and freedom. But as we know, too much of anything is not good for you. Vacations are a good place to let loose, but it is still important to be careful and aware of your surroundings. Here are ...

Moody Musings: The importance of branding yourself on social media

Moody Musings: The importance of branding yourself on social media

Jayla Moody, Managing Editor

March 2, 2019

In the age of social media, the image we portray on the internet plays a large role in the way we are perceived in everyday settings. While this can sometimes be daunting, our social media presence has the ability to really work in our advantage professionally, if done properly. In a 2018 column,...

5 Events for St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah

5 Events for St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle and Opinions Writer

March 2, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! Savannah, Georgia has the third largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the world, according to Savannah’s Official Tourist website. To help you get into the Irish spirit, here are five events you can attend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah...

Bear Bites: Amici – Another Good Pizza Place for Macon

Bear Bites: Amici – Another Good Pizza Place for Macon

Will Darragh

February 28, 2019

Those who attend Mercer football games or frequent Mercer Landing have probably noticed the bright lights strung up on the rooftop of a new pizzeria and sports bar that opened last summer. For those who have not seen it, Georgia-based franchise Amici opened up a new location at Mercer Landing to serve qual...

How to Evaluate Yourself At Midterms

How to Evaluate Yourself At Midterms

Aliyah Dorsey

February 28, 2019

Midterms can be a stressful time for any student. You want to do your best and sometimes that can be stressful, but going into it with a good mindset will help you to succeed. Here are five ways to evaluate yourself at midterms. 1. Get a Game Plan Before you start studying and getting into the flow...

Spring Break to Straight Broke: Budgeting For Your Trip

Spring Break to Straight Broke: Budgeting For Your Trip

Sterling Neill

February 28, 2019

As winter comes to a close, students are gearing up for the spring season, and most importantly, spring break. Sadly, this break can leave many students broke as prices for activities, travel and food get pretty expensive. To avoid the pitfalls of spending too much money during your spring break, here...

5 Free Ways To Get Outside In Macon

5 Free Ways To Get Outside In Macon

Laurel Huster, Lifestyle and Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

If you’re a Georgia native, you know that sometimes the weather here can be unpredictable. Sometimes it’s 75 degrees in February. As we start moving towards spring, and the weather warms up, you may be looking to get some fresh air. Here are five places in Macon to get outdoors, whether you are c...

Mercer Professors Explain Danger Of Vaping

Mercer Professors Explain Danger Of Vaping

Blossom Onunekwu

February 12, 2019

Vaping is the new cigarette, it seems. Many college students enjoy the smell and sensation of vaping without the side effects of nicotine--or do they? Last year, vape companies were under fire when the FDA mandated them to stop advertising to teens. Does this mean that vaping isn’t healthy? There is a lot of conflicting evidence regarding the activity, so I asked a few public health ...

5 Ways to Relieve Stress Daily

5 Ways to Relieve Stress Daily

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

February 12, 2019

Student life can be very stressful. The flow of going to class, doing homework and managing a social life can be a difficult and overwhelming ocean of issues to navigate. However, there are ways to make it through. Here are five ways to relieve stress daily. 1. Take a Break Sometimes it may feel as...

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